Scores

Final

Pennsylvania 77

(2-9, 1-6 away)

George Mason 80

(7-6, 5-1 home)

    7:30 PM ET, January 2, 2014

    Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia

    1 2 T
    PENN 41 3677
    GMU 39 4180

    Top Performers

    Pennsylvania: T. Hicks 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    George Mason: B. Allen 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    George Mason holds on for 80-77 win over Penn

    Associated Press

    FAIRFAX, Va. -- Bryon Allen scored a career-high 24 points, leading George Mason to an 80-77 win over Penn Thursday night.

    Following a pair of free throws by Allen, Tony Hicks knocked down a 3-pointer with 12 seconds to play, capping an 11-3 run, to pull Penn (2-9) within 80-77. Johnny Williams then missed two free throws, giving the Quakers life. But Hicks missed a 3-pointer with 1 second to play and Marquise Moore pulled down the rebound to seal the victory for George Mason.

    Fran Dougherty's jumper with 13:33 remaining tied the game at 53, but Patrick Holloway's 3-pointer sparked a 17-6 run by the Patriots (7-6), opening up a 70-59 lead and, ultimately, putting the game out of reach.

    Holloway chipped in 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Jalen Jenkins added 10 for George Mason.

    Hicks paced the Quakers with 23 points while Dougherty finished with 17 points and eight boards.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PENN
    GMU
    Points 77 80
    FG Made-Attempted 28-61 (.459) 24-53 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 26-36 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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