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Loyola men’s basketball defeats George Mason 85-79

FAIRFAX, Va. — Sheldon Edwards scored 27 points as the Loyola men’s basketball team beat George Mason 85-79 on Wednesday.

Edwards had five steals for the Ramblers (16-7, 8-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). Des Watson was 5 of 11 shooting (2 for 5 from 3-point range) to add 14 points. Philip Alston shot 5 of 8 from the field and 3 for 6 from the line to finish with 14 points.

The Patriots (15-8, 4-6) were led by Keyshawn Hall, who posted 20 points and eight rebounds. Darius Maddox added 18 points for George Mason. In addition, Baraka Okojie had 15 points and two steals.

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Edwards scored 13 points in the first half and Loyola went into the break trailing 44-36. Loyola used an 8-0 second-half run to come back from a deficit and build a 73-68 lead with 4:33 left in the half before finishing off the victory. Edwards scored 14 second-half points.

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.