Recap: George Mason vs. St Bonaventure
Fairfax, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matthew Wright scored 24 points, leading four players in double figures, as St. Bonaventure claimed an 85-73 win over the George Mason Patriots in an Atlantic 10 Conference clash at the Patriot Center.
Also scoring in double figures for the Bonnies (15-10, 5-6 A10), as they posted their second straight win, were Jordan Gathers with 18 points and Dion Wright 15 off the bench, followed by Youssou Ndoye with 12 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots.
The Patriots (9-16, 2-9) were paced by Bryon Allen who dropped in a game-high 26 points, shooting 10-of-13 from the floor and 4-of-6 behind the 3-point line. Sherrod Wright added 20 points for the hosts as they saw a two-game win streak come to an end.
The Bonnies shot only 1-of-8 behind the 3-point line in the first half, but they countered by converting all eight chances at the charity stripe in order to take a slim 33-29 advantage at the break.
The visitors again performed quite well at the free-throw line in the second half, connecting on all but four of 28 chances, in order to cruise to the 12- point win.
In a game that featured eight ties and seven lead changes, George Mason was outscored at the stripe, 32-19.Game Notes