2007-08 Women's Basketball News

March 21, 2008
ASU's Wilson Steps Down
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced Friday he has accepted the resignation of Lady Jaguar women’s basketball head coach Greg Wilson.

March 15, 2008
Wingate Ousts ASU, 66-65
FLORENCE, S.C. - Top-seeded Wingate University advanced to the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Region tournament championship game Saturday night when the Bulldogs outlasted fifth-seeded Augusta State University 66-65 at Francis Marion’s Smith University Center.

March 14, 2008
ASU Runs Away From Shaw, 88-70
FLORENCE, S.C. - Fifth-seeded Augusta State provided the first upset of the NCAA Division II South Atlantic women’s basketball regional tournament Friday when the Lady Jaguars used a 27-7 run in the final 10 minutes of the game to defeat fourth-seeded Shaw, 88-70, in a quarterfinal game at Francis Marion’s Smith University Center.

March 13, 2008
Peach Belt To Broadcast Regionals
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference and commissioner David R. Brunk announced Thursday that the league will provide free audio and video coverage of both the men’s and women’s NCAA Division II basketball regionals.

March 13, 2008
Lady Jags To Face Familiar Foe At NCAA's
FLORENCE, S.C. - The Augusta State women’s basketball team opens play Friday in the NCAA South Atlantic Regional in Smith University Center on the campus of Francis Marion University.

March 9, 2008
Lady Jags Returning To Big Dance
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta State women’s basketball team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA South Atlantic Regional, according to an announcement late Sunday night from the NCAA national headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 6, 2008
CSU Upends Lady Jags, 67-58
AIKEN, S.C. - Powered by four double-digit scorers, the Columbus State University women’s basketball team advanced to the semifinal round of the Marvin Vanover Peach Belt Conference Tournament with today’s 67-58 victory over Augusta State University.

March 5, 2008
Lady Jags Up To Second
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta State Lady Jaguars moved up one spot to No. 2 in the sixth and final NCAA South Atlantic Regional poll of the 2007-08 season. The rankings were released Wednesday afternoon from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 4, 2008
Ngulela Snags Second Straight PBC Honor
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State’s Deo Ngulela was named to the Peach Belt Conference women’s all-conference team Tuesday afternoon. The selections were announced by the league office on the eve of the PBC Tournament, which begins Wednesday afternoon at the USCA Convocation Center in Aiken, S.C.

March 2, 2008
All Eyes On March
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Having posted two of the top seasons in their respective program’s histories, the Augusta State men’s and women’s basketball teams have now turned their attention to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament next weekend in Aiken, S.C.

March 1, 2008
Lady Jags Hammer GSW, 104-55
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State scored its most points in 10 seasons and captured a share of the Peach Belt Conference championship Saturday afternoon, pounding Georgia Southwestern 104-55 on Senior Day in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 27, 2008
CSU Holds Off Lady Jags, 71-64
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Columbus State held Augusta State scoreless for the first 5:27 of the game Wednesday and went to a 71-64 Peach Belt Conference victory over the Lady Jaguars in the Lumpkin Center.

February 27, 2008
Lady Jags Move Up To Third
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta State Lady Jaguars improved one spot in the fifth NCAA South Atlantic Regional poll of the 2007-08 season. The rankings were released late Wednesday afternoon from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

February 23, 2008
ASU Rallies Past Lady Saints, 81-78
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Augusta State rallied from a double-digit deficit in the second half to spoil Senior Day at Memorial Hall and register a key 81-78 road win over North Georgia Saturday afternoon.

February 20, 2008
Patriots Outlast ASU, 87-76
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jennifer Dyer scored a game-high 20 points to lead Francis Marion to an 87-76 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta State Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 9, 2008
Clayton Edges Lady Jaguars, 67-64
MORROW, Ga. - Clayton State snapped Augusta State’s five-game winning streak Saturday with a 67-64 Peach Belt Conference victory over the Lady Jaguars at the Athletics & Fitness Center.

February 6, 2008
Lady Jags Move Up Rankings
AUGUSTA, Ga. - With wins in five straight and in six of their last seven games, the Augusta State Lady Jaguars moved up in the second NCAA South Atlantic Regional poll of the 2007-08 season. The poll was released late Wednesday afternoon from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

February 6, 2008
Lady Jags Extend Streak To Five
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State shot 50 percent in the second half Wednesday night and went on a to 72-62 victory over UNC Pembroke in Peach Belt Conference action at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 4, 2008
Lady Jags Win Fourth Straight
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State sophomore Nicole Mealing tallied 20 points off the bench Monday to lead the Lady Jaguars to a 66-57 victory over Columbus State in Peach Belt Conference action at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 2, 2008
ASU Rolls On The Road, 85-62
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Augusta State shot a season-high 55.0 percent from the field and picked up a rare win at the Centennial Center Saturday with an 85-62 Peach Belt Conference victory over Georgia College & State.

January 30, 2008
Lady Jags Crack Regional Rankings
AUGUSTA, Ga. - With wins in four of the last six games, the Augusta State Lady Jaguars have worked their way into the first NCAA South Atlantic Regional poll of the 2007-08 season. The poll was released Wednesday afternoon from the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.

January 28, 2008
ASU Joins PBC, Penn Atlantic Partnership
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference recently announced an agreement with Penn Atlantic to stream all PBC men’s and women’s basketball games with live audio and video webcasts. Augusta State will be coming online with this partnership beginning with this evening’s PBC doubleheader versus North Georgia.

