Huskies' late-inning runs down the Patriots, 12-5; losing skid at five straight games

Hands in his jacket pockets and an agitated look on his face, George Mason baseball coach Bill Brown was visibly frustrated by his team’s effort following a 12-5 home loss to Northeastern University Friday afternoon. The loss was the team’s fifth straight and in each of those games the Patriots have stranded at least 10 base runners.

Northeastern storms back from 24-point deficit to oust Mason in CAA semifinals

Northeastern University's Jonathan Lee stood at the top of the arc, dribbling down the remaining seconds of the first CAA semifinal on Sunday against George Mason University. The crowd at the Richmond Coliseum rose to their feet, a smaller attendance than seen in year's past but rowdy nonetheless.

Lee found an opening on the right side and drove to the rim for an uncontested layup with 3.0 seconds left in regulation, leading to a 69-67 victory over the Patriots. 

2013 CAA men's basketball tournament preview

The 2013 CAA men’s basketball tournament will have an unfamiliar feel compared to tournaments of years past. The field of seven teams is the least amount of teams in the tournament since 2001.

With Virginia Commonwealth opting to relocated to the Atlantic 10 conference and Old Dominion and Georgia State on the verge of leaving, the CAA tournament may have lost some of its luster from previous years when schools were fighting for at-large NCAA bids.

Mason men's basketball falls to Northeastern, 71-51 in largest loss of the season

Riding a three-game winning streak, the Mason men's basketball team traveled to Boston, Mass. with the intent to push their streak to four. However, the Northeastern Huskies had other plans. 

In a mostly dominating performance, the Huskies trounced the Patriots 71-51 on Sunday night to move to 8-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association. 

Lady Patriots open three-game home stand with 60-51 loss to Northeastern Huskies

It was a frigid night outside and inside the Patriot Center on Tuesday night, as the Patriots went cold and fell to the Northeastern University Huskies, 60-51.

The Patriots (6-10,1-4) were off to a blistering start, capitalizing on early jumpers thanks to weaknesses in the Huskies 2-3 zone. Senior guard Rahneeka Saunders, who finished with 17 points and five assists, led Mason to a 15-8 lead after six minutes of play.

However, the Huskies (11-6, 4-2) quickly used their size advantage down low and fought back to tie the game just three minutes later.

Second half shooting lifts Northeastern to 84-74 victory over Mason in CAA opener

The offensive efficiency from the Northeastern University Huskies in the second half, along with the defensive letdown from the George Mason University Patriots contributed to a 84-74 victory for the Huskies Thursday night at the Patriot Center in both teams first Colonial Athletic Association action of the season.

[PREVIEW] Mason opens conference play at home vs. Northeastern

After ending their non-conference schedule with a 61-57 loss to the University of South Florida, George Mason returns home to the Patriot Center on Thursday to host Northeastern at 7 p.m. in their first Colonial Athletic Association matchup, which will kick off the beginning of their 18-game conference schedule. 

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.

Patriots look to bounce back at VCU from loss in season finale

Head coach Paul Hewitt made it clear that his team had one goal in mind for the regular season: to win the conference.

That is no longer possible.

With the 85-82 overtime loss at Northeastern Wednesday evening, George Mason (23-7) dropped to 14-3 in the CAA, tied for second with VCU and one game back of Drexel. With the Mason loss, Drexel has clinched first place in the conference and the top seed in the upcoming CAA Tournament.