2006-07 Men's Basketball News

  • Brown Inks With ASU
    June 12, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men's basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Tuesday that Virginia prep product Caleb Brown will join the Jaguar program for the Fall, 2007 semester.
  • Jags Add To Class
    June 06, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Wednesday that Virginia prep product Tye Beal will join the Jaguar program for the Fall, 2007 semester.
  • Jags Ink Wright
    June 05, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Tuesday that Tom Wright has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars. He will join the program for the Fall, 2007 semester.
  • ASU's Howard Travels Down Under
    June 05, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Demetrius Howard recently returned from Australia where he helped lead the United States to its second consecutive gold medal in the 2007 Arafura Games.
  • Metress Garners Honor From NABC
    May 03, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress has been named the South Atlantic Region Coach Of The Year, according to a recent announcement from the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches).
  • Jaguars Net Winthrop Transfer
    May 02, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Wednesday the addition of Jason Killeen to the men’s basketball program.
  • ASU's Bowman Selected All-American
    April 12, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman has been named an NABC All-American, according to a recent announcement from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
  • Bowman Tabbed State Player Of The Year
    March 28, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman has been named the State of Georgia’s Men’s College Player of the Year.
  • ASU's Booth Captures Hootie Title
    March 27, 2007
    AWENDAW, S.C. -- Augusta State’s Wallace Booth fired a final-round, six-under 65 Tuesday to capture The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate at Bulls Bay Golf Club just outside of Charleston.
  • Wingate Upsets Augusta State, 79-78; Advances To Championship
    March 11, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Sean Barnette’s layup with 19 seconds left and Shaun Kirkland’s blocked shot as time expired propelled the Wingate Bulldogs into the championship game of the NCAA South Atlantic regional 79-78 over the top-seeded Augusta State Jaguars on Sunday in Augusta.
  • Augusta State Races Past Vikings, 79-53
    March 10, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The top-seeded and No. 18-ranked host Augusta State men's basketball team used another sizzling start to a second half to down No. 8-seed Elizabeth City State, 79-53, in the first round of the 2007 NCAA DII South Atlantic Regional at the George A. Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday evening.
  • Jags' Bowman Tabbed All-Region
    March 07, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The honors continued to roll in for Augusta State’s Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman Wednesday when the Jaguars’ leading scorer was named to the Daktronics All-South Atlantic Region first team.
  • Jags No. 18 In Nation
    March 07, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State will enter the NCAA Tournament as the No. 18 team in the nation when the Jaguars (23-6) host the NCAA South Atlantic Regional this weekend in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • ASU Finalizes Regional Details
    March 04, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State will play host to its first-ever NCAA postseason event this weekend when the Jaguars compete in the Division II South Atlantic Regional in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • ASU To Host NCAA South Atlantic Regional
    March 04, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State will make its first NCAA Tournament appearance since the 2001-02 season and will host the South Atlantic Regional March 10, 11 and 13 in Christenberry Fieldhouse, the NCAA announced Sunday night.
  • Lakers Strip Jaguars, 72-69
    March 03, 2007
    GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Clayton State came up with two huge steals in the final seconds, preserving a 72-69 win over Augusta State in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament semfinals Saturday night in Finis Horne Arena.
  • ASU To Host Selection Show Party
    March 02, 2007
    GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Augusta State will host an NCAA Selection Show on Sunday, March 4 at 9:00 p.m. in the ballroom of the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC) on the Walton Way campus.
  • Jaguars Shoot Down GCSU, 91-82
    March 02, 2007
    GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Freshman forward Ben Madgen, junior forward AJ Bowman and sophomore center Garret Siler combined for 53 points and 25 rebounds to lead regular-season champion Augusta State to a 91-82 victory over Georgia College & State Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament at Finis Horne Arena.
  • Jags Remain Atop Region Poll
    February 28, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For the fourth straight week, Augusta State is ranked No. 1 in the South Atlantic Regional poll.
  • Jags No. 17 In Latest Poll
    February 27, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball program established another first Tuesday when the Jaguars came in 17th in the latest NABC/Division II Coaches Poll.
  • Jaguars Make It A Clean Sweep
    February 27, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For just the third time in the 17-year history of the Peach Belt Conference, one institution has swept the Peach Belt Conference’s Men’s Basketball major awards.
  • Hurricanes Sweep ASU
    February 24, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Georgia Southwestern swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Augusta State Saturday afternoon on Senior Day in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The contests marked the end of the regular season for both the ASU men’s and women’s teams.
  • Clayton State Upends No. 8 Jaguars
    February 21, 2007
    MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton State jumped out to a big first-half lead and withstood an Augusta State comeback bid to upset the No. 8 Jaguars 70-68 Wednesday night in the Athletics & Fitness Center.
  • Jaguars Remain Atop Region Poll
    February 21, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For the third straight week, Augusta State is ranked No. 1 in the South Atlantic Regional poll.
  • Jaguars Rise To Eighth In Nation
    February 20, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State earned its second-highest national ranking in school history Tuesday when the Jaguars came in eighth in the latest NABC Division II Coaches Poll.
  • ASU Sweeps UNCP On Homecoming
    February 17, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State posted its sixth consecutive Peach Belt Conference doubleheader sweep at home Saturday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Lucky 13 For No. 10 Jaguars
    February 14, 2007
    COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Augusta State captured the Peach Belt Conference regular-season championship Wednesday night with a 102-91 Peach Belt Conference victory over Columbus State in the Lumpkin Center.
  • Jags Vault To 10th In Nation
    February 13, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- In the midst of the second-longest winning streak in school history, Augusta State moved up to No. 10 on Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the latest NABC Top 25 poll.
  • Jags Snag PBC Road Sweep
    February 10, 2007
    AMERICUS, Ga. -- Augusta State swept a road doubleheader from Peach Belt Conference-newcomer Georgia Southwestern Saturday afternoon.
  • ASU Streaks Past Lakers
    February 07, 2007
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Clayton State Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The sweep is the fifth straight at home for the ASU men’s and women’s squads since Jan. 13.
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