George Mason Patriots guard Bryon Allen (0) attempts to steal a pass by Virginia Cavaliers guard Justin Anderson (23) in the second half at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., Wednesday, November 9, 2012. George Mason Patriots host the Virginia Cavaliers for the 2012-2013 men's college basketball season opener. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

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George Mason Patriots guard Bryon Allen (0) attempts to steal a pass by Virginia Cavaliers guard Justin Anderson (23) in the second half at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., Wednesday, November 9, 2012. George Mason Patriots host the Virginia Cavaliers for the 2012-2013 men's college basketball season opener. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)