2016 SG Ian Boyd Picks Patriots

By Chris Metsala | On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 - No Comments »

Shooting guard Ian Boyd from Apex, NC verbally committed to George Mason Tuesday afternoon, as he announced on Twitter.  The 6-2 guard drew attention over the summer as he turned his focus from football to basketball and participated in the CP3 All-Stars AAU squad.  After fielding football scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, East Carolina and Old Dominion, Boyd made the surprising... 

Mason Basketball Meet & Greet Set For Tuesday, Sept. 29th at EagleBank Arena

By News Robot | On Friday, September 25th, 2015 - No Comments »

Mason Basketball Meet & Greet Set For Tuesday, Sept. 29th at EagleBank Arena. Fans have the opportunity to view available seats and upgrade locations for the 2015-16 season. Read more here… via George Mason Headline News Most people think this post is Awesome!What's your reaction?Awesome ()Interesting ()Useful ()Lame ()Sucks ()WTF? ()  ..

Atlantic 10 releases conference schedule, Mason to open at VCU

By Alan Kelly | On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 - No Comments »

Today, the Atlantic 10 Conference released its long-awaited 2015-16 conference schedule. George Mason will open conference play on Saturday, January 2, at VCU (televised on CBSSN). The home opener for the Patriots at the newly re-named EagleBank Arena will be St. Bonaventure on Wednesday, January 6 at 8 p.m. (on American Sports Network). Other highlights of the home slate include George... 

Opinion: Mayimba ineligible again, because the NCAA is awful

By Alan Kelly | On Saturday, August 29th, 2015 - No Comments »

The news Mason fans have waiting all summer to hear has apparently finally come down, just in time for the start of classes on Monday: redshirt freshman Therence Mayimba has been found ineligible to play NCAA basketball, per his Instagram account: They did it, they took advantage of me probably because they saw me with no parents in the U.S. Who could fight for me and they tried to make... 

A-10 hoops: only-seven-months-until-Selection-Sunday rankings [RTD]

By News Robot | On Monday, August 17th, 2015 - No Comments »

Seven months from Thursday is Selection Sunday. Which Atlantic 10 Conference teams will make the NCAA tournament? The league qualified three teams last season after sending six to the 2014 tournament. More than three and less than six seems likely this season. A half-dozen teams – Dayton, Davidson, Rhode Island, George Washington, Richmond and VCU – appear to be a cut above... 

Vote for George Mason in the Final Four of SI.com’s Best-ever Cinderellas

By Alan Kelly | On Monday, August 17th, 2015 - No Comments »

Starting from a bracket of 16 top NCAA tournament Cinderellas, SI.com has been conducting head to head fan polls to determine the NCAA tournament’s best-ever underdog. 2006 George Mason has advanced to the Final Four of the contest, but we face a tough challenge from 2013 Florida Gulf Coast. So far the Patriots (seeded seventh) have advanced over 10th-seeded 2014 Dayton and second-seeded... 

Brad Edwards on the Radio 3 Times Yesterday

By Alan Kelly | On Friday, August 7th, 2015 - No Comments »

George Mason AD and former NFL safety Brad Edwards visited Redskins training camp yesterday, and appeared on three afternoon sports radio shows. There was, of course, a lot of football talk, but also some discussion of George Mason athletics, what he looks for in a head coach (e.g. Dave Paulsen), the future of EagleBank Arena, and the challenges facing any potential football program at... 

Brad Edwards: Man on a Mission [The Mason Spirit]

By News Robot | On Friday, August 7th, 2015 - No Comments »

To understand Brad Edwards’s vision for Mason athletics is to know one thing: He doesn’t like to lose. That competitive spirit is what propelled him to the National Football League at a position he had never played until college. Now, that spirit is what drives him at the Patriots’ Field House off Route 123, where his top priority is to build a men’s basketball program... 

Charleston Classic: Game Times and Television Information

By Alan Kelly | On Thursday, August 6th, 2015 - No Comments »

Today, ESPN released the official bracket for the 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic, confirming earlier reports. Also included in the announcement were game times for most matchups, as well as television information. George Mason will open the tournament at 12 noon on Thursday, November 19 against Ole Miss on ESPN3. With a win, the Patriots would play Friday, November 20 at 1pm on ESPN2 or...