CBI Tournament - George Mason Defeats Western Michigan 62-52 - Recap
George Mason got 23 points from Jonathan Arledge en route to a 62-52 victory over Western Michigan on Wednesday at Patriot Center.
Bettors who backed George Mason were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks.
George Mason got 9 points from Sherrod Wright and another 8 points from Erik Copes. Bryon Allen contributed 7 assists, while Jonathan Arledge cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Western Michigan got a 13-point performance from David Brown, who was supported by 12 points from Shayne Whittington. Austin Richie had 2 assists in a losing cause for Western Michigan, while Shayne Whittington grabbed 7 rebounds.
George Mason led at halftime, 27-20.
The rebound battle favored Western Michigan as they grabbed 35 boards, while George Mason only had 30.