George Mason @ Duquesne
Current Records: George Mason 13-11; Duquesne 15-8
What to Know
The George Mason Patriots haven't won a contest against the Duquesne Dukes since March 1 of 2017, but they'll be looking to end the drought Wednesday. GMU and Duquesne will face off in an Atlantic 10 battle at 7 p.m. ET at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse. The Dukes will be strutting in after a win while the Patriots will be stumbling in from a defeat.
GMU came up short against the Loyola Chicago Ramblers this past Saturday, falling 69-61. George Mason's loss came about despite a quality game from forward Malik Henry, who had 14 points in addition to seven rebounds.
Meanwhile, Duquesne made easy work of the George Washington Colonials this past Saturday and carried off a 93-67 victory. Duquesne got double-digit scores from four players: guard Dae Dae Grant (18), guard Quincy McGriff (17), forward Joe Reece (13), and forward Tre Williams (12).
The Patriots are expected to lose this next one by 4.5. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with GMU, who are 12-12 against the spread.
George Mason's loss took them down to 13-11 while Duquesne's win pulled them up to 15-8. Dae Dae Grant will be someone to keep an eye on after he had 18 points and five assists along with six boards this past Saturday. Let's see if he can build on that strong performance or if George Mason's defense can bottle him up.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $10.00
The Dukes are a 4.5-point favorite against the Patriots, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 4.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Duquesne have won four out of their last five games against George Mason.
- Feb 29, 2020 - Duquesne 81 vs. George Mason 78
- Feb 23, 2019 - Duquesne 79 vs. George Mason 78
- Jan 20, 2018 - Duquesne 95 vs. George Mason 89
- Mar 01, 2017 - George Mason 63 vs. Duquesne 62
- Jan 22, 2016 - Duquesne 86 vs. George Mason 75