Jaguar men’s basketball team holds televised practice

Darren Lucas-White goes up for layup as Jack Johnson (L) defends during Augusta’s televised basketball practice Thursday. Coach Dip Metress (in yellow shirt) watches from beyond the three-point line. (photo by Justin Brosemer)

By Justin Brosemer |
Sports writer

Coach Dip Metress and the Augusta University men’s basketball team held a practice that was televised by SUVtv on Thursday, Nov. 5. Continue reading “Jaguar men’s basketball team holds televised practice”

AU Athletics announces 2020 Sherrill Athletic Awards; Quarles gets coaching honor

Sharon Quarles (R), who led the Jaguars to their second straight PBC volleyball tournament title, won the Dick Wallace Coach of the Year Award. (staff photo)

Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The 2019-2020 athletic year was filled with many accomplishments along with an unfortunate ending due to the novel coronavirus. At the end of every school year, the Augusta University Athletics Department hosts the William Sherrill athletic banquet at Christenberry Fieldhouse to honor student-athletes. Because of the virus, the banquet could not be held at Christenberry Fieldhouse and was done virtually instead on Thursday, May 29, as the award winners were recognized via social media. Continue reading “AU Athletics announces 2020 Sherrill Athletic Awards; Quarles gets coaching honor”

Georgia College downs Jaguars in PBC Tournament opener

Rafael Monteiro (22) goes up for two of his 19 points in the PBC quarterfinal loss to Georgia College. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team suffered an 85-75 loss to Georgia College in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Wednesday, March 4, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Georgia College downs Jaguars in PBC Tournament opener”

Monteiro leads Jaguar men to win over Georgia College in overtime thriller on Senior Day

Senior Rafael Monteiro (22) puts in two of his 25 points to lead Augusta to an overtime win over Georgia College. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

For the fourth time this season, the Augusta University men’s basketball team avenged a loss they suffered on the road. This time it was against Georgia College who defeated AU back on Jan, 25, in Milledgeville, 69-66. Continue reading “Monteiro leads Jaguar men to win over Georgia College in overtime thriller on Senior Day”

Winning streak continues as Jaguars get commanding win over USC-Aiken, 91-69

Tyshaun Crawford dunks in the Augusta’s win over rival USC Aiken, producing another 20-win season for Coach Dip Metress. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

On Jan. 29, the Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Peach Belt rival USC-Aiken on the road, 79-74, which would be the start to a winning streak for the Jaguars. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Christenberry Fieldhouse, AU obtained their ninth consecutive win after defeating Aiken again, this time by a score of 91-69. Continue reading “Winning streak continues as Jaguars get commanding win over USC-Aiken, 91-69”

Jaguars defeat Braves, 75-65, and the streak continues

Rafael Monteiro (22 in white) goes to the hoop in the first half of AU’s 75-65 win over UNC Pembroke; Monteiro finished with 18 points. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Ravyn Chatmon|
Online editor

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated UNC-Pembroke 75-65 on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars (12-4 in the Peach Belt Conference, 17-7 overall) upped their winning streak to six games and now are just one game out of first place.

Continue reading “Jaguars defeat Braves, 75-65, and the streak continues”

Strong second half lifts Augusta past Francis Marion for fifth straight win

Tyshaun Crawford (0) totaled 20 points and 10 rebounds to help lead AU past Francis Marion, 87-67, in a PBC contest. (photo by Shelby Foster)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Francis Marion 87-67 on Wednesday night, Feb. 12, in Florence, S.C. The Jaguars (16-7 ,11-4) improved their winning streak to five games. Continue reading “Strong second half lifts Augusta past Francis Marion for fifth straight win”

Myers lifts AU over Flagler for fourth consecutive conference win

Tyree Myers (with the ball) led Augusta with 17 points and nine assists in the Jaguars’ win at Flagler. Myers hit a three-pointer to win it. (photo by Shelby Foster)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team picked up an 84-82 road victory against Flagler, Saturday, Feb. 8, in St. Augustine, Fla. With the win Augusta (10-4, 15-7) wins its fourth consecutive Peach Belt Conference game and remained in fourth place as the league heads into a key stretch of contests in February before the conference tournament. Continue reading “Myers lifts AU over Flagler for fourth consecutive conference win”

Augusta gets a 74-64 Peach Belt win over Columbus State

Tyshaun Crawford goes up for two of his 11 points in AU’s 74-64 win on Military Appreciation Day. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

Staff report |

Sophomore guard Miguel Arnold scored 16 points, and senior forward Rafael Monteiro had 15 and six rebounds as the Augusta Jaguars took a 74-64 win over Columbus State on Saturday, Feb. 1, before a Military Appreciation Day crowd of 2,209 at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Augusta gets a 74-64 Peach Belt win over Columbus State”

Behind Arnold and Cracknell, Jaguars defeat rival USC Aiken

Troy Cracknell (21) scored 15 points to help Augusta University to a big road win at USC Aiken; he made 12 free throws in the 79-71 victory. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Peach Belt Conference arch-rival USC Aiken 79-71 on Wednesday night, Jan. 29,  at the Convocation Center in Aiken, S.C. Continue reading “Behind Arnold and Cracknell, Jaguars defeat rival USC Aiken”