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Fans cheer during the Mason Homecoming 2012 basketball game at the Patriot Center, Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Patriots Open the Season With a Narrow Victory

By Hogan LePore, Staff Writer The Mason men’s basketball team started their 2017-2018 season on the right note, defeating Lafayette College on Friday, Nov. 10 at the EagleBank Arena. The Patriots toppled the Leopards 67-65 in a close finish. Mason…

The Men's Basketball game against Fordham  during Homecoming 2016.  Photo by:  Ron Aira/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Men’s Basketball Ranked Middle of the Pack

RETURNING JUNIOR AND SOPHOMORES HOPE TO LEAD PATRIOTS TO VICTORY  By Hogan LePore, Staff Writer Out of the 351 Division I intercollegiate men’s basketball programs in the nation, George Mason University is left hanging in the middle. According to rankings by…

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GMU Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule Released

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Mason’s Mens Basketball program released their Atlantic-10 conference schedule for the upcoming basketball season earlier this month. Although the season starts  Oct. 13, Mason does not play at Eagle Bank Arena until Nov. 10  against…

Women’s Basketball Star Goes Professional Overseas

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor While Moore is still trying to find his footing, Bridget O’Donnell had an opportunity open up for her overseas. Over the summer the 6’6″ center signed a professional contract with a team in the Czech Republic….

Marquise Moore Trying to Find Next Step at the Pro Level

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor Despite the success of Marquise Moore during his senior season at George Mason, there are still some that are not convinced of the double-double phenom. This summer Moore tried out for two teams the Philadelphia 76ers…

WiFi Upgrade at EagleBank Arena

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor No need to worry about your data plan when heading to a basketball game this season. This summer George Mason Athletics announced a new partnership with Mobilitie to enhance the wireless network at EagleBank Arena. The…

Five transfers leaving Men’s Basketball Program

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor Some familiar faces will not be suiting up for George Mason’s Men’s Basketball team this year. Five players, DeAndre Abram, Danny Dixon, Kameron Murrell, Kamari Newman, and Troy Temara, transferred-out of the program this off-season. Transfers…

Check out this week’s on-campus events

Monday, Feb. 13 Last day to drop classes (33 percent tuition penalty) “The 13th” film screening | JC Cinema | 4:30 p.m. | Free Tuesday, Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Paul Mitchell Fashion Show Event | The Hub Ballroom | 2…

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Men’s basketball season preview

BY BEN CRISWELL, STAFF WRITER With the men’s basketball team opening its regular season this Saturday, Head Coach Dave Paulsen is prepared to improve off the 11-21 record the Patriots finished with last year. This year, Mason has one of…