2000-01 Men's Basketball News

  • Hawkins and Boodnikoff Named to the NABC All-Region Team
    March 27, 2001
    AUGUSTA, GA - Augusta State’s Festus Hawkins and Gary Boodnikoff were named to the All-South Atlantic Region first and second team, respectively, as announced Tuesday by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Jaguars look to next season
    March 11, 2001
    After playing his last collegiate basketball game, Jaguars center Festus Hawkins saw a bright future for his teammates.
  • Magical Season Comes to an End for Jaguars
    March 10, 2001
    AUGUSTA, GA - One of the most successful seasons in school history came to an end on Friday night for the Augusta State University men’s basketball team.
  • Augusta State knocked out of tournament
    March 10, 2001
    CHARLOTTE - A different team. A different style. A different result.
  • Rams' stifling 'D' steamrolls Jaguars
    March 10, 2001
    Winston-Salem State's defense, resembling a tourniquet attached to a fresh wound, was in full force last night in the South Atlantic Regional semifinals.
  • Jaguars are a 'can do' team
    March 09, 2001
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - First NCAA tournament appearance since 1978, and Augusta State was going in blindly.
  • Jaguars top Catawba College 96-84
    March 09, 2001
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Twenty-three years after its first Division II Tournament appearance, Augusta State knocked off the dust and is putting a little wear and tear on its dancing shoes.
  • Jaguars ready to take on Catawba
    March 08, 2001
    When Augusta State men's basketball coach Gary Tuell underwent an appendectomy Jan. 5, Buck Harris filled in.
  • Augusta State coach ready for challenge
    March 07, 2001
    As challenges go, preparing to face Catawba College for 40 minutes in an NCAA Division II men's basketball tournament game might not seem as daunting as stepping into the ring for three minutes with Muhammad Ali.
  • Augusta State Men’s Basketball Itinerary
    March 05, 2001
    Tickets are available in the athletic office (737-1626) for $8 (adults) and $5 (students/children). Tickets will also be available at the door.
  • Augusta State earns 6th seed
    March 05, 2001
    For the first time in Augusta State men's basketball history, players sat in a computer lab at the Augusta State University athletic complex and watched the NCAA Division II Tournament selection show via the Internet.
  • ASU to Face Catawba in First NCAA Championship Appearance Since 1978
    March 04, 2001
    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Committee announced today the field of 48 teams for the 2001 Division II Men's Basketball Championship. Twenty conferences have been awarded automatic qualification. The remaining 28 teams were selected at-large by the committee.
  • Jaguars reign in Peach Belt
    March 03, 2001
    GREENWOOD, S.C. - As a freshman, a teary-eyed T.J. Ott watched as Georgia College & State cut down the nets after coming from behind to defeat Augusta State in the 1999 Peach Belt Conference championship game.
  • Augusta State Wins Peach Belt Tournament Title
    March 03, 2001
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – Augusta State won its first ever Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship with 60-46 victory over regular season champion Armstrong Atlantic State in a battle of the top two seeds Saturday at Lander’s Horne Arena. With the victory, Augusta State (20-9) earns its first bid to the NCAA Tournament since 1978.
  • ASU Defeats USC Aiken in PBC Semifinals
    March 02, 2001
    GREENWOOD, S.C. - Augusta State University shot 53% (26-49) from the floor, including 60% (15-25) in the second half to rally for a 79-73 victory over USC Aiken in the semifinals of the Men’s Peach Belt Conference Tournament Friday night at Lander’s Horne Arena. Augusta State (19-9), the top seed from the PBC North Division, advances Saturday’s championship game against the winner of the Armstrong Atlantic State/Columbus State game.
  • Jaguars top Clayton State
    March 01, 2001
    GREENWOOD, S.C. - Much like last year, Clayton State gave Augusta State fits during the first round of the Peach Belt Tournament. Just like last year, Augusta State won the game.
