2004–05 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team

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2004–05 George Mason Patriots men's basketball
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2004–05 record 16–13 (10–8 CAA)
Head coach Jim Larranaga
Assistant coach Bill Courtney
Assistant coach Scott Cherry
Assistant coach Eric Konkol
Home arena Patriot Center
Seasons
2004–05 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Old Dominion 15 3   .833     28 6   .824
UNC Wilmington 13 5   .722     19 10   .655
VCU 13 5   .722     19 13   .594
Hofstra 12 6   .667     21 9   .700
Drexel 12 6   .667     17 12   .586
George Mason 10 8   .556     16 13   .552
Delaware 7 11   .389     11 20   .355
William & Mary 3 15   .167     8 21   .276
James Madison 3 15   .167     6 22   .214
Towson 2 16   .111     5 24   .172
CAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004–05 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team began their 39th season of collegiate play on November 11, 2004 versus Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic tournament in Memphis, TN. The Patriots won that game, and finished the season with a record of 16 wins and 13 losses.

Season notes[edit]

  • On June 3, 2005 the team hired James Johnson and promoted Chris Caputo to assistant coaches.[1]
  • The 2004–05 George Mason Patriots were predicted to finish 3rd in the Colonial Athletic Association.[2]

Awards[edit]

Second Team All-CAA

Third Team All-CAA

CAA All-Rookie Team

CAA Player of the Week

  • Lamar Butler – Jan. 3
  • Tony Skinn – Feb. 3

CAA Rookie of the Week

  • Folarin Campbell – Dec. 29
  • Will Thomas – Jan. 18
  • Folarin Campbell – Feb. 3
  • John Vaughan – Feb. 15

2004–2005 roster[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown High School
Tim Burns 12 G 6–3 185 Sophomore Greenfield, MA Worcester Academy
Lamar Butler 22 G 6–2 170 Junior (RS) Fort Washington, MD Oxen Hill
Folarin Campbell 42 G 6–4 195 Freshman Silver Spring, MD Springbrook
Jordan Carter 2 G 6–0 165 Freshman Indianapolis, IN Brebeuf Jesuit Prep
Makan Konate 3 F 6–7 215 Sophomore Mali Worcester Academy
Jai Lewis 55 F 6–7 275 Junior Aberdeen, MD Aberdeen
Gabe Norwood 5 F 6–5 175 Sophomore State College, PA State College
Tony Skinn 1 G 6–1 170 Junior Takoma Park, MD Takoma Academy
Will Thomas 34 F 6–7 220 Freshman Baltimore, MD Mount St. Joseph's
Jesus Urbina 13 F 6–7 225 Sophomore Venezuela Amelia Academy
John Vaughan 23 G 6–3 165 Freshman Laurel, MD Laurel

Player stats[edit]

Player Games MPG PPG RPG FG % 3P% FT % Assists Steals
Lamar Butler 29 31.6 15.7 2.4 .455 .431 .736 70 33
Tony Skinn 27 26.2 14.4 2.9 .405 .342 .757 59 22
Jai Lewis 29 29.5 13.0 7.5 .498 .286 .715 56 40
John Vaughan 29 23.4 7.5 3.3 .418 .324 .729 43 24
Folarin Campbell 29 16.9 6.4 2.2 .408 .305 .689 38 20
Gabe Norwood 29 26.3 5.8 3.8 .438 .133 .684 74 47
Will Thomas 29 23.0 5.7 5.6 .611 .000 .475 22 16
Tim Burns 23 8.7 2.7 0.9 .368 .415 .750 10 7
Jesus Urbina 29 10.9 2.7 2.7 .403 .000 .643 12 10
Jordan Carter 29 8.3 1.0 0.7 .385 .300 .625 33 10
Charles Makings 10 2.8 0.3 0.3 .333 .000 .500 1 0
Makan Konate 9 2.1 0.0 0.2 .000 .000 .000 0 1

Game Log[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
November 11*
5:35 p.m.
vs. IPFW
Coaches vs. Cancer
W 69–51  1–0
 
Memphis, TN
November 13*
8:00 p.m.
at Memphis L 75–58  1–1
 
Memphis, TN
November 27*
7:00 p.m.
Duquesne W 79–58  2–1
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
December 1
7:00 p.m.
Towson W 79–61  3–1
(1–0)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
December 4*
1:00 p.m.
vs. No. 12 Maryland
BB&T Classic Opening Round
L 78–54  3–2
MCI Center 
Washington, DC
December 5*
12:30 p.m.
vs. No. 11 Michigan State
BB&T Classic Consolation Game
L 66–60  3–3
MCI Center 
Washington, DC
December 8*
7:00 p.m.
Iona W 70–65  4–3
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
December 22*
7:00 p.m.
at St. Bonaventure W 95–58  5–3
Reilly Center 
Allegany, NY
December 28*
7:00 p.m.
at McNeese State L 87–76  5–4
Burton Coliseum 
Lake Charles, LA
December 30*
7:00 p.m.
at Morehead State W 76–65  6–4
Johnson Arena 
Morehead, KY
January 5
7:00 p.m.
VCU L 81–74  6–5
(1–1)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
January 8
4:30 p.m.
UNC Wilmington W 74–69  7–5
(2–1)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
January 12
4:30 p.m.
at Delaware L 81–78 OT 7–6
(2–2)
Bob Carpenter Center 
Newark, DE
January 15
2:00 p.m.
at Old Dominion L 71–58  7–7
(2–3)
Constant Convocation Center 
Norfolk, VA
January 19
7:00 p.m.
Drexel L 66–59  7–8
(2–4)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
January 22
7:00 p.m.
at James Madison W 77–58  8–8
(3–4)
JMU Convocation Center 
Harrisonburg, VA
January 26
7:00 p.m.
Hofstra W 94–78  9–8
(4–4)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
January 29
2:00 p.m.
William & Mary W 95–62  10–8
(5–4)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
January 31
2:00 p.m.
Delaware W 82–68  11–8
(6–4)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
February 2
7:00 p.m.
at UNC Wilmington L 71–67  11–9
(6–5)
Trask Coliseum 
Wilmington, NC
February 5
7:00 p.m.
James Madison W 89–67  12–9
(7–5)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
February 9
7:00 p.m.
at Towson W 62–57  13–9
(8–5)
Towson Center 
Towson, MD
February 12
7:00 p.m.
at William & Mary W 104–99 2OT 14–9
(9–5)
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
February 14
7:30 p.m.
at VCU L 89–81  14–10
(9–6)
Alltel Pavilion 
Richmond, VA
February 16
7:00 p.m.
Old Dominion W 74–58  15–10
(10–6)
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
February 19*
4:00 p.m.
Manhattan
Homecoming
W 78–66  16–10
Patriot Center 
Fairfax, VA
February 23
7:00 p.m.
at Drexel L 78–66  16–11
(10–7)
Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
February 26
4:00 p.m.
at Hofstra L 75–52  16–12
(10–8)
Hofstra Arena 
Hempstead, NY
March 5
8:30 p.m.
vs. UNC Wilmington
CAA Tournament Quarterfinals
L 60–47  16–13
Richmond Coliseum 
Richmond, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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