2001–02 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team

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2001–02 George Mason Patriots men's basketball
NIT, Opening Round
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
2001–02 record19-10 (13-5 CAA)
Head coachJim Larrañaga (5th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaPatriot Center
Seasons

The 2001–02 George Mason Patriots Men's basketball team represents George Mason University during the 2001–02 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was the 36th season for the program, the fifth under head coach Jim Larrañaga. The Patriots played their home games at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.

Honors and awards[edit]

Colonial Athletic Association All-Conference Team

Colonial Athletic Association All-Defensive Team

  • Jon Larranaga

Colonial Athletic Association All-RookieTeam

Roster[edit]

2001–02 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Dereck Franklin 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Chantilly Chantilly, VA
F 2 Jon Larranaga 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr St. John's Catholic Prep Oakton, VA
F 3 Jesse Young 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Peterborough Collegiate Peterborough, Canada
G 4 Raoul Heinen 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Callant Lyceum Bunschoten, Netherlands
G 5 Darren Tarver 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Buchtel / Wabash Valley CC Akron, OH
G 12 Richard Tynes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Hargrave Military Academy Washington, DC
G 22 Lamar Butler 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Oxon Hill Oxon Hill, MD
F 24 Rob Anderson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Wakefield Arlington, VA
C 33 Colin Wyatt 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Jamestown Williamsburg, VA
F 34 Terrance Nixon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Oxon Hill Oxon Hill, MD
F 41 Deon Cooper 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Columbia Central Columbia, TN
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Player statistics[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Darren Tarver 3 2 27.0 .553 .417 .500 3.0 1.7 0.7 0.0 18.0
Jesse Young 29 29 31.6 .484 .500 .714 8.4 1.4 1.0 1.0 14.6
Rob Anderson 29 29 30.7 .406 .375 .727 4.0 1.4 1.1 0.8 12.2
Jon Larranaga 29 29 31.0 .457 .400 .727 6.0 2.8 1.4 0.3 11.0
Lamar Butler 29 18 25.6 .368 .380 .819 2.5 1.9 1.1 0.1 10.4
Terrance Nixon 29 9 21.8 .424 .297 .800 3.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 7.6
Raoul Heinen 29 29 30.1 .420 .240 .628 4.0 4.6 1.4 0.2 7.2
Colin Wyatt 24 0 7.5 .629 .000 .286 1.2 0.2 0.5 0.0 2.0
Richard Tynes 29 0 8.8 .373 .222 .500 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.9
Deon Cooper 29 0 7.3 .476 .000 .800 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.8
Dereck Franklin 21 0 5.8 .286 .143 .444 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.7

