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Former George Mason track star David Verburg makes US Olympic Team [Video] -

On Sunday afternoon in Eugene, Oregon, David Verburg ’13 qualified for Team USA... 

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Two Mason Patriots Honored by School of Business -

A pair of former George Mason Patriots were recently honored by the George Mason School... 

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Dayton Moore prioritizes defense, leads KC Royals to 2 straight pennants -

Prior to the Kansas City Royals’ ALCS-clinching win over the Toronto Blue Jays... 

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David Verburg wins Men’s 400M at USATF Championships -

George Mason graduate David Verburg won the men’s 400 meters at the USA Track... 

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Robots to Ref Games in New A10 Pilot Program

By News Robot | On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 - No Comments »

An A10 Ref Bot in testing during the Exhibition game earlier this season. Following the announcement that drones have begun delivering Blaze Pizza, Second Stop, Dunkin’ Donuts or Starbucks straight to student’s dorms on the George Mason campus, the Atlantic 10 conference has released plans to replace at least one human referee per game with an A10 “Ref Bot”... 

Buzzer-beater U? Patriots Continue History of Last Second Wins

By Chris Metsala | On Sunday, January 20th, 2019 - No Comments »

On the strength of an Otis Livingston II three-pointer at the buzzer, George Mason beat Fordham, 71-68. Livingston finished with 17 points and 6 assists (only 2 turnovers) in his 118th start, tying Will Thomas for most career starts at GMU.  Justin Kier continued his POY campaign with 18 points and 9 rebounds with 3 steals. Jared Reuter had another solid effort with 8 points, 9... 

McKillop’s Hair denies Patriots, 61-56

By Chris Metsala | On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 - No Comments »

Justin Kier scored 26 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, but could not lead the Patriots to a comb-from-behind win against Bob McKillops’s formidable hair and Davidson College. McKillop’s fresh coiffure is currently undefeated in conference play (2-0). Kellen Grady led the Wildcats with 17 points, and Jon Axel Gudmundsson added 13, but it was McKillop’s silver fox cut... 

Patriots put it all together in 85-60 win at St. Joes

By Chris Metsala | On Friday, January 4th, 2019 - No Comments »

George Mason kicked in the door of the conference schedule last night with a 85-60 win over Saint Joseph’s in Philadelphia. After toiling in the non-conference part of the 2018-19 campaign, the Patriots surged ahead in the second half with a dominant 20-9 run and stretched the lead as high as 27 in the final minutes. Justin Kier had another break-out game, imposing his 18 points, 14... 

Two games in, this is what we know…

By Chris Metsala | On Friday, November 9th, 2018 - No Comments »

photo: gomason.com With the Patriots dropping their first two games of this 2018-19 campaign, we have learned a few new things about what this team is – and what they are not. On Tuesday, Penn pulled out a win 72-71, followed by Friday’s 78-75 OT loss to American. Positives: Both games were winnable, but both opponents were possibly better teams than anticipated going in. We... 

GAMEDAY: Johns Hopkins Visits for Exhibition, 7PM – ESPN+

By Chris Metsala | On Thursday, November 1st, 2018 - No Comments »

The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays come to Fairfax tonight for an exhibition game with the Patriots, just having been named as the preseason #15 team in NCAA Division III and the preseason pick to win the Centennial Conference. Five seniors and two juniors give Hopkins experience and consistency, scoring 71.6 per game last season and shooting 44.9% from the field. John Hopkins is a Division 3... 

Patriots Add Commitment from PG Xavier Johnson

By Chris Metsala | On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 - No Comments »

On Saturday night, Xavier Johnson of Alexandria, VA’s Episcopal High School announced his intention to play for Coach Dave Paulsen and George Mason University. Johnson, a 6-2 point guard described as an under-recruited play maker, adds depth at the position and provides another understudy to Otis Livingston. Xavier averaged 15.5 points and 5.3 assists per game as a junior, as Episcopal... 

Christmas Visits Patriots

By Chris Metsala | On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 - No Comments »

Dave Paulsen and the Patriots received an unofficial visit from Michael Christmas, a 6’7″ small forward from Virginia Beach, Va on Monday. Per the Twitter account @squad_sole that shared the picture of the visit, Christmas has also recently visited James Madison (8/25) and Old Dominion (8/24). Thanks to user “duncanlamb”on the boards for the tip. Why this... 

So, WTF is going on with MasonHoops.com anyway?

By Chris Metsala | On Monday, August 20th, 2018 - No Comments »

Hello All, I’m sure some of you have wondered what is going on with the Masonhoops.com “front page”, after not having updates for quite some time. I figured it makes sense to let you all know what has not been happening and what IS going to happen in the near future, and why. We’ve run this site in one arrangement or another since 1998, first as masonhoops.com,... 

2019 PF Josh Oduro Commits to GMU

By Chris Metsala | On Sunday, August 19th, 2018 - No Comments »

Josh Oduro, a 6-8 power forward out of Fairfax’s Paul VI High, has verbally committed to George Mason University. Josh made his commitment via Twitter on Sunday night. 100% Commited!!! pic.twitter.com/MS5rRQErv2 — J.O🏀💫 (@josh_oduro) August 20, 2018 Oduro had played for Battlefield HS in Haymarket, VA as an underclassman before transferring to Paul VI for...