GEORGE MASON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bishop's OT jumper lifts Billikens over George Mason 79-77

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Jermaine Bishop had 20 points Wednesday night and scored the game-winning jumper with five seconds left in overtime to lift Saint Louis over George Mason 79-77. Mike Crawford and Marcus Bartley each had 3-pointers to help the Billikens (9-16, 4-9 Atlantic 10) hang on late in regulation after squandering a 19-point, first-half lead. Ash Yacoubou got Saint Louis started...
Via Associated Press
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

George Mason senior Patrick Holloway suspended 6 games

The George Mason Patriots will be without a big part of their offense for the first part of their season. It was announced on Tuesday that the team will not have senior guard Patrick Holloway. According to College Basketball Talk, Holloway has been suspended for not meeting academic responsibilities. Head coach Dave Paulsen expounded on the suspension on Wednesday. “I cannot in...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Jackson to Transfer From George Mason

George Mason Patriots freshman swingman Isaiah Jackson has been released from his scholarship and will transfer. Jackson reported his decision to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. George Mason wing Isaiah Jackson told ESPN he has his release and will transfer. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 18, 2015 In his lone season in Fairfax, the 6’6″, 207 pound Jackson averaged 8.7 points and...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Hewitt Fired by George Mason

When Jim Larranaga departed for the University of Miami coaching job, the George Mason Patriots knew they faced the difficult task of replacing one of the program’s finest coaches. The athletic department settled on Paul Hewitt, a high profile selection, but the decision failed to live up to expectations.  On Monday, Hewitt was fired from his position manning the bench after four...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Billikens can't stick with George Mason, fall 68-60

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Shevon Thompson scored 19 points, hauled in 14 rebounds and led George Mason to a 68-60 win over Saint Louis on Thursday night. Corey Edwards contributed 16 points and Marquise Moore added 15 for George Mason (7-12, 2-5 Atlantic-10), which controlled the boards 32-25 and never trailed in the second half. Thompson shot 6 of 7 from the field, including the go-ahead...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch and listen to this insane George Mason buzzer beater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wTZ2aLzSac The college basketball season isn’t even a month old, but we already have our top contender for buzzer beater of the year.  George Mason’s Jalen Jenkins sank this three-quarter court heave to defeat Manhattan 64-63 over the holiday weekend.  What makes it even better from this corner of the internet is naturally the reaction of the...
Via Awful Announcing
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: George Mason makes 75-footer to win game

  Desperate for a win, George Mason recorded a win following a 75-foot desperate heave from sophomore Jalen Jenkins to beat the buzzer. Jenkins’ buzzer beater capped an 11-4 run by the Patriots to sneak past Manhattan 64-63. George Mason trailed 59-53 with 21 seconds remaining. Former Paul VI standout Patrick Holloway took control with a pair of free throws followed by three...
Via KCM Sports
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Miracle heave helps George Mason sink Manhattan (VIDEO)

Prayers were answered at George Mason on Saturday in a big way. The Patriots were trailing Manhattan, 63-61, with time running out. Jalen Jenkins grabbed a missed free throw and unleashed a heave from the foul line. Swish and a loss turned into a 64-63 victory for the Patriots over the Jaspers. Jenkins is a 6-foot-7 redshirt sophomore from ... Brooklyn, N.Y., no less. Check it out:  
Via FOX Sports
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Verizon Center to host Atlantic-10 tournament in 2018

The Atlantic-10 Conference announced that the Verizon Center will host their men’s basketball tournament in 2018 along with Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center in 2017. A10 commish Bernadette McGlade makes it official: men's tourney to Verizon in 2018. — Gene Wang (@gene_wang) September 4, 2014 The Atlantic-10 will be moving their tournament from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center...
Via KCM Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Saint Louis beats George Mason in OT

George Mason again came close to ending No. 10 Saint Louis' school-record winning streak. Again, the Patriots lost in overtime. Jordair Jett scored 24 of his 25 points after halftime and had eight assists and Rob Loe hit two key 3-pointers in overtime for Saint Louis in its 89-85 victory Wednesday night. This game, just like the Billikens' 87-81 win on Feb. 1, went to overtime...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Saint Louis needs OT to take down George Mason -- again

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Jordair Jett scored 24 of his 25 points after halftime and Rob Loe hit two key 3-pointers in overtime as No. 10 Saint Louis escaped with its 18th straight win, 89-85 over George Mason on Wednesday night. The Billikens (24-2, 11-0 Atlantic-10), playing as a Top 10 team for the first time since Dec. 29, 1964, extended their school-record winning streak and remained...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Billikens know better than to overlook last-place George Mason

ST. LOUIS -- Saint Louis just keeps piling up the wins. Though the No. 10 Billikens' streak is at 17, their next opponent gave them one of their biggest scares during that run. Saint Louis looks to make it 18 in a row Wednesday night when it visits last-place George Mason, which took the conference's top team to overtime earlier this month. The Billikens (23-2, 10-0) moved into the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 19 Saint Louis gets past George Mason in OT

ST. LOUIS -- Roe Loe missed his first two 3-point shots but he shook that off to make his next three for No. 19 Saint Louis. Rob Loe scored 10 of his career high 23 points in overtime to help the Billikens edge George Mason 87-81 on Saturday. Loe hit a 3-point shot to tie the game at 68 with 44 seconds to play and then hit a 3-pointer to start overtime, giving the Billikens the lead...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: No. 19 SLU can make school history with win over George Mason

Saint Louis is on the verge of not only matching the longest win streak in school history, but also its best conference start in more than 60 years. It would seem to have a good shot at reaching those milestones considering George Mason's struggles. The 19th-ranked Billikens go for a 14th straight victory Saturday in their first meeting with the visiting Patriots, who are mired in...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

George Mason rallies to beat Saint Mary's for seventh place

Patrick Holloway and Bryon Allen scored 15 points each as George Mason rallied to beat Saint Mary's 65-63 in Wednesday's seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic. Johnny Williams added 14 points for the Patriots (6-6), who trailed the entire game until Allen's jumper with 2:42 remaining. James Walker III and Stephen Holt scored 14 points apiece for the Gaels (9-3) and Brad...
Via Associated Press
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

George Mason rallies to beat Saint Mary's 65-63

Patrick Holloway and Bryon Allen scored 15 points each as George Mason rallied to beat Saint Mary's 65-63 in Wednesday's seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic. Johnny Williams added 14 points for the Patriots (6-6), who trailed the entire game until Allen's jumper with 2:42 remaining. James Walker III and Stephen Holt scored 14 points apiece for the Gaels (9-3) and Brad...
Via Associated Press
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

GMU's Anali Okoloji suspended after stepping on opponent

George Mason has suspended Anali Okoloji after the junior forward stepped on an opposing player during the Patriots' loss to South Florida. Coach Paul Hewitt said Thursday that Okoloji's actions were "inexcusable and not what we expect from a George Mason student-athlete." Hewitt did not specify the length of the suspension but says it will include Sunday's game against Oklahoma...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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