Tag: Three takeaways

Mason Loses First Game of the Season to Top-Ten Maryland

  BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  Mason fell to 5-1 in their first away game of the season.  Despite leading for most of the first half, Mason found themselves down 43-31. The Patriots continued to struggle in the second half…

Women’s Basketball Improves to 3-1 on the Season

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason improves to 3-1 after a 73-55 win over American. The Patriots were able to hold the Eagles to just 46 shot attempts.  Here are three takeaways from the game:  Nicole Cardaño-Hillary stepped up in…

Men’s Basketball Off to Program-Best 5-0 Start

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason improved to 5-0 on the season Tuesday night after a 65-61 win over Loyola (Md.).  Here are three takeaways from the game: Rebounding pays off  Mason finished the game with 51 rebounds, their highest…

Women’s Basketball falls short against Virginia Tech

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell 77-58 to Virginia Tech Sunday afternoon.  “Obviously we’re disappointed with the outcome. But certainly [there are] a lot of great things to build from today,” said head coach Nyla Milleson to open…

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…