George Mason will face off against Fordham in the Atlantic 10 championship second round on Thursday for a tip off time of 12 noon Eastern on the USA Network. George Mason comes into this game with a record on the season 14–15, and have lost four out of the last five games coming against Fordham, Virginia Commonwealth, Davidson, and most recently against Massachusetts in overtime by the score of 83–80. The only victory for George Mason came against George Washington by the score of 69–62.
Fordham University comes into this game with a record on the season of 15–15, and I've won three out of the last five games coming against LaSalle, Massachusetts, and George Washington by the score of 70–66. The only two defeats came against Davidson, and Massachusetts on the road by the score of 81–73.
Darious Quisenberry as a team leader for Fordham University in points per game averaging 16.8 on the season with a field goal percentage of 37.8%, and a free throw percentage of 80.2%. Quisenberry is also the team leader in minutes per game average and 33.3 on the season and averaging 3.5 assists.
Xavier Johnson is the team leader for George mason university in minutes per game averaging 31.1 on the season from the guard position and is also averaging four points seven assists. Josh Oduro is the team leader for the patriots in points per game averaging 18 on the season with a field goal percentage of 52.8%, and a free-throw percentage of 71.4%.