Dayton Preview, and a look at history

By Alan Kelly | On Saturday, February 6th, 2016 - No Comments »
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TV: MASN Radio: GoMason Digital Stream: A10 Network George Mason (8-14, 2-7 A10) returns home tonight at 6 pm to face the #24 Dayton Flyers (18-3, 8-1) in the annual Green Game. Dayton is led by James Madison transfer and junior guard Charles Cooke, with 15.7 points and 6.3 boards per game, while shooting 44.7% from behind the arc. Senior forward Dyshawn Pierre, returned from a fall semester... 

Whoooooooa…we’re halfway there

By News Robot | On Friday, February 5th, 2016 - No Comments »

Bon Jovi’s “Slippery When Wet” album was the first album I ever owned. It was a gift for my sixth birthday in 1986 and included such hits as “You Give Love a Bad Name”, “Wanted Dead or Alive” and a song that would serve as the anthem for George Mason’s magical Final 4 run some 20 years after that b-day extravaganza of mine: “Livin’ on a Prayer”. 10 years after that Mason... 

Atlantic 10 Tempo-Free: February 5, 2016

By News Robot | On Friday, February 5th, 2016 - No Comments »

We are roughly halfway home. The calendar tells us that in a month, the group will descend upon Brooklyn and Barclays Center for the annual festivities. There is time, but at this juncture, the contenders have separated from pretenders. There is opportunity for teams as Saint Louis or George Mason, not in serious contention, yet in a position to keep improving and finish strong. A look at... 

Mason’s potential drew steady winner Paulsen

By News Robot | On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 - No Comments »

At Bucknell, coach Dave Paulsen had it rolling. […] Along the way, Paulsen was occasionally invited to discuss openings at higher Division I levels. “Almost every time I said ‘No,’ because I thought it had to be something really special to leave Bucknell,” said Paulsen. Read more: Richmond Time-Dispatch Most people think this post is Awesome!What's your reaction?Awesome ()Interesting ()Useful ()Lame ()Sucks ()WTF? ()  ..

Fordham Rams Preview, Q&A, and Stream Info

By Alan Kelly | On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 - No Comments »

TV: none Radio: GoMason Digital Stream: A10 (Free) Tonight in the Bronx, George Mason (7-11, 1-4 A10) takes another shot at Fordham (10-6, 1-4 A10), a team which has quickly become something of a nemesis for the Patriots. The Rams are 5-0 all time against the Patriots, with four of those wins coming in the last two seasons. For both teams, the game represents an opportunity to move out of... 

Otis Livingston making the most of his opportunity

By News Robot | On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 - No Comments »

If there’s anything Otis Livingston II has learned in his first few months as a George Mason freshman and college athlete, it’s that he believes in himself. And the recruiting process made that difficult at times for the former WeR1 standout. At this time last year, Livingston was without a Division-I scholarship offer, a period he called “stressful.” But the point guard waited,... 

Tom O’Connor named interim athletic director at Manhattan

By Alan Kelly | On Monday, January 11th, 2016 - No Comments »

A surprise announcement this morning by the Manhattan College Jaspers, as they named former George Mason athletic director Tom O’Connor as their interim athletic director, effective immediately. O’Connor replaces the outgoing Noah LeFevre, who lasted less than 2 years in the job. Tom O’Connor, former athletic director at George Mason University, Loyola (MD) University, Santa... 

A10 Home Opener: St. Bonaventure Preview and Q&A

By Alan Kelly | On Monday, January 4th, 2016 - No Comments »

TV: MASN / ASN » Find Local Channel Radio: WJFK 106.7 FMGoMason Digital Network Stream: A10 Network Wednesday night at 7pm, George Mason (6-8, 0-1 A10) finally returns to the EagleBank Arena floor for the first time in 15 days. Tomorrow night’s matchup against St. Bonaventure (9-3, 1-0 A10) will also be the home opener of the Patriots 2016 Atlantic 10 conference schedule. Coming... 

Longwood Lancers Preview and Q&A

By Alan Kelly | On Friday, December 18th, 2015 - No Comments »
Here’s what the Doc Nix Garden Gnome looks like

TV: None Radio: GoMasonDigital Network Stream: A10 Network Tomorrow evening at 8pm, EagleBank Arena will host the first edition of a new intra-state series, as the Longwood Lancers (3-8) take on George Mason (4-7) for the first time. Longwood made the leap to Division 1 in 2004-05, and joined the Big South Conference for the 2012-13 season. Located in Farmville, Va., Longwood University is... 

James Madison Preview and Q&A

By Alan Kelly | On Saturday, December 12th, 2015 - 1 Comment »

TV: None Radio: GoMason Digital Network Stream (free):MadiZONE This afternoon at 4 pm, George Mason (4-6) makes their first trip to face James Madison (7-3) in Harrisonburg since leaving the CAA in 2013. The long-time rivals renew their series with the Patriots holding a current nine-game winning streak and wins in 19 of the last 20 contests against the Dukes, while Madison still holds a...