GW, George Mason meet in A10 tourney
No. 12 seed George Washington (9-23, 5-14) vs. No. 5 seed George Mason (17-14, 11-7)
Atlantic 10 Conference Tourney Second Round, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Thursday, 1:30 p.m....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Miller had 17 points and nine rebounds and Justin Kier posted 13 points and nine assists as George Mason topped George Washington 81-65 on Saturday.
GW looks to end streak vs George Mason
George Mason (16-14, 10-7) vs. George Washington (8-22, 4-13)
Charles E. Smith Center, Washington; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: George Mason looks to extend George Washington's...
Defense shines as VCU beats George Mason 71-36
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans had 13 points as VCU held George Mason to 36 points on 24.5 percent shooting en route to a 71-36 win on Tuesday night, the Rams' 11th consecutive...
VCU looks to extend streak vs George Mason
VCU (23-6, 14-2) vs. George Mason (16-13, 10-6)
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: VCU looks for its 11th straight conference win against George...
Miller carries George Mason past Richmond 77-63
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Jordan Miller had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lift George Mason to a 77-63 win over Richmond on Wednesday night.
Jamal Hartwell II had 15 points for George Mason (16-12,...
George Mason seeks revenge on Richmond
Richmond (12-15, 6-8) vs. George Mason (15-12, 9-5)
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Richmond goes for the season sweep over George Mason after...
Dunn-Martin carries Duquesne past George Mason 79-78
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin had a career-high 22 points as Duquesne narrowly beat George Mason 79-78 on Saturday.
The Dukes overcame a 19-point deficit to make it a close finish....
Kier, George Mason host Duquesne
Duquesne (17-9, 8-5) vs. George Mason (15-11, 9-4)
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Sincere Carry and Duquesne...
Lofton lifts St. Bonaventure past George Mason 79-56
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Lofton had a season-high 32 points as Saint Bonaventure rolled past George Mason 79-56 on Sunday.
Lofton made 7 of 8 3-pointers. He added seven assists.
Courtney Stockard had 17 points for Saint Bonaventure (11-14, 7-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Dominick Welch added 10 points. Osun Osunniyi had 6 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the hosts.
Saint Bonaventure dominated the first half and led 42-25 at the break.
Livingston with 21, George Mason beats UMass 80-75 in OT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 21 points with five assists and George Mason beat Massachusetts 80-75 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Javon Green sank a 3-pointer early in the extra period to put the Patriots (15-10, 9-3 Atlantic 10 Conference) on top for good, 65-63. UMass got as close as 75-74 on a Carl Pierre 3 with 18 seconds to go but Livingston, Green and Jarred Reuter combined for five free throws in the final seconds to keep George Mason on top.
Greene scores 21 to lift George Mason over La Salle 84-76
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Javon Greene had a career-high 21 points as George Mason defeated La Salle 84-76 on Sunday.
Jarred Reuter had 16 points for George Mason (14-10, 8-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Otis Livingston II added 14 points. Justin Kier had 13 points and eight rebounds for the hosts.
Pookie Powell had 18 points and six assists for the Explorers (7-15, 5-5), whose four-game win streak came to end. Saul Phiri added 17 points. Isiah Deas and Saul Phiri had 12 points.
George Mason tops George Washington to grab A-10 lead
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 15 points and Justin Kier added his seventh double-double of the season to power George Mason to a 62-55 victory over George Washington on Saturday night.
George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal on the final play for good measure as George Mason defeated Dayton 67-63 Wednesday night.
The loss was just the second for Dayton on its home court, the other was to then-No. 25 Mississippi State. George Mason continues its best conference start in six seasons since joining the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Livingston’s 3 gives George Mason 71-68 edge over Fordham
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II drained a 3-pointer with one second to go for the win as George Mason rallied in the second half to edge Fordham 71-68 on Saturday night.
George Mason pulls away late to beat UMass 68-63
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Justin Kier scored 22 points, Javon Greene added a career-high 19 points and George Mason beat Massachusetts 68-63 on Wednesday night.
The Patriots (10-8, 4-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) improved to 3-0 on the road in conference play. UMass (7-10, 0-4) has lost six of its last seven games.
Kier was 8 of 12 from the floor and Greene 6-of-11 shooting, and the duo each had eight of George Mason's 35 rebounds. Otis Livingston II chipped in with 12 points and four assists.
Kier, Livingston lead George Mason past St. Bonaventure
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Justin Kier scored 15 points with 14 rebounds, Otis Livingston II scored 13 and George Mason beat St. Bonaventure 68-53 on Sunday for its first 2-0 start in Atlantic 10 play.
Livingston became the fourth-leading scorer in George Mason (8-7) history, moving past Robert Dykes with 1,647 career points.
