2007-08 Men's Basketball News

  • Jags Add Fourth Signee
    June 04, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced Friday that Fred Brathwaite will join the Jaguar men’s basketball program for the Fall, 2008 semester.
  • Jags Snag Third Signee
    June 04, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Wednesday that Greg Hire has signed with the program and will join the Jaguars for the Fall, 2008 semester.
  • ASU's Lowes, Siler Honored
    June 01, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference and commissioner David R. Brunk recently announced the 2007-08 PBC All-Sportsmanship team from the conference’s home office in Augusta. One male and one female student-athlete from each of the league’s 11 member schools were placed on the team.
  • Jaguars Land Second Signee
    June 01, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men's basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Monday that Virginia prep product Sadonas Davis has signed with the program and will join the Jaguars for the Fall, 2008 semester.
  • Jaguars Land First Signee
    May 09, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men's basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Friday that Virginia prep product Travis Keels has signed with the program and will join the Jaguars for the Fall, 2008 semester.
  • Bowman Headed To Final Four
    April 01, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman is headed for his second national television appearance in less than a week.
  • Winona State Tops ASU For National Title, 87-76
    March 29, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- – Augusta State’s magical run to the National Championship came up just short on Saturday afternoon as the Jaguars fell to Winona State 87-76 in the final game of the Elite Eight. The No. 3 Warriors claimed their second national championship in three years after trailing by as many as 15 in the first half and by 12 at halftime.
  • Welcome Home Reception Planned For Jaguars
    March 28, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball team will be honored with a welcome home reception on Sunday, March 30 at 12 noon at Forest Hills Golf Club Grille Room.
  • ASU Preps For Biggest Game In School History
    March 28, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- One day away from the biggest game in school history, the Augusta State Jaguars spent a whirlwind of a day Friday making final preparations for their national championship matchup with No. 3 Winona State in the Elite Eight at the MassMutual Center.
  • Jaguars Headed To National Championship Game
    March 27, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The ultimate dream is now just one game away for the Augusta State Jaguars, who advanced to the National Championship game with a hard-fought 56-50 win over Alaska-Anchorage in the semifinals of the Elite Eight on Thursday. The Jaguars (27-6) will make their first national final appearance against either Bentley or Winona State on Saturday at 2:30. The game will be televised nationally by CBS.
  • Jaguars Stage Second-Half Rally, Advance To Final Four
    March 26, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The Augusta State Jaguars trailed by 14 midway through the second half and were down by six in overtime, yet managed to rally and edge Central Oklahoma 106-104 in double overtime Wednesday afternoon in the first game of the NCAA Elite Eight at the MassMutual Center. The contest marked the first double overtime game in Elite Eight history since 1982.
  • Bowman Garners More Accolades
    March 25, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Augusta State’s Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman was named to his second All-America squad in as many days Tuesday afternoon when he was selected to the State Farm All-American Team, according to a release from the NABC. The team is selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC.
  • Bowman Nets Another National Honor
    March 24, 2008
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Augusta State’s Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman was named a first-team All-American Monday by the Basketball Times.
  • ASU Heads To Elite Eight
    March 22, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With its second-winningest season in school history in tow, Augusta State departs for Springfield, Mass., on Sunday afternoon in preparation for its first-ever Elite Eight appearance. ASU has a 5:30 p.m., scheduled charter flight out of Augusta Regional Airport, and is expected to arrive in Hartford, Conn., shortly after 7:30 p.m.
  • ASU Provides Elite Eight Travel Opportunity
    March 21, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Athletics announced Friday the opportunity for Jaguar fans to follow the ASU men’s basketball team to the Elite Eight in Springfield, Mass., next week.
  • Jaguars Land More Honors
    March 19, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State placed three players on the NABC Division II South Atlantic All-District Team, according to a release Tuesday from the NABC national headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Augusta State Advances To Elite Eight, 89-72
    March 18, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State Jaguars realized a dream on Tuesday night as they exploded for 47 second-half points on the way to an 89-72 win over upstart Clayton State in the championship game of the 2008 NCAA South Atlantic Regional Tournament.
  • ASU Prepares For Regional Final
    March 17, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Athletics is continuing with ticket sales for Tuesday night’s South Atlantic Regional championship game between ASU and Clayton State at 7:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Second-Half Spark Ignites Jaguars, 78-65
    March 16, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Tyrekus ‘AJ’ Bowman tied a career-high with 33 points as the Augusta State Jaguars advanced to the NCAA South Atlantic Region championship game for the first time in school history with their 78-65 win over Wingate on Sunday. Augusta State (24-6) will play in Tuesday’s championship game against either Clayton State or Lenoir-Rhyne, who meet in the second semifinal.
  • Jags Survive, Advance To Regional Semifinals, 58-54
    March 15, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The second-seeded Augusta State Jaguars had their lowest scoring output of the season, but it was still enough to hold off seventh-seeded Johnson C. Smith 58-54 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA South Atlantic Region tournament. With the win, the Jaguars (23-6) advance to Sunday’s semifinals where they will meet third-seeded Wingate.
  • Peach Belt To Broadcast Regionals
    March 13, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference and commissioner David R. Brunk announced Thursday that the league will provide free audio and video coverage of both the men’s and women’s NCAA Division II basketball regionals.
  • ASU Holds Steady At No. 10
    March 12, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State maintained its position in the top 10 in the latest NABC/Division II Coaches Poll, released late Monday from the NABC national headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Online Tickets, Parking Improvements Planned
    March 11, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Athletics officials announced a pair of strategies Tuesday to enhance the fan experience during the 2008 NCAA South Atlantic Regional at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • ASU Finalizes Regional Details
    March 10, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State will play host to its second straight NCAA Tournament this weekend when the Jaguars compete in the Division II South Atlantic Regional in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jaguars Earn Return Trip To NCAA's
    March 09, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State will play host to its second straight South Atlantic Regional on March 15, 16 and 18, according to an announcement late Sunday night from the NCAA national headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Lakers Pull Quarterfinal Upset, 63-62
    March 07, 2008
    AIKEN, S.C. -- Seventh-seeded Clayton State pulled off the biggest upset of the Peach Belt Conference tournament so far Friday afternoon when the Lakers overcame a dominating first-half performance by second-seeded Augusta State, upending the 10th-ranked Jaguars, 63-62, in the first quarterfinal matchup at the Convocation Center.
  • ASU No. 2 In Final Region Poll
    March 05, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State slipped to No. 2 in the sixth and final South Atlantic Region poll of the 2007-08 season, released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA.
  • ASU No. 10 In Latest National Poll
    March 04, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State maintained its position in the top 10 in the latest NABC/Division II Coaches Poll, released late Tuesday afternoon from the NABC national headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.
  • ASU's Bowman Repeats
    March 04, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State senior forward Tyrekus “AJ” Bowman has been named the Peach Belt Conference’s Player Of The Year for the second consecutive season. The conference office released the major award winners Tuesday afternoon on the eve of the PBC Tournament in Aiken, S.C.
  • All Eyes On March
    March 02, 2008
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Having posted two of the top seasons in their respective program’s histories, the Augusta State men’s and women’s basketball teams have now turned their attention to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament next weekend in Aiken, S.C.
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