I’m Going. Are You?

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 1:52 pm, Last Updated: March 10, 2014 at 7:18 am

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A10GoingFrPeterMason Nation, including Father Peter Nassetta, director of the university’s Catholic Campus Ministry, is planning to turn out in full force at Mason’s inaugural Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship in New York City from March 12-16 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Many Mason fans already have scooped up tickets, and you can too at Mason2NYC.com or by calling 703-993-3270. The tourney takes place next week during Mason’s spring break.

“Going to New York City is going to be a blast!,” says Nassetta. “The team is right there in every game, even against the very best in the Atlantic 10. I imagine I am going to want to see quite a few of these A-10 games.”

Pregame and Game Schedule

Mason will play Fordham at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship.

George Mason, appearing in its first A-10 tournament, will enter as the 12th seed. Fordham is the 13th seed. The winner will advance to play the fifth-seeded team at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The tournament runs through the 1 p.m. championship Sunday.

See Mason2NYC.com for all ticket, hotel and tournament information and for details on Mason gatherings in New York. Student tickets to Mason’s tournament games are free.

The Ignite Your Mason Spirit Celebration will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s LePercq Space. Registration information for that event is here or at Mason2NYC.com.

The Mason Nation Headquarters (pregame and postgame) after the opening round is the 200 Fifth Restaurant & Sports Bar, a seven-minute walk from the Barclays Center.

Write to Preston Williams at pwilli20@gmu.edu

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