Old Dominion 76, George Mason 60

Old Dominion 76, George Mason 60

Published Feb. 13, 2010 6:25 p.m. ET

Ben Finney scored 19 points to lead Old Dominion to a 76-60 victory over George Mason on Saturday.

Finney also grabbed seven rebounds and dished out seven assists for the Monarchs (20-7, 12-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who split the season series against the Patriots (16-10, 11-4). George Mason defeated Old Dominion 71-55 on Jan. 2.

Gerald Lee chipped in with 16 points for the Monarchs.

Old Dominion opened the game with a 17-1 lead after a free throw from Lee with 11:58 remaining in the first half. George Mason didn't score its first field goal until Andre Cornelius hit a 3-pointer with 11:17 left in the first half.


George Mason cut the Monarchs' lead to 34-21 at halftime, but Old Dominion used a 17-4 run to open the second half and jumped out to take a 51-25 advantage with 15:03 left in the game.

Cornelius scored 13 points to pace the Patriots.