Category: mbball

HOW MASON MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE WAS UPENDED BY PANDEMIC

With game postponements and cancellations abound, Mason men’s basketball team faces uphill battle toward conference tournament BY ROSS SHINBERG STAFF WRITER The COVID-19 pandemic has laid waste to college basketball schedules across the country. For the Mason men’s basketball team,…

MEN’S BASKETBALL BLOWS OUT FORDHAM IN FAIRFAX

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA SPORTS EDITOR On Wednesday, Mason defeated Fordham in a blowout, 77-45, earning the Patriots their second largest victory in an Atlantic 10 contest.  “I think this gives us a lot of confidence. We needed this as a…

MEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS IN OLEAN WITH AN UNCERTAIN SCHEDULE AHEAD

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA SPORTS EDITOR  On Saturday, men’s basketball fell to St. Bonaventure, 84-67, marking head coach Dave Paulsen’s eighth loss (1-8) against the Bonnies.  “We had some defensive blunders for sure,” Paulsen said. “I would say it was 50 percent…

THREE TAKEAWAYS FROM WOMEN’S BASKETBALL’S LOSS TO OLE MISS

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA SPORTS EDITOR “I think the biggest bummer today is we were so excited to get Milica [Manojlovic] eligible,” head coach Nyla Milleson said in the post-game press conference. Things didn’t start well for the Patriots when Manojlovic…