2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Jags Hoops Hosts 2019 Homecoming Games & Senior Day Feb. 23 Against GSW
    February 21, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host the 2019 Homecoming and Senior Day games in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, Feb. 23 against Georgia Southwestern. The women’s game tips off at 1:30 p.m. and the men follow at 3:30 p.m.
  • Byrd & Carrier Named To PBC All-Academic Team
    February 20, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference has announced the 2018-19 men's basketball All-Academic team and Augusta University senior Aaron Byrd and sophomore Jerod Carrier represent the Jaguars.
  • Jags Win Seven In A Row With 75-70 Victory Over Francis Marion
    February 20, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted a Peach Belt Conference game against the Francis Marion Patriots on Wednesday night and won 75-70 in Christenberry Fieldhouse for the seventh consecutive victory. With the win, the Jaguars reached 20 wins for the 16th time in school history and the ninth time under current head coach Dip Metress.
  • Six Straight: Augusta Pushes Streak In 102-82 Win At Clayton State
    February 18, 2019
    MORROW, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive game on Monday night with a 102-82 Peach Belt Conference victory against the Clayton State Lakers.
  • Jags Basketball Sets Disability Awareness Night For Feb. 20
    February 18, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams have teamed with AU’s Testing and Disability Services department for Disability Awareness Night on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The Jaguars host Francis Marion, with the women tipping off at 5:30 p.m. and the men following at 7:30 p.m.
  • Deane Williams Named PBC Player Of The Week
    February 18, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior Deane Williams has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday from Augusta, Ga.
  • Jags Win Five In A Row With 91-76 Road Victory
    February 16, 2019
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team met the Georgia College Bobcats for Peach Belt Conference road game on Saturday afternoon and won their fifth straight contest with a 91-76 victory.
  • Williams’ Seventh Double-Double Lifts Augusta Past UNCP, 72-69, On The Road
    February 13, 2019
    PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played the UNC Pembroke Braves on Wednesday night and won a 72-69 Peach Belt Conference thriller in the English E. Jones Center.
  • Augusta Crushes Columbus State In 87-68 Peach Belt Win
    February 09, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played the Columbus State Cougars on Saturday afternoon and won an 87-68 Peach Belt Conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.  
  • Augusta Basketball Hosts Cancer Awareness Games Feb. 9 To Support Georgia Cancer Center
    February 07, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s and men’s basketball teams host the Columbus State Cougars on Saturday, Feb. 9 in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The games serve to raise awareness and support for the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University.
  • Jaguars Hold Off Flagler In 72-70 Road Win
    February 06, 2019
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team traveled to Flagler College on Wednesday night for a Peach Belt Conference battle and held off the Saints in the final two minutes to win a 72-70 victory.
  • AU Leaves Lander Behind In 95-66 Victory
    February 02, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played Lander University for the annual Military Appreciation Day game on Saturday afternoon and won a 95-66 Peach Belt Conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Augusta Basketball Hosts Military Appreciation Day Games Feb. 2 Against Lander
    January 31, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics hosts the annual Military Appreciation Day games on Saturday, Feb. 2 in Christenberry Fieldhouse with soldiers from Fort Gordon and various military groups and organizations. The Jaguars host Lander University for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader, with the women’s game beginning at 12:00 p.m. and the men following at 2:00 p.m.
  • Augusta Outlasted By No. 6 USC Aiken, 79-76
    January 30, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the No. 6 nationally-ranked USC Aiken Pacers for a Peach Belt Conference rivalry showdown in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wednesday night and fell 79-76 in a classic showdown.
  • Jags Host Greek Life Night Jan. 30 Against Rival USC Aiken
    January 28, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s and men’s basketball teams host rival USC Aiken on Wednesday, Jan. 30 for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women tipoff at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. It is Greek Life Night with the Jags where AU sororities and fraternities will be in attendance to support the teams.