January 28, 2008
Lady Jags Roll, 82-60
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State shot 64.7 percent in the second half Monday night and pulled away for an 82-60 Peach Belt Conference victory over North Georgia in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 26, 2008
Lady Jags Win On The Road, 75-69
AMERICUS, Ga. - Augusta State built as much as a 28-point lead Saturday afternoon and went on to claim a 75-69 Peach Belt Conference road victory over Georgia Southwestern at the Storm Dome.

January 23, 2008
Patriots Shoot Down Lady Jags, 101-86
FLORENCE, S.C. - Francis Marion placed six players in double figures and went on to a 101-86 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta State Wednesday night during FMU’s first-ever “Whiteout” at Smith University Center.

January 21, 2008
Lady Jags Top USCA, 48-37
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State got past USC Aiken 48-37 Monday night in Peach Belt Conference action to complete a season sweep of the Lady Pacers.

January 19, 2008
ASU To Host "Blackout" Monday
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Athletics is requesting everyone in attendance for Monday’s Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with USC Aiken to wear black in support of the Jaguars at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 16, 2008
Lander Holds Off Lady Jags, 76-74
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Andrea Butler’s three-point play with 34 seconds remaining proved to be the difference in Lander’s 76-74 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta State Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 12, 2008
Mealing Paces Lady Jaguars, 79-67
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Augusta State’s Nicole Mealing scored a career-high 25 points off the bench Saturday to pace the Lady Jaguars to a 79-67 Peach Belt Conference road win over Armstrong Atlantic State in Alumni Arena.

January 9, 2008
Lady Braves Halt ASU Winning Streak
PEMBROKE, N.C. - UNC Pembroke snapped Augusta State’s six-game winning streak Wednesday with a 71-65 overtime victory in Peach Belt Conference action at the Jones Center.

January 5, 2008
Jarrard Lifts Lady Jaguars, 79-66
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State connected on a season-high 10 3-pointers and knocked off 21st-ranked Clayton State 79-66 in a Peach Belt Conference matchup Saturday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 3, 2008
ASU Shuts Down Wingate, 80-70
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State picked up its fifth straight win Thursday afternoon with an 80-70 non-conference victory over Wingate in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 30, 2007
ASU Tops Anderson, 65-62
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State picked up its fourth straight win Sunday afternoon with a 65-62 non-conference victory over Anderson in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 28, 2007
ASU Hoopsters Return To The Hardwood
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s and women’s basketball teams resume their 2007-08 seasons this weekend when they return to action in a pair of non-conference games.

December 17, 2007
Lady Jags Too Much For Converse, 79-59
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Augusta State outscored Converse 40-25 in the second half and went on to post a 79-59 non-conference road victory Monday afternoon.

December 13, 2007
Lady Jags Heat Up Against Paine, 90-58
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State outscored Paine 21-5 over the final 5:54 of the first half Thursday evening and went on to a 90-58 non-conference victory in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 5, 2007
Lady Jaguars Shoot Down Hornets, 83-67
SUMTER, S.C. - Augusta State’s Nicole Mealing tallied a season-high 16 points off the bench Wednesday night as the Lady Jaguars claimed an 83-67 non-conference road victory over Morris.

December 1, 2007
Comeback Lifts GCSU Past ASU, 69-66
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia College & State battled back from a 15-point, first-half deficit and then held off a late Augusta State charge in the second half to pick up a 69-66 Peach Belt Conference road win Saturday evening in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 28, 2007
Lady Jags Knock Off USC Aiken, 71-59
AIKEN, S.C. - Augusta State upset 20th-ranked USC Aiken 71-59 Wednesday evening in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both teams at the USCA Convocation Center.

November 24, 2007
ASU Upends No. 24 Newberry, 75-59
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta State Lady Jaguars held Newberry scoreless for the first five minutes of their non-conference matchup Saturday afternoon and never trailed, claiming a 75-59 victory over the 24th-ranked Lady Indians at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 17, 2007
Fayetteville State Tops Lady Jags, 80-73
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Augusta State sophomore guard Brittany Jarrard scored a game-high 17 points off the bench Saturday afternoon, yet it wasn’t enough as the Lady Jaguars fell 80-73 to Fayetteville State at Capel Arena. The contest marked the season opener for both squads.

November 16, 2007
Jaguar Season Tickets On Sale
AUGUSTA, Ga.-- Augusta State basketball season tickets are now on sale in the ASU Athletics office in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 16, 2007
Lady Jags Open Up On The Road
AUGUSTA, Ga. - With three starters and six of their top seven scorers from last season returning, the Augusta State Lady Jaguars tip off their 2007-08 schedule on the road Saturday afternoon when they face Fayetteville State at 2:00 p.m. in Fayetteville, N.C.

October 27, 2007
Lady Jags Picked Fifth
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Clayton State have been favored to win the 2007-08 PBC Championship in a poll of the league’s head coaches released on Thursday. The Lakers received eight of a possible 10 first-place votes for 98 points, seven ahead of Lander with 91.

September 24, 2007
Lady Jags Finalize Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Fourteen home games highlight the 2007-08 Augusta State women’s basketball schedule, according to an announcement Monday from head coach Greg Wilson.

June 28, 2007
Lady Jaguars Ink Five
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Augusta State head women’s basketball coach Greg Wilson announced Thursday the signing of five players who will join the Lady Jaguar program for the Fall, 2007 semester.