Redshirt junior Vertrail Vaughns poured in a season-high 14 points and the George Mason men’s basketball team made a late run, holding off Drexel down the stretch in a 68-62 Colonial Athletic Association victory on Thursday at the Daskalakis Center.
Senior guard Tarik Hislop (Silver Spring, Md./Paint Branch) hit a 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left to boost James Madison (8-7, 1-1) to a 68-65 win over Northeastern (9-5, 2-1) in Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.
A late run by Northeastern allowed the Huskies to pull away from the George Mason men’s basketball team, as the Patriots fell 74-64 in their Colonial Athletic Association opener on Thursday night. Mason (7-6, 0-1) dropped its first CAA home game since 2010 while the Huskies improved to 6-7, 1-0 in conference.
The James Madison women’s basketball team (4-6) took an early lead and pulled away to a 65-49 win over American (5-5) Friday evening at the JMU Convocation Center.
James Madison opened the first half with a 21-5 advantage and added a 20-4 start to the second half to coast past East Tennessee State 70-45 in a non-conference men’s basketball game on Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center.
A 22-point game by Liberty redshirt senior guard/forward Devon Brown (Waynesboro, Va./Waynesboro) helped boost the Flames (5-3) to a 60-48 win at James Madison (3-5) Tuesday evening at the JMU Convocation Center.
Richmond (5-4) held off James Madison (3-4) in the final minutes to post a 70-66 win in women’s basketball on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.