Men’s Basketball Beats Houston, 88-84, in CBI

Posted: March 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm, Last Updated: March 27, 2013 at 6:56 am

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Topping off an exciting day in which George Mason University announced it was moving to the Atlantic 10 Conference, the men’s basketball team earned another win in the 2013 College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick on Monday night at the Patriot Center. This time, the Patriots defeated the University of Houston Cougars, 88-84, in overtime in the the quarterfinal round.

Mason’s Sherrod Wright was the high scorer of the game, posting 29 points.

The win sends the Patriots to the CBI semifinals on Wednesday, March 27. Mason will play against Western Michigan at the Patriot Center at 7 p.m. For more information on the game and how to purchase tickets, see


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