Eliel Gonzalez to Visit Mason

By Josh Holman | On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - 1 Comment »

When Paul Hewitt took over as head coach at George Mason, he put an emphasis on recruiting international players that could play right away. In his first recruiting class, Hewitt was able to land 6’9 forward Marko Gujanicic. He might be on the verge of signing his second. Eliel Gonzalez is planning to visit George Mason this weekend on an official visit. Gonzalez, a 6’2 2013... 

Moore and Jenkins Share Similar Path

By Josh Holman | On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - No Comments »

Marquise Moore, a 6’2 point guard from St. Thomas More is currently at George Mason University on his official visit. Moore originally signed with Hofstra back in February, but reopened his recruiting when former Hofstra Coach Moe Cassara was let go. Since then, Moore has picked up interest from Mason, Tulane, Providence, and UConn. Moore could pick up valuable... 

Looking to 2014: Byron Hawkins

By Josh Holman | On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - No Comments »

Each week we hope to spotlight a players who hold scholarship offers to play at George Mason. Today, we take a look at Byron Hawkins from Good Counsel in Maryland. Hawkins is a tough 6’1 point guard who can both score and defend. He plays AAU basketball for DC Assault, a traditional power in the area.  Hawkins is explosive with the ball and can change speeds which helps create... 

Looking to 2014: TeMarcus Blanton

By Josh Holman | On Friday, April 26th, 2013 - No Comments »

Today we take our first look at one of the many prospect George Mason has been tracking for the 2014 class, TeMarcus Blanton. Blanton is a 6’4 shooting guard from Luella High School in Locust Grove, Georgia. He’s currently playing for the Atlanta Xpress on the AAU circuit and had an outstanding performance last week at the Pitt Hoop Group Jam Fest. While Mason was one of the... 

Marquise Moore Picks Up Mason Offer

By Josh Holman | On Thursday, April 25th, 2013 - No Comments »

With two scholarships available for the 2013 class, George Mason coach Paul Hewitt took a step to fill one of the roster spots. On Wednesday, Coach Hewitt offered 6’2 Marquise Moore a scholarship. Moore, who we mentioned last week, was formally committed to Hofstra University until former coach Moe Cassara was let go. NYCHoops.net reports that Hewitt was there to see Moore... 

Mbargorba Back on the Market

By Josh Holman | On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 - No Comments »

Many Mason fans were upset back in 2011 when 7’0″ center Blaise Mbargorba picked to play at SMU over George Mason. The good news is Coach Hewitt and staff might get a second chance. Mbargorba, from Heightstown, NJ, announced yesterday that he will be transferring from SMU and is looking for a new home. Landing Mbargorba will not be an easy task, look for many teams with scholarships... 

NOT HOT: Wiz Khalifa

By Chris Metsala | On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 - No Comments »

Wiz Khalifa apparently sued for $1 million after his concert at Mason was cancelled.  The Judge ruled against him. Wiz sued It’s My Party, Inc. — a concert promotion company – for cancelling his gig at George Mason University. Wiz claimed he was promised $85k plus a cut of the profits, BUT he sued for $1 million claiming the botched show severely damaged his reputation. It’s... 

James Picks San Jose State

By Josh Holman | On Monday, April 22nd, 2013 - No Comments »

Over the weekend, 2013 6’3″ PG Jalen James committed to San Jose State while on his official visit. James was also considering George Mason, Cleveland State, and Arkansas. The James commitment means that George Mason still has two available scholarships for next season. With Bryon Allen’s successful switch to SG last season, most fans would agree that a back-up PG to help... 

Which Way Do We Go?

By Josh Holman | On Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - No Comments »

Paris Bennett’s announcement to transfer yesterday now leaves George Mason with two open scholarships for the 2013 class. Yesterday was also the beginning of the spring signing period. Every staff has to be prepared for openings to pop up on their roster, but even so, it doesn’t give the coaches much time to fill two roster spots for next season. There are a number of ways the...