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George Mason basketball loses to #17 Iowa State, 79-67

The George Mason men’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought 79-67 decision to No. 17 Iowa State to open the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic on Sunday in the Stan Sheriff Center. Patrick Holloway led the Patriots with a career-high 19 points.


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McDonnell sets date for special election in Senate District 33

Gov. Bob McDonnell has set Jan. 21st, 2014 as the date for the special election to fill the seat of State Sen. Mark Herring, who was elected attorney general and is resigning from the Senate effective January 11th.


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Transurban to move U.S. headquarters to Fairfax

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that Transurban, the investor and long-term operator of the 495 Express Lanes and 95 Express Lanes, has relocated its U.S. headquarters from New York City to Fairfax County.


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Fairfax judge strikes down law on licenses to perform marriages

Representatives of religions that do not have ordained ministers must be permitted to perform marriages on the same basis as ministers, priests, rabbis, and other ordained clergy, Chief Judge Dennis J. Smith of the Circuit Court of Fairfax County ruled on Friday. According to the ruling, Virginia laws that impose special requirements on religions that do not have ordained ministers are unconstitutional.


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George Mason headed to A-10 from gutted CAA

George Mason University has entered into a membership agreement to join the Atlantic 10 Conference beginning with the 2013-14 season, school president Ángel Cabrera announced today. The Patriots officially will become members of the 21-sport league on July 1, 2013.


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George Mason accepts CBI Invite

After earning an invitation to participate in the 16-team Collegiate Basketball Invitational presented by Buick, the George Mason men’s basketball team will travel to College of Charleston where the Patriots and Cougars will clash Tuesday night in the opening round. Tip time from TD Arena is set for 7 p.m. The game will be televised […]


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Anne Holton campaigns for Tim Kaine in Fairfax

Anne Holton completed her 25th “Small Business Listening Tour” stop in Fairfax, as she continues to campaign across Virginia on behalf of her husband, U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine


Mason gets BracketBusters win over Lamar

Senior CAA Player of the Year candidate Ryan Pearson posted his 12th double-double of the season and the George Mason men’s basketball team staved off a late Lamar rally, downing the Cardinals 75-71 on Saturday afternoon. The win, part of the Sears BracketBusters series, was the fifth-straight for Mason (23-6), while the Cardinals dropped to […]


Buzzer-beater lifts Mason over VCU, 62-61

Redshirt sophomore Sherrod Wright sank a three-pointer as the final horn sounded on Wednesday evening at the Patriot Center, sending the George Mason men’s basketball team past visiting VCU, 62-61, in a battle to stay atop the Colonial Athletic Association standings. The Patriots rallied from a five-point deficit inside of 30 seconds to pick up […]


Mason notches 20th, knocks off Hofstra, 72-62

Overcoming a one-point halftime deficit, the George Mason men’s basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the field and pulled away late from Hofstra, securing  a 72-62 Colonial Athletic Association victory on Wednesday evening at the Patriot Center. Mason (20-6) notched its 20th win of the year, marking its 11th 20-win season in program […]


Mason grinds out 54-50 win over ODU

In front of a capacity Homecoming crowd of 9,840, senior Ryan Pearson posted his 10th double-double of the year and the George Mason men’s basketball team grinded out a 54-50 Colonial Athletic Association victory over Old Dominion. The win, Mason’s 16th straight at home in conference play, kept the Patriots in first place in the […]


Mason rally falls short at Delaware

The George Mason men’s basketball team could not overcome a double-digit  first half deficit, as the Patriots dropped a 65-60 decision on Wednesday night at the Bob Carpenter Center. Mason (18-6, 10-2 CAA) saw its six-game win streak come to an end, as the Blue Hens (11-12, 6-6) earned a season split in the series. […]


Mason holds off Hofstra, 55-50

Sophomore Sherrod Wright scored a team-high 15 points, including the game-winning three-point play, and the George Mason men’s basketball team held off Hofstra, 55-50, on Wednesday at the Mack Sports Complex. Mason stays atop the Colonial Athletic Association standings at 9-1 in conference play and 17-5 overall, while the Pride dropped to 7-15 (1-9 CAA). […]


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Mason holds off Towson, 72-60

Redshirt sophomore Sherrod Wright scored a season-high 22 points, two off his career best, as the George Mason men’s basketball team held off a pesky Towson squad, 72-60, on Saturday afternoon at the Patriot Center. Mason improved to 15-5 and 7-1 in Colonial Athletic Association play as the Patriots maintained at least a share of […]