  • ASU Wraps North Division Top-Seed With 83-65 Win Over Francis Marion
    February 24, 2001
    Florence, SC -- Augusta State University’s men’s basketball team wrapped up its third consecutive North Division Championship on Saturday with an 83-65 win over Francis Marion University. ASU and Lander both finished atop the PBC North Division with identical 11-5 league records. The Jaguars win the tiebreaker and thus the division’s top seed with an 8-2 divisional record, while Lander finished with a 7-3 mark.
  • No. 22 Pirates Win 16th Straight, Defeat ASU 58-45
    February 21, 2001
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (February 21) - The No. 22 Armstrong Atlantic State men's basketball team improved to 15-0 in the Peach Belt Conference with a 58-45 victory over Augusta State on “Senior Night” at Alumni Arena on Wednesday evening.
  • ASU Falls to Georgia College & State
    February 17, 2001
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia — Georgia College & State University swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Augusta State Saturday night in the Centennial Center. The GC&SU Lady Bobcats won their second straight 82-62, while the Bobcats upset the Jaguars 80-66 for their third straight win..
  • ASU 89, Francis Marion 73
    February 15, 2001
    In his four years as Augusta State head coach, Gary Tuell never has lost a season finale at home. Francis Marion proved to be road-kill No. 4.
  • ASU Rolls Over Francis Marion 89-73
    February 14, 2001
    Augusta, GA -- Augusta State University’s men’s basketball team defeated Francis Marion University 89-73 Wednesday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. The game marked senior night for two Jaguar players, including Festus Hawkins and Reggie Rosier.
  • Jaguars celebrate homecoming with win
    February 11, 2001
    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.
  • ASU Rolls Over North Florida 93-50
    February 10, 2001
    Augusta, GA -- Augusta State University’s men’s basketball team rolled over North Florida 93-50 Saturday night during Homecoming at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the win, ASU takes over sole possession of first place in the North Division with a 9-3 conference mark. The Jaguars are 15-7 overall, while North Florida falls to 12-10 overall and 6-6 in the Peach Belt Conference.
  • Jaguars face North Florida at home
    February 10, 2001
    With five games left in its Peach Belt season, Augusta State has some homecoming business to take care of today.
  • ASU Moves Back Into First Place With 70-63 Win Over UNC Pembroke
    February 07, 2001
    Augusta, GA -- Augusta State University’s men’s basketball team defeated UNC Pembroke 70-63 Wednesday night at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the win, and USC Aiken’s loss to USC Spartanburg, the Jaguars move back into a first place tie with the Pacers in the Peach Belt North Division. ASU is now 14-7 overall and 8-3 in the PBC, while the Braves fall to 5-15 overall and 2-8 in conference play.
  • Senators down Augusta State 68-60
    February 03, 2001
    GREENWOOD--The Lander men's basketball team won its sixth straight game Saturday night when it defeated Augusta State University, 68-60, in a Peach Belt Conference game in Horne Arena.
  • Jaguars defeat Pacers 72-63
    February 01, 2001
    Gary Tuell missed Augusta State's huge win over Life University on Monday. He's glad he stuck around Wednesday night against USC Aiken.
  • ASU Moves Back Into First Place With 72-63 Win Over USC Aiken
    January 31, 2001
    Augusta, GA -- Augusta State University’s men’s basketball team used a 21-3 second half run to pull out a 72-63 victory against USC Aiken at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the win the Jaguars move into a first place tie with the Pacers in the North Division of the Peach Belt Conference. Both squads are now 13-6 overall and 7-2 in conference play.
  • Records Fall as ASU Defeats Life University 108-87
    January 29, 2001
    Augusta, GA -- Augusta State University’s men’s basketball team enjoyed a record-breaking performance Monday night in a 108-87 win over Life University at the ASU Athletic Complex. With the win the Jaguars improve to 12-6 on the season, while the Running Eagles fall to 14-9 overall.
  • Jaguars suffer tough setback vs. Kennesaw
    January 24, 2001
    KENNESAW, Ga. - Kennesaw State surprised Augusta State on Wednesday night in a Peach Belt Conference game at Spec Landrum gymnasium.
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