Pa­tri­ots pre­vail over Dukes

Liv­ingston climbs ca­reer scor­ing list in Ma­son’s vic­tory

Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend - - COLLEGE BASKETBALL -

FAIR­FAX — Otis Liv­ingston II scored 21 points, Justin Kier added 16 points, 11 re­bounds and a ca­reer-high six steals, and Ge­orge Ma­son led for the fi­nal 14:54 in a 66-53 win over James Madi­son on Fri­day night.

Liv­ingston ended the game with 1,582 ca­reer points to move up to sev­enth on the Pa­tri­ots’ all-time scor­ing list, pass­ing Will Thomas (1,564 points, 2004-08), Rob Rose (1,565, 1982-86) and An­dre Gaddy (1,568, 1977-80, 81-82).

Ge­orge Ma­son (5-6) took the lead for good at 38-36, early in a 9-minute stretch in which the Pa­tri­ots outscored the Dukes 20-5. That run ended with their largest lead at 54-41 with 6:15 to go and James Madi­son (7-5) got the deficit no closer than 9 from there.

Stuckey Mosley scored 20 and Matt Lewis added 18 points and eight re­bounds for James Madi­son.

Long­wood 68, Frost­burg State 65 (OT): Da­mar­ion Geter had a dou­ble-dou­ble with 10 points and 13 re­bounds and the Lancers held off the Di­vi­sion III Bob­cats in over­time.

Sean Flood and Sha­booty Phillips added 13 points each for Long­wood.

The Bob­cats (3-4) went on a 17-6 run to take a 53-49 lead near the 3-minute mark of the sec­ond half. Long­wood (7-3) went ahead 57-54 on two free throws by Phillips with 25 sec­onds left, and Ed­win Cole’s 3-pointer with 6 sec­onds re­main­ing tied the game at 57 head­ing into over­time. Long­wood led through­out over­time and Phillips twice made 1 of 2 free throws in the fi­nal 13 sec­onds to close the scor­ing.

Bre­vard 73, Averett 70

Cincin­nati 66, VCU 54: The Rams led through three quar­ters, but a 23-8 Bearcat run in the fourth quar­ter was the de­cid­ing fac­tor. Taya Robin­son and Tera Reed each chipped in 16 points to lead the Rams’ scor­ing ef­forts. VCU shot 46.2 per­cent from the field, but was out-re­bounded 36-29 and gave up 20 turnovers. Ill­mar’l Thomas led the Bearcats with a game­high 20 points.

Archie 5, Pashig­oreva 4, Robin­son 16, Reed 16, Wil­liams 4, Hat­tixCov­ing­ton 2, Mad­dox 3, Ham­mond 4

Ri­zor 4, Thomas 20, Rodgers 14, Miller 11, Sifa 1, Go­ings 14, Green 2

Robin­son 1, Mad­dox 1; 3, Go­ings 2 Archie 1,

Rodgers

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