2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Augusta Basketball Hosts Military Appreciation Day Games Feb. 2 Against Lander
    December 14, 2018
    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 Basketball Season Tickets & Reserved Seats Now On Sale For 2018-19 Season
    December 11, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University athletics department announced that season ticket passes and reserved seats are now on sell for the 2018-19 men’s and women’s basketball season. Fans can buy season ticket passes and seats by contacting the main athletics office in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wrightsboro Rd. or by purchasing them online.
  • AU Basketball Sets Promo Nights & Jag Club Café Dates For 2018-19
    December 11, 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 Men’s Basketball Hosts Fifth Annual Education Day Game Dec. 6
    December 06, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team hosts the fifth annual Education Day Game on Thursday, Dec. 6 with over 2,500 fifth graders from Richmond County for a special 11:00 a.m. tipoff in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jags host a single non-conference game against the Emmanuel College Lions.
  • Augusta Edges Emmanuel 77-70 On Education Day
    December 06, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – With a roaring crowd of over 2,500 in attendance, the Augusta University men’s basketball team beat the Emmanuel College Lions 77-70 on Thursday morning in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars hosted the fifth annual Education Day Game with over 2,500 fifth graders from Richmond County for a special 11:00 a.m. tipoff.
  • Augusta Downs Georgia College 74-69 In Overtime
    December 01, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team started Peach Belt Conference play on Saturday afternoon and won a 74-69 overtime thriller against the Georgia College Bobcats in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jags Hoops Host Georgia College To Begin Conference Play Dec. 1
    November 29, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Peach Belt Conference play begins for the Augusta University basketball teams this Saturday, Dec. 1 when Augusta hosts Georgia College for a doubleheader in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women's game begins at 12:00 p.m. and the men follow at 2:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Augusta Downed 62-55 At Bowie State
    November 25, 2018
    BOWIE, Md. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team lost a 62-55 non-conference game to the Bowie State Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon in A.C. Jordan Arena.
  • Augusta Scores 100 Points On Benedict In Home Opener
    November 21, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team hosted its 2018-19 home opener in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Wednesday night and won a 104-75 non-conference game over the Benedict Tigers.
  • Late Layup Lifts Jags Past Paine, 64-62
    November 18, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. ? The Augusta University men?s basketball team played against rival Paine College on Saturday night in The HEAL Complex. Augusta freshman Tyree Myers hit a contested layup with under 10 seconds left in the game to win a 64-62 non-conference game.
  • Augusta Hoops At Paine College Nov. 17
    November 16, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's basketball teams play their first doubleheader of the season on Saturday, Nov. 17 at crosstown rival Paine College in The HEAL Complex. The women's game tips off at 5:30 p.m. and the men follow at 7:30 p.m.
  • Augusta Splits Pair Of Non-Conference Games To Start The Season
    November 10, 2018
    WILSON, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team officially tipped off the 2018-19 season this weekend at the 45-Second Classic, hosted by Barton College, in Wilson, S.C. The Jaguars beat Mount Olive 77-73 on Friday and fell 89-76 to Barton on Saturday afternoon.
  • Augusta Returns To 45 Second Classic To Tip The Season For Third Straight Year  
    November 08, 2018
    WILSON, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team tips off the 2018-19 season for the third consecutive season at the 45-Second Classic, a non-conference two-day tournament Nov. 9-10 on the campus of Barton College in Wilson, N.C. The Jaguars play Mount Olive on Friday at 5:00 p.m. and face Barton on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in Wilson Gymnasium.
  • Jags Hoops Voted Third In PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
    November 01, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team has been picked to finish third in the 2018 Peach Belt Conference preseason coaches poll that was released on Thursday morning after a vote from the leagues head coaches.  
  • Deane Williams Named Preseason All-Conference
    October 30, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the start of the 2018-19 season just around the corner, the Peach Belt Conference has announced the men's basketball Preseason All-Conference team and Augusta University senior Deane Williams was honored on the list. The five players on the team represent five different PBC institutions and were selected by the league's head coaches.
  • Jags Score Exhibition Game At South Carolina For Oct. 26
    October 26, 2018
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team kicks off the 2018-19 season with a high-profile exhibition game on Friday, Oct. 26 against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C. The game is free to all and the start time is set for 6:00 p.m.
  • Augusta Sinks South Carolina, 77-72, In Exhibition Play
    October 26, 2018
    COLUMBIA, S.C. –  The Augusta University men’s basketball team started off their season with a victory defeating the University of South Carolina 77-72 in an exhibition game at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.
  • Jaguar Basketball To Honor Lenny Carlson With Retirement Party Oct. 11
    October 08, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Longtime Augusta men’s basketball assistant coach Lenny Carlson will be honored at the 50 Years of Basketball Retirement Party set for Thursday, Oct. 11 at Fat Man’s Enterprise Mill.
  • BALL AT THE MALL: Meet Augusta Men’s Basketball At The Augusta Mall Oct. 6
    October 01, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – For the third straight year, fans can meet and interact with the Augusta University men's basketball team at the third annual Ball At The Mall event on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Augusta Mall off of Wrightsboro Road in Augusta, Ga.
  • Augusta Athletics Hosts Jaguar Madness August 17
    August 16, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics and Student Life & Engagement will host the inaugural Jaguar Madness event, a pep rally to promote all 13 NCAA sports at AU on Friday, August 17. Jaguar Madness will be held in Christenberry Fieldhouse beginning at 8:00 p.m. and will conclude with a CREW Movie Night – sponsored by the Jaguar Production Crew.
  • Augusta Men’s Hoops Announces 2018-19 Schedule
    August 15, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s basketball coach of 15 years, Dip Metress, has announced the 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule. The new agenda is made up of 28 contests in total and includes 13 home games in Christenberry Fieldhouse.  
  • Byrd, Cobzaru Named To NABC Honors Court Team
    July 19, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2017-18 NABC Honors Court on Tuesday, July 17, recognizing men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season and junior Aaron Byrd and senior Vlad Cobzaru earned a spot to represent Augusta University.