Jaguars Take On Paine Saturday

Jaguars Take On Paine Saturday

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State takes on Paine College in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday night in Carter Gymnasium on the PC campus.

Game times are 6:00 p.m. for the women's matchup, with the men's contest slated for an 8:00 p.m. tipoff.

The ASU women's squad is coming off a 75-54 loss at Newberry on Wednesday. The Lady Jaguars have won six straight in the series with Paine, including a 91-58 victory last season in Christenberry Fieldhouse. ASU's last loss to the Lady Lions came in a 39-38 setback on Jan. 4, 2003 in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

The fourth-ranked men's squad is looking for its fifth straight win in the series. ASU head coach Dip Metress is 5-1 against the Lions in his first four years at the helm of the Jaguars. Under Metress, the Jags are 26-12 in regular-season, non-conference games, including 9-9 on the road. Over the last two-plus seasons, ASU is 15-5 in non-conference contests away from Christenberry Fieldhouse.

No webcast will be available for either game.