Paradise Jam - Recap - George Mason Defeats Mercer 52-49
George Mason got 16 points from Johnny Williams as they ran past Mercer 52-49 on Friday at Sports and Fitness Center.
George Mason was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
George Mason got 14 points from Sherrod Wright and another 7 points from Marko Gujanicic. Bryon Allen contributed 2 assists, while Johnny Williams cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Mercer got 17 points from Travis Smith in a losing cause and another 8 points from Jakob Gollon. Bud Thomas contributed 3 assists for them, while Daniel Coursey had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mercer were victorious, as the score was 23-21 at the break.
George Mason won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 27-25.