CBI final: GMU soaring over totals

Apr 4, 2013 |
Before the Final Four starts on Saturday, the CBI tournament reaches its climax on Friday.

George Mason and Santa Clara clash in the third and final game of the College Basketball Invitational final and one of the most significant trends in college basketball will be front and center.

The over is 12-4 in George Mason's last 16 games.

GMU is scoring 72.3 points a game and allowing 69.6 points a game during the run. The Patriots put up an average of 64.4 points and yielded 62.4 in their 21 contests prior to the outburst.

George Mason hosts Santa Clara, which has played over in four of its last five contests, in Fairfax, VA in Game Three. The over is 1-1 in the final. GMU is a 2-point favorite, and the total is at 147.

The Patriots are coming off a 73-66 victory in the second game, while the Broncos took the opener 81-73.

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