2013–14 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team

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2013–14 George Mason Patriots men's basketball
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Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
2013–14 record 11–20 (4–12 A-10)
Head coach Paul Hewitt
Assistant coach Roland Houston
Assistant coach Eric Skeeters
Assistant coach Chris Kreider
Home arena Patriot Center
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#25 Saint Louis 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
#24 VCU 12 4   .750     26 9   .743
George Washington 11 5   .688     24 9   .727
Saint Joseph's 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
UMass 10 6   .625     24 9   .727
Dayton 10 6   .625     26 11   .703
Richmond 8 8   .500     19 14   .576
La Salle 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
St. Bonaventure 6 10   .375     18 15   .545
Rhode Island 5 11   .313     14 18   .438
Duquesne 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
George Mason 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Fordham 2 14   .125     10 21   .323
2014 A10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team represented George Mason University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was the 48th season for the program. The Patriots, led by third year head coach Paul Hewitt, played their inaugural season in the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10), after spending the past 28 years in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). They finished the season 11–20, 4–12 in A-10 play to finish in 12th place. They lost in the first round of the A-10 Tournament to Fordham.

Season notes[edit]

  • George Mason will participate in the 2013 Diamond Head Classic Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii.[1]
  • On April 9, 2013 it was announced that redshirt junior guard Vertrail Vaughns will transfer from the program for the 2013-14 season.[2]
  • On April 17, 2013 it was announced that redshirt junior forward Paris Bennett will transfer from the program for the 2013-14 season.[3]
  • The Patiots will play two scrimmages prior to the season against Seton Hall & Georgetown.
  • George Mason will open their season Friday November 8 vs American University at the Patriot Center.
  • George Mason will play Oklahoma on December 8 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC as part of the BB&T Classic.
  • The following teams will visit the Patriot Center during the 2013-14 season: American (Nov 8), St. Francis (PA) (Nov. 19), South Florida (Dec. 4), Northern Iowa, Rhode Island, George Washington, Saint Louis, UMass, Duquesne, Dayton, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's.
  • George Mason will travel to the following schools during the 2013-14 season: Lamar (Nov 12), Iona (Nov 23), Princeton (Nov 26), Old Dominion, George Washington, Saint Louis, UMass, Duquesne, Fordham, La Salle, Rhode Island, VCU.

Awards[edit]

Roster[edit]

2013–14 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) 202 lb (92 kg) Sr St. Thomas More Largo, MD
F 5 Arledge, JonathanJonathan Arledge 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Sr KIMA Silver Spring, MD
F/C 4 Copes, ErikErik Copes 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Imhotep Charter Philadelphia, PA
G 13 Edwards, CoreyCorey Edwards 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Jr Christ the King Middle Village, NY
F 12 Gray, VaughnVaughn Gray 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr St. Benedict's Elmwood Park, NJ
F 40 Gujaničić, MarkoMarko Gujaničić 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 224 lb (102 kg) So Stoneridge Prep Cacak, Serbia
G 3 Holloway, PatrickPatrick Holloway 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 163 lb (74 kg) So Paul VI Stafford, VA
F 20 Jenkins, JalenJalen Jenkins 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 238 lb (108 kg) RS Fr Cardinal Hayes Yonkers, NY
G 22 Moore, MarquiseMarquise Moore 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Saint Thomas More Queens, NY
F 14 Okoloji, AnaliAnali Okoloji 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Jr Impact Academy Brooklyn, NY
F 25 Royal, JulianJulian Royal 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 237 lb (108 kg) Jr Milton Alpharetta, GA
F 30 Rudy, MichaelMichael Rudy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Saint Thomas More Falls Church, VA
F 2 Williams, JohnnieJohnnie Williams 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 260 lb (118 kg) RS Sr Briarcrest Christian Memphis, TN
G 10 Wright, SherrodSherrod Wright 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 202 lb (92 kg) RS Sr Mount Vernon Mount Vernon, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2013-07-06

