Meet the Atlantic 10: Dayton Preview

By Alan Kelly | On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 - No Comments »

George Mason will try once again to win their first Atlantic 10 game in Fairfax tonight, as the Dayton Flyers (14-8, 2-5) visit the Patriot Center at 7 pm (TV: MASN). The Patriots (7-14, 0-7) remain mired in an eight-game losing streak, while the Flyers broke a four-game skid of their own with a home win over an injury-depleted GW squad last Saturday. The Flyers are a somewhat familiar... 

No. 19 Saint Louis Pulls Out Overtime Victory, 87-81

By News Robot | On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 - No Comments »

George Mason pushed No. 19 Saint Louis to overtime on Saturday afternoon, but the undefeated Atlantic 10 Conference squad held on for an 87-81 decision. Bryon Allen posted a career-high 30 points in the effort.Read more here… via George Mason Headline News Loe hit a 3-point shot to tie the game at 68 with 44 seconds to play and then hit a 3-pointer to start overtime, giving the... 

Meet the Atlantic 10: Saint Louis Preview

By Alan Kelly | On Friday, January 31st, 2014 - No Comments »

Saturday, the Patriots travel to St. Louis to face the Billikens (19-2, 6-0) at 2:30 pm ET (televised nationally on NBC Sports Network). In visiting a #19 nationally ranked St. Louis team, the Patriots (7-13, 0-6) will play their fifth game west of the Mississippi this season, which strikes me as unusually high for a program that historically likes to stay on the east coast. After a rare... 

VCU’s Briante Weber leading nation in steals

By News Robot | On Thursday, January 30th, 2014 - No Comments »

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – VCU guard Briante Weber is a thief with a smile on his face. The junior with the white headband, quick hands and the big grin reflecting the enjoyment he gets from playing leads the nation in steals. He is averaging 3.8 a game and …Read more here… via http://ift.tt/IQ8baZ stories: NCAA What's your reaction?Awesome ()Interesting ()Useful ()Lame ()Sucks ()WTF? ()  ..

No. 13 UMass beats Fordham 90-52

By News Robot | On Sunday, January 26th, 2014 - No Comments »

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – Chaz Williams had 18 points and eight assists and No. 13 Massachusetts rebounded from a loss earlier this week with a 90-52 victory over Fordham on Sunday. Raphiael Putney and Sampson Carter both had 13 points and Maxie Esho had 10 points and six …Read more here… via http://ift.tt/IQ8baZ stories: NCAA What's your reaction?Awesome ()Interesting ()Useful ()Lame ()Sucks ()WTF? ()  ..

George Washington defeats George Mason 75-69

By News Robot | On Saturday, January 25th, 2014 - No Comments »

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – A strong second half propelled George Washington past George Mason 75-69 on Saturday as the schools -in what is now known as the Revolutionary Rivalry – met for the first time as members of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Kevin Larsen and Joe McDonald each …Read more here… via http://ift.tt/IQ8baZ stories: NCAA Turning point: Arguably, we could... 

Meet the Atlantic 10: George Washington Preview

By Alan Kelly | On Friday, January 24th, 2014 - No Comments »

George Mason (7-12, 0-5) returns home Saturday for a noon tip-off against George Washington (15-3, 3-1), in the first A-10 meeting of what should become a fierce local rivalry. The school has declared the game a Green Out, with free Mason green t-shirts for the first 5,000 fans. George Mason is also hosting a pre-game block party in Lot K for Mason students, fans, and alumni, beginning... 

Checking in on… the Atlantic 10

By Chris Metsala | On Friday, January 24th, 2014 - No Comments »

Joe Dzuback is the RTC correspondent for the Atlantic 10 Conference. You can also find his musings online at Villanova by the Numbers or on Twitter @vtbnblog. Bid Talk: 3? 4? 5!? Two weeks of conference play has scrambled the conference’s NCAA bid picture. Going into conference play, the Atlantic 10 had five teams in the postseason conversation, increasingly a “normal”... 

Meet the Atlantic 10: Fordham Preview

By Alan Kelly | On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 - No Comments »

Tonight, George Mason (7-11, 0-4) travels north to New York City to face the Fordham Rams (7-10, 0-4), in another battle for last place between winless A-10 teams. Tipoff is at 7pm, and the game will be streamed on the A-10 Digital Network (no TV tonight). Tonight’s game will serve as a reintroduction to old foe Tom Pecora, who was the head coach at Hofstra from 2001 until 2010, where...