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MASON SOARS TO WIN IN REVOLUTIONARY RIVALRY

The Patriots dominated the Revolutionaries from start to finish BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball defeated George Washington 90-67 on Tuesday night to split the season series. The Patriots (17-8, 6-6 Atlantic 10) never trailed in the game…

MASON FALLS AT HOME TO LOYOLA CHICAGO

The Patriots faltered defensively in their third consecutive loss. BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball fell to Loyola Chicago 85-79 on Wednesday night at EagleBank Arena. The Patriots (15-8, 4-6 Atlantic 10) led by eight at halftime, but…

GMU BATTLES BACK IN HOMECOMING WIN OVER RHODE ISLAND

The Patriots improve to 11-1 at home with an overall record of 15-5.   BY CARSON ALGER, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball defeated the Rhode Island Rams 92-84 in the annual homecoming game on Jan. 27 at EagleBank Arena. The…

MASON BEATS ST. BONAVENTURE, ENDS LOSING SKID

A balance attack helped the Patriots get back in the win column. BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball defeated St. Bonaventure 69-60 on Saturday afternoon at EagleBank Arena to end a three-game losing streak. The Patriots (14-5, 3-3…

MASON HANDLES NJIT TO END HOMESTAND

  The Patriots hit the road for two games after beating NJIT. BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball defeated NJIT 86-68 on Wednesday night at EagleBank Arena to improve their record to 6-1. The Patriots overcame early struggles…

MASON STIFLES MONMOUTH IN SEASON OPENER

Transfers lead the way as Mason starts the season with a victory. BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball defeated Monmouth 72-61 in Monday’s season opener. The Patriots were led by transfers Amari Kelly, from UNC Wilmington, and Darius…

BASKETBALL SEASON TIPS OFF WITH A DOUBLEHEADER

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Hope to Build on Strong 22-23 Seasons. BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Basketball season tips off at EagleBank Arena on Monday as both Mason basketball teams open their seasons at home. The women will open play…

TONY SKINN IS MASON’S NEW HEAD COACH

Mason basketball alum Tony Skinn returns home to lead men’s basketball. BY JALEN STUBBS, SPORTS EDITOR On Thursday, March 30, Mason announced hiring Tony Skinn to serve as the 12th men’s head coach for the George Mason basketball franchise. According…

HEAD COACH KIM ENGLISH DEPARTS MASON

BY JALEN STUBBS, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball head coach, Kim English is expected to be hired as the new head coach for Providence after only two seasons. According to Mason Athletics, Interim Director of Athletics, Nena Rogers expressed her…