Patriots Surprise Gaels, 86-81

Posted In News - By Chris Metsala On Sunday, December 21st, 2014 With 0 Comments

Marquise Moore scored 23, freshman Isaiah Jackson had 14, and Shevon Thompson had a double-double as George Mason surprised Iona, 86-81.

Paul Hewitt’s George Mason squad has played two of the teams expected to contend for the MAAC title this season in Manhattan and Iona, and Saturday night the Patriots moved to 2-0 in such games with an 86-81 win over Iona on NBCSN. George Mason shot 43.3% from the field, which was below the 50 percent the Gaels shot, but they made up for that by taking advantage of Iona miscues.

About - Chris Metsala is a George Mason alumnus and was one of the founders of the original site in 1998, which later became Chris has attended almost every home game and CAA Tournament from the Ernie Nestor years to present, and covered the team during the 2006 Final Four run. He currently lives in Northern Virginia.

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