Brad Edwards on the Radio 3 Times Yesterday

By Alan Kelly | On Friday, August 7th, 2015 - No Comments »

George Mason AD and former NFL safety Brad Edwards visited Redskins training camp yesterday, and appeared on three afternoon sports radio shows. There was, of course, a lot of football talk, but also some discussion of George Mason athletics, what he looks for in a head coach (e.g. Dave Paulsen), the future of EagleBank Arena, and the challenges facing any potential football program at... 

Brad Edwards: Man on a Mission [The Mason Spirit]

By News Robot | On Friday, August 7th, 2015 - No Comments »

To understand Brad Edwards’s vision for Mason athletics is to know one thing: He doesn’t like to lose. That competitive spirit is what propelled him to the National Football League at a position he had never played until college. Now, that spirit is what drives him at the Patriots’ Field House off Route 123, where his top priority is to build a men’s basketball program... 

Charleston Classic: Game Times and Television Information

By Alan Kelly | On Thursday, August 6th, 2015 - No Comments »

Today, ESPN released the official bracket for the 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic, confirming earlier reports. Also included in the announcement were game times for most matchups, as well as television information. George Mason will open the tournament at 12 noon on Thursday, November 19 against Ole Miss on ESPN3. With a win, the Patriots would play Friday, November 20 at 1pm on ESPN2 or... 

Early look: Sizing up the Atlantic 10

By News Robot | On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 - No Comments »

Who’s the favorite in each college basketball conference? And which teams are trending in the right (and wrong) directions? Over the next two weeks, we’re taking a look across the nation to see how college hoops’ most notable conferences are shaping up for next season. Today: the Atlantic 10. […] So can we just stop asking the same question of whether the sky is... 

Charleston Classic: George Mason to face Ole Miss

By Alan Kelly | On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 - No Comments »

George Mason will face Ole Miss in the opening round of the 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic on Thursday, November 19, according to a report from Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The other first round pairings are Virginia versus Bradley, Seton Hall against Long Beach State, and Towson facing Oklahoma State. George Mason will face either Towson or Oklahoma State in the second round of the tournament... 

David Verburg wins Men’s 400M at USATF Championships

By Alan Kelly | On Saturday, June 27th, 2015 - No Comments »

George Mason graduate David Verburg won the men’s 400 meters at the USA Track and Field national championships this afternoon in Eugene, Oregon, finishing in a time of 44.63. Verburg, a four-time CAA champion at 400 meters from 2010 to 2013 for the Patriots, has risen to become one of the top runners in the world at his distance. His international career includes gold medals as part... 

KC Royals Draft Two Patriots

By Chris Metsala | On Thursday, June 11th, 2015 - No Comments »

GMU Senior Luke Willis and redshirt senior Jake Kalish were each selected by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, the third day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. “We are incredibly excited for both Luke and Jake,” commented head coach Bill Brown. “It is really exciting, knowing that they have put so much into their careers, to see them have the opportunity to live... 

Full 2015 Non-Conference Schedule Released

By Alan Kelly | On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 - No Comments »

George Mason first-year head men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen unveiled today the Patriots’ 2015-16 non-conference schedule. Featured on the schedule are six home games to be played in the newly-named EagleBank Arena at George Mason University in addition to the Gildan Charleston Classic. “We are very excited about our non-conference schedule this season,” commented... 

Atlantic 10 Announces Conference Schedule Pairings

By Alan Kelly | On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 - No Comments »

Today, the Atlantic 10 Conference announced the 2015-16 conference schedule team pairings. The league will play an 18-game conference schedule for the second consecutive year. George Mason will get home and home matchups with local rivals VCU, Richmond, and GW, as well as Davidson and Saint Louis. Home and Home: Davidson, George Washington, Richmond, Saint Louis, VCU Home only: Dayton,... 

Hurricanes’ Caputo promoted to associate head coach

By News Robot | On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 - No Comments »

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Miami Hurricanes assistant basketball coach Chris Caputo has been promoted to associate head coach. Coach Jim Larranaga announced the promotion Friday. It follows the departure this week of assistant Eric Konkol, who was hired as Louisiana Tech’s coach. Caputo is going into his fifth season …Read more here… via http://ift.tt/IQ8baZ stories:...