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Boston University vs. George Mason: Bryon Allen's last-second layup helps Patriots to 48-45 victory

George Mason Patriots' guard Bryon Allen hit a last-second layup to give the Patriots a three-point victory against the Boston U. Terriers.


George Mason Patriots' guard Bryon Allen hit a layup with 0.2 seconds on the clock and hit the extra free-throw on the foul to give the Patriots a 48-45 victory over the Boston U. Terriers at the Patriot Center on Saturday. The Terriers led the Patriots, 45-39 with 3:32 left in the second half after a layup by forward Dom Morris. Allen and Patriot freshman forward Marko Gujanicic hit back to back baskets to cut the Terrier lead to two.

Gujanicic tied the game with 42 second left with a pair of free throws, giving him his game total of four points. Allen made the game winning basket after Maurice Watson Jr. turned the ball over with 13 seconds remaining. Allen finished with seven points, five rebounds and five assists. Forward Johnny Williams led the Patriots in scoring with 10 points and eight rebounds while guard Sherrod Wright scored nine points and grabbed nine rebounds.

For the Terriers, forward Travis Robinson led the way with 17 points, Morris finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Only one other player for the Terriers exceeded five points in the game, John Papale with six points.

The Patriots next play the Rhode Island Rams on Wednesday at the Thomas M. Ryan Center in Kingston, R.I. Tip off is scheduled for 8 p.m.