2011–12 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team

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2011–12 George Mason Patriots men's basketball
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Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2011–12 record 24–9 (14–4 CAA)
Head coach Paul Hewitt
Assistant coach Roland Houston
Assistant coach Mike Wells
Assistant coach Chris Kreider
Home arena Patriot Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Drexel 16 2   .889     29 7   .806
VCU 15 3   .833     29 7   .806
George Mason 14 4   .778     24 9   .727
Old Dominion 13 5   .722     21 13   .618
Delaware 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
Georgia State 11 7   .611     22 11   .667
Northeastern 9 9   .500     14 17   .452
James Madison 5 13   .278     12 20   .375
UNCW 5 13   .278     10 21   .323
William & Mary 4 14   .222     6 26   .188
Hofstra 3 15   .167     10 22   .313
Towson 1 17   .056     1 31   .031
2012 CAA Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 George Mason Patriots men's basketball represented George Mason University during the 2011–12 college basketball season. This was the 46th season for the program. The Patriots, led by first year head coach Paul Hewitt, are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and played their home games at the Patriot Center. They finished the season 24–9, 14–4 in CAA play. They lost in the semifinals of the 2011 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament to VCU.

Season Notes[edit]

Awards[edit]

NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

CAA Player of the Year

  • Ryan Pearson

First Team All-CAA

  • Ryan Pearson

CAA Player of the Week

  • Ryan Pearson - Jan. 2
  • Ryan Pearson - Jan. 30

Roster[edit]

2011–12 George Mason men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
G 0 Allen, BryonBryon Allen 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 214 lb (97 kg) So St. Thomas More Largo, MD
F 21 Arledge, JonathanJonathan Arledge 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 228 lb (103 kg) So KIMA Washington, DC
F 1 Bennett, ParisParis Bennett 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 226 lb (103 kg) RS So St. Patrick's Elizabeth, NJ
G 15 Baird, JordanJordan Baird 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Jr Stonewall Jackson Gainesville, VA
C 4 Copes, ErikErik Copes 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 244 lb (111 kg) Fr Imhotep Charter Philadelphia, PA
G 45 Cornelius, AndreAndre Cornelius 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Sr Victory Christian Charlotte, NC
G 13 Edwards, CoreyCorey Edwards 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Fr Christ the King Middle Village, NY
F 12 Gray, VaughnVaughn Gray 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr St. Benedict's Elmwood Park, NJ
G 30 Hoxie, JacobJacob Hoxie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 203 lb (92 kg) So Montreat College Garner, NC
G 2 Lewis, BryceBryce Lewis 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Union Union, NJ
F 22 Morrison, MikeMike Morrison 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 237 lb (108 kg) Sr Lakewood St. Petersburg, FL
F 14 Okoloji, AnaliAnali Okoloji 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 232 lb (105 kg) So Impact Academy Brooklyn, NY
F 24 Pearson, RyanRyan Pearson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 237 lb (108 kg) Sr Christ the King Far Rockaway, NY
G 11 Vaughns, VertrailVertrail Vaughns 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 184 lb (83 kg) RS So Mesquite Mesquite, TX
F 32 Williams, JohnnieJohnnie Williams Injured 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 266 lb (121 kg) Jr Briarcrest Christian Memphis, TN
G 10 Wright, SherrodSherrod Wright 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 196 lb (89 kg) RS So Mount Vernon Mount Vernon, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2011-10-20

Stats[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Ryan Pearson 33 33 30.7 .503 .350 .725 8.2 1.8 1.3 0.5 17.0
Mike Morrison 33 33 26.8 .592 .000 .550 6.6 1.4 0.5 1.9 9.8
Sherrod Wright 32 15 26.4 .529 .404 .859 3.3 1.3 0.8 0.3 9.6
Vertrail Vaughns 33 33 25.3 .416 .356 .763 1.8 1.1 0.7 0.0 8.8
Bryon Allen 33 31 27.7 .407 .167 .737 2.6 3.7 1.0 0.2 7.5
Andre Cornelius 23 17 21.3 .400 .341 .735 2.3 1.1 0.8 0.0 6.7
Jonathan Arledge 31 2 12.0 .404 .200 .793 3.1 0.4 0.3 0.5 4.3
Vaughn Gray 32 0 11.3 .355 .405 .634 1.2 0.2 0.4 0.0 3.4
Erik Copes 27 0 15.0 .452 .000 .419 3.7 0.1 0.3 1.9 3.3
Corey Edwards 31 2 15.2 .338 .265 .727 1.3 2.2 1.0 0.0 2.5
Paris Bennett 16 0 5.8 .500 .333 .556 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 1.6
Jacob Hoxie 2 0 1.5 1.000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Jordan Baird 4 0 1.3 .333 .000 .000 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.5
Bryce Lewis 5 0 2.2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0

