July 6, 2009
Siler To Participate In NBA Summer League
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former Augusta State All-American Garret Siler has been named to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves Summer League roster.

June 10, 2009
Jags Bolster Frontcourt
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced Wednesday the addition of Franck Ndongo to the Jaguar men’s basketball program.

June 8, 2009
ASU's Madgen To Represent Homeland
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State All-American Ben Madgen has been selected to play in the World University Games next month in Belgrade, Serbia.

May 14, 2009
Prep Standout Inks With Jaguars
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress announced Thursday the signing of Virginia high school standout Dominic Morra to a national letter-of-intent.

April 27, 2009
Siler, Madgen Snag More National Accolades
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State duo of Garret Siler and Ben Madgen earned more All-America honors recently when both were named to the Division II Bulletin All-America squad.

April 27, 2009
Metress Honored By NABC
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress has been named the Southeast Region’s Coach Of The Year by the NABC.

April 23, 2009
Metress Named Coach Of The Year
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress was recently honored as the Whack Hyder State of Georgia Men’s College Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

April 23, 2009
Jaguars Net More National Honors
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State duo of Garret Siler and Ben Madgen earned more All-American honors recently when both were named to the Basketball Times All-America squad.

April 15, 2009
Siler Named To All-Tourney Squad
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State’s Garret Siler earned All-Tournament honors at the conclusion of the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament on April 11.

March 31, 2009
Siler Earns Prestigious Invite
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State’s Garret Siler was recently invited to compete in the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

March 28, 2009
ASU On-Campus Celebration Set For Monday
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State men’s basketball team will be recognized with an on-campus celebration on Monday, March 30.

March 26, 2009
Jaguars To Make Live Television Appearance
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Augusta State’s National Semifinal appearance vs. Cal Poly Pomona on Thursday, March 26 will be televised live by CBS College Sports Network, according to an announcement from the NCAA on Wednesday.

March 26, 2009
No. 4 ASU Falls, 74-70
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Despite rallying from an 11-point deficit with under five minutes to play, Augusta State managed only two points over the final two minutes and fell 74-70 to unranked Cal Poly Pomona in the National Semifinals of the NCAA Elite Eight.

March 25, 2009
No. 4 ASU Rallies Past Buccaneers
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Staring at its largest halftime deficit of the season, Augusta State staged a massive second-half comeback Wednesday afternoon in front of a crowd of 3,908 at the MassMutual Center, rallying past Christian Brothers for a 70-62 victory in the national quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight.

March 24, 2009
Jaguar Duo Lands National Honors
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Augusta State’s tandem of Garret Siler and Ben Madgen were each named an All-American on Tuesday, March 24 by the NABC and Daktronics, respectively.

March 20, 2009
Sendoff Planned For ASU
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State men’s basketball team will be recognized Saturday afternoon prior to the Jaguars’ departure for the Elite Eight in Springfield, Mass.

March 17, 2009
ASU Captures Southeast Regional, 85-57
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State Jaguars earned a return trip to Springfield, Mass., and the NCAA Division II Elite Eight as they used a suffocating defense to smother USC Aiken 85-57 Tuesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

March 17, 2009
Championship Game Tickets On Sale Today
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State Athletics officials announced Monday morning that tickets for Tuesday night’s NCAA Southeast Regional Championship game will go on sale this afternoon from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Christenberry Fieldhouse box office.

March 15, 2009
ASU Shoots Down Barton, 77-61
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The top-seeded Augusta State Jaguars got off to a fast start and never looked back as they advanced to the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship game for the second consecutive year with a 77-61 win over fifth-seeded Barton Sunday night.

March 14, 2009
No. 4 Jaguars Survive Late Charge
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Top-seeded and fourth-ranked Augusta State survived a furious late-game charge by No. 8 seed Tusculum, winning 62-60, in the quarterfinals of the 2009 NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday evening in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

March 11, 2009
ASU's Madgen Lands Top Honor
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State’s Ben Madgen was selected as the 2009 Daktronics Division II Southeast Region Player-of-the-Year, which was announced on Wednesday.

