Recap - George Mason Defeats Drexel 68-62
|Recap - George Mason Defeats Drexel 68-62|
George Mason got 14 points from Vertrail Vaughns en route to a 68-62 victory over Drexel on Thursday at John A. Daskalakis Center.
Bettors who backed George Mason were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks.
George Mason got 12 points from Erik Copes and another 11 points from Sherrod Wright. Bryon Allen contributed 4 assists, while Erik Copes cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Drexel got 16 points from Derrick Thomas in a losing cause and another 16 points from Damion Lee. Frantz Massenat contributed 4 assists for them, while Daryl McCoy had 12 rebounds.
George Mason trailed at halftime, 26-22.
The rebound battle favored George Mason as they grabbed 37 boards, while Drexel only had 28.