2015-16 Men's Basketball News

May 2, 2016
18th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 6-10
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 18th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy will be held from June 6-10 at Christenberry Fieldhouse on the campus of Augusta University.

March 22, 2016
Keshun Sherrill Named NABC All-District
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2016 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-District teams and coaches, recognizing the best men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division and Augusta Jaguars junior Keshun Sherrill earned second team honors for the southeast region.

March 7, 2016
HERO Sports Names Augusta Men’s Hoops Best Basketball Program In State
BELLEVUE, Wash. – The Augusta Jaguars were chosen as the best college basketball team in the state of Georgia according to HERO Sports – a ranking algorithm and sports media site and publication.

March 6, 2016
Augusta Falls In Final Second Of Double OT To Lander In PBC Championship Game, 87-86
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 2 East seed Augusta Jaguars (18-11) went to double overtime with No. 1 East seed Lander (22-9) in the Peach Belt Conference Championship game, but the Jaguars fell 87-86 on a put-back basket with two seconds left in the Lumpkin Center Sunday afternoon on the campus of Columbus State University.

March 5, 2016
Augusta Upsets Columbus State 77-73 To Advance To PBC Championship Game
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars won their sixth-straight game with a 77-73 victory over Columbus State in the Peach Belt Conference Semifinal game in the Lumpkin Center Saturday afternoon. The Jags move on to face Lander in the PBC Championship Sunday, March 6 at 1:30 p.m.

March 4, 2016
Keshun Sherrill Named First Team Peach Belt All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s basketball junior Keshun Sherrill was named first team Peach Belt All-Conference, the league announced from the PBC Awards Banquet in Columbus, Ga., the site of this year’s tournament semifinals and finals.

March 2, 2016
Augusta Men’s Hoops Faces Columbus State In PBC Semifinal
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 2 East seed Augusta Jaguars (17-10) face the West No. 1 seed Columbus State Cougars (21-6) on Saturday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the Lumpkin Center on the campus of Columbus State University.

February 28, 2016
MBB Claims No. 2 Seed In PBC East, Hosts PBC Quarterfinal With No. 3 Young Harris Feb. 28
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars went 16-10 overall and 12-7 in the Peach Belt Conference to claim the No. 2 seed in the PBC East Division and earn rights to host the quarterfinal game of the league tournament against No. 3 west seed Young Harris on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 4:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 28, 2016
Augusta Advances To Peach Belt Semifinals With 84-76 Win Over Young Harris
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Seeded No. 2 in the East Division, the Augusta Jaguars (17-10) hosted the Peach Belt Conference Quarterfinals with West No. 3 seed Young Harris (15-14) on Sunday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse and won 84-76 in the first round of the league tournament.

February 24, 2016
Augusta Wins Fourth Straight To Close Regular Season With 90-86 OT Win At USC Aiken
AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars won their fourth game in a row to close out the regular-season with a 90-86 Peach Belt Conference overtime victory on the road at rival USC Aiken Wednesday night.

February 20, 2016
Jags Earn 82-73 Road Win At Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars avenged a midseason loss to the Lander Bearcats with an 82-73 victory on Saturday afternoon at Lander University in Peach Belt Conference action.

February 18, 2016
Men’s Basketball Head Coach Dip Metress Reaches 400 Career Wins
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s basketball Head Coach Dip Metress reached his 400th career win on Wednesday, Feb. 17 with an 84-82 overtime road win at Francis Marion.

February 17, 2016
Senior Tommy Williams Scores Career High 29 Points In 84-82 Overtime Win At Francis Marion
FRANCIS MARION, S.C. – Sitting two games behind first place in the Peach Belt Conference East Division, the Augusta Jaguars pulled out an 84-82 overtime road win at Francis Marion on Wednesday night. The victory is the 400th career win for Head Coach Dip Metress.

February 13, 2016
Augusta Downs USC Aiken 82-66 On Homecoming & Senior Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars won an 82-66 Peach Belt Conference game over rival USC Aiken on Saturday in Christenberry Fieldhouse for 2016 Homecoming & Senior Day!

February 10, 2016
Jaguars Host 2016 Homecoming Feb. 13 Against USC Aiken
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University Jaguars host rival USC Aiken on Saturday, Feb. 13 for 2016 Homecoming in Christenberry Fieldhouse – celebrating 25 Years of Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women's game begins at 1:30 p.m. and the men follow at 3:30 p.m.

February 10, 2016
Augusta Gives Up Late Lead At Flagler To Fall 88-80
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Tied with under five minutes to play on the road, the Augusta Jaguars were outlasted by the Flagler Saints in an 88-80 Peach Belt Conference loss in the Flagler Gymnasium Wednesday night.