Justin Kier leads George Mason over Saint Joseph’s 85-60
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Kier had 18 points, five assists and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead George Mason to an 85-60 victory over Saint Joseph's on Thursday night in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams.
Kier made four 3-pointers and collected his third double-double of the season for George Mason (7-7, 1-0), which has won three of its last four games including a 59-58 loss at Kansas State on Dec. 29.
Livingston leads fast start; George Mason sinks Navy 84-63
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 30 points, Justin Kier scored 12 points with 10 rebounds and George Mason beat Navy 84-63 on Friday night.
Livingston shot 11 of 17 with four 3-pointers and the Patriots (6-6) never trailed. It was Kier's second straight double-double performance.
Livingston moves up Mason’s scoring list in win over JMU
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 21 points, Justin Kier added 16 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high six steals, and George Mason led for the final 14:54 in a 66-53 win over James Madison on Friday night.
Livingston ended the game with 1,582 career points to move up to seventh on the Patriots' all-time scoring list, passing Will Thomas (1,564 points, 2004-08), Rob Rose (1,565, 1982-86) and Andre Gaddy (1,568, 1977-80, 81-82).
George Mason pulls away late, beats Morgan State 82-75
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored five of his 22 points in the final two minutes to help George Mason pull away and beat Morgan State 82-75 on Wednesday night.
George Mason (3-5) rebounded from double-digit losses to Cincinnati and Baylor in the Emerald Coast Classic in Florida.
George Mason gets first victory, tops winless Southern 69-65
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 17 points and George Mason converted six of eight free throw attempts in the final two minutes to hold off Southern and earn a 69-65 victory, its first of the season, in a campus game of the Emerald Coast Classic tournament on Saturday afternoon.
George Mason built a 12-point lead through the first half. While the Jaguars rallied, they never got closer than four points in the second half.
Nelson lifts American over George Mason 78-75 in OT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 24 points and his 3-point play with 35 seconds left in overtime helped lift American over George Mason 78-75 Friday night in the Eagles' season opener.
Boyd’s buzzer-beating layup lifts Mason over UMass in OT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II had seven of his 22 points in overtime and assisted on Ian Boyd's game winning basket to help George Mason beat Massachusetts 78-76 on Saturday.
Livingston scores 29 points, George Mason beats Dayton 85-67
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 29 points and made a career-high seven 3-pointers to lead George Mason to an 85-67 victory over Dayton on Wednesday night.
George Mason (12-14, 6-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won three of its last four games since snapping a four-game skid. Dayton (11-14, 5-8) has lost four of its last five.
George Mason holds off George Washington, wins 72-65
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 14 points, Jaire Grayer added 12 points and 12 rebounds and George Mason held off George Washington for a 72-65 victory on Saturday.
George Mason (11-14, 5-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won two of its last three games. George Washington (10-15, 3-9) has lost five of its last six, and is now 0-8 on the road.
Mobley leads St. Bonaventure over George Mason 85-69
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Matt Mobley scored a career-high 35 points with 11 rebounds and St. Bonaventure beat George Mason 85-69 on Wednesday night.
Mobley was 11 of 15 from the field, 7 of 9 from beyond the arc and hit all six of his free throws. Nelson Kaputo also posted a career-high of 20 points with four rebounds and four assists for the Bonnies (15-6, 5-4 Atlantic 10) who have won three straight.
Lane leads with 25 points, VCU downs George Mason 84-76
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Khris Lane scored 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and VCU notched its third straight win, downing George Mason 84-76 on Saturday.
Lane was 11 of 13 from the field for the Rams (14-8, 6-3 Atlantic 10), who had a 50-27 rebounding edge over George Mason. Justin Tillman scored 18 points with 11 rebounds before fouling out, De'Riante Jenkins added 15 points and Jonathan Williams had 10 points and six assists.
Livingston, Grayer combine for 51; George Mason wins 86-81
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 26 points, Jaire Grayer had a career-high 25 and George Mason beat Saint Louis 86-81 on Saturday.
Livingston snapped a tie with six consecutive points to give the Patriots (9-9, 3-2 Atlantic 10) an 83-77 lead with a minute to go. Davell Roby responded with a 3-pointer and the Billikens (8-10, 1-4) used their pressure to get a turnover but Saint Louis missed three final 3-point attempts.
Livingston drills buzzer-beater in George Mason’s 91-79 win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II drilled a 25-foot buzzer-beater that hit nothing but net and lifted George Mason past Saint Joseph's 81-79 on Wednesday night, foiling a late comeback by the Hawks.
George Mason (8-9, 2-2 Atlantic 10) broke away from the early back-and-forth scrapping with a 14-4 run that opened a 10-point lead and the Patriots led until there were five seconds left in the game.
