[PREVIEW] George Mason vs. American -- Men's Basketball

Mason men’s basketball tips off their inaugural season in the Atlantic 10 in a non-conference matchup against American University tonight at 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center.

The Patriots return all of their key starters from last season, finishing with 22-16 record and advancing to the finals of the College Basketball Invitational.

Sherrod Wright was the top performer for the Patriots last season, averaging 16.5 points per game and will continue to be the biggest asset on the roster this season.

Fall for the Blog: Courtney Brkic and Marjan Kamali

Fourth Estate follows events of the Fifteenth Annual Fall for the Book Festival through Fall for the Blog.
Authors Courtney Brkic and Marjan Kamali share their accounts of immigrant-American life. 

Mason men's soccer captures fourth-straight DC Cup title

The George Mason University men’s soccer team defended last year’s DC  Cup title by defeating Howard University and American University this weekend at George Mason Stadium. It was the fourth-straight title for the Patriots in the annual competition.

Mason men's soccer hosts annual DC College Cup this weekend

This weekend, August 30-September 1, George Mason University will host the 13th edition of the D.C. College Cup, an annual men’s soccer tournament involving DC-area teams. Along with Mason, the tournament features Howard University, George Washington University and American University.

The tournament opens on Friday, when the George Washington Colonials face the American Eagles at 5:30 p.m. Following the conclusion of that game, the Patriots will open their play against the Howard Bison at 7:30 p.m. in a rematch from 2011, when the Patriots came on top 9-0.