Strong 2nd Half Carries Lady Patriots to CAA Quarters

By Danny Marks

Thanks to a stellar performance from its star players and an impressive 13-3 run in the game’s closing minutes, the George Mason women’s basketball team’s seemingly improbable NCAA tournament hopes are still alive.

It has been an up-and-down season for the George Mason women’s basketball team, and tonight’s matchup against Northeastern was no exception.  The Lady Patriots managed to overcome 15 turnovers, 15 lead changes and an uncharacteristically resilient Huskies squad to advance to the next round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.  Today’s victory marks the first time in six seasons that the team has advanced past the first round.
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