Basketball Excitement Continues at Mason

Posted: March 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The excitement of Sweet 16 week is continuing unabated on the Mason campuses. Fans are invited to give the men’s basketball team an inspiring send-off on Wednesday just before the Mason Patriots bus pulls out of Patriot Center loading dock at about 6:30 p.m. Fans should plan to arrive about 6 p.m. A special area at the Patriot Center will be set aside for well-wishers.

Watch the Game with Friends

With limited tickets allotted to Mason for the actual basketball game at the Verizon Center, Mason fans are already looking to Plan B to watch Friday night’s Sweet 16 match-up between the Patriots and the Wichita State Shockers.

Not to worry. If you want to be around friends to watch the game, there are plenty of alternative viewing sites in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Mason’s Office of Alumni Affairs has developed a list of sites that will host a showing of Friday’s game. The contest, which will be broadcast on CBS at 7:27 p.m., will also be shown on the Fairfax Campus in the Johnson Center Atrium.

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