Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Mason Makes the Sweet Sixteen

Fresh off its historic win over sixth-seeded Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament, the George Mason men's basketball team met and faced another challenge, toppling the defending national champions, the no. 3 seed University of North Carolina Tar Heels, 65-60.

The Patriots now face no. 7 Wichita State University in the Sweet Sixteen on March 24 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

George Mason (25-7) became the first Colonial Athletic Association team to reach the round of 16 since 1988, when Richmond went. More...

Senior guard Tony Skinn, who sat out Friday's game, gets a hug after the Patriots victory over Michigan State.

A happy coach faces the media after the Michigan State win.


J-Fleaux said...

can you believe it? I saw an animated road sign congratulating mason tonight. craziness

thekhuc said...

this is really cool!