Atlantic 10 releases conference schedule, Mason to open at VCU

Posted In News - By Alan Kelly On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 With 0 Comments

Today, the Atlantic 10 Conference released its long-awaited 2015-16 conference schedule. George Mason will open conference play on Saturday, January 2, at VCU (televised on CBSSN). The home opener for the Patriots at the newly re-named EagleBank Arena will be St. Bonaventure on Wednesday, January 6 at 8 p.m. (on American Sports Network).

Other highlights of the home slate include George Washington on Sunday, January 31 (on NBCSN), Dayton on Saturday, February 6, VCU on Wednesday, February 24, and Richmond on Saturday, March 5 at 6 p.m. (on ASN).

Additional road contests of note include defending regular season champion Davidson on Saturday, January 9, Richmond on Wednesday, February 3, Rhode Island on Tuesday, February 9,  George Washington in Foggy Bottom on Tuesday, March 1 at 8 p.m. (on ASN).

The conference schedule features seven national television broadcasts, including three on NBC Sports Network, one game on  CBS Sports Network, and three games on American Sports Network (ASN), the Atlantic 10’s newest television partner. ASN will also broadcast Mason’s non-conference home contest against Northern Iowa on Tuesday, December 8 at 7 p.m.

The full 2015-16 George Mason men’s basketball schedule features 15 home games at EagleBank Arena, 13 road matches, and 3 neutral site contests at November’s Charleston Classic. The Patriots will play home and home matchups with local rivals VCU, Richmond, and GW, as well as Davidson and Saint Louis. Their home-only conference opponents will be Dayton, Duquesne, St. Bonaventure, and Saint Joseph’s, while they will travel to face Fordham, LaSalle, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

Complete 2015-16 schedule

Atlantic 10 Composite Schedule

About - Alan Kelly is a 2010 and 2013 graduate of George Mason University and a former member of the Patriot Platoon. He had the memorable experience of being in the middle of the college decision process as George Mason's Final Four run unfolded. He currently resides in Northern Virginia.

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