DC Sports Bog: George Mason


Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Tony Skinn makes James Harden fall over

Former George Mason star had one of Nigeria’s few highlights against the U.S. on Thursday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason | Tags:  Tony Skinn, James Harden

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012

D.C. college basketball stars will take on Philly counterparts this summer

It’s not quite the Goodman League vs. the Drew League, but an August game will put Maryland, George Mason and Georgetown stars on the same team

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason, Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  The-Ball, John Gilchrist, James Gist, Chris Wright, Folarin Campbell, Jai Lewis, Will Thomas

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012

George Mason’s Tony Skinn is going to the Olympics

One of the stars of George Mason’s Final Four run will be part of Nigeria’s basketball team in London.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason | Tags:  Tony Skinn

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Morning pixels: A playoff drought

If the Caps don’t improve on their current ninth-place position, D.C. will have its longest pro sports playoff drought in nearly a decade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, George Mason, Nats, Redskins, Redskins, Terps | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Nick Young, John Wall, Randy Wittman, Davey Johnson, Jim Bowden, Randy Edsall, Michael Morse

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/20/2012

George Mason would like to play Maryland

Coach Paul Hewitt tells ESPN 980 that the Patriots are trying to get back into the BB&T Classic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason, Terps | Tags:  Paul Hewitt, Mark Turgeon

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 02/28/2012

George Mason AD apologizes to VCU for senior night incident

Tom O’Connor says in a press release that his team’s behavior ‘was discourteous and showed a lack of respect.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason | Tags:  Tom O'Connor, Bradford Burgess

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 10: Virginia still beating Maryland

With the regular season winding down, Georgetown and Virginia remain on top of the local basketball ratings, and George Mason moves into third.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:50 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown, George Mason | Tags:  Kevin Anderson, Atlantic 11

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012

George Mason buzzer beater images

The Patriots’ dramatic win over VCU on Tuesday night led to a host of striking images.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason | Tags:  Sherrod Wright, Alan Merten, Shaka Smart

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 02/15/2012

George Mason buzzer beater video

If you like people screaming and cursing and jumping up and down in ecstasy, you might enjoy videos from Tuesday night’s Mason-VCU ending.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:57 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 02/07/2012

George Mason walk-on guard sings National Anthem at Patriot Center

Jordan Baird, a former American Idol and X Factor contestant, performed before Mason’s win over Old Dominion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:51 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason | Tags:  Jordan Baird

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Paul VI’s buzzer beater and court storm against DeMatha

Panthers earn memorable win, go crazy, likely move to No. 1 in The Post’s rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  High Schools, George Mason | Tags:  Paul VI, DeMatha, Patrick Holloway

Posted at 12:13 AM ET, 01/29/2012

George Mason fans say Just Hewitt

With the Patriots in sole possession of first place in the CAA, fans pay tribute to their head coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 AM ET, 01/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 01/21/2012

Bill Murray at George Mason Towson game

For at least the second time, the well-known actor had a front-row seat with the Mason Nation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:04 PM ET, 01/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Florida Atlantic fans rush the court after beating George Mason

This has to be one of the worst reasons for rushing the court in the history of court-rushing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason, College Basketball

Posted at 01:02 AM ET, 10/15/2011

George Mason’s ‘Party Rock’ midnight madness

Basketball players dancing, band members chest bumping, and a new coach dressed like a pimp. Love you, Mason.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:02 AM ET, 10/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Bob McDonnell on Virginia hoops tournament

Virginia governor hopes Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic ‘will become a long-lasting Virginia athletic tradition.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:58 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason, College Basketball

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Brion’s Grille adds Paul Hewitt burger

Fairfax pub and George Mason hangout is honoring the Patriots’ new basketball coach with nacho cheese and jalapeños.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Jim Larranaga’s house is for sale

It might not be a starter home, but it’s great if you want to spend seven figures and love bright green carpeting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason