George Mason hosts Leggett and Rhode Island

Rhode Island Rams (8-15, 4-7 A-10) at George Mason Patriots (13-12, 5-7 A-10)

Fairfax, Virginia; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Rhode Island takes on the George Mason Patriots after Ishmael Leggett scored 20 points in Rhode Island’s 76-71 loss to the Saint Louis Billikens.

The Patriots have gone 11-2 in home games. George Mason is sixth in the A-10 in rebounding averaging 33.6 rebounds. Josh Oduro paces the Patriots with 8.3 boards.

The Rams are 4-7 in conference games. Rhode Island ranks sixth in the A-10 with 24.3 defensive rebounds per game led by Jalen Carey averaging 4.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Oduro is scoring 14.9 points per game and averaging 8.3 rebounds for the Patriots. Victor Bailey Jr. is averaging 2.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for George Mason.

Leggett averages 1.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Rams, scoring 16.2 points while shooting 33.3% from beyond the arc. Brayon Freeman is averaging 15.7 points and 3.1 assists over the last 10 games for Rhode Island.

LAST 10 GAMES: Patriots: 4-6, averaging 68.0 points, 32.8 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.7 points per game.

Rams: 4-6, averaging 68.7 points, 33.8 rebounds, 10.7 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 40.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.1 points.


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