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:... 

Adidas New Outfitter of George Mason Athletics

By Josh Holman | On Thursday, May 21st, 2015 - No Comments »

George Mason University has selected Adidas to outfit all of Mason’s athletic teams starting next season. Mason was looking for a three year deal with an option that can extend the length up to five years, but the final terms of the deal have not been released. Prior to the announcement, each team had their choice of which supplier to use for equipment and uniforms. The... 

Two Recruits give Commitments to GMU

By Chris Metsala | On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 - No Comments »

New Mason head coach Dave Paulsen received verbal commitments from two recruiting targets on Tuesday, as 6-0 PG Otis Livingston and 6-7 SF DeAndre Abram announced their intentions. Livingston, out of Linden, NJ, averaged 16.3 points and 6.2 assists per game. He reportedly had offers from Farleigh Dickinson, Robert Morris, Niagra and Delaware State. DeAndre Abram starred at Creekview in... 

Dianna Russini will leave NBC Washington, join ESPN

By News Robot | On Monday, May 18th, 2015 - No Comments »

NBC Washington sports anchor Dianna Russini is leaving the D.C. market to take a position with ESPN, becoming the latest local anchor to leave town for Bristol, Conn. Russini, who joined WRC two years ago, will be working as a “SportsCenter” anchor for ESPN, among other duties. She will continue to work at NBC Washington until […] Read more here… via DC Sports...