George Mason has won five straight games and they're looking to make it six in a row against the James Madison Dukes. The Patriots hold a two-point lead, 43-41, at halftime and are heading for that victory if they can hold steady. In order to hold on however, George Mason are going to need to slow down James Madison's Humpty Hitchens, who's picked up 17 points alone in the first half. Hitchens has also picked up three rebounds and four assists, while Devon Moore has picked up seven points in the first half.
For George Mason, they've been able to hold the lead thanks to the play of Ryan Pearson and Bryon Allen. Pearson picked up 13 points with two rebounds and two assists while Allen picked up 10 points in the first half. George Mason has gotten some help from their bench as well, picking up a combined 12 points and six rebounds from their reserves.