George Mason Vs. Towson: Patriots Look For Win In CAA Opener

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Ryan Pearson #24 of the George Mason Patriots reacts after a foul is called on Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the third of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

George Mason looks to extend its winning streak to four games when it takes on Towson in the CAA opener for both teams.

The George Mason Patriots and Towson Tigers will meet in Baltimore on Saturday night in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. The Patriots are looking to continue their momentum, while Towson is trying to stop a major slide.

George Mason has won three in a row to move back to 5-2 on the season, including a hard-fought win over Patriot League favorite Bucknell earlier in the week. Ryan Pearson and his teammates are starting to hit their stride after a slow start that included surprising losses to Florida Atlantic and Florida International.

Towson, meanwhile, has yet to pick up a victory all season. The Tigers have played a difficult schedule, though, with losses to Kansas, Michigan, Oregon State and UMass, as well as mid-major power Belmont. The hope is that those difficult games will prepare them as they enter CAA play.

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