Stats[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Sherrod Wright 31 30 30.9 .448 .318 .704 3.2 0.8 0.2 0.8 15.6
Bryon Allen 29 29 34.0 .451 .391 .836 3.9 3.0 1.0 0.0 15.4
Patrick Holloway 31 3 20.9 .400 .411 .706 1.5 0.7 0.4 0.0 8.7
Jalen Jenkins 31 17 22.8 .490 .000 .693 6.0 1.4 0.8 1.0 7.2
Marko Gujanicic 31 13 18.9 .410 .208 .794 3.2 0.8 0.4 0.1 6.2
Johnny Williams 26 17 19.9 .482 .000 .623 3.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 5.5
Erik Copes 25 14 20.6 .581 .000 .370 5.6 0.3 1.1 0.5 4.4
Marquise Moore 26 19 22.2 .404 .000 .784 2.4 2.7 0.6 0.5 3.9
Corey Edwards 25 12 13.5 .297 .273 .808 1.6 1.4 0.4 0.0 2.7
Vaughn Gray 19 0 9.6 .380 .370 .375 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 2.7
Anali Okoloji 17 0 8.0 .333 .667 .536 1.8 0.2 0.4 0.1 2.1
Jonathan Arledge 1 1 25.0 .000 .000 .500 3.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular season
November 8*
7:00 pm
American W 63–60  1–0
Patriot Center (6,602)
Fairfax, VA
November 12*
8:00 pm
at Lamar W 68–54  2–0
Montagne Center (3,984)
Beaumont, TX
November 16*
4:00 pm
Northern Iowa W 76–70  3–0
Patriot Center (4,367)
Fairfax, VA
November 19*
7:00 pm
St. Francis (PA) W 58–46  4–0
Patriot Center (4,013)
Fairfax, VA
November 23*
2:00 pm
at Iona L 73–89  4–1
Hynes Athletic Center (1,738)
New Rochelle, NY
November 26*
8:00 pm
at Princeton L 66–71  4–2
Jadwin Gymnasium (1,672)
Princeton, NJ
November 30*
4:00 pm, MASN
Rhode Island W 61–54  5–2
Patriot Center (4,014)
Fairfax, VA
December 4*
7:00 pm, MASN
South Florida L 66–68  5–3
Patriot Center (4,587)
Fairfax, VA
December 8*
1:00 pm
vs. Oklahoma
BB&T Classic Basketball Tournament
L 66–81  5–4
Verizon Center (9,183)
Washington, D.C.
December 22*
5:30 pm, ESPNU
vs. #17 Iowa State
Diamond Head Classic Quarterfinals
L 67–79  5–5
Stan Sheriff Center (8,694)
Honolulu, HI
December 23*
2:30 pm, ESPNU
vs. Oregon State
Diamond Head Classic Consolation 2nd round
L 54–58  5–6
Stan Sheriff Center (7,140)
Honolulu, HI
December 25*
1:30 pm, ESPN3
vs. Saint Mary's
Diamond Head Classic 7th place game
W 65–63  6–6
Stan Sheriff Center (1,535)
Honolulu, HI
January 2*
7:30 pm, NBCSN
Penn W 80–77  7–6
Patriot Center (3,531)
Fairfax, VA
January 4*
7:00 pm
at Old Dominion L 66–71  7–7
Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,511)
Norfolk, VA
January 9
7:00 pm, CBSSN
at VCU L 57–71  7–8 (0–1)
Stuart C. Siegel Center (7,741)
Richmond, VA
January 11
8:00 pm, CBSSN
Saint Joseph's L 80–84  7–9 (0–2)
Patriot Center (5,027)
Fairfax, VA
January 15
7:00 pm, MASN
#16 Massachusetts L 87–88  7–10 (0–3)
Patriot Center (4,014)
Fairfax, VA
January 18
12:30 pm, NBCSN
at Rhode Island L 69–71 OT 7–11 (0–4)
Ryan Center (4,810)
Kingston, RI
January 22
7:00 pm
at Fordham L 70–76  7–12 (0–5)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (1,352)
Bronx, NY
January 25
12:30 pm, NBCSN
George Washington L 69–75  7–13 (0–6)
Patriot Center (7,714)
Fairfax, VA
February 1
2:30 pm, NBCSN
at #19 Saint Louis L 75–81 OT 7–14 (0–7)
Chaifetz Arena (9,148)
St. Louis, MO
February 5
7:00 pm, MASN
Dayton L 67–84  7–15 (0–8)
Patriot Center (3,863)
Fairfax, VA
February 8
2:00 pm
at Duquesne W 74–68  8–15 (1–8)
A.J. Palumbo Center (2,923)
Pittsburgh, PA
February 12
7:00 pm
at Massachusetts W 91–80  9–15 (2–8)
Mullins Center (5,322)
Amherst, MA
February 15
6:00 pm, MASN
St. Bonaventure L 73–85  9–16 (2–9)
Patriot Center (7,838)
Fairfax, VA
February 19
7:00 pm, NBCSN
#10 Saint Louis L 85–89 OT 9–17 (2–10)
Patriot Center (4,057
)
Fairfax, VA
February 26
7:00 pm, MASN
Richmond W 69–60  10–17 (3–10)
Patriot Center (4,011)
Fairfax, VA
March 2
2:00 pm, NBCSN
at George Washington L 58–66  10–18 (3–11)
Smith Center (4,307)
Washington, D.C.
March 6
8:00 pm, NBCSN
at La Salle W 59–57  11–18 (4–11)
Tom Gola Arena (1,503)
Philadelphia, PA
March 8
7:00 pm, MASN
Duquense L 69–81  11–19 (4–12)
Patriot Center (5,724)
Fairfax, VA
Atlantic 10 Tournament
March 12
7:00 pm
vs. Fordham
First round
L 67–70  11–20
Barclays Center (3,842)
Brooklyn, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Recruiting[edit]

The following is a list of players signed for the 2014–15 season:

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Therence Mayimba
F
Hagerstown, MD St. James School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oct 15, 2013 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 70
Isaiah Jackson
F
Gainesville, FL The Villages Charter High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jan 21, 2014 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 69
Eric Lockett
F
Atlanta, GA Whitefield Academy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oct 6, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 69
Trey Porter
C
Dumfries, VA Potomac Senior 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oct 12, 2013 
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:

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