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 26 25 30.3 .450 .301 .706 3.3 0.9 0.8 0.2 15.6
Bryon Allen 24 24 33.8 .450 .396 .852 3.9 3.1 1.0 0.0 15.5
Patrick Holloway 26 4 21.5 .414 .415 .677 1.7 0.7 0.5 0.0 9.0
Jalen Jenkins 26 12 22.8 .485 .000 .692 6.2 1.0 0.6 1.0 7.5
Marko Gujanicic 26 13 19.5 .423 .233 .778 3.2 0.8 0.4 0.1 6.5
Johnny Williams 26 16 20.6 .483 .000 .647 3.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 5.6
Marquise Moore 22 13 21.9 .397 .000 .771 2.4 2.7 0.6 0.5 3.9
Erik Copes 20 10 19.5 .632 .000 .357 4.7 0.3 0.4 1.2 3.9
Corey Edwards 21 10 13.2 .333 .320 .800 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.0 3.1
Vaughn Gray 17 0 10.2 .388 .385 .375 1.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 3.0
Anali Okoloji 17 0 8.2 .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 Opponent Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular season
November 8* 7:00 pm American Patriot CenterFairfax, VA W 63–60  6,602 1–0
November 12* 8:00 pm at Lamar Montagne CenterBeaumont, TX W 68–54  3,984 2–0
November 16* 4:00 pm Northern Iowa Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 76–70  4,367 3–0
November 19* 7:00 pm St. Francis (PA) Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 58–46  4,013 4–0
November 23* 2:00 pm at Iona Hynes Athletic CenterNew Rochelle, NY L 73–89  1,738 4–1
November 26* 8:00 pm at Princeton Jadwin GymnasiumPrinceton, NJ L 66–71  1,672 4–2
November 30* 4:00 pm Rhode Island Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 61–54  4,014 5–2
December 4* 7:00 pm South Florida Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN L 66–68  4,587 5–3
December 8* 1:00 pm vs. Oklahoma Verizon CenterWashington, D.C.
(BB&T Classic Basketball Tournament)
L 66–81  9,183 5–4
December 22* 5:30 pm vs. #17 Iowa State Stan Sheriff CenterHonolulu, HI
(Diamond Head Classic Quarterfinals)
ESPNU L 67–79  8,694 5–5
December 23* 2:30 pm vs. Oregon State Stan Sheriff Center • Honolulu, HI
(Diamond Head Classic Consolation 2nd round)
ESPNU L 54–58  7,140 5–6
December 25* 1:30 pm vs. Saint Mary's Stan Sheriff Center • Honolulu, HI
(Diamond Head Classic 7th place game)
ESPN3 W 65–63  1,535 6–6
January 2* 7:30 pm Penn Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN W 80–77  3,531 7–6
January 4* 7:00 pm at Old Dominion Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, VA L 66–71  7,511 7–7
January 9 7:00 pm at VCU Stuart C. Siegel CenterRichmond, VA CBSSN L 57–71  7,741 7–8 (0–1)
January 11 8:00 pm Saint Joseph's Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA CBSSN L 80–84  5,027 7–9 (0–2)
January 15 7:00 pm #16 Massachusetts Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN L 87–88  4,014 7–10 (0–3)
January 18 12:30 pm at Rhode Island Ryan CenterKingston, RI NBCSN L 69–71 OT 4,810 7–11 (0–4)
January 22 7:00 pm at Fordham Rose Hill GymnasiumBronx, NY L 70–76  1,352 7–12 (0–5)
January 25 12:30 pm George Washington Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN L 69–75  7,714 7–13 (0–6)
February 1 2:30 pm at #19 Saint Louis Chaifetz ArenaSt. Louis, MO NBCSN L 75–81 OT 9,148 7–14 (0–7)
February 5 7:00 pm Dayton Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN L 67–84  3,863 7–15 (0–8)
February 8 2:00 pm at Duquesne A.J. Palumbo CenterPittsburgh, PA W 74–68  2,923 8–15 (1–8)
February 12 7:00 pm at Massachusetts Mullins CenterAmherst, MA W 91–80  5,322 9–15 (2–8)
February 15 6:00 pm St. Bonaventure Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN L 73–85  7,838 9–16 (2–9)
February 19 7:00 pm #10 Saint Louis Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA NBCSN L 85–89 OT 4,057 9–17 (2–10)
February 26 7:00 pm Richmond Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 69–60  4,011 10–17 (3–10)
March 2 2:00 pm at George Washington Smith CenterWashington, D.C. NBCSN L 58–66  4,307 10–18 (3–11)
March 6 8:00 pm at La Salle Tom Gola ArenaPhiladelphia, PA NBCSN W 59–57  1,503 11–18 (4–11)
March 8 7:00 pm Duquense Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN L 69–81  5,724 11–19 (4–12)
Atlantic 10 Tournament
March 12 7:00 pm vs. Fordham Barclays CenterBrooklyn, NY
(First round)
L 67–70  3,842 11–20
*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 2014–15 season:

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Eric Lockett
F
Mableton, GA Whitefield Academy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 7, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 3
Trey Porter
C
Dumfries, VA Potomac Senior 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 13, 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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