2015-16 Women's Basketball News

May 2, 2016
Augusta Women’s Hoops Ends Season With No. 25 National Ranking
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The USA TODAY Sports Division II Top 25 women’s basketball coaches’ poll was released April 6, 2016 and Augusta University is ranked No. 25.

April 6, 2016
Jaguars Capture PBC Basketball Team Sportsmanship Award
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University and Flagler College were named the 2015-16 recipients of the women’s and men’s Team Sportsmanship Awards the Peach Belt announced on Wednesday. The Peach Belt Conference presents one such award for each of its 15 championship sports. The award is selected by the other conference teams in that sport.

March 21, 2016
Kariel Hutt Named WBCA All-America Honorable Mention
ATLANTA, Ga. – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 2016 WBCA NCAA Division II All-America Team and Augusta University senior forward Kariel Hutt was named an All-America Honorable Mention.

March 14, 2016
Augusta Falls To Francis Marion 72-65 In NCAA Southeast Region Championship
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The eighth-seeded Augusta Jaguars (24-9) reached the NCAA Division II Tournament Southeast Region Championship game and were outlasted 72-65 by Peach Belt Conference foe Francis Marion (24-8) on Monday night in the Timken Center on the campus of Limestone College. The Jags reached the Sweet 16 for the second time in program history.

March 13, 2016
Augusta Advances To Sweet 16 With 81-73 Comeback Win Over Anderson In NCAA Regional Semifinal
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The eighth-seeded Augusta Jaguars met fifth-seeded Anderson in the NCAA Southeast Regional semifinal game on Saturday night and stormed from behind to win an 81-73 contest at the Timken Center in Gaffney, S.C. The Jags advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since the 2004 season.

March 10, 2016
Augusta Upsets No. 2 Limestone 79-70 In NCAA Southeast Regional
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Making their fourth NCAA Tournament appearance, the eighth-seeded Augusta Jaguars upset the top-seeded and previously undefeated No. 2 nationally-ranked Limestone Saints 79-70 in the first round of the Southeast Regional on Friday evening in Gaffney, S.C., at the Timken Center.

March 9, 2016
Women’s Hoops Earns Eighth Seed To Play Top-Ranked Limestone In NCAA Southeast Regional March 11
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The NCAA announced that the Augusta Jaguars women’s basketball team earned the eighth seed and will meet top-seeded Limestone in the NCAA Southeast Regional, hosted by the Limestone Saints at the Timken Center in Gaffney, S.C., March 11-14.

March 5, 2016
Jaguars Drop PBC Semifinal Game To Columbus State, 78-65
COLUMBUS, Ga. – No. 1 West seed Columbus State (24-4) avenged a regular-season loss over the No. 2 East seed Augusta Jaguars (22-8) in the Peach Belt Conference Semifinals with a 78-65 battle in the Lumpkin Center on Saturday night.

March 4, 2016
Nate Teymer Named PBC Co-Coach Of The Year, Hutt & O’Conner Earn All-Conference
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Augusta University women’s basketball head coach Nate Teymer was named the Peach Belt Co-Coach of the Year, the conference announced Friday night at the PBC Awards Banquet. This is the second PBC Coach of the Year award for Teymer in the last four seasons. He shares this year’s honor with Columbus State head coach Jonathan Norton.

March 2, 2016
Jaguars Headed To PBC Semifinals To Meet Columbus State
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 2 East seed Augusta Jaguars (22-7) face the West No. 1 seed Columbus State Cougars (23-4) on Saturday, March 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the Lumpkin Center on the campus of Columbus State University.

March 1, 2016
Augusta Has Five In Double-Figure Points To Down North Georgia In PBC Quarterfinal
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The East No. 2 Augusta Jaguars (22-7) met the West No. 3 seed North Georgia Nighthawks (17-12) in the Peach Belt Conference Quarterfinals and prevailed 75-59 on Sunday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The win is the first in the PBC tournament for the Jags since Feb. 28, 2007 when they beat Francis Marion.

February 28, 2016
WBB Earns No. 2 Seed In East To Host PBC Quarterfinal With No. 3 North Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference east division has been set and the Augusta University women’s basketball team earned the No. 2 seed and will host No. 3 seed North Georgia from the west division on Sunday, Feb. 28 for the PBC Championship Quarterfinal game at 2:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 24, 2016
Augusta Takes Down USC Aiken Twice This Season With 81-69 OT Road Win
AIKEN, S.C. – In their third overtime game of the season, the Augusta Jaguars outscored rival USC Aiken 14-2 in extra time to win an 81-69 Peach Belt Conference battle for their final regular-season game of the season on the road in the Convocation Center.