February 5, 2016
Pirates’ Perimeter Shooting Too Much For Jags In 87-73 Loss
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars couldn’t overcome the three-point shooting of the Armstrong Pirates, who made 17 from beyond the arc, to beat the Jags 87-73 in a Peach Belt Conference contest Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 3, 2016
Men’s Hoops Outlasted By Bobcats, 82-78
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team (12-8, 8-5 PBC) fell to the Georgia College Bobcats (15-7, 8-5 PBC) 82-78 on Wednesday night in a nail-biter that had fans at Christenberry Fieldhouse on their feet until the bitter end.

January 30, 2016
Jags Respond From Early Deficit To Beat Clayton State 80-70 For Third Straight Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars (12-7, 8-4 PBC) defeated the Clayton State Lakers (12-7, 7-5 PBC) on Saturday afternoon 80-70 in a Peach Belt Conference contest, as the Jaguars honored our local service men and women today with their Military Appreciation Day. Christenberry Fieldhouse was a packed house, with a solid number of patrons and nearly 500 soldiers from Fort Gordon showing up to support the Jaguars. The soldiers performed the Soldier’s Creed at halftime and inducted several new members into the Army.

January 29, 2016
Augusta Basketball Hosts Military Appreciation Day For Jan. 30 Doubleheader
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics is proud to welcome 500 soldiers from Fort Gordon Military base who will fill the stands of Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 30 as Augusta Athletics honors members of the United States Armed Forces with the annual Military Appreciation Day games during the Jaguars basketball doubleheader against Clayton State at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

January 27, 2016
Jags Win Final Minute Thriller at UNCP, 66-62
PEMBROKE, N.C. – Down by one with 40 seconds left in regulation, the Augusta Jaguars made six free throws, with four coming from junior Keith Crump, as the Jags held off the UNC Pembroke Braves 66-62 on Wednesday night in the English E. Jones Center for a Peach Belt Conference victory.

January 23, 2016
Five Players In Double-Figure Points Wills Augusta Past Flagler, 84-73
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars won an 84-73 Peach Belt Conference game over the visiting Flagler Saints on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse as five players scored in double figures.

January 19, 2016
Basketball Teams Up With Jaguar Miracle & Children’s Hospital of Georgia For “Miracle Game” Jan. 23
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars will wear Children’s Hospital of Georgia t-shirts and green shoelaces on Saturday, Jan. 23 for the “Miracle Game” basketball doubleheader in Christenberry Fieldhouse that serves to raise awareness for the Jaguar Miracle – benefiting the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

January 18, 2016
Augusta Hoops To Host Miracle Game Jan. 23 To Support Children’s Hospital of Georgia & Miracle Network
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Teaming up with Jaguar Miracle, the Jaguar men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the “Miracle Game” on Saturday, Jan. 23 for the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with the Flagler Saints at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The game will serve to raise awareness and funds for Jaguar Miracle – benefitting the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

January 17, 2016
Young Harris Scrapes By Jags 105-99 In Double OT
AUGUSTA, Ga. – In a double-overtime contest that saw 17 lead changes, the Augusta Jaguars fell 105-99 to the Young Harris Mountain Lions despite five Jaguars scoring in double figures on Monday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference action.

January 16, 2016
Jags Upset No. 21 Columbus State, 81-77
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars survived a Peach Belt Conference contest with the No. 21 Columbus State Cougars and won a 81-77 battle in the closing minute on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 13, 2016
“TC” Fields’ Career-High 22 Points Anchors Augusta Past Pirates, 92-87
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Sophomore Augusta native Tamyrik Fields scored a career-high 22 points, while junior Keshun Sherrill turned in 25 in a 92-87 Peach Belt Conference road win against the Armstrong Pirates on Wednesday night.

January 9, 2016
Lander Too Strong for Jags in Day of Service Game
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team (7-6, 3-3 PBC) faced off against the Lander Bearcats (11-4, 4-2 PBC) on Saturday afternoon. The game was the Day of Service game for the Jaguars, honoring those who participated in Augusta University’s Day of Service at halftime.

January 7, 2016
Final Second Layup Lifts Augusta Past North Georgia 86-85
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Augusta senior Tommy Williams scored the go-ahead layup off an offensive rebound with 26 seconds left to give the Jaguars an 86-85 comeback road win at North Georgia in Peach Belt Conference action Thursday night for the Jags’ fourth-straight victory.

