Bashir Mason

Bashir Mason (born February 11, 1984)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Saint Peter’s Peacocks
Current conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
Wagner record: 165-130 (.559)
Saint Peter’s record: 33-32 (.508)
Overall record: 198-162 (.550)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Saint Peter’s
2012-2022 Wagner
2010-2012 Wagner (asst)
2008-2010 Marist (asst)

Bashir Mason Facts

  • Bashir Mason
  • Born February 11, 1984
  • Hometown: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: Drexel University (BA, 2007) / Wagner College (M.Ed, 2013)
  • Attended Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, where he played on the basketball team for head coach Dan Hurley
  • Played at Drexel under head coach Bruiser Flint, leading the team in steals and assists in each of his four seasons there
  • Returned to his alma mater after graduating from Drexel to be one of Hurley‘s assistants for one season
  • Spent two seasons coaching under Chuck Martin at Marist before re-joining Hurley at Wagner in 2010
  • At just 28 years of age, Mason took over as Wagner’s head coach in 2012 when Hurley left for Rhode Island
  • Left Wagner in April 2022 to take over as the new head coach at Saint Peter’s in his hometown of Jersey City
    • In his second season, Mason and the Peacocks won the MAAC Tournament to get the NCAA Tournament auto bid

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