Mason Drops A10 Opener to VCU, 71-57

By Chris Metsala | On Friday, January 10th, 2014 - No Comments »

Steven Goff’s solid recap from the Post: RICHMOND – Motorists passing through this capital city on I-95 are greeted by a can’t-miss billboard featuring Virginia Commonwealth’s Treveon Graham clawing the ball alongside an unambiguous message: “Havoc Lives Here!” For a half Thursday night, George Mason handled the Rams’ lethal brew of presses,... 

Meet the Atlantic 10: VCU

By Alan Kelly | On Thursday, January 9th, 2014 - No Comments »

The Patriots open their inaugural season in Atlantic 10 Conference play with a game at VCU tonight (CBS Sports Network, 7pm). Here is a (re)introduction to VCU, the first in a series for each member of Mason’s new conference. To get us started, earlier this week I asked Mat Shelton-Eide (@MatShelton) of to answer a few questions about the Rams, and then at the bottom... 


By Chris Jollay | On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 - No Comments »

“Mason is DOOMED!” When you’re off to camp, you’re not all that eager to hear what guys like Ralph have to say. “Doomed, I tells ya!” they usually shout. “You’re all DOOMED!” But if you’re a counselor headed to camp a week early, with a pretty good chance you’re going to have wild, promiscuous sex before the kids even arrive... 

Patriots outlast Penn 80-77

By Chris Metsala | On Friday, January 3rd, 2014 - No Comments »

Bryon Allen finished with 24 points and Patrick Holloway chipped in with 18 as George Mason outlasted a furious Penn comeback to beat the Quakers 80-77. GMU has built a 70-59 lead late in the second half, but Penn went on an 11-3 run to cut that lead to 80-77. Read more here with video via CollegeBasketballTalk George Mason will begin its inaugural Atlantic 10 campaign next week by facing... 

To foul or not to foul?

By Alan Kelly | On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 - 1 Comment »

The final seconds of last week’s George Mason victory over St. Mary’s College provided a situation that has become all too familiar to Mason fans. With six seconds remaining and the Patriots clinging to a three-point lead, the Gaels inbounded the ball beneath the Mason basket, needing to push the ball the length of the floor for an attempt at a game-tying three-pointer. This... 

Oregon State holds on to beat George Mason 58-54

By Chris Metsala | On Monday, December 23rd, 2013 - No Comments »

Roberto Nelson scored eight of his 17 points in the final minute to help Oregon State beat George Mason 58-54 in Monday’s consolation round game of the Diamond Head Classic. Devon Collier added 15 points for Oregon State (7-3). Bryon Allen had 15 points and Patrick Holloway hit four 3-pointers to finish with 12 points for George Mason (5-6). Collier’s layup with 1:56 left gave... 

George Mason’s Anali Okoloji suspended for stepping on Anthony Collins (VIDEO)

By Chris Metsala | On Thursday, December 5th, 2013 - No Comments »

On Thursday morning, Anali Okoloji was suspended by George Mason for conduct unbecoming of a George Mason student-athlete. It stems from an incident in Wednesday’s game against South Florida. Okoloji felt he was fouled at one end of the floor and then, after a foul was called against him, he half-stepped, half-kicked South Florida point […] Read more here… via CollegeBasketballTalk  ..