2016-17 Men's Basketball News

  • Augusta Men’s Basketball Names Drew Gibson New Assistant Coach
    July 14, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball program has added Drew Gibson to the staff, as announced by head coach Dip Metress. Gibson, who was a former player and the Director of Basketball Operations at Wofford College, will serve as the top assistant coach for the Jaguars.
  • Troy Cracknell Signs With Augusta Basketball
    June 30, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team signed freshman guard Troy Cracknell out of Huntersville, N.C., to compete in the 2017-18 season. Head coach Dip Metress announced his final addition for the upcoming season on Thursday, June 29.
  • 19th Annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 12-16
    June 12, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s basketball head coach Dip Metress announced the 19th annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy will be held from June 12-16 at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Matias Suvanto Signs With Augusta Men’s Basketball
    June 12, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced the signing of Matias Suvanto, an incoming freshman from Finland, who will join the Jaguars for the 2017-18 season.
  • Jamie Quarles Accepts Assistant Coaching Gig At Nicholls State
    June 01, 2017
    THIBODAUX, La. – Augusta University men’s basketball assistant coach Jamie Quarles has accepted a position at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana as an assistant coach. Quarles spent six seasons as an assistant coach for Augusta and joins Nicholls State, a Division I public university, for the 2017-18 season.
  • Sherrill Named D2 Men’s HERO of the Year By HERO Sports
    May 25, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – To add to his historic season and four-year career, Augusta University men’s basketball guard Keshun Sherrill has been named the D2 HERO of the Year by Hero Sports.
  • Jaguars Retire Keshun Sherrill’s No. 10 Jersey
    May 03, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – After one of the greatest careers in an Augusta Jaguars uniform, men’s basketball senior Keshun Sherrill had his No. 10 jersey retired by Augusta University at the Athletics Awards Banquet on May 2, 2017. Sherrill becomes the fourth Augusta men’s basketball player to have his number retired and raised in the rafters at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Augusta Hoops Lands Point Guard Miguel Arnold For 2017-18 Season
    April 24, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team gained point guard Miguel Arnold out of South Miami High School who signed his National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play in the 2017-18 season. Augusta head coach Dip Metress announced the news on Monday.
  • Sherrill Named All-American By NABC
    March 21, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 21, 2017) – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2017 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-America team on Tuesday and Augusta University men’s basketball senior Keshun Sherrill represents the Jaguars on the list. Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in Division II, these student-athletes represent the finest basketball players across America.
  • Sherrill Named D2CCA All-American
    March 20, 2017
    EDINBORO, Pa. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior guard Keshun Sherrill was named an All-American on Monday morning by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association. Voting was conducted by the NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors from institutions and conference offices.
  • Keshun Sherrill Named All-District, Picked For Reese's NABC Division II All-Star Game
    March 20, 2017
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior guard Keshun Sherrill will be one of 20 to compete in the 2017 Reese's Division II College All-Star Game on Friday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) in the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sherrill was also named first team NABC All-District for the Southeast Region. Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division II, these 88 student-athletes on the All-District teams represent the finest basketball players across America.
  • Keshun Sherrill Named NCAA Southeast Region Player Of The Year
    March 13, 2017
    HARTSVILE, S.C. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior guard Keshun Sherrill has been voted the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) Southeast Region Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year.
  • Augusta Falls To Top-Seeded Queens 88-82 In NCAA Southeast Region Semifinal
    March 12, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The fifth-ranked Augusta University men’s basketball team met host and top-seeded Queens in the NCAA Southeast Regional semifinal game on Sunday night and fell 88-82 in The Levine Center.
  • Sherrill Becomes PBC All-Time Leading Scorer In 102-68 NCAA Tourney Win Over Columbus State
    March 11, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior Keshun Sherrill became the all-time leading scorer in Peach Belt Conference history Saturday night as the fifth-seeded Jaguars rolled fourth-seeded Columbus State 102-68 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in The Levine Center.
  • Men’s Hoops Readies For Columbus State Rematch To Start NCAA Tournament
    March 09, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team drew the fifth seed in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Region and will battle fourth-seeded Columbus State in the first round this Saturday, March 11 for an 8:00 p.m. tipoff in The Levine Center.
