George Mason to play in CollegeInsider.com tourney

George Mason says its men’s basketball team will host a

first-round game in the CollegeInsider.com tournament next

Tuesday.

The opponent has not been announced yet.

Coach Jim Larranaga says Wednesday that the CIT is “an

excellent opportunity to give our players a taste of the

postseason.”

The CIT is a 16-team tournament that began last season.

George Mason is 17-14. The Patriots reached the Final Four of

the NCAA tournament in 2006.