2005-06 Men's Basketball News

  • ASU Signing Class Grows
    June 06, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head basketball coach Dip Metress announced Tuesday that Etsho Ilunga has signed to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the fifth signee of the spring period for Metress, who led the Jaguars to a 15-13 record in 2005-06, his second season at the helm of the ASU men’s basketball program.
  • Jags Add To Signing Class
    May 15, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head basketball coach Dip Metress announced Monday that Robertas Kleiva has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the fourth signee of the spring period for Metress, who led the Jaguars to a 15-13 record in 2005-06, his second season at the helm of the ASU men’s basketball program.
  • Jaguars Land Third Signee
    May 02, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head basketball coach Dip Metress announced Tuesday that Daniel Dixon has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the third signee of the spring period for Metress, who led the Jaguars to a 15-13 record in 2005-06, his second season at the helm of the ASU men’s basketball program.
  • Jaguars Land Point Guard
    April 27, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head basketball coach Dip Metress announced Thursday that Kip Small has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the second signee of the spring period for Metress, who led the Jaguars to a 15-13 record in 2005-06, his second season at the helm of the ASU men’s basketball program.
  • Brown Inks With Jaguars
    April 20, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced Thursday that Howard Brown has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the first signee of the spring signing period for Metress, who led the Jaguars to a 15-13 record in 2005-06, his second season at the helm of the Jaguar program.
  • Armstrong Atlantic Rallies Past Augusta State
    March 03, 2006
    GREENWOOD, S.C -- Senior swingman Alex Carter scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half and All-Conference center Bryan Taylor scored all of his 10 markers in the final stanza to lead third-seeded Armstrong Atlantic State University to a 76-69 win over sixth-seeded Augusta State University, Friday afternoon (March 3) in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball tournament.
  • ASU's Bowman Tabbed To All-Conference Team
    March 01, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State's Tyrekus "A.J." Bowman was named to the All-Peach Belt Conference team released Tuesday by the league office.
  • ASU Headed To PBC Championships
    February 26, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men's and women's basketball teams, who closed out their respective seasons Saturday at USC Upstate, will now turn their attention to the upcoming Peach Belt Conference's Men's and Women's Basketball Championships.
  • ASU Falls To Spartans, 77-63
    February 25, 2006
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- On Senior Day at the Hodge Center, it was sophomore guard Jeremy Byrd who took top billing, finishing with nine points, seven assists, and eight steals to lead USC Upstate to a 77-63 victory over Augusta State Saturday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • ASU Posts Senior Night Sweep
    February 22, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State rallied from a second-half deficit Wednesday to earn a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader sweep of Francis Marion on Senior Night.
  • ASU Holds Off Upset-Minded Pacers
    February 20, 2006
    AIKEN, S.C. -- Augusta State held off a spirited USC Aiken squad to take a 59-57 road victory Monday in Peach Belt Conference action at The Courthouse.
  • Bearcats Snap ASU Streak
    February 18, 2006
    GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Jarred Jackson hit seven 3-pointers and scored 28 points, leading the Lander Bearcats to a 74-66 Homecoming victory over Augusta State in Peach Belt Conference action Saturday at Horne Arena.
  • Augusta State Sweeps UNCP
    February 15, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from UNC Pembroke Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jags Move Up To Seventh In Region
    February 15, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State moved up two spots in the latest South Atlantic Region rankings released Wednesday afternoon. The Jaguars are in the poll for the fourth consecutive week. After one week at No. 10, ASU spent a pair of weeks ranked ninth.
  • Take A Kid To The Game
    February 13, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- On Wednesday, Feb. 15, Augusta State is participating in the NCAA Basketball program Take a Kid to the Game.
  • ASU Pulls Second Straight Upset
    February 12, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State split a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Columbus State Saturday night on Homecoming in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • ASU Upsets 20th-Ranked Clayton State, 66-56
    February 08, 2006
    MORROW, Ga.-- Augusta State shot 58 percent in the second half Wednesday night and upset 20th-ranked Clayton State, 66-56, on the road in Peach Belt Conference action.
  • Jags Maintain Regional Ranking
    February 08, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State remained ranked among the South Atlantic Region's Top 10 teams, in the latest South Atlantic Regional poll released Wednesday.
  • Jags Rally To Sweep USC Aiken
    February 06, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from USC Aiken Monday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Bobcats Sweep Basketball Doubleheader
    February 04, 2006
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.-- Georgia College & State University swept a Peach Belt Conference basketball doubleheader from Augusta State University Saturday night in the Centennial Center. The GC&SU Lady Bobcats (11-9, 6-7 PBC) won their second straight game with a 61-40 victory over Augusta State (7-14, 2-10 PBC), while the Bobcats (13-6, 10-3 PBC) used a big second half run to knock off the Jaguars (9-10, 5-7 PBC) 67-54 in the men's contest.
  • Pirates Raid Christenberry
    February 01, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Armstrong Atlantic State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Augusta State Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jags Crack Regional Rankings
    January 26, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- With wins in five of its last six games, Augusta State has cracked the regional rankings for the first time this season in the latest South Atlantic Region poll.
  • ASU Splits With North Georgia
    January 25, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State scored 52 points in the second half Wednesday night to pick up an 89-86 come-from-behind victory and earn a split in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with North Georgia.
  • Jags Sweeps PBC Doubleheader
    January 23, 2006
    SAVANNAH, Ga.-- Visiting Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Armstrong Atlantic State in Peach Belt Conference basketball action on Monday evening at Alumni Arena. The Jaguar men held the Pirates to just 32 percent shooting from the floor in stopping the Pirates' nine-game win streak with a 64-58 win, while the Lady Jaguars forced 26 turnovers in a 54-47 victory over the Lady Pirates.
  • Spartans Hold Off ASU Upset Bid
    January 21, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- USC Upstate swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Augusta State Saturday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jaguars Win Third Straight
    January 18, 2006
    FLORENCE, S.C.-- Trying to rally from a late deficit, Francis Marion University committed four turnovers in the final 1:42 as the Patriots fell to visiting Augusta State University 60-56, Wednesday evening (Jan. 18) in Peach Belt Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Jaguars Sweep Lander
    January 14, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Lander Saturday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jags Split Doubleheader With Braves
    January 11, 2006
    PEMBROKE, N.C.-- Tracey Lightfoot netted 16 points and dished out eight assists to lead the UNC Pembroke women's basketball team to a 70-59 win over Augusta State Wednesday night in Peach Belt action, while the UNCP men's squad fell to ASU 71-48 as the Jaguars' Matt Scott poured in 20 points.
  • Cougars Hold Off Jaguar Charge
    January 07, 2006
    COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Columbus State withstood a furious Augusta State charge midway through the first half here Saturday and recovered for a hard- fought 81-71 Peach Belt Conference men's basketball win. The Cougars trailed by one point with 11:30 to play before taking control down the stretch. CSU moves to 9-4 overall and 3-1 in the PBC, while the Jaguars fall to 4-7, 0-4.
  • Lakers Sweep Augusta State
    January 04, 2006
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Clayton State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Augusta State Wednesday in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
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