March 10, 2009
ASU Gains One Spot In Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State men’s basketball squad moved up one spot in the national rankings on Tuesday, March 10, improving to No. 4 in the 15th and final NABC poll of the 2008-09 season.

March 9, 2009
ASU Finalizes Regional Details
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State will play host to its third consecutive NCAA Tournament this weekend when the Jaguars tip off play in the NCAA Southeast Regional in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

March 8, 2009
ASU Takes Thriller Over Pacers, 65-64
AIKEN, S.C. - In a Peach Belt Conference Tournament championship game that more than lived up to its pre-game billing, the fifth-ranked Augusta State Jaguars won a thrilling 65-64 showdown over 17th-ranked USC Aiken on Sunday afternoon at the USCA Convocation Center.

March 8, 2009
Jaguars Land Top Seed, To Host Regional
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State will play host to its third straight Southeast Regional on March 14, 15 and 17, according to an announcement late Sunday night from the NCAA national headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 7, 2009
ASU Advances To PBC Championship
AIKEN, S.C. -- Top-seeded and fifth-ranked Augusta State outlasted No. 24 Georgia College & State and advanced to Peach Belt Conference Tournament championship game with a 79-74 semifinal win Saturday night at the USCA Convocation Center.

March 6, 2009
ASU Shoots Down Lander
AIKEN, S.C. -- The top-seeded Augusta State Jaguars put on a 3-point shooting clinic Friday afternoon en route to their 97-78 quarterfinal victory over eighth-seeded Lander in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament at USC Aiken’s Convocation Center.

March 6, 2009
ASU To Host Selection Show Party
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Athletics will host an NCAA Selection Show viewing party on Sunday evening, March 8.

March 4, 2009
ASU Tops Southeast Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State maintained the top spot in the sixth and final Southeast Region poll of the 2008-09 regular season, released Wednesday, March 4 from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 4, 2009
ASU Stands Pat At No. 5
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad maintained its spot in the national rankings on Tuesday, March 3, remaining at No. 5 in the 14th NABC poll of the regular season.

March 3, 2009
Jags Trio Tabbed By PBC
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State trio of senior Garret Siler and juniors Ben Madgen and Fred Brathwaite were honored Tuesday by the Peach Belt Conference.

February 28, 2009
ASU Claims PBC Championship
AMERICUS, Ga. -- Fifth-ranked Augusta State captured its second Peach Belt Conference Championship in the last three seasons Saturday night with a 95-63 victory over Georgia Southwestern in the Storm Dome.

February 26, 2009
PBC Partners With Taylor BMW
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference and league commissioner David Brunk are pleased to announce that the league has reached a partnership agreement with Taylor BMW.

February 26, 2009
ASU Remains Atop Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State maintained the top spot in the fifth Southeast Region poll of the 2008-09 regular season, released Wednesday, Feb. 25 from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

February 25, 2009
No. 5 Jags Extend Streak To Eight
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State shot 55 percent Wednesday night and stretched its winning streak to eight in a row with an 85-70 Senior Night victory over Columbus State in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 24, 2009
ASU To Host Military Appreciation Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Athletics will honor the members of the United States Armed Forces with a Military Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Feb. 25 during ASU’s Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Columbus State in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 24, 2009
Jags Back In Top Five
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad moved back into the top five of the national rankings Tuesday, landing at No. 5 in the 13th NABC poll of the regular season.

February 21, 2009
No. 6 ASU Wins Seventh Straight
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State shot 67 percent in the first half Saturday night and cruised to an 87-58 Homecoming victory over North Georgia in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 17, 2009
Jags Continue To Climb
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta State men’s basketball squad moved back into the top 10 of the national rankings Tuesday, landing at No. 6 in the 12th NABC poll of the regular season.

