George Mason chalked up its sixth consecutive victory in defeating Colonial Athletic Association opponent American University, 68-48, at Patriot Center last night.
With nine wins in their last 10 games, the Patriots improved to 11-6 overall, 4-1 in the conference.
Senior forward Jarolyn Weathersby led the well-balanced Patriots offense with 11 points. Freshman guard Marcell Harrison was next with 10. Laura Teter had a team-high seven rebounds in addition to her nine points.
American's Julie Ruhlin had 21 points and eight rebounds. Felicia Young added 17 for the Eagles, who fell to 5-13, 0-6 in the CAA.
Catholic 63, York 59: In a home Capital Athletic Conference game, the Cardinals got 17 points from Tawanna King and 13 points, 17 rebounds from Gretchen Ritter to win in overtime. Jenny Scharff added 12 for Catholic (5-10, 3-2). York (8-9, 3-3) was led by Jamie Floyd's 22 points and 13 rebounds.
Clemson 63, Georgia Tech 61: In Atlanta, Kerry Boyatt scored 23 points, including five free throws in the final three minutes, as No. 21 Clemson won an ACC game.
The Yellow Jackets took their first lead of the second half when Heather White hit two free throws for a 59-58 edge with 3:02 to play. Boyatt then made four consecutive free throws for a 62-59 lead. After a layup by Georgia Tech's Lara Kauffman with 27 seconds to play, Boyatt made one of two free throws with :10 left.
The victory lifted Clemson to 12-5 overall and 3-3 in the ACC. Tech fell to 12-6, 1-5.
Auburn 93, Florida 59: Carolyn Jones scored 22 points to lead the No. 7 Tigers in Gainesville, Fla. C.C. Hayden added 18 points and Chantel Tremitiere 14 for Auburn (14-3, 2-1 Southeastern Conference). Erika Lang led the Gators (14-6, 2-3) with 19 points and seven rebounds.
LSU 71, Tulane 46: In New Orleans, Annette Jackson-Lowery had 14 points and nine rebounds, and the No. 10 Tigers used all their players in the rout of the Green Wave.
Leading LSU scorer Dana Chatman got 13 points, Christine Ball had 12 and Barbara Henderson also had nine rebounds as LSU improved to 14-3. Tulane, with Keisha Johnson scoring 23 points before fouling out, fell to 4-9.
Mississippi 53, Mo.-Kansas City 45: In Little Rock, Ark., Antrice McGill scored 28 points. No. 15 Mississippi (13-3) was up just 24-22 at intermission.