WGMU Sports Director Tyler Mauro

Women's hoops season comes to an end with loss to JMU

Plagued by turnovers all night, George Mason lost in the quarterfinals to second-seeded James Madison, 64-54, at the CAA Championships in Upper Marlboro, Md.  Amber Easter, who finished with 11 points in the game, committed a team high seven turnovers.

Women’s hoops ends six-year winless drought in CAA Tournament

Riding a late rally in the second half, the George Mason Patriots pulled away from Northeastern for their first win in the CAA Women’s Basketball Championships since 2006 by a final count of 70-60 Thursday night. The win helps prove that this program is on the upswing, led by head coach Jeri Porter and her recruiting classes, anchored by junior Amber Easter.

“It feels good to get a win, but we know we have to get right back at it tomorrow.  There is no sitting around,” assistant coach Greg Pulliam said.

Women's hoops falls in season finale to JMU

George Mason (14-15, 8-10) came out strong, but couldn’t match the intensity of rival James Madison as they fell 66-54 in the Patriot Center Wednesday night.  The Dukes fielded four players in double-digit scoring in route to their seventh straight 20-win season under the direction of head coach Kenny Brooks.

Moton goes for 31 as women's hoops downs Georgia State in overtime

When the women’s basketball team needed an answer, they knew right where to look.

As the clock winded down in overtime, Taleia Moton sank two free throws to give George Mason a 70-68 win at the Patriot Center Sunday afternoon over Georgia State.  Moton ended the game with 31 points. The win comes on the 38th anniversary of Mason’s first ever win as a women’s basketball program and brings head coach Jeri Porter to within three wins of the 200 benchmark.

Women's hoops falls to Hofstra, 82-70

As the women’s team walked off the floor Sunday afternoon, their heads spoke of disappointment but their actions on the court spoke of effort.

After being down by as many as 13 points mid-way through the first half the George Mason women’s basketball team used strong offensive rebounding and scoring runs to bring the game to within two points.  A valiant effort, but Mason couldn’t shake Hofstra as the fell on their home court 82-70.

Women's hoops cruises against William & Mary, 82-70

Fairfax, Va.– The George Mason women’s squad put their losing streak to an end on Thursday, defeating CAA rival William and Mary by a score of 82-70 in the Patriot Center.  The Patriots (8-9, 2-4) used their home court to their advantage as their second half surge put the Tribe (8-9,2-4) away, and are now back to their winning ways in dynamic fashion as they saw five players score in double digits.

Women's hoops downs rival George Washington, 58-55

The Lady Patriots got back on track Thursday afternoon by taking down cross-town rival George Washington in a game that came down to the final seconds. (John Powell).

Women's hoops suffers blowout loss to No. 5 Maryland, 78-50

Head coach Jeri Porter addresses the media following the lopsided defeat at the hands of the Maryland Terrapins Sunday afternoon, with star guard Taleia Moton with her head down (John Powell).

Women's basketball stays hot, defeats ODU 85-69

The George Mason women Patriots (6-1, 1-0) won their first conference game of the season, defeating rival Old Dominion (1-8, 0-1) by a convincing 85-69 performance at the Patriot Center Sunday afternoon. 

Women's hoops escapes against UMass for fifth win, 55-52

Senior guard Taleia Moton goes to the hoop strong as the women's Patriots defeated UMass Thursday night, 55-52. She scored 32 points and ranks in the top-15 in the nation in scoring (John Powell).