January 4, 2016
Jags To Host Day of Service Game Jan. 9
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the Day of Service game on Saturday, Jan. 9 at Christenberry Fieldhouse to recognize the Augusta University Day of Service participants from across the community.

January 4, 2016
Second Half Effort Pushes Augusta To 75-74 Win Over Francis Marion
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team (6-5, 2-2 PBC) defeated Peach Belt Conference opponent Francis Marion (7-5, 0-4 PBC) on Monday night 75-74 for their third straight victory.

January 4, 2016
Keshun Sherrill Earns PBC Player of the Week After Averaging 26 Points Across Two Games
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s basketball junior Keshun Sherrill has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the second time in his collegiate career, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

January 2, 2016
Augusta Hoops Hosts UNC Pembroke To Open 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host the UNC Pembroke Braves on Saturday, Jan. 2 to start Peach Belt Conference play in 2016. Tipoff times are scheduled for 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 2, 2016
Augusta Outlasts UNC Pembroke 73-72 In Final Minute
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars survived a 73-72 Peach Belt Conference battle with the UNC Pembroke Braves on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 31, 2015
Second Half Comeback WIlls Augusta To 70-61 Win At Wingate
WINGATE, N.C. – After going down by as much as 15 in the first half, the Augusta Jaguars overcame the Wingate Bulldogs and snapped a two-game losing streak with a 70-61 road win in the Cuddy Arena on Thursday, Dec. 31 for a New Year’s Eve matchup.

December 19, 2015
Augusta Outlasted by Montevallo, 78-72
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team fell to Montevallo, 78-72, in PBC action Saturday evening in the Trustmark Arena.

December 17, 2015
Augusta Falls Short in Conference Opener against GSW
AMERICUS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team dropped its Peach Belt Conference opener against Georgia Southwestern, 68-64, in the Storm Dome Thursday night.

December 15, 2015
Trevor Foreman, Keshun Sherrill Post Career Highs In 89-85 Win Over Coastal Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With over 2,500 Richmond County fifth graders in attendance, the Augusta University Jaguars outlasted the Coastal Georgia Mariners 89-85 in front of a roaring crowd on Tuesday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse for Education Day.

December 9, 2015
Men’s Hoops Hosts Education Day Game Dec. 15 With Over 2,500 Richmond County Fifth Graders
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team will host the second annual Education Day game on Tuesday, Dec. 15 when the Jaguars host Coastal Georgia for a special 11:00 a.m. tipoff in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 3, 2015
Augusta Drops Battle With Bowie State, 91-81
AUGUSTA, Ga. – After trailing by 20 at the start of the second half, the Augusta Jaguars made it a five-point game with four minutes to play, but they couldn’t complete the comeback in a 91-81 non-conference loss on Thursday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 29, 2015
Augusta Outlasted By Mount Olive, 87-83
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The lead changed 11 different times in the regional battle, but the Augusta Jaguars couldn’t complete the comeback and fell 87-83 to non-conference Mount Olive on Sunday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 28, 2015
Keshun Sherrill Breaks Career 1,000 Points in 76-59 Win Over Shaw
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta All-American junior Keshun Sherrill hit a free throw to push him past 1,000 career points as the Jaguars won a 76-59 non-conference game on Saturday night over the visiting Shaw Bears.

November 25, 2015
Augusta Basketball Hosts Four Games From Nov. 28-30
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host a total of four games across three days in Christenberry Fieldhouse to continue the 2015-16 season!

November 23, 2015
AugBball.com Game Recap: Augusta Downs Paine In Instant Classic
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Check out the video game recap from Chad Cook at AUGBBALL.com on the rivalry battle between Augusta University and Paine College.

November 21, 2015
Augusta Hosts Paine College Nov. 21 For Basketball Doubleheader
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams will host rival Paine College on Saturday, Nov. 21 in Christenberry Fieldhouse for a 5:30 p.m. women’s game and a 7:30 p.m. men’s tipoff.

November 21, 2015
Four In Double-Figure Points Will Jags To 117-108 OT Win Over Paine
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team outlasted an overtime home-opener with Paine College on Saturday night and won a 117-108 battle in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 19, 2015
AugBball.com Video Game Recap: Augusta vs. Claflin
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Check out the AugBball.com game recap from Augusta's 66-62 non-conference road loss at Claflin on Wednesday night.

November 18, 2015
Late Offensive Surge Can’t Eclipse Claflin Lead In 66-62 Season-Opening loss
ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Officially tipping off the 2015-16 season on Wednesday night, the Augusta University Jaguars couldn’t overcome the Claflin Panthers in a 66-62 road loss.

