George Mason rallies but falls to Massachusetts, 66-62 (Washington Post)

Posted In News - By Alan Kelly On Monday, January 12th, 2015 With 0 Comments

The instructions were clear: When George Mason forced another turnover — and Coach Paul Hewitt was sure it was coming — the Patriots needed to attack the basket.

Facing a one-point deficit against Massachusetts with 22 seconds left Sunday, the Patriots did steal the ball in the back court.

Corey Edwards, a 5-foot-11 guard, drove. Cady Lalanne, a 6-10 center, waited.

Lalanne’s blocked shot with 13 seconds remaining thwarted George Mason’s go-ahead attempt, and after the last in a series of offensive rebounds off a missed free throw, the Minutemen escaped with a 66-62 victory before 3,535 at Patriot Center.

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via The Washington Post

About - Alan Kelly is a 2010 and 2013 graduate of George Mason University and a former member of the Patriot Platoon. He had the memorable experience of being in the middle of the college decision process as George Mason's Final Four run unfolded. He currently resides in Northern Virginia.

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