2000-01 Women's Basketball News

February 28, 2001
Lady Jaguars End Season With 79-63 Loss to Top-Ranked Columbus State
Greenwood, SC - Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end Wednesday night in the first round of the 2001 Peach Belt Conference Tournament. The Lady Jaguars fell to the nation’s top-ranked team Columbus State 79-63.

February 24, 2001
Lady Jaguars Fall to Francis Marion 86-56
Florence, SC -- The Lady Jaguar women’s basketball team finished the regular season with an 86-56 loss to Francis Marion University Saturday afternoon.

February 21, 2001
AASU Defeats Augusta State, 66-61
SAVANNAH, Ga. (February 21) - The Lady Pirates held off an Augusta State comeback in the last four minutes to defeat the Lady Jaguars, 66-61, their second straight conference win.

February 17, 2001
ASU Falls to Georgia College & State
MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia — Georgia College & State University swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Augusta State Saturday night in the Centennial Center.

February 14, 2001
Lady Jaguars Fall 80-68 to Francis Marion University
Augusta, GA -- The Lady Jaguar women’s basketball team fell to Francis Marion University 80-68 Wednesday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. The loss drops ASU to 12-11 overall and 5-8 in the Peach Belt Conference. Francis Marion improves to 18-5 overall and 11-3 in conference play.

February 11, 2001
Jaguars celebrate homecoming with win
Augusta State lit up North Florida with 55 percent shooting and annihilated the Ospreys for a 93-50 homecoming victory at the ASU athletic complex Saturday night.

February 10, 2001
Lady Jaguars Fall to North Florida 74-60
Augusta, GA -- The Lady Jaguar women’s basketball team fell to North Florida 74-60 Saturday night during Homecoming at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the loss the Lady Jaguars fall to 12-10 overall and 5-7 in the Peach Belt Conference. North Florida improves to 12-10 overall and 6-6 in conference play.

February 7, 2001
Lady Jaguars Defeat UNC Pembroke 88-80
Augusta, GA -- The Lady Jaguar women’s basketball team defeated UNC Pembroke 88-80 Wednesday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the win the Lady Jaguars improve to 12-9 overall and 5-6 in the Peach Belt Conference. The Lady Braves fall to 10-10 overall and 2-8 in the PBC.

February 3, 2001
Lady Jaguars Defeat Lander 85-72
GREENWOOD--The Augusta State women's basketball team placed five players in double figures Saturday to defeat Lander, 85-72, in a Peach Belt Conference in Horne Arena. Augusta State improves to 11-9 overall and 4-6 in the PBC, while Lander drops to 6-14, 2-8.

February 1, 2001
Lady Pacers top Lady Jags
Augusta State succeeded in shutting down the two scorers who helped USC Aiken beat them earlier this season, but the Lady Pacers found two more heroes to carry them to victory.

January 31, 2001
Lady Jaguars Fall to USC Aiken 58-44
Augusta, GA -- The Lady Jaguar women’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight game on Wednesday night with a 58-44 loss to rival USC Aiken at the ASU Athletic Complex. The Lady Jaguars fall to 10-9 overall with the loss and 3-6 in conference play. USC Aiken improves to 14-5 on the season and 8-1 in the Peach Belt Conference.

January 24, 2001
Lady Jaguars Fall to KSU in Overtime 90-82
KENNESAW, Ga. - Augusta State went cold from the field in overtime in suffering the eight-point loss. The Lady Jaguars were outscored 16-8 in the extra period.

January 20, 2001
Lady Jaguars Fall to Lady Rifles 70-67
Augusta, GA -- The Lady Jaguar women’s basketball team fell to USC Spartanburg 70-67 Saturday night at the ASU Athletic Complex The loss drops ASU to 10-7 overall and 3-4 in the Peach Belt Conference. USC Spartanburg improves to 6-10 overall and 2-5 in the PBC.

January 17, 2001
Jaguars, Pacers renew PBC rivalry
Two teams battling for the top of the Peach Belt Conference come stumbling into the first of their two annual grudge matches.

January 17, 2001
ASU Falls to USC Aiken 66-50
AIKEN, SC--Sophomore point guard Jami Cornwell flirted with a triple double pouring in 22 points, dishing out nine assists, and grabbing seven rebounds as the USC Aiken Lady Pacers (12-4, 6-0 in PBC) remained perfect in Peach Belt Conference play with a 66-50 win over archrival Augusta State University (10-6, 3-3 in PBC) on Wednesday night.

January 16, 2001
Lady Jaguars continue streak
Augusta State senior forward Sharon Taylor may have received the discipline, but Paine College felt the punishment.

January 15, 2001
Lady Jaguars Defeat Paine College 71-53 in City Classic
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team defeated Paine College 71-53 Monday night in the 2001 City Classic. With the win ASU improves to 10-5 on the season, equalling last year’s win total. Paine falls to 2-10 overall with the loss.

January 13, 2001
Lady Jaguars Defeat Lander University 73-59
Spartanburg, SC --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team defeated Lander University 73-59 Saturday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. The Lady Jaguars are now 9-5 overall and 3-2 in the Peach Belt Conference. The Lady Senators fall to 4-10 overall and 0-4 in the PBC.

January 10, 2001
Braves and Jaguars Split Peach Belt Doubleheader
Pembroke, NC -- The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Augusta State Jaguars basketball teams split a men's and women's Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at the Jones Athletic Complex.

January 8, 2001
Lady Jaguars Post Thrilling Overtime Win at USC Spartanburg
Spartanburg, SC --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team posted a 71-68 overtime win against USC Spartanburg Monday night at the G.B. Hodge Center. The win lifts ASU’s overall record to 8-4 on the season and 2-1 in the Peach Belt Conference. The Lady Rifles fall to 4-8 overall and 0-3 in the PBC.

