Duquesne beats back George Mason with Carry at foul line
PITTSBURGH (AP) Sincere Carry scored 23 points, Marcus Weathers finished with a double-double and Duquesne held off George Mason for an 81-78 win on Saturday night.
Weathers had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Michael Hughes scored 12 points and Maceo Austin 10 for the Dukes (20-8, 10-6 Atlantic 10 Conference).
Jordan Miller had 19 points and 11 rebounds, AJ Wilson scored 14 points and Jamal Hartwell II contributed 12 points Patriots (15-14, 4-12).
Miller made a layup with 24 seconds left to reduce the Patriots' deficit to 74-70. During the play, Duquesne's Michael Hughes was whistled for a foul against Miller. He went to the foul line and missed the front-end of a one-and-one, but Miller grabbed his own rebound and Josh Oduro scored on a layup to cut George Mason's deficit to 74-72 with 18 seconds remaining. Carry made 5 of 6 from the foul line to close it out.
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Updated February 29, 2020