2012–13 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team

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2012–13 George Mason Patriots men's basketball
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CBI, Runner-Up
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2012–13 record 22–16 (10–8 CAA)
Head coach Paul Hewitt
Assistant coach Roland Houston
Assistant coach Mike Wells
Assistant coach Chris Kreider
Home arena Patriot Center
Recreation and Athletic Complex
Seasons
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northeastern 14 4   .778     20 13   .606
Towson* 13 5   .722     18 13   .581
Delaware 13 5   .722     19 14   .576
James Madison 11 7   .611     21 15   .583
George Mason 10 8   .556     22 16   .579
Georgia State** 10 8   .556     15 16   .484
Drexel 9 9   .500     13 18   .419
William & Mary 7 11   .389     13 17   .433
UNC Wilmington* 5 13   .278     10 20   .333
Hofstra 4 14   .222     7 25   .219
Old Dominion** 3 15   .167     5 25   .167
2013 CAA Tournament winner
As of April 5, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
**Ineligible for conference tournament due to changing conferences in 2013

The 2012–13 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team represented George Mason University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was the 47th season for the program. The Patriots, led by head coach Paul Hewitt, were members of the Colonial Athletic Association and played their home games at the Patriot Center, with one home game at the Recreation and Athletic Complex. They finished the season 22–16, 10–8 in CAA play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They advanced to the semifinals of the CAA Tournament where they lost to Northeastern. They were invited to the 2013 College Basketball Invitational where they defeated the College of Charleston, Houston, and Western Michigan to advance to the best-of-three games finals series vs Santa Clara. They lost the series to Santa Clara 2 games to 1 to be the CBI Runner-Up.

This was the Patriots final season as a member of the CAA. They will join the Atlantic 10 Conference in July, 2013.

Awards[edit]

Second Team All-CAA

  • Sherrod Wright

CAA Player of the Week

  • Bryon Allen - Nov. 12
  • Sherrod Wright - Dec. 24

Roster[edit]

2012–13 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) Jr St. Thomas More Largo, MD
F 5 Arledge, JonathanJonathan Arledge 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 228 lb (103 kg) Jr KIMA Washington, DC
F 1 Bennett, ParisParis Bennett 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 226 lb (103 kg) RS Jr St. Patrick's Elizabeth, NJ
C 4 Copes, ErikErik Copes 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 244 lb (111 kg) So Imhotep Charter Philadelphia, PA
G 13 Edwards, CoreyCorey Edwards 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 177 lb (80 kg) So Christ the King Middle Village, NY
F 12 Gray, VaughnVaughn Gray 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So St. Benedict's Elmwood Park, NJ
F 40 Gujaničić, MarkoMarko Gujaničić 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Stoneridge Prep Cacak, Serbia
G 3 Holloway, PatrickPatrick Holloway 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Paul VI Stafford, VA
F 20 Jenkins, JalenJalen Jenkins 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Cardinal Hayes Yonkers, NY
G 25 Lewis, BryceBryce Lewis 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Union Union, NJ
F 14 Okoloji, AnaliAnali Okoloji 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 232 lb (105 kg) So Impact Academy Brooklyn, NY
F 30 Rudy, MichaelMichael Rudy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Saint Thomas More Falls Church, VA
G 11 Vaughns, VertrailVertrail Vaughns 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 184 lb (83 kg) RS Jr Mesquite Mesquite, TX
F 2 Williams, JohnnieJohnnie Williams 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 266 lb (121 kg) RS Jr Briarcrest Christian Memphis, TN
G 10 Wright, SherrodSherrod Wright 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 202 lb (92 kg) RS Jr 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
Sherrod Wright 27 27 31.5 .476 .361 .857 5.0 1.6 1.1 0.3 17.0
Jonathan Arledge 27 11 17.5 .460 .417 .803 4.4 0.7 0.6 0.6 7.7
Johnny Williams 20 20 24.8 .410 .000 .667 4.1 0.7 0.9 0.7 7.0
Bryon Allen 27 17 24.3 .464 .300 .750 2.5 3.7 1.0 0.1 6.7
Erik Copes 23 23 23.0 .481 .000 .585 5.6 0.4 0.4 1.3 5.5
Patrick Holloway 27 0 12.1 .357 .344 .400 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.0 5.0
Marko Gujanicic 26 0 19.7 .373 .250 .600 4.0 1.4 0.6 0.1 5.0
Corey Edwards 27 19 20.5 .484 .583 .649 1.7 2.9 1.0 0.0 4.9
Vertrail Vaughns 26 0 15.7 .384 .241 .708 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.0 4.8
Anali Okoloji 25 18 13.8 .384 .241 .708 2.7 0.4 0.5 0.3 3.2
Paris Bennett 15 0 10.3 .571 .500 .571 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 3.0
Vaughn Gray 13 0 8.0 .379 .273 .000 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.0 1.9
Michael Rudy 2 0 2.0 .500 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5
Bryce Lewis 2 0 3.0 .500 .000 .000 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

