NCAA Men's Basketball

Fernandes lifts UMass past George Mason 83-80 in OT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Noah Fernandes scored a career-high 28 points and Rich Kelly scored seven of his 20 points in the extra period as UMass edged George Mason 83-80 in overtime on Saturday.

Fernandes hit 4 of 6 3-pointers.

Greg Jones had nine rebounds and four blocks for UMass (14-16, 7-11 Atlantic 10 Conference). Trent Buttrick added eight rebounds.

D'Shawn Schwartz had 21 points for the Patriots (14-15, 7-9). Devon Cooper added 19 points. Josh Oduro had 16 points and three blocks.

The Minutemen leveled the season series against the Patriots. George Mason defeated UMass 72-62 on Jan. 30.


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Updated March 5, 2022