The battle for CAA conference supremacy between the George Mason Patriots and Old Dominion Monarchs has been a sloppy affair in the first half, with the Monarchs currently edging the Patriots 26-20 at halftime.
Both teams have struggled to score, in particular the Patriots. George Mason is shooting just 20.0 percent from the floor (six of 30 from the field). Paul Hewitt’s club has also turned the ball over 12 times. Ryan Pearson, the third leading scorer in the CAA, has just two points at the half and has yet to make a field goal.
Old Dominion has fared slightly better, shooting 40 percent in the first half. Kent Bazemore has led the way, scoring seven points, dishing out four assists and grabbing two rebounds.
The Monarchs have lost six of their last seven games at the Patriot Center, but are 5-1 on the road this year in CAA play.
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