2012–2013 game log[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
October 25* 7:00 PM Bowie State Patriot CenterFairfax, VA W 76–72  3,044
Regular Season
November 9* 7:00 PM Virginia Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 63–59  9,840 1–0
November 13* 7:00 PM at Bucknell Sojka PavilionLewisburg, PA L 56–61  3,272 1–1
November 16* 1:30 PM vs. Mercer Sports and Fitness CenterSaint Thomas, VI
(Paradise Jam Quarterfinals)
W 52–49  N/A 2–1
November 18* 6:00 PM vs. New Mexico Sports and Fitness Center • Saint Thomas, VI
(Paradise Jam Semifinals)
CBSSN L 69–70  N/A 2–2
November 19* 8:30 PM vs. Quinnipiac Sports and Fitness Center • Saint Thomas, VI
(Paradise Jam Tournament 3rd place game)
CBSSN W 74–58  3,022 3–2
November 24* 4:00 PM Boston University Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 48–45  4,375 4–2
November 28* 8:00 PM at Rhode Island Ryan CenterKingston, RI CBSSN W 55–52  4,056 5–2
December 2* 2:30 PM vs. Maryland Verizon CenterWashington, DC
(BB&T Classic Basketball Tournament)
MASN L 62–69  10,256 5–3
December 4* 7:00 PM UMBC Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 74–63  3,509 6–3
December 8* 6:00 PM Northern Iowa Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN L 77–82 OT 6,487 6–4
December 22* 3:00 PM vs. Richmond Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic)
NBCSN W 67–64  6,944 7–4
December 29* 7:00 PM at South Florida USF Sun DomeTampa, FL MASN/ESPN3 L 57–61  4,856 7–5
January 3 7:00 PM Northeastern Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN L 74–84  3,724 7–6 (0–1)
January 5 2:00 PM at William & Mary Kaplan ArenaWilliamsburg, VA CSNMA W 73–66  3,506 8–6 (1–1)
January 10 7:00 PM Old Dominion Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN W 71–46  4,011 9–6 (2–1)
January 12 2:00 PM at UNC Wilmington Trask ColiseumWilmington, NC CSNMA L 74–82  3,031 9–7 (2–2)
January 15 7:00 PM James Madison Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSNMA W 68–57  4,241 10–7 (3–2)
January 19 5:00 PM Hofstra Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN W 57–46  5,810 11–7 (4–2)
January 23 7:00 PM at Towson Towson CenterTowson, MD MASN W 77–67  2,005 12–7 (5–2)
January 27 8:00 PM at Northeastern Matthews ArenaBoston, MA CSNMA L 51–71  1,971 12–8 (5–3)
January 31 7:00 PM Drexel Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN L 54–58  4,365 12–9 (5–4)
February 2 4:00 PM at James Madison JMU Convocation CenterHarrisonburg, VA CSNMA W 74–63  5,170 13–9 (6–4)
February 4 7:00 PM at Old Dominion Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, VA NBCSN W 85–74  6,290 14–9 (7–4)
February 9 2:00 PM Delaware Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CBSSN L 72–79  5,567 14–10 (7–5)
February 14 7:00 PM at Drexel Daskalakis Athletic CenterPhiladelphia, PA CBSSN W 68–62  1,623 15–10 (8–5)
February 16 4:00 PM Georgia State Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(Homecoming)
CSNMA L 60–78  8,010 15–11 (8–6)
February 20 7:00 PM at Hofstra Hofstra ArenaHempstead, NY W 79–50  1,506 16–11 (9–6)
February 23 4:00 PM William & Mary Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSNMA W 60–58  6,215 17–11 (10–6)
February 26 7:00 PM Towson Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CSNMA L 81–85 OT 3,956 17–12 (10–7)
March 2 2:00 PM at Delaware Bob Carpenter CenterNewark, DE NBCSN L 77–82  3,011 17–13 (10–8)
2013 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
March 9 3:30 PM vs. Drexel Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(Quarterfinals)
CSNMA W 60–54  4,655 18–13
March 10 2:00 PM vs. Northeastern Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(Semifinals)
CSNMA/NBCSN L 67–69  4,065 18–14
2013 College Basketball Invitational
March 19* 7:00 PM at College of Charleston TD ArenaCharleston, SC
(First Round)
AXS TV W 78–77  1,713 19–14
March 25* 7:00 PM Houston Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(Quarterfinals)
AXS TV W 88–84 OT 2,044 20–14
March 27* 7:00 PM Western Michigan Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(Semifinals)
AXS TV W 62–52  1,684 21–14
April 1* 10:00 PM at Santa Clara Leavey CenterSanta Clara, CA
(Finals Game 1)
AXS TV L 73–81  1,154 21–15
April 3* 7:00 PM Santa Clara Recreation and Athletic Complex • Fairfax, VA
(Finals Game 2)
AXS TV W 73–66  1,280 22–15
April 5* 7:00 PM Santa Clara Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(Finals Game 3)
AXS TV L 77–80  2,440 22–16
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Recruiting[edit]

The following is a list of players signed for the 2013–14 season:

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Marquise Moore
G
Oakdale, CT St. Thomas More 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) May 2, 2013 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   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]