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Northeastern digs out, beats George Mason 69-67
NORTHEASTERN 69, GEORGE MASON 67
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Jonathan Lee scored 14 points, including a
layup with 3 seconds remaining, as top-seeded Northeastern
defeated George Mason 69-67 Sunday in the Colonial Athletic
Association semifinals after trailing by 24 points before
The Huskies (20-11), who reached their first CAA final, gained
possession after a steal by Quincy Ford, whose layup tied the
game with 57 seconds left. Ford had three steals in the final 2
The Patriots (18-14) scored the first 13 points and led 28-4
with 4:41 left until halftime. Demetrius Pollard scored eight of
his 13 points as Northeastern got to within 31-19 at the break.
George Mason shot 78.9 percent (15 of 19) in the second half to
Northeastern's 60.9 percent (14 of 23), but the Huskies were 15
of 19 at the line to the Patriots' 4 of 4.
Joel Smith added 14 points for Northeastern.
Bryon Allen scored 20 for George Mason.
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