George Mason to Launch “CAA Basketball Legends” Campaign

Posted: February 4, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Athletics Department has launched a campaign to identify a men’s and women’s basketball “legend” to represent the Patriots as part of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Basketball Legends Breakfast/Luncheon that tips off the respective conference championships in March.

Each institution in the conference will select one men’s and one women’s basketball “legend” by Feb. 11. The selected “legends” will attend their respective event during the tournament, and will offer remarks on their careers and interact with fans and other attendees. They will also be recognized at halftime of their alma mater’s first round or quarterfinal game.

Fans are invited to make nominations for George Mason “legends” on, or by e-mailing their choice to

Ballots are also located and can be submitted at two Fairfax restaurants and Patriot Club sponsors: Brion’s Grille (10621 University Mall) and Thursday’s Restaurant (11184 Lee Highway). In addition, the Patriot Center concourse will have a location to submit nominations at George Mason home basketball games.

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