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Ryan Pearson and Andre Cornelius are out for tonight's game at GW

George Mason Basketball: Ryan Pearson and Andre Cornelius are out for tonight's game at GW

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Ryan Pearson and Andre Cornelius are out for tonight's game at GW

Thanks for everyone who sent the tips in on this one. It seems Ryan Pearson and Andre Cornelius are both suspended for tonight's game at George Washington. This may be the reason why Pearson was on the bench most of the second half at Tulane as well. While most of you read the same stuff I did on certain social media sites, it appears the two were suspended by Coach Larranaga for stealing a pillow while staying at a hotel in New Orleans this past weekend, there could be more to story but that's all I know at this point. You can notice in today's game notes (PDF) that they are not listed as probable starters, Luke Hancock and Sherrod Wright are penciled in as of now in their place. Very disheartening to see this kind of thing happen, but Mason fans know Larranaga runs a tight ship and no deed like this goes unpunished. Although this basically a non-conference game of little importance to Mason, you can't deny the fact that as a fan you want to see this team beat our neighbors in DC. I'm curious to see what Wright does in his extra minutes tonight as he will have a lot more opportunities to shoot the ball. Also with Pearson out Kevin Foster will see a lot of front court action and the team will need him playing aggressive alongside Morrison. Morrison staying out of foul trouble is another key tonight.

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10 Comments:

Blogger variaban said...

Gonna be in Section 213, better be a "George Mason section!!!"

11:40 AM  
Blogger Brock said...

Good for Coach for suspending them. I hope this is just a one time mistake for these guys. I'd hate to see us upgrading in overall talent, while downgrading in character.

Let's Go Mason!

1:08 PM  
Blogger C Hirsch said...

Must have been a damn good pillow.

4:04 PM  
Blogger Brian said...

I wish Birdsong would have stolen the pillow...

4:42 PM  
Blogger 08rex said...

mason looks like a bunch of rookies on the court

8:28 PM  
Blogger Brann...it's good for you. said...

Totally pissed. Disgraceful performance.

9:07 PM  
Blogger eaymar said...

They'll be okay. Expect performances like this during this season. We might go .500 this year, but this is clearly a squad poised for greatness in the future.

Not to mention an awesome collection of hotel linens.

11:24 PM  
OpenID bigpapa6390 said...

how you all saw the "pillow cases?" poster at the game hahaha

12:53 AM  
OpenID bigpapa6390 said...

hope*

1:10 AM  
Blogger variaban said...

Rex, it's because they are a bunch of rookies, 7 freshmen...

8:49 AM  

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