  • Jags Make It Four In A Row, Defeat GSW On The Road 76-67
    January 26, 2019
    AMERICUS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team traveled to the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes Saturday afternoon for a Peach Belt Conference game and left with a 76-67 victory at in Americus, Ga.
  • Jaguars Go Wire-to-Wire To Finish Off Francis Marion 81-76 In PBC Showdown
    January 23, 2019
    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team traveled to the Francis Marion Patriots Wednesday evening for a Peach Belt Conference game and started strong and eventually took the victory on the road 81-76 at Smith University Center in Florence, S.C.
  • Augusta Basketball To Offer Free Admission To Federal Workers For Remainder Of 2019 Season
    January 22, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball programs will offer all current federal employees free admission to the remainder of all 2019 home Jaguar basketball games in Christenberry Fieldhouse. Federal employees must show their federal employee ID at the main entrance.
  • Augusta Sets Peach Belt & School Record For Most Points In 134-93 Win Over Young Harris
    January 21, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team set a Peach Belt Conference single-game record and an Augusta record for the most points ever for a single game in a 134-93 victory on Monday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jags Cruise By North Georgia, 85-73
    January 19, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the North Georgia Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon for a Peach Belt Conference game. Augusta avenged an early season loss to UNG with an 85-73 victory in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Pamplin College Wins 2019 Jaguars United Spirit Competition
    January 18, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team hosted the second ever Jaguars United Night on Wednesday, Jan. 16 during the game against UNC Pembroke in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The game was the culminating event for a semester-long competition between the colleges and schools at Augusta University to show the most school spirit.
  • Williams Reaches 1,000 Career Points In 93-88 Loss To UNCP
    January 16, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted the UNC Pembroke Braves on Wednesday night and lost a 93-88 Peach Belt Conference game for their first loss in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Augusta Basketball Sets 2nd Jaguars United Night For Jan. 16
    January 14, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball program and head coach Dip Metress are excited to announce the 2nd edition of Jaguars United Night – a semester-long friendly competition between the colleges and schools at Augusta University to show the most school spirit. The 2019 Jaguars United Night will be celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 16 during the men’s basketball game against UNC Pembroke at 7:30 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Strong Second Half Sends Jags Past Columbus State, 65-52
    January 12, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team outscored the Columbus State Cougars 45-28 in the second half to win 65-52 Saturday afternoon in the Lumpkin Center. It is the third straight victory for the Jaguars.
  • Monroe Gets 1,000 Career Points In 90-63 Win Over Flagler
    January 09, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team took down the Flagler Saints 90-63 in a Peach Belt Conference game at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Augusta Basketball Hosts Six Conference Doubleheaders In January 2019
    January 05, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host six Peach Belt Conference doubleheaders in Christenberry Fieldhouse to kick off the New Year in January 2019. Augusta hosts Clayton State (Jan. 5), Flagler (Jan. 9), UNC Pembroke (Jan. 16), North Georgia (Jan. 19), Young Harris (Jan. 21), and USC Aiken (Jan. 30) for back-to-back league games in the Berry.
  • Jags Crush Clayton State, 101-66
    January 05, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played its first game in 2019 against Clayton State on Saturday afternoon and blew out the Lakers 101-66 in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • AU Basketball Sets Promo Nights & Jag Club Café Dates For 2018-19
    December 28, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics announced the promotional nights for home Jaguar basketball games and released the dates for the Jaguar Club Café – a light snack and hospitality area for Jaguar Club members during select home basketball doubleheaders in the 2018-19 season.
  • Augusta Snaps Three Game Win Streak With 65-62 Loss At UNG
    December 19, 2018
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team snapped a three-game win streak on Wednesday afternoon in a 65-62 Peach Belt Conference loss against the North Georgia Nighthawks in the UNG Convocation Center.
  • Augusta Rolls Past Young Harris, 81-70
    December 17, 2018
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played its first Peach Belt Conference road game of the 2018-19 season on Monday afternoon against Young Harris College and won 81-70 in the YHC Recreation and Fitness Center.
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