2011–2012 game log[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
October 31* 7:00 PM Lycoming Patriot CenterFairfax, VA W 90–62   
Regular Season
November 11* 7:30 PM Rhode Island Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 92–90 OT 6,644 1–0
November 14* 9:30 PM vs. Florida International Cassell ColiseumBlacksburg, VA
(NIT Season Tip-Off)
ESPN3 L 76–79 OT 3,052 1–1
November 15* 8:30 PM vs. Monmouth Cassell Coliseum • Blacksburg, VA
(NIT Season Tip-Off)
W 71–39  3,148 2–1
November 19* 7:00 PM at Florida Atlantic FAU Arena • Boca Raton, FL L 75–80 OT 2,854 2–2
November 21* 7:30 PM Brown Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(NIT Season Tip-Off - Consolation Bracket)
W 74–48  1,536 3–2
November 22* 7:30 PM Albany Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(NIT Season Tip-Off - Consolation Bracket)
W 66–46  1,384 4–2
November 30* 7:00 PM Bucknell Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 61–57  5,057 5–2
December 3 7:00 PM at Towson Towson CenterTowson, MD W 65–53  1,202 6–2 (1–0)
December 6* 7:00 PM at Virginia John Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesville, VA ESPN3 L 48–68  8,954 6–3
December 10* 4:00 PM at Radford Dedmon CenterRadford, VA W 76–61  1,811 7–3
December 21* 7:00 PM Duquesne Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN L 64–75  4,054 7–4
December 23* 7:00 PM Manhattan Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 81–61  4,014 8–4
December 30* 7:00 PM at College of Charleston Carolina First ArenaCharleston, SC ESPN3 W 84–76  5,008 9–4
January 2 12:00 PM William & Mary Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 70–56  5,017 10–4 (2–0)
January 5 7:00 PM at Old Dominion Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, VA CSN W 63-54  7,783 11–4 (3–0)
January 7 7:00 PM Georgia State Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSN W 61–58  5,191 12–4 (4–0)
January 12 8:00 PM at Drexel Daskalakis Athletic CenterPhiladelphia, PA ESPNU L 53–60  2,532 12–5 (4–1)
January 14 7:00 PM at James Madison JMU Convocation CenterHarrisonburg, VA CSN W 89–83  4,312 13–5 (5–1)
January 18 7:00 PM Delaware Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA ESPN3 W 89–63  3,927 14–5 (6–1)
January 21 4:00 PM Towson Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSN W 72–60  5,663 15–5 (7–1)
January 23 9:00 PM UNC Wilmington Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 67–61  4,147 16–5 (8–1)
January 25 7:00 PM at Hofstra Hofstra ArenaHempstead, NY W 55–50  2,703 17–5 (9–1)
January 28 2:00 PM James Madison Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSN W 89–79  8,014 18–5 (10–1)
February 1 7:00 PM at Delaware Bob Carpenter CenterNewark, DE L 60–65  2,091 18–6 (10–2)
February 4 5:00 PM Old Dominion Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(Homecoming)
ESPNU W 54–50  9,840 19–6 (11–2)
February 8 7:00 PM Hofstra Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA ESPN3 W 72–62  4,343 20–6 (12–2)
February 11 7:00 PM at UNC Wilmington Trask ColiseumWilmington, NC MASN W 75–69  3,513 21–6 (13–2)
February 14 9:00 PM VCU Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSN W 62–61  6,734 22–6 (14–2)
February 18* 4:30 PM Lamar Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(ESPN BracketBusters)
W 75–71  7,014 23–6 (14–2)
February 22 7:00 PM at Northeastern Matthews ArenaBoston, MA L 82–85 OT 1,827 23–7 (14–3)
February 25 6:00 PM at VCU Stuart C. Siegel CenterRichmond, VA ESPN2 L 77–89  7,617 23–8 (14–4)
2012 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
March 3 8:30 PM vs. Georgia State Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
(Quarterfinals)
Comcast Network W 61–59  11,200 24–8
March 4 4:30 PM vs. VCU Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
(Semifinals)
Comcast Network L 64–74  11,200 24–9
Notes: 1 - Denotes Daily Attendance
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Recruiting[edit]

The following is a list of players signed for the 2012–13 season:

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Marko Gujanicic
F
Cacak, Serbia Stoneridge Prep 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jan 29, 2012 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Patrick Holloway
PG
Stafford, VA Paul VI 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Aug 4, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 83
Jalen Jenkins
F
Yonkers, NY Cardinal Hayes 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jun 9, 2012 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

References[edit]