Richmond vs. George Mason final score: Patriots win on buzzer-beater

Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

Sherrod Wright nailed a three-pointer as time expired to notch a comeback win for GMU.

George Mason forward Jonathan Arledge tipped in a missed Patriots shot with 1:33 remaining in the second half against Richmond. After three ties and two double-digit deficits, Arledge's bucket gave the Patriots a 63-62 lead, the first time they had led all game.

After exchanging possessions, GMU got the ball with five seconds on the clock, just long enough for Sherrod Wright to sink a game-winning three-pointer. The shot gave George Mason a 67-64 victory at Richmond Coliseum.

Richmond guard Darien Brothers scored 15 points in the first half, all on three-point baskets. Behind the shooting of Brothers, the Spiders entered halftime with a nine-point lead. Leading by 10 as late as the six-minute mark, Richmond was outscored 16-3 to finish the game, with George Mason missing just one shot in that span.

Wright finished with 22, hitting four of five from downtown and eight of 11 overall. Backcourt mate Corey Edwards chipped in 13 with three steals.

Brothers finished with 20, and was five of seven from the three-point line. But just five of those points came in the second half, when George Mason took over the game.

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