November 14, 2015
Men’s Hoops Sets Legends Game With Jaguar Alumni For Saturday Nov. 14
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball program will host a Legends Game with former Jaguar Basketball alumni on Saturday, Nov. 14 in Christenberry Fieldhouse for a 4:00 p.m. tipoff.

November 14, 2015
Jaguars Host Inaugural Legends Game With Basketball Alumni
AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Saturday, Nov. 14 Augusta University Athletics hosted the inaugural Legends Game where the 2015-16 men’s basketball squad squared off against Jaguar Basketball alumni for a friendly exhibition game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 12, 2015
AugBball.com Player Profile: Keshun Sherrill
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Check out the player profile from Chad Cook at AugBball.com on Augusta University junior Keshun Sherrill.

November 10, 2015
Men's Basketball Releases 2015-16 Online Media Guide
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta University men's basketball team has released their 2015-16 online media guide.

November 9, 2015
Season Tickets & Reserved Seats Now Available Online At Jaguarsroar.com
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball fans can now purchase a season-ticket booklet and reserved setting for the 2015-16 season online at jaguarsroar.com!

November 1, 2015
Sherrill Drops 29 Points As Jags Roll All-Army 87-66 In Exhibition Game
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University Jaguars opened play in Christenberry Fieldhouse in the 2015-16 season with an exhibition game against the All-Army men’s basketball team and the Jags won an 87-66 game on Sunday afternoon.

October 30, 2015
Jags Hoops Hosts All-Army Teams For Exhibition Doubleheader Nov. 1
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams will see their first on-court action of the 2015-16 season on Sunday, Nov. 1 with an exhibition doubleheader with the All-Army teams inside Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women play against the All-Army women’s team at 2:00 p.m. and the men follow at 4:00 p.m.

October 30, 2015
Augusta Picked Runner Up In PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team was picked to finish second in the Peach Belt Conference’s preseason coaches poll, released from the league office on Friday morning.

October 28, 2015
Jaguar Madness Set For Oct. 29 In Christenberry Fieldhouse
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University will host Jaguar Madness, a pep-rally for the men's and women's basketball programs, on Thursday, Oct, 29 at 7:00 p.m. inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.

October 28, 2015
Augusta Ranked In NABC/DII Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Augusta University men’s basketball squad is ranked 23rd in the 2015-16 National Association of Basketball Coaches(NABC) NCAA Division II men’s basketball pre-season coaches poll.

October 28, 2015
Keshun Sherrill Named PBC Preseason All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference announced the 2015-16 men’s basketball preseason All-Conference team as selected by the league’s head coaches and Augusta University junior Keshun Sherrill has been named to the team

October 12, 2015
Men’s Hoops 17th In Division II Bulletin Preseason Top 25
BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team earned a No. 17 ranking on the Division II Bulletin Preseason Top-25 list that was released on Friday, Oct. 2.

October 9, 2015
Augusta In Army Boots Program Concludes With Keshun Sherrill
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU men’s basketball junior Keshun Sherrill has enrolled in the Augusta Boots Program from Oct. 7-8 at Fort Gordon Military base and he will soon be immersed into the military with an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a soldier.

October 5, 2015
Athletics To Celebrate 25 Years Of Christenberry Fieldhouse
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jaguar Athletics is proud to announce that Spring 2016 will mark the 25th Anniversary of Christenberry Fieldhouse after it was unveiled in 1991. The CFH celebration of 25 years will be held during Homecoming week Feb. 7-13 and will culminate at the Jaguar homecoming basketball games vs. USC Aiken on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

September 8, 2015
2015-16 Jaguar Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics released the season ticket plans for the 2015-16 Jaguar Basketball season and fans can now purchase them by contacting the main athletics office off of Wrightsboro Rd. Current students and current and retired Georgia Regents University faculty and staff are admitted free of charge with a valid university ID.

August 13, 2015
GRU Men’s Basketball to Host 15 Games In 2015-16
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the 2015-16 GRU Augusta men’s basketball season set to get started on Wednesday Nov. 18 at Claflin University in Orangeburg, S.C., the Jaguars have announced their full 26-game schedule that features 15 regular-season contests in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

June 26, 2015
Men's Hoops Signs Seven For 2015-16
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta head basketball coach Dip Metress signed seven student-athletes for the upcoming 2015-16 season and gained six true freshman and one senior to compete for the Jaguars in the upcoming slate

April 30, 2015
17th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 8-12
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 17th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy will be held from June 8-12 at Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road on the campus of Georgia Regents University.