Leopards Open at George Mason on Friday
| Lafayette (0-0) at George Mason (0-0)
|Date||Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 7 p.m.|
|Location||Fairfax, Va. | EagleBank Arena|
|Game Notes||Lafayette | George Mason|
|Online||Atlantic 10 Network|
|Live Stats||George Mason Live Stats|
|Social Media||Twitter & Facebook|
- Lafayette opens up its 2017-18 season with the first of four games away from Kirby Sports Center on Friday evening. The Leopards are 65-43 all-time in season openers, including a 23-25 mark in season-opening games on the road.
- Lafayette closed its preseason with a 102-80 exhibition loss to Penn State on Nov. 4. It was Lafayette’s first exhibition game since the Leopards were defeated by the Sundance Pennsylvania AAU All-Stars by a 101-64 score on Nov. 13, 2000. The game raised more than $7,000 for the One America Appeal for Hurricane Relief.
- Lafayette head coach Fran O’Hanlon begins his 23rd season at the helm of the Maroon and White on Friday evening.
- Seniors Matt Klinewski and Eric Stafford were appointed as team captains for the 2017-18 campaign, taking over for Nick Lindner ’17, the lone captain a year ago.