Mason men's basketball falls to Santa Clara, 80-77 in the CBI Finals

The George Mason University men's basketball team's season came to an end on a losing note Friday night as Kevin Foster and Santa Clara University held off the Patriots' late advances for a 80-77 College Basketball Invitational Finals win. 

Mason men's basketball falls to Santa Clara, 81-73 in the first game of the CBI Championship series

George Mason men's basketball dropped the opening game of the College Basketball Invitational finals to Santa Clara, 81-73 Monday night in San Francisco, Calif.  

The Broncos' Kevin Foster led all scorers with 28 points on 7-of-15 shooting and 5-of-11 from three-point range. Evan Roquemore added 20 points and six assists.