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Oregon State holds on to beat George Mason

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    George Mason forward Jalen Jenkins, right, grabbed a rebound away from Oregon State center Cheikh N'diaye during the first half at the Diamond Head Classic today.
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Roberto Nelson scored eight of his 17 points in the final minute to help Oregon State beat George Mason 58-54 in today’s consolation round game of the Diamond Head Classic.

Devon Collier added 15 points for Oregon State (7-3).

Bryon Allen had 15 points and Patrick Holloway hit four 3-pointers to finish with 12 points for George Mason (5-6).

Collier’s layup with 1:56 left gave Oregon State a 50-49 lead. George Mason’s Marko Gujanicic missed a 3-point attempt on the next possession and Nelson hit a jumper as the shot clock expired to extend the lead to 52-49 with 41 seconds remaining.

Allen made two free throws with 31 seconds left to cut the deficit to 52-51. Nelson made two free throws to extend the lead to 54-51 with 29 seconds. George Mason couldn’t convert on its next possession and Nelson made four more free throws to seal the win.

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