  • Vlad Cobzaru Receives PBC Elite 15 Award
    March 09, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s basketball sophomore Vlad Cobzaru and UNC Pembroke’s Avery Locklear received the Elite 15 Awards presented by EAB at the recent Peach Belt Conference awards banquet in Greenwood, S.C. The award is presented in each of the league's 15 championship sports to the student-athlete participating in the tournament with the highest cumulative GPA. Modeled after the NCAA Elite 90 Award, 2016-17 is the fifth year the PBC has presented the honor.
  • Augusta Draws Fifth Seed In NCAA Tournament To Meet Columbus State
    March 05, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team was selected to the NCAA Tournament via a live selection show on NCAA.com and the Jaguars drew the fifth seed to meet fourth-seeded Columbus State in the first-round quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 11 in The Levine Center.
  • Augusta Comeback Falls Short In 62-57 PBC Semifinal Loss To Columbus State
    March 04, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – The top-seeded Augusta University men’s basketball team met Columbus State on Saturday in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Semifinal and couldn’t overcome a first-half struggle to fall 62-57 on Saturday afternoon in the Finis Horne Arena.
  • Keshun Sherrill Voted Peach Belt Player of The Year
    March 03, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior guard Keshun Sherrill was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year at the PBC awards banquet Friday night on the eve of the conference tournament. It is the seventh PBC Player of the Year award for the Jaguars and the fourth under head coach Dip Metress.
  • Augusta Seeks Fifth PBC Tournament Title, Meets Columbus State In Semifinals March 4
    March 02, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team will face Columbus State, the No. 2 seed in the west division, in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Semifinal game on Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 p.m. in the Finis Horne Arena.
  • Augusta Scores Season-High Points In 107-99 PBC Quarterfinal Win Over Montevallo
    February 26, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The top-seeded Augusta University men’s basketball team won its seventh consecutive game on Saturday with a 107-99 victory over the Montevallo Falcons in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Quarterfinal game in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars scored their season high in points and broke the 100-point mark for the second time this season to advance in the postseason.
  • Top-Seeded Augusta Hosts Montevallo Feb. 25 To Begin PBC Tournament
    February 23, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Looking for the program’s fifth Peach Belt Conference Tournament title, the Augusta University men’s basketball team will begin postseason play Saturday, Feb. 25 hosting Montevallo in the PBC Tournament quarterfinals. Tipoff is set for 4:00 p.m. inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Sherrill Cards Fifth PBC Player Of The Week Award Of His Career
    February 23, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – For the third time this season and the fifth time in his historic career, Augusta University men's basketball senior Keshun Sherrill has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week. The award was released by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Augusta Captures Peach Belt Title With 87-83 Overtime Thriller At USC Aiken
    February 22, 2017
    AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team outscored USC Aiken 12-8 in overtime to win an 87-83 game and claim the Peach Belt Conference East Division title. The Jaguars finish the regular season with the best record in the league.
  • Men’s Hoops Rolls Lander In Final Regular Season Home Game
    February 18, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the 2017 Homecoming Celebration and Senior Day on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse and won an 82-66 Peach Belt Conference game over the Lander Bearcats.
  • Jaguar Basketball Hosts 2017 Homecoming Games Feb. 18 Against Lander
    February 17, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host the 2017 Homecoming games in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, Feb. 18 against Lander University. The women’s game tips off at 1:30 p.m. and the men follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Byrd, Cobzaru Named Peach Belt All-Academic
    February 15, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference announced the men's basketball All-Academic team on Wednesday afternoon from the league office in Augusta. Augusta University sophomores Aaron Byrd and Vlad Cobzaru represent the Jaguars on the list.
  • Augusta Men’s Hoops Fourth In First Region Rankings
    February 15, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team is fourth in the first NCAA Southeast Region Rankings, which were released Wednesday afternoon.
  • Hoops For Heroes Blood Drive Challenge Feb. 20
    February 14, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics and the Shepeard Community Blood Center will host the Hoops for Heroes Blood Drive Challenge to benefit the local blood supply on Monday, Feb. 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC) on Summerville Campus.
  • Jags Push Past Paine, 73-68, In Augusta Thriller
    February 13, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Playing at crosstown rival Paine College on Monday night, the Augusta University men’s basketball team won a 73-68 non-conference game in The HEAL Complex Monday night in non-conference action.
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