George Mason vs Rhode Island Wrap - George Mason Wins 55-52
George Mason earned a 55-52 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Sherrod Wright at Thomas Ryan Center.
George Mason won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread.
George Mason got 10 points from Vaughn Gray and another 8 points from Erik Copes. Jonathan Arledge contributed 3 assists, while Erik Copes cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Rhode Island got a 24-point performance from Xavier Munford, who was supported by 12 points from Mike Powell. Mike Powell had 4 assists in a losing cause for Rhode Island, while Ryan Brooks grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed George Mason were victorious, as the score was 35-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored George Mason as they grabbed 50 boards, while Rhode Island only had 31.