George Mason

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball.

03/21/2014

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Jon Rothstein’s Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.

07/01/2013

Head coach James "Bruiser" Flint of the Drexel Dragons (credit: Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: CAA Offseason Notebook; Questions, Power Rankings And Players To Watch

Absolutely fine. Bruiser Flint has said all summer long that his team has unfinished business after being left out of the NCAA Tournament last March .

09/24/2012

Paul Hewitt (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.

08/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

John Calipari has never lost at Rupp Arena since he’s been the head coach at Kentucky. And that trend will likely continue on Saturday against the Commodores.

WFAN–02/24/2012

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Rothstein Files: Fraschilla Says This Is The Year To Reward Mid Majors

Despite Kentucky and Syracuse separating themselves as the two best teams in college basketball, the theme in the sport this season is simple — parity.

WFAN–02/21/2012

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Rothstein Files: Ten Mid-Majors To Keep An Eye On

If Iona is going to live up to their billing, they will have to display a renewed killer instinct.

01/26/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.

WFAN–01/02/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Duquesne-George Mason

Guards from the Motor City don’t have the cache as the ones from New York — but they’re pretty darn good and Duquesne has three of them.

WFAN–12/22/2011

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Rothstein Files: News And Notes Around College Hoops

We don’t wish attempting to deal with VCU’s pressure on anyone.

WFAN–12/20/2011

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The Rothstein Files: CAA Compass Pointed In Drexel’s Direction

The CAA has now become the premier mid-major league in college basketball. After sending two different schools to the Final Four in the past five seasons, the separation between the conference and its counterparts is annually escalating to a different level.

10/14/2011

Hofstra University's Charles Jenkins (AP file photo)

Hofstra Moves Into First With Win Over George Mason

Charles Jenkins scored 32 points and had eight assists as Hofstra defeated George Mason 87-74 on Wednesday night to move into first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

WFAN–01/06/2011