FAIRFAX, Va. -- Justin Kier scored 22 points, including the go-ahead layup late in the second half, and George Mason slipped past Morgan State for an 86-79 win Friday night.
George Mason (6-7) trailed most of the game but stayed close, tying the score at 69 and then at 71-all before edging into its first lead of second half with Kier's layup to make it 73-71 with under 3:39 left.
Morgan State's LaPri McCray-Pace hit a jumper to knot the game again at 73 before Kier hit the bucket to put George Mason on top for good with under three minutes to play. Otis Livingson II quickly padded the advantage with a layup and the Patriots held on from there.
Dennis Rodman's son commits to Washington St.
The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State.
Jayhawks' De Sousa wins appeal, eligible to play
Forward Silvio De Sousa, who was a key reserve in Kansas' run to the Final Four in the 2017-18 season, won his appeal and has been ruled eligible to play this season, the NCAA announced.
AD Bjork leaves Ole Miss for Texas A&M job
Ross Bjork, who had served as Ole Miss' athletic director for the past seven years, has been named athletic director at Texas A&M. Bjork replaces Scott Woodward, who left for the same role at LSU in April.
|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|