Pierre Greene scored 18 points, including four in the last 32 seconds, to lead Old Dominion past George Washington, 82-75, last night in Norfolk.
Old Dominion (5-8) led 59-45 with 11 minutes remaining, but George Washington (5-7) used a 29-13 run to pull ahead, 74-72, with 1 minute 39 seconds to go.
The Monarchs went ahead on a layup and free throw by Lavar Hemphill and then finished the game on a 7-1 run, including four free throws by Greene.
Hemphill finished with 16 points, and Andre McCullum and Skipper Youngblood each had 10. McCullum had 10 rebounds.
SirValiant Brown led George Washington with 23 points on 8-for-22 shooting. Bernard Barrow had 14 points and nine assists, and Valery Khamenia scored 13.
The Monarchs outrebounded the Colonials 47-34 and outshot them 57.1 percent to 37.5.
GMU 69, BUCKNELL 58: George Evans had 18 points and seven rebounds, and pressure defense forced 21 turnovers to help the Patriots win their 14th consecutive home game.
Evans scored 11 of his game-high 18 in the second half, sealing the victory for George Mason.
The Patriots also got a career high 12 points from Rob Anderson, who made his first five shots, and 13 points from Erik Herring, who helped George Mason (6-5) shoot better than 53 percent, including 62 percent in the first half.
Brian Bailey led Bucknell (6-5) with 15 points, but the Bison had trouble getting anything going in the first half against the Patriots' defense, trailing 37-20 at halftime.
Bucknell kept the score close for most of the second half, at one point narrowing the margin to eight with 3:18 remaining. But the Bison had no answer inside for Evans, who attempted 12 free throws in the second half to protect the Patriots' lead.
The win was George Mason's fourth in its past five games, and the 14-game home winning streak ties the Patriots' longest since the 1984-85 season when they won 15 straight.
NAVY 72, UMBC 61: Chris Williams scored 20 points for the Midshipmen, who led by 24 at one point in Annapolis.
Williams scored eight in the first eight minutes of the second half, as Navy outscored the Retreivers 19-3 to take a 58-36 lead. The Midshipmen stretched that edge to 65-41 with 8:37 left before UMBC cut into the lead.
Navy, which won its third straight, improved to 8-4. UMBC suffered its second straight loss and fell to 4-6.
UMBC led 16-10 midway through the first half, but turnovers took their toll and Navy was able to outscore UMBC 18-10 over the final five minutes of the half to take a 39-31 lead at the intermission.
Terence Ward finished with 15 points to lead UMBC, which finished with 25 turnovers. Kerry Martin added 14 points, a season-high.
Sitapha Savane added 11 points, 9 rebounds and 6 blocks for Navy.