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Latest George Mason Items
Tom O'Connor, George Mason's AD for the past 20 years including the school's run to the 2006 men's basketball Final Four, announced his retirement.
The school announced Tuesday that O'Connor will leave June 30 after 20 years on the job. The 67-year-old O'Connor helped raise the athletic profile of a university that had long been known as a commuter school.
Tom O'Connor is retiring as athletic director at George Mason.
Ryan Canty and the Fordham Rams hit the glass to secure the program's first conference tournament victory in seven years.
Ryan Canty grabbed a career-best 19 rebounds as No. 13 Fordham held on to defeat 12th-seeded George Mason 70-67 in the first round of the A-10 Championship.
Marko Gujanicic's 15 points Thursday night included the game-winning layup, and George Mason beat La Salle 59-57.
Maurice Creek needed help after a brutal first half shooting performance against George Mason. Per usual, he prayed. The 3-pointers fell from there.
The win moves the Colonials (21-7, 9-5 Atlantic 10) into a tie for fourth place with Massachusetts with two games remaining. The top four teams in the regular season earn a bye into the conference tournament quarterfinals.
Maurice Creek dominated the second half offensively and finished with 22 points as George Washington defeated George Mason 66-58 on Sunday.