The Hawks held on to defeat George Mason 58-54 on Saturday.
La Salle lost to George Mason 70-62 Saturday in the A-10 opener for both teams.
March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball
Tyrone Garland led La Salle with 16 points, Duren had 13, and Sam Mills 12.
St. Joe’s will be on the road on Saturday, traveling down to Fairfax, Virginia, to take on George Mason in Atlantic 10 action.
Hicks paced the Quakers with 23 points while Dougherty finished with 17 points and eight boards.
“Let freedom ring” might not ring true in many of the fifty states.
This weekend Drexel can make up for their regular season with 3 wins as they open play in the CAA Tournament
After a loss to Delaware, the Drexel Dragons will take to the road on Thursday to visit George Mason.
VCU, George Mason and Butler have had discussions with the Atlantic 10 and indicated to the league they have potential interest in joining for the 2013-14 school year.
Luke Hancock hit a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left, capping George Mason’s comeback and keeping the one-time March darlings playing with a 61-57 win over Villanova in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
For the fourth straight season, Villanova and Temple are in the NCAA Tournament. In a Keystone State battle, the seventh-seeded Owls play 10th-seeded Penn State Thursday in Tucson, Arizona.