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... 

Paris Bennett to Graduate, Play Elsewhere

By Chris Metsala | On Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - No Comments »

FAIRFAX, Va. – George Mason redshirt junior forward Paris Bennett will graduate next month and pursue other playing opportunities next season, head men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt announced Wednesday. Bennett will be eligible to play immediately during the 2013-14 season, when he will work towards a graduate degree. “I would like to thank Paris for his dedication and... 

Devin Wilson Picks Virginia Tech

By Josh Holman | On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 - No Comments »

Devin Wilson, a 2013 6’4″ point guard made his decision Monday night to play for Virginia Tech next season. Wilson picked the Hokies over George Mason and St Joseph’s. Wilson told Mike White of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that it came down to Virginia Tech and George Mason: “I was going back and forth between Virginia Tech and George Mason,” Wilson said. “Then... 

George Mason Narrows In On A Point Guard

By Josh Holman | On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 - No Comments »

With one scholarship currently available and others possibly opening, George Mason is focusing on the point guard position with the available 2013 scholarship. Last week, 6’4″ PG Devin Wilson made his way to Fairfax for an official visit. Wilson, from Montour High School outside of Pittsburgh, has recently narrowed his list to George Mason, St. Joe’s, Virginia... 

Sources: Vertrail Vaughns Will Transfer

By Chris Metsala | On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 - No Comments »

As speculated and rumored on CAAZone after a tweet from one of his former AAU coaches, Vertrail Vaughns is the first player to be announced leaving the program.  Because he is graduating, he’ll get to play elsewhere – and he won’t ding the Patriot’s APR in the process.  This is the first scholarship to open up and provides space for incoming help at the...