February 19, 2016
Lander Holds Off Augusta Jaguars, 73-64
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Sitting a game behind Lander University in the Peach Belt Conference East Division, the Augusta Jaguars women’s basketball team (20-7, 13-5 PBC) fell to the Lander Bearcats (21-6, 15-3 PBC) 73-64 in a matchup between two of the hottest teams in the PBC right now on Saturday afternoon in Greenwood, S.C.. Lander grabs the eastern title in the PBC with the win.

February 18, 2016
Women’s Hoops Ranked Sixth In First NCAA Regional Rankings Of 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The NCAA released the first official regional rankings of the 2015-16 season on Wednesday, Feb. 17 and the Augusta Jaguars women’s basketball team earned No. 6 in the NCAA Southeast Region.

February 18, 2016
Augusta Women’s Hoops Posts Two On PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released its list for the women's basketball All-Academic Team on Thursday afternoon and Augusta University seniors Samantha Carlson and Camille Gee earned the accolade for the Jaguars.

February 17, 2016
Sykes Leads Jags With 20 Points In 91-75 Loss At Francis Marion
FRANCIS MARION, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars had a six game win streak snapped at Francis Marion on Wednesday night in a 91-75 Peach Belt Conference loss to the Francis Marion Patriots.

February 13, 2016
Augusta Survives USC Aiken 67-64 For Sixth-Straight Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars pulled out a 67-64 Peach Belt Conference victory over rival USC Aiken in the final seconds on Saturday afternoon for 2016 Homecoming and Senior Day!

February 10, 2016
Jags Ranked Fourth In Region In Women's Basketball Division II Media Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars are ranked fourth in the NCAA Southeast Region on the Women's Basketball Division II Media Poll, sponsored by D2SIDA that was released on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

February 10, 2016
Augusta Gets Fifth Straight Win In Double OT Battle At Flagler
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Augusta Jaguars outscored Flagler 15-9 over two rounds of overtime to hang on to a 79-73 Peach Belt Conference road win on Wednesday night in the Flagler Gymnasium. The victory is Augusta’s fifth in a row as they lead the PBC East Division and are fourth in the NCAA Southeast Region.

February 8, 2016
Jaguars Host 2016 Homecoming Feb. 13 Against USC Aiken
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University Jaguars host rival USC Aiken on Saturday, Feb. 13 for 2016 Homecoming in Christenberry Fieldhouse – celebrating 25 Years of Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women’s game begins at 1:30 p.m. and the men follow at 3:30 p.m.

February 7, 2016
Augusta Holds Off Armstrong 72-65 For Fourth Straight Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars hosted the 2016 Play4 Kay Pink Out game and won a 72-65 Peach Belt Conference game over the Armstrong Pirates on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 3, 2016
Women’s Hoops Hosts Play 4Kay Pink-Out Game To Support Cancer Awareness Feb. 6
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team hosts the annual Play 4Kay Pink-Out game in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, Feb. 6 to support the cancer center during their Peach Belt Conference matchup with the Armstrong Pirates at 1:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to wear pink!

February 3, 2016
Augusta Scores Season-High Points In 84-76 Win Over Georgia College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Leading the Peach Belt Conference East Division, the Augusta Jaguars defeated the Georgia College Bobcats 84-76 on Wednesday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars remained atop the PBC East Division with the win, despite a win by the Lander Bearcats tonight.

January 30, 2016
Augusta Rolls No. 12 Clayton State, 69-56
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team (16-5, 9-3 PBC) defeated the Clayton State Lakers (16-3, 10-2 PBC) on Saturday afternoon 69-56 in a PBC matchup, as the Jaguars honored our local service men and women today with their Military Appreciation Day. Nearly 500 soldiers from Fort Gordon were in attendance for the game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 27, 2016
Augusta Jaguars Hold Off UNC Pembroke, 56-52
PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Augusta Jaguars beat the UNC Pembroke Braves for the second time of the 2016 season with a 56-52 road win on Wednesday night in the English E. Jones Center.

January 23, 2016
Augusta Falls To Flagler, 68-62
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars remained in a tight contest with the Flagler Saints for all four periods, but dropped a 68-62 Peach Belt Conference game in the closing minute on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 17, 2016
Second Half Surge Jolts Jags To 68-55 Win Over Young Harris
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Leading the Peach Belt Conference East Division, the Augusta Jaguars recovered from an early deficit to blow by the Young Harris Mountain Lions for a 68-55 PBC victory in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Monday afternoon.

