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11/30/2013 6:51 PM EST
George Mason survives Rhode Island 61-54
GEORGE MASON 61, RHODE ISLAND 54
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Jalen Jenkins had nine points, 11 rebounds
and five blocks in 17 minutes to help George Mason outlast Rhode
Island 61-54 on Saturday.
The game was tied 54-54 when Marko Gujanicic made two free
throws with 1:51 left to give George Mason (5-2) the lead for
good. Bryon Allen made a layup with 39 seconds left to extend
the lead to 58-54 and George Mason stopped Xavier Munford from
scoring on the next possession to secure the win.
Sherrod Wright had 16 points and Gujanicic had 13 for George
Munford tied the game on a jumper at the 7:55 mark and neither
team led by more than two until Mason pulled away late. Munford
led Rhode Island (6-3) with 13 points on 5-of-18 shooting.
Though the game counts as a nonconference result, the teams will
play an official Atlantic 10 contest on Jan. 18 at Rhode Island.
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