February 14, 2009
Jags Snag Huge Road Win
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Ninth-ranked Augusta State connected on seven of eight free throws in the final 2:23 Saturday to earn a 59-55 Peach Belt Conference road win over No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic State in Alumni Arena.

February 12, 2009
ASU No. 2 In Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State is ranked No. 2 in the third Southeast Region poll of the 2008-09 regular season, released on Wednesday, Feb. 11 by the NCAA.

February 11, 2009
Balanced Jags Down Lander, 80-53
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State jumped out to a 10-0 lead and never trailed en route to an 80-53 Peach Belt Conference victory over Lander Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 10, 2009
Jags Climb Back Into Top 10
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad moved back into the top 10 of the national rankings Tuesday, landing at No. 9 in the 11th NABC poll of the regular season.

February 7, 2009
Jaguars Rally Past Lakers, 69-63
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State junior forward Fred Brathwaite scored a career-high 25 points to propel the 11th-ranked Jaguars past Clayton State 69-63 Saturday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 4, 2009
Madgen Pours In 30 At UNCP
PEMBROKE, N.C. -- Augusta State junior guard Ben Madgen poured in 30 points Wednesday night to lift the 11th-ranked Jaguars to a 74-69 Peach Belt Conference win over UNC Pembroke in front of a crowd of 1,182 in the Jones Center.

February 4, 2009
ASU No. 2 Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State is ranked No. 2 in the second Southeast Region poll of the 2008-09 regular season, released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA

February 3, 2009
ASU 11th In Latest NABC Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad was ranked No. 11 Tuesday in the 10th NABC poll of the regular season.

February 2, 2009
Metress Reaches Milestone Win
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Augusta State shot nearly 53 percent for the game and rolled to an 82-73 Peach Belt Conference victory over Columbus State Monday night in the Lumpkin Center.

January 31, 2009
No. 24 GCSU Nips No. 7 Jaguars, 79-76
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- Georgia College & State’s Shaun Keaton scored a game-high 23 points to lead the No. 24 Bobcats to a 79-76 Peach Belt Conference win over No. 7 Augusta State Saturday in the Centennial Center.

January 28, 2009
Penn Atlantic To Begin Free Internet Broadcasting
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference and its internet broadcasting partner Penn Atlantic have announced that beginning with games played on Monday, Feb. 2., all PBC games will be available for free.

January 28, 2009
Jaguars Top Region Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State is ranked first in the initial Southeast Region poll of the 2008-09 regular season, released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA.

January 27, 2009
ASU Slips, Remains In Top 10
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad slipped three spots Tuesday in the national rankings, landing at No. 7 in the ninth NABC poll of the regular season.

January 26, 2009
Jags' Siler Honored By PBC
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Garret Siler was named the Peach Belt Conference’s Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week Monday afternoon, according to an announcement from the league office.

January 24, 2009
Madgen Leads Balanced Attack
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State shot nearly 60 percent from the field en route to an 84-66 Peach Belt Conference victory over Georgia Southwestern Saturday afternoon at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 21, 2009
No. 4 Jags Bounce Back, 75-54
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Fourth-ranked Augusta State rebounded Wednesday night with a 75-54 Peach Belt Conference victory over Francis Marion in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 20, 2009
ASU Back In Top Five
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad jumped three spots Tuesday in the national rankings, improving to No. 4 in the eighth NABC poll of the regular season.

January 19, 2009
No. 10 Pacers Top No. 7 ASU, 78-74
AIKEN, S.C.. -- USC Aiken’s Sterling Council hit two free throws with three seconds left to seal the Pacers’ 78-74 Peach Belt Conference victory over No. 7 Augusta State Monday night in the USCA Convocation Center.

January 17, 2009
Brathwaite Sparks No. 7 Jags To Road Win
GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Seventh-ranked Augusta State outscored limited Lander to 32 percent shooting and picked up a 78-60 Peach Belt Conference road win Wednesday night at Horne Arena.

