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

Mason men’s basketball hosts Richmond on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center in the Game of the Week. 

Richmond at a glance

Richmond (18-9, 8-4 A-10) is coming off a 62-49 victory over LaSalle on Saturday and have won four of their past five contests.

Mason (9-17, 2-10 A-10) is coming off an 89-85 loss to No. 10 Saint Louis, where the Patriots took the Billikens into overtime for the second time this season.

Mason men's volleyball sweeps second straight opponent over weekend

The Mason men’s volleyball team won their second game in a row Saturday night as they defeated Rutgers-Newark Scarlet Raiders at the RAC.

Mason took the game in straight sets and with the win the Patriots get back to even on the year as they improve to 6-6. The individual sets were, 25-21, 25-17, and 25-22.

Mason men's volleyball defeats NJIT in three-straight sets

Mason men’s volleyball team won Friday night against the NJIT Highlanders at the RAC.

Mason took the game in straight sets, 25-22, 25-19, and 25-18. The Patriots took some time to get going, but looked dominating in the final two sets.

Mason was led by red shirt freshman Jack Wilson who had 13 kills. Senior setter Joe Heim was all over the court and tallied 39 assists. The Highlanders were led by junior opposite hitter TJ Jurko who had 12 kills.

2014 Atlantic 10 Swimming & Diving Championships

Mason swimming and diving will compete in the 2014 Atlantic 10 Swimming & Diving Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio starting today at 3:30 p.m. with the one-meter diving preliminary heats. The four-day competition will run through event finals on Saturday, Feb. 22.

The St. Bonaventure men’s team will look to capture their second consecutive conference title, while the Richmond women’s team will look to capture their fourth straight and 12th A-10 championship title in the last 13 years.

A-10 launches rebranding video

(Courtesy of Atlantic 10 Conference). 

The Atlantic 10 Conference has partnered with 160over90 in a national branding and advertising campaign that kicked off yesterday on

[VIDE0] Workout of the Week: Standing Cable Leg Curl

The workout for this week is going to debunking a workout machine at the Aquatic Fitness Center (AFC). In my time as a personal trainer and observing the gym atmosphere over the years, this machine causes the most confusion among people. It is called the Standing Cable Leg Curl. This is a great machine if anyone has a knee problem and finds that the standing leg curl kills their knees. 

To perform this workout you will do one leg at a time. 

St. Bonaventure defeats Mason men's basketball, 85-73

Despite a large alumni contingent at the Patriot Center on Saturday night to watch Mason play its first Homecoming game as a member of the Atlantic 10, the Patriots failed to feed off of the raucous crowd, falling to St. Bonaventure’s 85-73 in their first matchup as conference foes.

Mason, now 9-16 on the campaign, is 2-9 in A-10 play and are in a three-way tie for last place alongside Rhode Island and Fordham. Both teams, however, hold tie breakers over Mason with head-to-head victories.

[VIDEO] The Green Machine and President Cabrera chant school cancellation

With school cancelled due to the winter storm, The Green Machine started a "no school" chant during the Mason women's basketball game Wednesday night. Even President Cabrera and his wife joined in: 


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

Mason men’s basketball travels to Amherst, Mass. on Wednesday to take on Massachusetts at 7 p.m. at the Mullins Center.

UMass at a glance

This will be the second meeting between these two teams this season, with UMass taking the last decision in the final eight seconds of the game in Fairfax last month, 88-87.  

The Patriots (8-15, 1-8 A-10) snapped a nine-game losing streak and captured their first Atlantic 10 Conference win on the road on Saturday after defeating Duquesne, 74-68.

[VIDEO] Workout of the Week - Burpees

In honor of the homecoming game on Feb. 15, this week’s exercise will hopefully get you prepared for all the jumping you will do if you choose to cheer on your fellow Patriot basketball teams. 

Burpees are a great full body exercise that can test your strength and fitness level. To perform this exercise, you first want to make sure you have enough floor space.