Cornell Big Red @ George Mason Patriots
Current Records: Cornell 3-0, George Mason 2-0
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: EagleBank Arena — Fairfax, Virginia
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What to Know
The Cornell Big Red will head out on the road to face off against the George Mason Patriots at 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at EagleBank Arena. Both teams come into the game bolstered by wins in their previous matches.
Cornell waltzed into Saturday’s match with two straight wins but they left with three. They came out on top against the Rams by a score of 78-73.
Cornell’s victory was a true team effort, with many players turning in solid performances. Perhaps the best among them was Chris Manon, who earned 14 points along with 3 steals.
Meanwhile, the Patriots got the win against the Governors on Friday by a conclusive 67-45. The game was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 42-15.
Multiple players turned in solid performances to lead George Mason to victory, but perhaps none more so than Keyshawn Hall, who dropped a double-double on 14 points and 10 rebounds. Another player making a difference was Jared Billups, who earned 8 points along with 6 rebounds.
The Big Red’s victory bumped their record up to 3-0. As for the Patriots, the win makes it two in a row for them and bumps their season record up to 2-0.
This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Cornell have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 38.3 rebounds per game. However, it’s not like George Mason struggles in that department as they’ve been even better at 44 per game. Given these competing strengths, it’ll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the action for a full breakdown of the game and more NCAA Basketball content.