January 17, 2009
ASU Outlasts Saints In Double OT
DAHLONEGA, Ga. -- Augusta State rallied from a late six-point deficit to clam a 107-100 double-overtime victory over North Georgia Saturday in Memorial Hall.

January 14, 2009
Tickets Available For USC Aiken Date
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Tickets for Augusta State’s Jan. 19 matchup at USC Aiken are on sale beginning this morning in the ASU Athletics Ticket Office at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 13, 2009
ASU Climbs In National Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad jumped three spots Tuesday in the national rankings, improving to No. 7 in the seventh NABC poll of the regular season.

January 12, 2009
Madgen Lands PBC Honor
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Ben Madgen was named the Peach Belt Conference’s Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week Monday afternoon, according to an announcement from the league office.

January 10, 2009
Madgen Layup Lifts Jaguars
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Ben Madgen’s driving layup with 1.5 seconds to go gave Augusta State a 74-72 Peach Belt Conference victory over Armstrong Atlantic State Saturday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 7, 2009
ASU Rolls Past Braves, 81-46
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State shot 50.8 percent from the field and posted its most lopsided win of the season Wednesday night with an 81-46 Peach Belt Conference victory over UNC Pembroke in Christenberry Fieldhouse

January 6, 2009
ASU Remains Among Top Ten
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad slipped three spots Tuesday in the first national ranking of 2009, but remained in the top 10 when the Jaguars landed at No. 10 in the sixth NABC poll of the regular season.

January 5, 2009
ASU Shoots Down No. 2 Pacers
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State junior guard Ben Madgen poured in a career-high 33 points to pace the No. 7 Jaguars to an 87-76 Peach Belt Conference victory over second-ranked USC Aiken Monday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 3, 2009
Lakers Slow Down ASU, 65-55
MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton State held Augusta State to a season-low point total and defeated the Jaguars 65-55 Saturday night in a Peach Belt Conference matchup of nationally-ranked teams at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

December 30, 2008
Dixon Ignites Second-Half Barrage
HICKORY, N.C. -- Seventh-ranked Augusta State stormed back from an 18-point deficit in the second half Tuesday for an 82-74 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on the second day of The Moretz Sports Classic in Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.

December 29, 2008
Dixon Clutch Again For Jaguars
HICKORY, N.C. -- Junior reserve guard Daniel Dixon hit a 20-foot jumper with one second remaining Monday to give No. 7 Augusta State a 97-95 non-conference victory over Catawba on the first day of The Moretz Sports Classic in Shuford Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne.

December 23, 2008
ASU Gains Ground In National Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State men’s basketball squad gained three spots in the national rankings Tuesday when the Jaguars moved up to seventh in the fifth NABC poll of the regular season, according to an announcement from the organization’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

December 20, 2008
Dixon Delivers For No. 10 Jaguars
BOWIE, Md. – Augusta State’s Daniel Dixon drilled a go-ahead 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and the 10th-ranked Jaguars survived two game-tying attempts from Bowie State in the final seconds to escape A.C. Jordan Arena with a 75-72 non-conference road victory Saturday night.

December 16, 2008
Jaguars Remain In Top 10
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball squad remained in the top 10 in the national rankings Tuesday when the Jaguars were slotted 10th in the fourth NABC poll of the regular season, according to an announcement from the organization’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

December 15, 2008
No. 3 ASU Bounces Back At Home
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State shot 64 percent in the first half Monday night and opened its Peach Belt Conference schedule with an 80-68 victory over Georgia College & State in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 13, 2008
Virginia Union Upends ASU, 70-68
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Virginia Union shot 54.5 percent for the game and escaped Christenberry Fieldhouse with a 70-68 victory over third-ranked Augusta State Saturday in a non-conference matchup.