January 16, 2016
Augusta Knocks Off No. 13 Columbus State, 79-72
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars had six players score in double figures to outlast the No. 13 Columbus State Cougars for a 79-72 Peach Belt Conference win in Christenberry Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.

January 15, 2016
Augusta Hoops To Host Miracle Game Jan. 23 To Support Children’s Hospital of Georgia & Miracle Network
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Teaming up with Jaguar Miracle, the Jaguar men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the “Miracle Game” on Saturday, Jan. 23 for the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with the Flagler Saints at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The game will serve to raise awareness and funds for Jaguar Miracle – benefitting the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

January 13, 2016
Augusta Brings Down Armstrong In Overtime, 80-73
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Sophomore Joshlyn Belcher leads the Peach Belt Conference in three pointers and her six from beyond the arc made the difference in an 80-73 Augusta road win at Armstrong State Wednesday night.

January 9, 2016
Augusta Falls to Lander in Conference Matchup
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team (11-4, 4-2 PBC) fell to the Lander Bearcats (11-4, 5-1 PBC) 67-61 in a conference matchup on Saturday afternoon. Both teams came into the game with a 4-1 conference record, looking to gain an advantage on the other in conference standings.

January 7, 2016
Augusta Snags 76-70 Road Win In Final Seconds At North Georgia
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Up by one basket with 18 seconds remaining, the Augusta Jaguars hit a layup from junior Breonna O’Conner to stay ahead and win a 76-60 Peach Belt Conference battle over the North Georgia Nighthawks on Thursday night.

January 4, 2016
Francis Marion Hands Augusta First Conference Loss In 86-69 Contest
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars fell to the Francis Marion Patriots 86-69 on Monday night, snapping Augusta’s seven-game winning streak. The Jags were handed their first PBC loss of the season as Francis Marion held the lead the entire game after the initial basket.

January 2, 2016
Augusta Hoops Hosts UNC Pembroke To Open 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams host the UNC Pembroke Braves on Saturday, Jan. 2 to start Peach Belt Conference play in 2016. Tipoff times are scheduled for 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 2, 2016
Belcher Buries Six Three Pointers In 72-61 Win Over UNC Pembroke
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars moved to 10-2 on the year with their seventh straight win on Saturday afternoon, beating the UNC Pembroke Braves 72-61 in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

December 31, 2015
Augusta Wins Sixth Straight On New Year’s Eve Matchup With Claflin
AUGUSTA, Ga. – On a New Year’s Eve matchup against non-conference Claflin, the Augusta Jaguars won their sixth-consecutive game with a 65-49 victory in The HEAL Complex on the campus of Paine College.

December 28, 2015
Women’s Hoops Moves Dec. 31 Matchup With Claflin To The HEAL Complex At Paine College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team will host a non-conference single game with Claflin on Thursday, Dec. 31 at The HEAL Complex on the campus of Paine College at 2:00 p.m.

December 19, 2015
Augusta Cruises Past Montevallo, 69-58
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team continued play in the Peach Belt conference on Saturday afternoon with a double-digit victory over Montevallo, 69-58, at the Trustmark Arena.

December 17, 2015
Explosive Fourth Quarter Lifts Augusta Over GSW, 81-71
AMERICUS, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team began Peach Belt Conference play on Thursday at Georgia Southwestern, defeating the Hurricanes 81-71.

December 15, 2015
Belcher’s 20 Off The Bench Boosts Augusta To 75-63 Win At Converse
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Sophomore Joshlyn Belcher connected for six three pointers as Augusta never lost the lead to outlast Converse College on the road in a 75-63 non-conference victory Tuesday night.

November 30, 2015
Hot Start Guides Augusta To 79-59 Win Over Clark Atlanta
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University junior-transfer Breonna O’Conner scored her career-high 23 points as a Jaguar to pace the team to a 79-59 non-conference win over Clark Atlanta on Monday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 28, 2015
Augusta Withstands West Georgia, 69-61
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars withstood the West Georgia Wolves down the stretch on Saturday afternoon and won a 69-61 non-conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse with four starters scoring in double figures.

November 25, 2015
Augusta Basketball Hosts Four Games From Nov. 28-30
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's basketball teams host a total of four games across three days in Christenberry Fieldhouse to continue the 2015-16 season!

November 24, 2015
Augusta Slips At Fort Valley State, 69-55
FORT VALLEY, Ga. – Senior Kariel Hutt pushed her streak of consecutive games with a double-double to 11 as the Jaguars fell 69-55 in non-conference road action on Tuesday night against Fort Valley State University.

