C2M Sports Contributor Kristi Anable

[PREVIEW] Mason returns home to face in-state rival James Madison

The George Mason University men’s basketball team returns home on Tuesday to take on James Madison University at 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center.

[PREVIEW] Mason looks to start new home winning streak as Old Dominion visits the Patriot Center

The George Mason University men's basketball team returns home to the Patriot Center tonight to take the Old Dominion Monarchs at 7 p.m. in their third Colonial Athletic Association matchup.

[PREVIEW] Mason opens conference play at home vs. Northeastern

After ending their non-conference schedule with a 61-57 loss to the University of South Florida, George Mason returns home to the Patriot Center on Thursday to host Northeastern at 7 p.m. in their first Colonial Athletic Association matchup, which will kick off the beginning of their 18-game conference schedule. 

[PREVIEW] Mason finishes non-conference schedule against Univ. of South Florida

The George Mason Patriots face their final non-conference team at 7 p.m. when they take on the University of South Florida Bulls from the Big East conference.  

No sophomore slump for Mason's Hewitt in second year as men's basketball coach

When Paul Hewitt signed on as the men’s basketball head coach at George Mason University in May 2011, he didn’t know what to expect.  

Allen's last-second layup lifts Patriots over Boston University in sloppy 48-45 win

The George Mason University Patriots pulled off a 48-45 come-from-behind victory over the Boston University Terriers on Saturday at the Patriot Center.

Junior guard Bryon Allen scored three of his seven total points with 0.2 seconds remaining in the game and the score tied at 45. Allen hit a last second acrobatic layup while drawing a foul, sending him to the line for an additional point opportunity.

Mason (4-2) ended the game on a 9-0 run to pull off the win, despite finishing with the lowest point total of any game they have played this season. 

Mason-Boston University men's basketball preview

After finishing in third place in the Paradise Jam Tournament with a 74-58 win over Quinnipiac University last Monday, Mason returns home from the U.S. Virgin Islands this week to host Boston University on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Patriot Center.

This will be the first match-up between BU and Mason since 1985, with the all time series tied at 2-2. The Terriers (0-4) are coming off an 81-79 loss to Rutgers, but averages 69.3 points per game. Mason (3-2) is averaging 62.8 points per game on the season.

Mason-UVa men's basketball preview

With two major contributors, Erik Copes and Vaughn Gray, suspended due to student-athlete conduct violations, the challenge will be for the rest of the young team to pull out a win in tonight’s home opener against the University of Virginia at the Patriot Center at 7 p.m. 

Non-conference schedule to play much higher role in weakened CAA

April 1, 2006. The clock struck midnight on the George Mason Patriots’ prolific season. 

The end of a fairytale run. The end of a “Cinderella Story.”

In 2006, George Mason University became the first Colonial Athletic Association team to reach the Final Four. And in 2013, the men’s basketball team is determined to pull off the ultimate fairy-tale ending – making it back to the NCAA tournament in a depleted CAA conference.