The George Mason Patriots did not make a field goal for over eight minutes to start the first half, going down 32-4 at one point before clawing their way back to be down only 48-32 against the Viginia Commonwealth Rams on Sunday.
The Rams shot lights out from the starting gate, at one point going 7-for-7 from beyond the 3-point line. They cooled, making just 1-of-6 to finish out the half, but the offensive performance was impressive nonetheless. Bradford Burgess and Troy Daniels had 11 points each to lead the way, combining to go 6-for-10 from beyond the arc.
Mike Morrison finally got things going for the Patriots, scoring 12 on 5-for-7 from the field, adding six rebounds and two blocks to put George Mason on the verge of respectability going into the locker room. CAA Conference Player of the Year Ryan Pearson has just two points and three turnovers for the game.
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