Patriots prevail over Dukes
Livingston climbs career scoring list in Mason’s victory
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,