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Long leads George Mason past Creighton 75-72

Dec 12, 2009 - 9:04 PM FAIRFAX, Va.(AP) -- Cam Long scored 22 points and George Mason rallied late to beat Creighton 75-72 on Saturday.

Long hit 1 of 2 free throws after a technical foul was called on Blue Jays coach Dana Altman with 18 seconds remaining to give George Mason its first lead since the 19:34 mark of the second half. Luke Hancocks dunk off a steal by Andre Cornelius put George Mason (5-5) up 75-72 with 5 seconds left to play.

Justin Carters 3-point attempt at the buzzer rimmed out as the Blue Jays (3-5), who led for the majority of the second half, remained winless away from home.

Long had 22 points while Ryan Pearson added 17 points, 10 rebounds and four steals for George Mason, which took a 34-33 lead into halftime. PAllen Stinnett had 21 points for Creighton.