Late Run Seals 63-60 Men’s Basketball Victory Over American

By Chris Metsala | On Saturday, November 9th, 2013 - No Comments »

The George Mason men’s basketball team closed the game on an 11-3 run to seal a 63-60 victory over visiting American in the season-opener of the 2013-14 season Friday night. Bryon Allen led all scorers with 20 points in the contest.Read more here… via George Mason Headline News  ..

13 Keys to the Season

By Alan Kelly | On Friday, November 8th, 2013 - No Comments »

A lot of people have written a lot of words about what to expect from your Patriots this season, and most of those predictions will be wrong. So, instead of writing another season preview, I wanted to look a little deeper: what we can hope to see from each of the thirteen men on scholarship on the Mason roster? One by one, I’ve listed a mixture of developments I expect to see, and... 

Now is the time for fine A-10 wine

By Chris Jollay | On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - 1 Comment »

There is a lot of palpable excitement around Mason hoops right now, and it has reached a fever pitch. It’s finally time to play some basketball. It’s about time. This has seemed the longest offseason in basketball history, although I’m fairly sure we played in some basketball tournament last year into April. In the meantime we’ve ditched the CAA and joined the A-10,... 

MASN to Televise Eight Games

By Alan Kelly | On Monday, November 4th, 2013 - No Comments »

MASN and George Mason Athletics have finally announced which games will be carried on Mid-Atlantic Sports Network this season in a release on this morning. MASN will televise seven home games and the BB&T Classic, and three of those games will be shown on SNY in New York City as well. George Mason and the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) will partner to broadcast Patriots... 

George Mason forward Erik Copes suspended six games

By Chris Metsala | On Friday, October 25th, 2013 - No Comments »

For the second consecutive season, George Mason junior forward Erik Copes will begin playing later than the rest of his teammates. On Friday the school announced that the 6-foot-8 Copes has been suspended for the Patriots’ first six games of the season due to a violation of athletic department policy. Copes posted averages of 5.9 points and 6.0 rebounds per game in 2012-13, a season... 

GW Hatchet Gets Chippy, Wants Students to Hate GMU

By Chris Metsala | On Monday, October 21st, 2013 - No Comments »

Did GW’s school newsrag “The Hatchet” post a commentary piece calling for “nastiness” and “hate” towards George Mason, in the name of building a new rivalry? …  sort of, but not really. Creepy. The article says GW needs an “A10 conference rival to hate”, lamenting that Georgetown isn’t in the A10 and “not... 

Therence Mayimba Chooses George Mason

By Chris Metsala | On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - No Comments »

Therence Mayimba, #23 Therence Mayimba pulled the trigger on Tuesday night, announcing via Twitter that he has chosen to play his college ball in Fairfax. The news comes after recent commitments from Eric Lockett and Trey Porter, and just before “Mason Madness” takes over the Pat Dome on Friday night. It has been a blessing and a hard process. But i’m glad to say that... 

Patriots and Colonials to Battle Over Bronze Tri-Cornered Hat

By Chris Metsala | On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - No Comments »

Things just got a little more interesting in the rivalry between Mason and GW: The Tri-Corner Hat Trophy will be awarded based on a point system with points given to the victor in each of the 16 A-10 sports in which the schools compete. In men’s and women’s soccer a point will be given to the head-to-head winner with GW and Mason splitting the point if the teams tie. In men’s... 

Bloggers Comment on the Trey Porter Commitment

By Chris Metsala | On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - No Comments »

The Washington Post “Recruiting Insider” blog has posted their story on the Trey Porter commitment.  Most of it is the same as we have all been reading across other sites.  It seems universally that Porter has a “high ceiling” due to his size and skills, and is still just developing into the player he will be. In three years as a varsity starter for... 

Eric Lockett Picks George Mason

By Josh Holman | On Monday, October 7th, 2013 - No Comments »

George Mason received a verbal commitment today from 6’6″ SF Eric Lockett. Lockett, from Whitefield Academy (Ga.) is the first pledge for Coach Paul Hewitt and his staff. Lockett saw his stock rise this summer playing with Aim High on the AAU circuit. He is known for being able to run the floor and play in transition along with being a lock down defender. According to some...