November 21, 2015
Augusta Rolls Paine College 83-68 In Home Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team moved to 6-0 against Paine College with Head Coach nate Teymer at the helm as the Jaguars won a 83-68 non-conference game over Paine on Saturday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 19, 2015
Augusta Hosts Paine College Nov. 21 For 2015-16 Home Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams will host rival Paine College on Saturday, Nov. 21 in Christenberry Fieldhouse for a 5:30 p.m. women’s game and a 7:30 p.m. men’s tipoff.

November 18, 2015
Augusta Owns The Paint In 75-68 Win At Coker College
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team had three starters score in double-figure points in a 75-68 non-conference road win at Coker College in the DeLoach Center on Wednesday night.

November 16, 2015
Kariel Hutt Named First PBC Player of the Week For 2015-16 Women’s Basketball
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University senior Kariel Hutt was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for women’s basketball on Monday by the league office in Augusta, Ga.

November 14, 2015
Augusta Falls To Emmanuel 84-67 In Non-Conference Game
CENTRAL, S.C. – In day two of the Conference Carolinas/ Peach Belt Challenge, the Augusta University women’s basketball team dropped an 84-67 non-conference game to the Emmanuel Lions.

November 13, 2015
Jags Tip Season With 77-59 Win At Southern Wesleyan
CENTRAL, S.C. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team opened the 2015-16 season at the Conference Carolinas/ Peach Belt Challenge on Friday night at Southern Wesleyan University and the Jaguars won 77-59 highlighted by senior Kariel Hutt’s 18 points and 19 rebounds.

November 11, 2015
Women’s Hoops Starts Season Nov. 13 At Conference Carolinas/Peach Belt Challenge
CENTRAL, S.C. – The Augusta University women’s basketball officially tips off their 2015-16 campaign this Friday at the Conference Carolinas/Peach Belt Challenge – hosted by Southern Wesleyan in Central, S.C., at the Tysinger Gymnasium.

November 10, 2015
Women's Hoops Releases 2015-16 Online Media Guide
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta University women's basketball team has released their 2015-16 online media guide.

November 6, 2015
Season Tickets & Reserved Seats Now Available Online At Jaguarsroar.com
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men's and women's basketball fans can now purchase a season-ticket booklet and reserved setting for the 2015-16 season online at jaguarsroar.com!

November 1, 2015
Women’s Hoops Falls To All-Army In Season-Opening Exhibition Game
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta University women’s basketball team stepped on the Christenberry Fieldhouse gym floor for their first on-court action of 2015-16 on Sunday, Nov. 1 to take on the All-Army team and the Jaguars dropped an 84-61 battle.

October 30, 2015
Jags Hoops Hosts All-Army Teams For Exhibition Doubleheader Nov. 1
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's basketball teams will see their first on-court action of the 2015-16 season on Sunday, Nov. 1 with an exhibition doubleheader with the All-Army teams inside Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women play against the All-Army women's team at 2:00 p.m. and the men follow at 4:00 p.m.

October 29, 2015
Augusta Eighth In PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference women’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll was released Thursday morning and the Augusta University Jaguars sit eighth out of 14 teams, as voted by the leagues head coaches.

October 27, 2015
Kariel Hutt Named PBC Preseason All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University women’s basketball senior Kariel Hutt has been named to the 2015 Peach Belt Preseason All-Conference team, the league announced from its offices in Augusta on Tuesday afternoon. The six-player team was selected by the league’s head coaches and represents six different PBC schools.

October 20, 2015
2015-16 Jaguar Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics released the season ticket plans for the 2015-16 Jaguar Basketball season and fans can now purchase them by contacting the main athletics office off of Wrightsboro Rd. Current students and current and retired Georgia Regents University faculty and staff are admitted free of charge with a valid university ID.

September 28, 2015
JAGUAR MADNESS SET FOR THURSDAY, OCT. 29!
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jaguar Athletics will host Jaguar Madness, a pep-rally for the men's and women's basketball programs, on Thursday, Oct, 29 at 7:00 p.m. inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.

August 10, 2015
Women’s Hoops Books 14 Home Games For 2015-16 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women’s basketball team released their 2015-16 schedule on Friday, August 7 - highlighted by 14 home games in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

July 14, 2015
Seven Sign With Women’s Hoops For 2015-16
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women's basketball program added sevennew student-athletes for the approaching 2015-16 season, Head Coach Nate Teymer announced on Tuesday morning.

July 6, 2015
Peach Belt Conference To Celebrate 25th Anniversary In 2015-16
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference announced that the league will celebrate its 25th Anniversary season in 2015-16. The year-long celebration began on July 1, 2016, with the unveiling of the 25th Anniversary logo which will be the league’s official logo for the next year.