PITTSBURGH (AP)Dae Dae Grant’s 20 points helped Duquesne defeat George Mason 75-52 on Wednesday night.
Grant also had seven assists for the Dukes (16-8, 6-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tevin Brewer shot 7 for 10, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc to add 17 points. Joe Reece recorded eight points and went 4 of 6 from the field.
Josh Oduro led the Patriots (13-12, 5-7) in scoring, finishing with 13 points and 13 rebounds. George Mason also got 12 points from DeVon Cooper. In addition, Ginika Ojiako had nine points.
Duquesne took the lead with 9:54 remaining in the first half and never looked back. Grant led his team in scoring with 13 points in the first half to help put them up 31-23 at the break. Duquesne extended its lead to 53-34 during the second half, fueled by an 11-0 scoring run. Rodney Gunn Jr. scored a team-high seven points in the second half as their team closed out the win.
These two teams both play Saturday. Duquesne hosts Saint Bonaventure while George Mason hosts Rhode Island.
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