Georgetown, George Washington and George Mason will be spending either the Thanksgiving holiday or Christmas season far from home.
George Mason's athletic teams don green and gold uniforms. The university's hire of a former Washington Redskins safety as their new athletic director now adds some burgundy to the equation.
George Mason's incoming class for 2014 just got a little bigger and more versatile.
Melo Trimble and Dion Wiley, both headed to Maryland, as well as Georgetown recruit Tre Campbell, headline the 41st Capital Classic All-Star game.
Tom O'Connor, who oversaw George Mason's men's basketball program run to the 2006 Final Four and the school's move to the Atlantic 10 conference, announced his retirement on Tuesday.