Mason Madness

Mason Madness ignites basketball fever

Video by Marcus Miller 

Last Friday marked the first opportunity for the public to take a look at the Mason men’s and women’s basketball teams on the court in the Green and Gold scrimmage.

PREVIEW: Weekend game schedule (18 Oct. 2013)

Mason men’s and women’s basketball teams will tip off their season at Mason Madness on Friday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Patriot Center. Men’s head coach Paul Hewitt and women’s head coach Nyla Milleson will address the crowd before the men’s team takes part in the annual Green vs. Gold scrimmage. 

[VIDEO] Mason Madness opens the college basketball season in style

The start of a new season welcomes in the hope and anticipation of success. On Friday night the entire college basketball world opened the door to the 2012-2013 season around the country. At the Patriot Center at George Mason University, the men's and women's basketball teams ushered in the next chapter of the Mason basketball story at the annual Mason Madness event.  

Top 5 weekend picks October 11

Every week Connect2Mason will offer five entertainment picks for your weekend. Ranging from on-campus to off-campus events, Connect2Mason's Top 5 will give you a jump start on your weekend. Here are the Top 5 picks for this weekend:

Video of Mason Madness captures the insanity

Cheerleaders, Masonettes, Doc Nix and of course the Patriots basketball players filled the Patriot Center Friday night for Mason Madness. This video is also posted on the YouTube channel (Jake McLernon).

Mason Madness rocks the Patriot Center

New men's head coach Paul Hewitt appeared from the tunnel during Friday night's Mason Madness celebration sporting an identical outfit to Doc Nix. It was opening night for both the men's and the women's squads, but basketball was just one part of the night's entertainment. (John Powell).

Mike Morrison previews Mason Madness [VIDEO]

Mike Morrison says the basketball team might be planning a surprise performance and students should come to the Patriot Center tonight to find out. (Jake McLernon)

Mason men’s basketball senior forward, Mike Morrison, took time after a class this week to preview Mason Madness, the Patriots basketball opening event Friday night at the Patriot Center.

Mason Madness to kick off basketball season

Mason cheerleader Anthony Loria cheers on the crowd at last year's Mason Madness. (Peter Flint) 

Alley-oops, behind the back passes, long-range three-pointers and high-flying dunks.