As Steve Goff noted in his game story, George Mason’s win over James Madison made it six straight for the Patriots and 11 out of 12. They may not be in the running for an at-large bid, but they’re atop the CAA, and just as relevant locally as they were under Jim Larranaga.
Which I guess means it’s time for the boosters to break out the “Just Hewitt” shirts. Not quite as aggressive as this model, but still pretty effective.
Meanwhile, here’s longtime school president and ardent hoops fan Alan Merten, having kicked it with the Green Machine pep band while wearing a Fear the Beard t-shirt that pays homage to Ryan Pearson. They live things up out in Fairfax, yes? That photo is by John Powell; see his full collection here.