Ninth-straight loss for Mason baseball comes in 16-1 drubbing by Maryland

At the end of the seventh inning, a few crows perched themselves atop the scoreboard at Spuhler Field. It was as if they were waiting to pick away at the beaten and battered George Mason Patriots after the Maryland Terrapins put on a small-ball clinic en route to a 16-1 win.

The Terps sacrificed runners over and drove them in with singles or sacrifice flies. Through the first seven innings of Wednesday’s matinee, Maryland (18-15, 4-11) had four two-run innings and led Mason (12-21, 4-11), 8-0.

Mason men's basketball falls to Santa Clara, 80-77 in the CBI Finals

The George Mason University men's basketball team's season came to an end on a losing note Friday night as Kevin Foster and Santa Clara University held off the Patriots' late advances for a 80-77 College Basketball Invitational Finals win. 

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.

Men's volleyball unable to top nemesis Penn State in five-set thriller

After celebrating a tough, five-set win against St. Francis on Friday night (25-19, 22-25, 25-12, 17-25, 16-14), feelings were different for the George Mason men’s volleyball team on Saturday. The Patriots completed its weekend home series with a loss against No. 13-ranked archrival Penn State Nittany Lions in just of a dramatic match at the RAC gym – 23-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-27, 10-15.

Mason men's basketball falls to Santa Clara, 81-73 in the first game of the CBI Championship series

George Mason men's basketball dropped the opening game of the College Basketball Invitational finals to Santa Clara, 81-73 Monday night in San Francisco, Calif.  

The Broncos' Kevin Foster led all scorers with 28 points on 7-of-15 shooting and 5-of-11 from three-point range. Evan Roquemore added 20 points and six assists. 

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. 

Mason announces move to the Atlantic 10 for all sports effective July 1

George Mason University announced in a press conference today their decision to move to the Atlantic 10 conference for all sports, effective on July 1. 

According to a Mason Athletics press release, the university’s decision to move to the A-10 will “help further showcase the exemplary contributions of Mason’s faculty and students and all that the university has to offer."

Mason drops series rubber match against JMU, 5-2

You’d expect the rubber match of a series between two rivals to be an exciting, edge-of-your-seat slugfest, right? Sunday’s series finale between George Mason University and James Madison University, not so much.

The Patriots’ (11-12, 4-5 CAA) struggles on offense continued for the second straight game, dropping the series to JMU in a 5-2 bore-fest.

The Dukes (13-9, 6-2 CAA) continued to produce on offense, thanks for a multi-hit game from four different players.

James Madison's five-run ninth inning downs the Patriots, 11-4

The old adage says “when it rains, it pours,” and that seemed to be the theme for the game between George Mason University and James Madison University on Saturday afternoon.

The Patriots (11-11, 4-4 CAA) fell to the Dukes of JMU, 11-4 in what was a bipolar-type game for both sides.

JMU (12-9, 5-2 CAA) earned their 11 runs thanks to a six-run third inning and a devastating five-run ninth inning. The Patriots scored on a Tommy Vitaletti three-run homerun in the third inning, followed by a Ray Toto solo shot in the fourth.