Gudmundsson scores 24, Davidson whips George Mason 86-59
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Davidson took control early for an 86-59 win over George Mason on Sunday.
Peyton Aldridge added 17 points for the Wildcats (8-8, 2-1 Atlantic-10) and KiShawn Pritchett and Kellan Grady had 15 points apiece.
Otis Livingston II led the Patriots (6-8, 1-2) with 20 points, making 4 of 5 from 3-point range.
George Mason uses balance to beat NC Central 77-65
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II was 7-for-10 shooting and scored 17 points to help George Mason to a 77-65 win against North Carolina Central on Saturday.
Raasean Davis scored the first eight points for the Eagles before Jaire Grayer's jumper put George Mason (5-5) ahead for good. Grayer's basket began a 14-7 run and the Patriots led 20-13 after Goanar Mar's jumper. Greg Calixte's tip-in off an offensive rebound extended the lead to 33-22 with 2:17 before halftime.
William & Mary rallies to down George Mason 77-70
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight scored 27 points with seven rebounds and Matt Milon added 22 points and William & Mary pushed its win streak to five with a 77-70 win over George Mason on Wednesday night.
The Tribe (6-2) lost two of its first three games before putting together the win streak. George Mason (4-5) now has lost four of its last five.
George Mason beats CSU Northridge from line, 78-73 in OT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Goanar Mar tied the game with 14 seconds left in regulation, tied it again to start overtime and George Mason hit eight straight free throws to hold off Cal State Northridge, 78-73 Saturday.
Michael Warren hit a three-pointer to give the Matadors the lead with just under four minutes left in regulation and Zeno Lake pushed the advantage to 65-62 with 2:56 remaining.
George Mason rallies to beat Binghamton behind Livingston
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 19 points and made three of his five 3-pointers in a late second-half run to help the Patriots rally for a 69-57 win over Binghamton on Thursday night.
Freshman Goanar Mar scored 16 points, Justin Kier had 13, and George Mason (2-1) held the Bearcats to 26 percent shooting in the second half.
Kier’s late FTs gives George Mason 67-65 win over Lafayette
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Justin Kier made two free throws with six seconds remaining to give George Mason a 67-65 win over Lafayette in the season opener on Friday night.
The Leopards failed to get off a shot in the final seconds.
Jaire Grayer led the Patriots, hitting 6 of 11 from the floor for 17 points and grabbing nine rebounds. Kier was 5 of 8 from the floor and made all five free throw attempts for 15 points. Otis Livingston II added 14 points and Goanar Mar had 11.
Moore scores career-best 28; George Mason beats LaSalle
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marquise Moore scored a career-high 28 points and George Mason rolled to a 95-75 victory over LaSalle on Saturday night.
Moore was 10 of 16 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Jaire Grayer added 22 points and Otis Livingston II 19 for the Patriots (15-8, 5-5 Atlantic 10), who shot 63 percent (31 of 49) from the field and made 10 3-pointers. Jalen Jenkins chipped in 16 points.
George Washington sets season-high point mark in win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points, added seven rebounds, and George Washington won its second straight game, 87-68 over George Mason on Wednesday night.
The Colonials had lost five of their previous six before the back-to-back wins.
Jordan Roland hit five 3-pointers and also finished with 20 points for George Washington (11-9, 3-4 Atlantic 10), which hit 11 of 19 overall from deep and finished with its highest scoring output of the season.
VCU controls George Mason in 73-64 A-10 opening win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — JeQuan Lewis scored a season high 26 points and Mo Alie-Cox had 14 points and nine rebounds sending VCU to a 73-64 win against George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams Friday night.
The Rams led 36-35 at halftime and never trailed after the break. Ian Boyd's jumper brought the Patriots to within 49-45 with 13:05 to play, and he made one of two free throws six minutes later to make 59-55, but they couldn't get closer.
Wray’s OT dunk lifts Mount St Mary’s over George Mason 78-76
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Chris Wray had 21 points and 10 rebounds and his dunk with a second left in overtime lifted Mount Saint Mary's over George Mason 78-76 on Friday night.
George Mason's Justin Kier hit two free throws to tie it at 76 with 29 seconds left in overtime before Elijah Long stole the ball from him later and Mount Saint Mary's called a timeout. Wray got the dunk off the inbounds and a steal as time expired.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — George Mason has extended coach Dave Paulsen's contract for another year through the 2020-21 season.
Athletic director Brad Edwards announced the extension Wednesday. Edwards said it a way to recognize Paulsen's work of getting the men's basketball program "back on firm footing" in his first season as the Patriots' coach.
George Mason went 11-21 but had an Atlantic 10 all-rookie team pick in guard Otis Livingston II, who started all 32 games...