Tag: #MasonPatriots

Patriot’s Pride, or Lack Thereof?

A look into how PAC, Athletics and other departments are fighting the “commuter school” stigma BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR As of Fall 2018, of the 37,316 students enrolled at Mason’s U.S. campuses, only 5,772 undergraduate degree-seeking students live on…

What’s to come for Mason basketball?

Ben Criswell, staff writer In Coach Dave Paulsen’s first year at Mason, the Patriots finished with an 11-21 record, 5-13 in conference. This was a slight improvement from the 2015 campaign, when the Patriots ended the season with nine wins. Still, the…

Getting to know Otis Livingston II

Freshman guard Otis Livingston II has been making a name for himself during his first season as a Mason Patriot. Livingston has stepped up and helped lead the team to victory with his speed and ability to see the court….

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Paulsen brings sideline coaching program to Mason

Head men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen started a new tradition this year by inviting faculty and staff to join him on the sidelines of home games as part of the sideline coaching program. This new program is meant to bridge…

Women’s basketball team defeats VCU

Kaleel Weatherly, staff writer  In their game at EagleBank Arena against the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams Wednesday evening, Mason’s women’s basketball team came away with a 70-54 victory. Mason got off to a fast start as the team shot 13…

Men’s basketball midseason recap

Ben Cowlishaw, Assistant Sports Editor The Patriots are on the board. After starting the new year with four straight conference losses, Mason men’s basketball team (7-11, 1-4 Atlantic 10 Conference) took home a 92-79 win from St. Louis Sunday night, thanks…

Former Mason player drafted by Canadian pro team

Tyler Byrum, staff writer Former Mason men’s basketball star, Erik Copes, was chosen as the #1 overall pick in the 2015 National Basketball League of Canada draft. Copes was selected to play for the Niagara River Lions, who are entering their inaugural season in…