December 9, 2008
Jags Move Up In National Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. --The Augusta State men’s basketball program made history again Tuesday when the Jaguars moved up to No. 3 in the third NABC poll of the regular season, according to a release from the organization’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

December 6, 2008
No. 4 ASU Tops Paine, 85-66
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State junior guard Ben Madgen scored a season-high 26 points as the No. 4 Jaguars rolled to an 85-66 victory over Paine College Saturday night in Carter Gymnasium.

December 3, 2008
ASU Stands Pat In Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State remained the fourth-ranked team in the nation in the second NABC poll of the regular season, according to a release Tuesday from the organization’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

December 2, 2008
No. 4 ASU Wins Thriller
CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Augusta State junior forward Fred Brathwaite hit a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to force overtime and the No. 4 Jaguars outscored West Georgia 16-7 in the extra period to claim an 89-80 non-conference victory Tuesday night in the HPC Center.

November 25, 2008
Jaguars Make History
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State earned the highest ranking in school history Tuesday when the Jaguars moved up to No. 4 in the first NABC poll of the regular season, according to a release from the organization’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

November 22, 2008
ASU Rallies For Season-Opening Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Junior guard Daniel Dixon helped rally Augusta State from deficits in both halves Saturday night as the fifth-ranked Jaguars opened the 2008-09 season with a 71-62 victory over Benedict in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 20, 2008
ASU Basketball To Be Streamed Live
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For the fourth consecutive season, Augusta State Athletics will provide live streaming audio and video of the entire 2008-09 men’s and women’s basketball home schedule.

November 20, 2008
Jaguars To Be Honored
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 2007-08 Augusta State women’s and men’s basketball teams will be recognized prior to Saturday evening’s season opener with Benedict in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 18, 2008
Metress Teams Up With Augusta Chronicle
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress will join Augusta Chronicle sports writer Chris Gay for a live chat on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

November 18, 2008
ASU Meet The Team Night Slated
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Basketball and Raising Cane’s will team up to host the second annual Meet The Team night on Thursday, Nov. 20 at the restaurant’s Washington Road location.

November 12, 2008
Jaguars Sweep Exhibition DH
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Senior center Garret Siler led four players in double figures as Augusta State cruised past Aiken Tech 93-46 Wednesday night in the nightcap of an exhibition doubleheader at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 6, 2008
Jaguars Knock Off Presbyterian
CLINTON, S.C. -- Fifth-ranked Augusta State shot 65 percent for the game and knocked off Division I Presbyterian 70-60 Thursday night in front of a crowd of 1,287 at Templeton Center on the campus of Presbyterian College.

November 3, 2008
Jaguars Ranked Fifth By NABC
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State earned its third national ranking of the preseason when the Jaguars were tabbed No. 5 in the nation in the NABC Coaches Poll, according to a recent announcement from the organization's headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

October 30, 2008
ASU's Siler, Madgen Honored By PBC
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Garret Siler and Ben Madgen were named to the Peach Belt Conference preseason all-conference team Thursday, according to a release from the league office.

October 28, 2008
ASU Picked Second In PBC
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State has been picked to finish second in the Peach Belt Conference’s men’s basketball preseason poll, according to a vote of the league’s head coaches released on Tuesday by the league office.

October 20, 2008
ASU Earns Second National Ranking
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State earned its second national ranking of the preseason recently when the Jaguars were tabbed No. 10 in the nation in the preseason preview of the Division II Bulletin.

October 18, 2008
Howard Drafted By Augusta Groove
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Former Augusta State guard Demetrius Howard was selected in the first round of the Premier Basketball League’s draft on Thursday by the Augusta Groove.

October 9, 2008
ASU Ranked No. 5 In Nation
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s basketball program is ranked No. 5 in the nation in The Sporting News magazine preseason poll.

August 28, 2008
Jaguars Finalize Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Twelve home dates, including a January 5, 2009 showdown with Peach Belt Conference rival USC Aiken, highlight the 2008-09 Augusta State men’s basketball schedule, Jaguar head coach Dip Metress officially announced Thursday.