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Mason men's basketball falls to Dayton, 84-67

Mason men’s basketball fell to Dayton on Wednesday night, 84-67.

Jordan Sibert led all scorers with 19, as the Flyers shot 54.9 percent from the floor on 28-51 shooting. Sherrod Wright led the Patriots with 18 points, followed by Bryon Allen with 16 and Corey Edwards with 10. Mason shot 40.0 percent on 18-45 shooting, but won the rebounding battle 30-28 in the game.

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

Mason men’s basketball takes on Dayton at 7 p.m. tonight at the Patriot Center in the Game of the Week.

Dayton at a glance

This will be the first meeting between these two teams as members of the Atlantic 10 conference. Dayton leads the all-time series 3-1, with the Flyers having won the last three meetings.

The Patriots (7-14, 0-7 A-10) are on an eight-game losing streak heading into this matchup, after falling to nationally ranked Saint Louis on the road in overtime last Saturday, 87-81.

Mason men's volleyball defeats UPRRP, 3-0

The Mason men’s volleyball team defeated the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 3-0 sets on Saturday at the Recreation and Athletic Complex in Fairfax, Va.

Mason (4-2) took the individual sets 25-18, 25-21, 25-19 and repeated Thursday night’s straight-set win against the Gallitos (2-2).

[PREVIEW] George Mason vs. Duquesne -- Women's Basketball

Mason women’s basketball takes on Duquesne at 7 p.m. tonight in the Game of the Week at the Patriot Center.

Duquesne at a glance  

This is the first meeting between these two teams as members of the Atlantic 10 conference. Mason leads the all-time series 2-1, with the Patriots taking the last decision, 62-55, on Dec. 11, 1999.

Mason men's basketball falls to GW, 75-69

George Washington men’s basketball defeated Mason on Saturday at the Patriot Center, 75-69. The Colonials improve to 16-3 overall and 4-1 in Atlantic 10 play, while the Patriots dropped to 7-13 and 0-6 in conference. All five starters finished in double-figures for the Colonials, with forward Kevin Larsen and guard Joe McDonald each with 14.

From Paul VI to Mason, Holloway shoots for success

When Paul Hewitt signed on to coach the Mason men’s basketball team in May 2011, he needed a shooter. So, he turned straight away to longtime acquaintance and AAU coach, Keith Stevens, who gave him one name: Patrick Holloway.

“I actually started recruiting him before I even saw him play a high school game,” said Hewitt. “And, we were fortunate enough to get him.”

A look back at losing streaks -- men's basketball

Mason men’s basketball let another close fought game slip through the fingertips in the waning minutes last night.

Traveling north to take on Fordham in a battle of teams winless in Atlantic 10 play, Mason struggled to hold onto a 10-point lead in the second half. 

After scoring only 36 points through the first 25 minutes of play, Fordham’s offense clicked over the final 15 minutes. Connecting on nearly 71 percent of their attempted field goals, the Rams stormed past the Patriots for a 76-70 victory.

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

Mason men’s basketball travels to the Bronx, NY to take on Fordham tonight at 7 p.m. at Rose Hill Gym.

Fordham at a glance

This will be the second meeting between the Patriots (7-11, 0-4 A-10) and the Rams (7-10, 0-4 A-10) in program history, with Fordham taking the last decision, 64-55, in the Cable Car Classic in Santa Clara, CA on Dec. 30, 2000.

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

George Mason men’s basketball opens Atlantic 10 conference play against long-time rival Virginia Commonwealth University today at 7 p.m. in Richmond, VA at the Siegel Center.

VCU at a glance

The Patriots (7-7, 0-0 A10) and the Rams (12-3, 0-0 A10) meet for the first time since the 2011-2012 season. VCU leads the all time series, 31-18, with the Rams taking the last two meetings between these two teams.

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

Mason men’s basketball travels to Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday to take on Old Dominion at 7 p.m. at the Constant Center.

Coming off an 80-77 win over the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday night at home, Mason (7-6) looks to keep their two-game winning streak alive as they face off against this former Colonial Athletic Association conference foe in their final non-conference game of the season. The Monarchs left the CAA to join Conference USA this year.

Old Dominion at a glance