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Men’s Volleyball On April 6, Mason took on Penn State University in a close match, winning three sets to none. In the first set, Mason started with a 7-1 run, before winning the set 25-16. The Patriots finished this set…

Mason’s Atlantic 10 Tournament Run Ends Friday Afternoon

NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR After a 61-57 win over George Washington University on Thursday afternoon, Men’s Basketball’s season ended after losing 68-57 Friday afternoon. The Patriots controlled most of the first 16 minutes of their matchup against GW. However, they…

Three Takeaways From Men’s Basketball’s Loss to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason fell to 16-14 overall and 10-7 in Atlantic 10 play Tuesday night after losing 71-36 to Virginia Commonwealth University. This was the fewest points the Patriots have scored since 2001. Here are three takeaways…

Three Takeaways from Men’s Basketball’s Win over Richmond

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball improved to 10-5 in conference play and 16-12 overall after defeating the University of Richmond 77-63 Wednesday night. Here are three takeaways from the game. Keep your eye on Jamal Hartwell II Freshman…

Four Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win Over Dayton

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR “Unbelievable atmosphere, unbelievable win for our team, I’m just really really really happy for this group of young women,” said head coach Nyla Milleson to open the press conference. “…On a very emotional day with…

Three Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Loss to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) 62-38 on Sunday afternoon, dropping to 5-7 in conference play while the Rams improved to 12-1. Here are three takeaways from the loss. Sometimes the odds just aren’t…

Three Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win Over La Salle

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball defeated La Salle University 59-42 Thursday night to improve to 13-11 overall and 5-6 in conference play. “I thought we came in really, really focused tonight,” said head coach Nyla Milleson. “I thought our…

Three Takeaways From Men’s Basketball’s Win over UMass

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason improved to 9-3 in conference play and 15-10 overall Wednesday after defeating the University of Massachusetts in overtime 80-75. After the game, head coach Dave Paulsen said, “I thought that was a heck of a…