CBI Tournament

Raucous RAC lifts men's basketball to 73-66 win over Santa Clara, forcing game three on Friday

In front of a capacity crowd of 1,280 in the bandbox RAC Gym, the George Mason University men's basketball team fed off the electric atmosphere en route to a 73-66 victory to force game three at the Patriot Center on Friday. 

Junior guard Sherrod Wright got back on track after scoring only three points in the first game of the CBI Tournament finals, finishing with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Wright earned 17 trips to the free throw line, capitalizing on 11 of them.

Mason men's basketball advances to the CBI tournament championship series against Santa Clara

The George Mason University men’s basketball advanced to the finals of the CBI Tournament Wednesday night, downing the Western Michigan Broncos, 62-52 in front of a Patriot Center crowd of 1,684.

Junior forward Jonathan Arledge led all scorers with 23 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field and a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line. Sherrod Wright, who had an off night by his standards, attributed nine points for the Patriots.

Mason withstands Houston's OT comeback to advance to the CBI Tournament semifinals

Amid the announcement of Mason's move to the Atlantic 10, the men's basketball team had business of their own to take care of in the quarterfinals of the CBI Tournament against the University of Houston. 

In a thrilling overtime finish at the Patriot Center Monday night, the Patriots advanced to the semifinals, defeating the Cougars, 88-84. Junior guard Sherrod Wright led all scorers with 29 points on 7-of-12 shooting and 4-of-6 from three-point range. 

Copes' last-second tip-in hoists the Patriots over Charleston to advance in the CBI Tournament

The George Mason men's basketball team extended their season Tuesday night with a game-winning tip-in from sophomore forward Erik Copes with 0.6 seconds remaining. 

Copes finished with 14 points and three rebounds--one of which led to the last-second putback for the Patriots. The shot was his second game-winning shot on the season. 

Junior guard Sherrod Wright led Mason with 20 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field and a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw line.