Pa­tri­ots knock o≠ a neme­sis in the A-10

GE­ORGE MASON 73, FORD­HAM 67

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Otis Liv­ingston scored 19 points, Mar­quise Moore and Jalen Jenk­ins had dou­ble-dou­bles, and Ge­orge Mason held on to de­feat vis­it­ing Ford­ham, 73-67, on Satur­day night at Ea­gleBank Arena for the Pa­tri­ots’ first-ever win over the Rams in seven meet­ings.

Moore had 15 points, 11 re­bounds and six as­sists, and Jenk­ins had 12 points and 13 re­bounds for Ge­orge Mason (17-8, 7-6 At­lantic 10), which cel­e­brated home­com­ing with its third straight win.

Ge­orge Mason was up 61-48 with 8:54 to play when the Rams (10-15, 4-8) reeled off 12 straight, with Ant­woine An­der­son making two in­side bas­kets and Joseph Char­touny back-to-back three­p­oint­ers. The teams traded free throws be­fore Jenk­ins made a layup with a minute left to end a Pa­tri­ots field goal drought of 7:54.

Ge­orge Mason then went 8 for 8 from the line to se­cure the win.

GE­ORGE WASH­ING­TON 76, ST. BON­AVEN­TURE 70: Tyler Ca­vanaugh scored a ca­reer­high 33 points and grabbed 10 re­bounds to help the Colo­nials end a three-game skid by beat­ing the Bon­nies at Smith Cen­ter.

Ca­vanaugh was 9 for 19 from the field and 13 for 14 from the free throw line for the Colo­nials (13-12, 5-7 At­lantic 10). Jaren Sina added 22 points and seven re­bounds.

Jaylen Adams and David An­doh led the Bon­nies (15-9, 7-5) as they outscored the Colo­nials 2412 to pull within 64-63 with 4:45 to play. St. Bon­aven­ture was still threat­en­ing when Ca­vanaugh sank a layup to make it 70-66 with 59 sec­onds left.

An­doh fin­ished with 20 points and six re­bounds for the Bon­nies.

AMER­I­CAN 61, ARMY 58: Lon­nie Rivera and Charlie Jones tal­lied 13 points apiece, De­lante Jones added nine, and the Ea­gles snapped a six-game los­ing streak with a win over the Black Knights in West Point, N.Y.

Charlie Jones did not miss a shot for Amer­i­can (6-19, 3-11 Pa­triot), fin­ish­ing 4 for 4 from the field and the free throw line, and he added seven re­bounds.

Army (9-17, 3-11) had a chance to tie at the end of reg­u­la­tion af­ter two missed free throws from De­lante Jones, but Tommy Funk’s three-pointer at the buzzer came up short.

Funk led Army with 14 points but com­mit­ted seven turnovers.

NAVY 68, LAFAYETTE 60: Bryce Dulin scored 18 points and grabbed eight re­bounds, Shawn An­der­son added 11 points, and the Mid­ship­men shot 60 per­cent in the sec­ond half to over­come a slow start and beat the Leop­ards at Alumni Hall.

Navy (15-11, 10-4 Pa­triot League) made just 8 of 30 from the field (26.7 per­cent) in the first half, in­clud­ing 2 of 12 from be­yond the arc. The Mid­ship­men hit 7 of 11 three-point­ers af­ter half­time.

Nick Lind­ner made 8 of 9 free throws and fin­ished with 23 points for Lafayette (7-18, 3-11).

HAMP­TON 75, HOWARD 61: Jer­maine Marrow scored 23 points and made 11 of 12 free throws to lead the Pi­rates (11-13, 8-3 Mid-East­ern Ath­letic) over the Bi­son (5-20, 2-8) in Hamp­ton, Va.

A.J. Astroth scored 14 points for Hamp­ton.

James Miller scored 20 points for Howard, which has lost 14 straight in the series.

RICH­MOND 64, LA SALLE 52: T.J. Cline scored 21 points to help the Spi­ders cap­ture a road win over the Ex­plor­ers in Philadel­phia.

Rich­mond (15-9, 9-3 At­lantic 10) has won four of five.

B.J. John­son had 18 points to lead La Salle (13-10, 7-5).

VCU 74, DAVID­SON 60: JeQuan Lewis scored 27 points, and the Rams pulled away from a tie with a 19-8 run in the sec­ond half to beat the Wild­cats in Rich­mond.

Justin Till­man added 13 points and 16 re­bounds as the Rams (20-5, 10-2 At­lantic 10) won their sixth in a row and kept pace with Day­ton atop the league.

Jack Gibbs scored 27 points for David­son (12-11, 5-7).

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