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2011-03-26 13:42:00

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Join "Hall of Fame" coaches Jim Boeheim, Lute Olson, Bob Hurley Sr. and outstanding coaches Bill Self, P. J. Carlsimo, Ben Howland, Tom Izzo, Tubby Smith, Jim Larranaga and Bobby Cremins, plus special guests Hall of Famer Bill Walton and Bill Raftery, CBS College Basketball analyst at the first Coaching Legends Fantasy Basketball Camp scheduled to take place at Wynn Las Vegas from August 13-16, 2011. As a group, campers and coaches will play...

2008-12-29 09:18:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's FiOS1 local TV channel will broadcast live two George Mason University CAA (Colonial Athletic Association) conference basketball games in January and February from the university's Patriot Center here. FiOS TV customers can see two exciting matchups -- on Jan. 5 when the Patriots take on Georgia State University at 5:07 p.m., and on Feb. 18 when the Patriots host Drexel University at 7:07 p.m. "FiOS1 delivers content that demonstrates our...

2006-04-01 22:20:09

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Florida used its superior height to end upstart George Mason's remarkable NCAA Tournament run with a 73-58 victory Saturday in the national semi-finals. The Gators broke the game open with a 12-2 streak at the start of the second half, turning a five-point lead into a 43-28 cushion with 15 minutes left in the game. Junior guard Lee Humphrey had 10 points during the run, including three three-pointers, to help seal the Gators' victory....

2006-04-01 20:42:17

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Florida used its superior height to end upstart George Mason's remarkable NCAA Tournament run with a 73-58 victory on Saturday in the national semi-finals. The Gators broke the game open with a 12-2 streak at the start of the second half, turning a five-point lead into a 43-28 cushion with 15 minutes left in the game. Junior guard Lee Humphrey had 10 points during run, including three three-pointers, to help seal the Gators' victory....

2006-03-31 19:38:44

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Largely unknown just two weeks ago, George Mason's lightly recruited but suddenly inspired players have become the toast of an underdog-loving nation. On the eve of the semi-finals of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, the Patriots held a public practice on Friday at the RCA Dome before thousands of new-found fans. "I'm having a blast," Patriots coach Jim Larranaga told reporters after the workout. "My players are enjoying it....

2006-03-25 01:44:24

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unheralded and outmanned George Mason continued its remarkable run through the NCAA men's basketball tournament by defeating Wichita State to advance to the final eight. A week ago, the 11th seeded Patriots were fending off critics who said they did not even belong in the 64-team tournament. Now they are the tournament's sentimental choice, the team underdog lovers are calling their own. During their three upset wins they have emerged from...


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