George Mason defeats UNC Wilmington 75-69
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)
George Mason (21-6, 13-2 Colonial Athletic Association) shot 51.8 percent from the field (29 of 56) in their third straight win.
George Mason scored 18 points off 16 turnovers, and outscored the Seahawks 29-14 off the bench and 36-22 in the paint. The Patriots took control down low in the second half, outscoring UNC Wilmington 24-8 in the paint in the final 20 minutes.
Adam Smith scored 20 points to lead the Seahawks (9-16, 5-10), whose only lead was 2-1. Keith Rendleman and Trevor Deloach chipped in 14 points each for UNC Wilmington and Tanner Milson had 11.