January 7, 2001
Jaguars give Harris win number 1
This isn't how Buck Harris wanted to coach his first collegiate basketball game. But when Augusta State head coach Gary Tuell was forced to undergo an emergency appendectomy Friday night, Harris was pressed into service.

January 6, 2001
Augusta State Splits Doubleheader with Columbus State
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University women’s basketball team fell to fifth-ranked Columbus State University 101-56 Saturday afternoon at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the loss, the Lady Jaguars fall to 7-4 overall and 1-1 in the Peach Belt Conference. Columbus State improves to 11-0 on the season and 2-0 in the PBC.

January 4, 2001
ASU Men and Women Sweep Clayton State
With a team defensive effort, Augusta State finally made coach Gary Tuell smile this season.

January 3, 2001
Lady Jaguars Open Conference Play With 81-64 Win Over Clayton State
Augusta, GA --- The Lady Jaguars opened the 2001 Peach Belt Conference season with an 81-64 victory over Clayton College & State Wednesday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. The victory lifts the Lady Jaguars to 7-3 on the season and 1-0 in the PBC, while Clayton State falls to 2-9 overall and 0-1 in the conference.

December 21, 2000
Lady Jaguars top Lady Bears
After a 49-point loss at Georgia Southern on Monday, Greg Wilson was hoping his Augusta State women's team could enter the holiday break on a positive note.

December 20, 2000
ASU Rolls to 88-70 Victory over Shaw University
Augusta, GA --- The Lady Jaguars moved to 6-3 on the season with an 88-70 victory over Shaw University Wednesday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. Shaw falls to 1-9 overall with the loss.

December 18, 2000
Georgia Southern Defeats Augusta State, 94-45
Statesboro, Ga.-- Sarah Davis scored a career-high 22 points in leading Georgia Southern to a 94-45 victory over Augusta State in women's basketball action at Hanner Fieldhouse Monday evening.

December 13, 2000
Festus Hawkins and Sharon Taylor Ranked Nationally
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s Festus Hawkins and Sharon Taylor are both statistically ranked nationally, as released recently by the NCAA.

December 8, 2000
Sharon Taylor Leads ASU to 78-62 Win Over Newberry
Augusta, GA --- Senior Center Sharon Taylor tallied her fourth double-double of the season and the second this week with 20 points and 14 rebounds in a 78-62 win over Newberry Friday night. With the win the Lady Jaguars improve to 5-2 on the season, while Newberry falls to 3-5.

December 5, 2000
Sharon Taylor Leads ASU to 58-52 Win over Brewton-Parker
Augusta, GA --- Senior Center Sharon Taylor tallied 15 points and hauled in 11 rebounds to help lead the Augusta State University women’s basketball team to a 58-52 win over Brewton-Parker College Tuesday night. The double-double was the third of the season for the Augusta, Georgia native.

December 2, 2000
Lady Jaguars Fall to Catawba College 71-64
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team fell to Catawba College 71-64 Saturday night in the Courtyard Classic at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the loss the Lady Jaguars fall to 3-2 on the season, while the Lady Indians improve to 6-1 overall.

December 1, 2000
Lady Jaguars Roll Over Newberry College 82-54
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team defeated Newberry College 82-54 Friday night in the Courtyard Classic at the ASU Athletic Complex. The win improves ASU’s overall record to 3-1 on the season, while the Lady Indians fall to 2-3 overall.

November 21, 2000
ASU Defeats Brewton Parker 71-64
Mount Vernon, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team defeated Brewton Parker 71-64 Tuesday night in Mount Vernon, Georgia. The win improves ASU's record to 2-1 on the season, while Brewton Parker falls to 4-1.

November 18, 2000
Lady Jaguars Fall 64-58 to North Alabama
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team fell 64-58 to North Alabama in the final game of the Partridge INNvitational. The loss drops the Lady Jaguars to 1-1 on the season, while the Lady Lions improve to 1-1 overall.

November 17, 2000
ASU Lady Jaguars Open Season With Impressive 96-66 Win Over Morris College
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team opened up the 2000-01 season with an impressive 96-66 win over Morris College in the first round of the Partridge INNvitational, held at the ASU Athletic Complex.

November 15, 2000
Promising Season Awaits Lady Jaguar Basketball Team
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team opens up the 2000-2001 season this weekend when it plays host to the 2000 Partridge INNvitational. Joining the Lady Jaguars at the ASU Athletic Complex will be PBC rival Georgia College, as well as North Alabama and Morris College.

November 11, 2000
ASU Falls to S.C. State in Overtime
Orangeburg ,SC -- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team fell in overtime to South Carolina State 87-83 Saturday afternoon.

November 4, 2000
Lady Jaguars Defeat Augusta Foxes 90-48
Augusta, GA --- Augusta State University’s women’s basketball team defeated the Augusta Foxes 90-48 Saturday afternoon in a preseason exhibition contest at the ASU Athletic Complex.

October 14, 2000
Augusta State to host Midnight Madness Saturday, October 14
AUGUSTA, GA - Augusta State University’s men's and women's basketball teams will be holding their annual Midnight Madness on Saturday, October 14 beginning at 10:00 p.m. at the ASU Athletic Complex. This will be the first opportunity for Jaguar fans to catch a glimpse of the men’s and women’s teams as the 2000-01 season officially opens at midnight.

October 14, 2000
Lady Jaguars Announce Recruiting Class
AUGUSTA, GA - ASU has announced the signing of nine individuals to the 2000 women's basketball recruiting class, including Karlena Barron, Tameika Bridges, Stephanie Edgerton, Donna Hanson, Shemeika Henry, Shundra Johnson, Alycia Rogers, Sharon Taylor and Ernesia Wideman.