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
November 17, 2001*
1:00 pm
at Niagara W 86–71  1–0
 29  Tarver   10  Young   6  Larranaga  Gallagher Center (1,771)
Lewiston, NY
November 19, 2001*
7:00 pm
at Miami (OH) L 65–70  1–1
 20  Anderson/Tarver   7  Young   5  Young  Millett Hall (3,087)
Oxford, OH
November 24, 2001*
7:30 pm
Toledo W 67–64  2–1
 15  Anderson   11  Larranaga   4  Heinen  Patriot Center (3,342)
Fairfax, VA
November 28, 2001*
7:30 pm
Coppin State W 80–44  3–1
 14  Nixon   9  Larranaga   9  Heinen  Patriot Center (1,910)
Fairfax, VA
December 1, 2001*
7:00 pm
at Ole Miss W 71–70  4–1
 23  Anderson   7  Anderson   11  Heinen  Tad Smith Coliseum (4,235)
Oxford, MS
December 5, 2001*
7:00 pm
Central Michigan W 65–54  5–1
 15  Anderson   7  Young   4  Heinen  Patriot Center (2,029)
Fairfax, VA
December 8, 2001*
4:30 pm
Southern Illinois L 66–73  5–2
 14  Butler   8  Larranaga   3  Larranaga/Young  Patriot Center (3,114)
Fairfax, VA
December 22, 2001
7:00 pm
Delaware L 56–83  5–3
(0–1)
 12  Nixon   5  Larranaga   3  Butler  Patriot Center (2,482)
Fairfax, VA
December 28, 2001*
6:00 pm
vs. Winthrop
Rogers AT&T NCAA Basketball Showcase
W 86–66  6–3
 24  Young   13  Young   9  Heinen  Halifax Metro Centre (5,486)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
December 31, 2001*
1:00 pm
at Duquesne L 48–64  6–4
 11  Young   13  Young   4  Heinen  Palumbo Center (2,244)
Pittsburgh, PA
CAA regular season
January 3, 2002
7:00 pm
William & Mary W 80–71  7–4
(1–1)
 21  Young   10  Larranaga   3  Heinen  Patriot Center (1,859)
Fairfax, VA
January 5, 2002
7:00 pm
Towson W 71–42  8–4
(2–1)
 20  Larranaga   9  Heinen   4  Heinen  Patriot Center (3,066)
Fairfax, VA
January 9, 2002
7:00 pm
at UNC Wilmington L 51–68  8–5
(2–2)
 16  Butler   10  Young   4  Heinen  Trask Coliseum (5,564)
Wilmington, NC
January 12, 2002
7:00 pm
Old Dominion W 76–67  9–5
(3–2)
 24  Larranaga   12  Young   5  Heinen  Patriot Center (4,540)
Fairfax, VA
January 14, 2002
7:00pm
Hofstra W 82–68  10–5
(4–2)
 24  Young   12  Larranaga   5  Heinen  Patriot Center (1,719)
Fairfax, VA
January 19, 2002
8:00 pm
Towson W 64–52  11–5
(5–2)
 20  Butler   13  Young   6  Larranaga  Towson Center (546)
Towson, MD
January 23, 2002
7:30 pm
at VCU
Rivalry
L 59–75  11–6
(5–3)
 26  Young   11  Young   3  Heinen  Siegel Center (4,135)
Richmond, VA
January 26, 2002
1:00 pm
at Drexel L 69–100  11–7
(5–4)
 16  Young   6  Young   4  Heinen  Daskalakis Athletic Center (2,027)
Philadelphia, PA
February 2, 2002
12:00 pm
James Madison W 80–68  12–7
(6–4)
 17  Young   9  Heinen   8  Heinen  Patriot Center (6,499)
Fairfax, VA
February 6, 2002
7:30 pm
at Delaware W 69–57  13–7
(7–4)
 19  Young   8  Young   3  Heinen  Bob Carpenter Center (4,908)
Newark, DE
February 9, 2002
4:00 pm
at Hofstra W 62–61  14–7
(8–4)
 13  Young   9  Young   2  Butler/Heinen  Hofstra Arena (3,522)
Hempstead, NY
February 11, 2002
7:00 pm
UNC Wilmington W 59–56  15–7
(9–4)
 14  Nixon   9  Young   4  Larranaga  Patriot Center (2,247)
Fairfax, VA
February 16, 2002
2:00 pm
Drexel W 79–64  16–7
(10–4)
 20  Young   10  Young   3  Anderson/Heinen  Patriot Center (5,761)
Fairfax, VA
February 18, 2002
7:00 pm
at William & Mary L 51–54  16–8
(10–5)
 14  Young   6  Larranaga/Young   3  Heinen  William & Mary Hall (2,007)
Williamsburg, VA
February 20, 2002
7:00 pm
VCU
Rivalry
W 83–80  17–8
(11–5)
 21  Larranaga   9  Heinen/Larranaga   10  Heinen  Patriot Center (2,558)
Fairfax, VA
February 23, 2002
7:00 pm
at James Madison W 81–74  18–8
(12–5)
 22  Young   5  Heinen/Larranaga/Young   6  Larranaga  JMU Convocation Center (6,121)
Harrisonburg, VA
February 25, 2002
7:35 pm
at Old Dominion W 78–63  19–8
(13–5)
 25  Anderson   13  Young   8  Larranaga  ODU Fieldhouse (3,406)
Norfolk, VA
2002 CAA Tournament
March 2, 2002
6:00 pm
(2) vs. (10) Hofstra
Quarterfinals
L 76–82  19–9
 18  Young   7  Young   7  Heinen  Richmond Coliseum (5,014)
Richmond, VA
2002 NIT
March 12, 2002
7:00 pm
Saint Joseph's
Opening Round
L 64–73  19–10
 22  Larranaga   8  Young   4  Tynes  Patriot Center (3,355)
Fairfax, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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