Category: Sports

THE COACH THAT NEVER WAS

From Rick Barnes to almost Roy Williams: How UNC’s legendary head coach almost became George Mason’s men’s basketball coach BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA SPORTS EDITOR During the 1987-1988 season, George Mason athletic director Jack Kvancz and first-year head coach Rick Barnes…

KIM ENGLISH TAKES THE HELM OF MASON MEN’S BASKETBALL

Photo Courtesy of Mason Athletics BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA SPORTS EDITOR On Thursday, March 25, former Tennessee assistant coach Kim English was introduced as the 11th head coach of Mason men’s basketball.  “A strong basketball program serves as a beacon of…

FROM WALK-ON TO SCHOLARSHIP: THE STORY OF RYAN CHARLES

Men’s tennis senior Ryan Charles shares his journey to Mason BY ROSS SHINBERG STAFF WRITER A promise, and a little bit of luck: That’s how senior men’s tennis player Ryan Charles started down the path of pursuing competitive tennis. As…

MASON MEN’S BASKETBALL TROUNCED IN A-10 QUARTERFINALS

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA SPORTS EDITOR On Friday, men’s basketball fell to Davidson, 99-67, ending the Patriots’ season in Richmond.  “Obviously a really disappointing way to end the year. There were mistakes that we made defensively, but I think a lot…