George Mason vs Rhode Island Wrap - Rhode Island Wins 71-69
|George Mason vs Rhode Island Wrap - Rhode Island Wins 71-69|
Rhode Island got 28 points from Xavier Munford en route to a 71-69 victory over George Mason on Saturday at Thomas M. Ryan Center.
Rhode Island won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread.
Rhode Island got 17 points from Gilvydas Biruta and another 14 points from E.C. Matthews. T.J. Buchanan contributed 4 assists, while Gilvydas Biruta cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
George Mason got 12 points from Sherrod Wright in a losing cause and another 11 points from Patrick Holloway. Jalen Jenkins contributed 3 assists for them, while Jalen Jenkins had 9 rebounds.
Rhode Island hit the break trailing 29-25 before taking care of business in the second half.
George Mason won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-31.