2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Byrd & Monteiro Named To 2018-19 NABC Honors Court
    July 17, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court and Augusta University senior Aaron Byrd and junior Rafael Monteiro made the list. The team recognizes men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.
  • Gabriel Moller Joins The Jaguars For 2019-20 Men’s Hoops Season
    July 03, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Another edition to the 2019-20 Augusta University men’s basketball team has been announced with incoming freshman Gabriel Moller (Njardvik, Iceland), head coach Dip Metress revealed on Wednesday morning.
  • Anthony Torelli Signs With Augusta Men’s Basketball
    July 02, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced incoming freshman Anthony Torelli (Toronto, Canada) as the latest signee for the upcoming 2019-20 season.  
  • Williams Signs Pro Contract With Keflavík Icelandic Basketball Club
    July 01, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University four-year men’s basketball standout Deane Williams signed a professional contract with the Keflavík Icelandic Basketball Club on June 14, 2019 and will report to Reykjanesbaer, Iceland in September.
  • Drew Gibson Named Assistant Coach For Navy Men’s Basketball
    June 06, 2019
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Augusta University men’s basketball assistant coach Drew Gibson has been named an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy, Navy head coach Ed DeChellis announced Wednesday afternoon.
  • Selfless, Resilient, And Really Good: A Season To Remember For Augusta Basketball
    April 12, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – In late December Dip Metress was reevaluating his starting lineup, his offensive strategy, and even which drycleaner to use for his game-worn suits. Three months later, the head coach of the Augusta University men’s basketball team brought the Jaguars to the NCAA Tournament for the 12th time in school history and the ninth time in the last 13 years.
  • 21st Edition Of The Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 10-14
    April 04, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men's basketball head coach Dip Metress will host the 21st edition of the Dip Metress Basketball Academy June 10-14 at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Williams Receives All-District Honor From NABC
    March 26, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Augusta University men’s basketball star Deane Williams has been named a first-team selection to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District team. The NABC announced the 88 student-athletes from each region on Monday afternoon.
  • No. 16 Augusta Falls 91-78 To No. 10 Queens In Region Championship Game
    March 19, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The No. 16 Augusta University men’s basketball team had its 15-game win streak snapped on Tuesday night in the NCAA Southeast Region Championship game, falling to tournament-host and top-seeded No. 10 Queens, 91-78, in The Levine Center. Augusta had not lost a game in 48 days.
  • Three Free Fan Busses Announced For NCAA Basketball Regional Championship March 19
    March 18, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics will offer three busses for fans to travel to the NCAA Men's Basketball Southeast Regional championship game on Tuesday, March 19. There is no cost. Fans will leave on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. from Christenberry Fieldhouse to travel Charlotte, N.C., to watch the Jaguars take on Queens in the regional final at 7:00 p.m. in The Levine Center.
  • NCAA Tournament: Augusta Reaches Region Championship Game For Fifth Time In School History
    March 18, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team will face top-seed and tournament host Queens in the NCAA Southeast Region Championship game on Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. in The Levine Center. Riding a 15-game win streak and ranked No. 16 in the nation, second-seeded Augusta advances to the regional championship game for the fifth in school history.
  • No. 16 Jags Face Francis Marion In NCAA Southeast Region Quarterfinal March 16
    March 16, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Riding a 13-game win streak and fresh off a regular season and tournament championship, the Augusta University men’s basketball team earned the No. 2 seed and will face No. 7 seed Francis Marion in the NCAA Southeast Region Quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 16 at 2:30 p.m.
  • No. 16 Augusta Wins 77-70 In Overtime Against Francis Marion To Open NCAA Tournament
    March 16, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The No. 16 nationally-ranked and second seeded Augusta University men's basketball team pushed its win streak to 14 with a 77-70 overtime win over seventh-seeded Francis Marion in the NCAA Southeast Region quarterfinal game on Saturday afternoon in The Levine Center.
  • Augusta Meets Rival USC Aiken In Second Round Of NCAA Tournament
    March 16, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team will take on the USC Aiken Pacers in the NCAA Southeast Region semifinal game on Sunday, March 17 at 5:00 p.m. in The Levine Center.
  • Williams Named To D2CCA All-Region Team
    March 15, 2019
    FLORENCE, S.C. – Augusta University men’s basketball senior Deane Williams was named to the 2018-19 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Southeast Region Men's Basketball All-Region Team on Friday that was selected by NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors from institutions and conference offices.
  • Fan Bus Announced For Men’s Basketball Trip To NCAA Regional March 16
    March 14, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Athletics will offer a fan bus to travel to the NCAA Men's Basketball Southeast Regional for a cost of $25 per person. The first 54 Jaguar fans can reserve a spot on the bus that will leave on Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. from Christenberry Fieldhouse to travel Charlotte, N.C., for the Jags' first-round regional matchup against Francis Marion in The Levine Center on the campus of Queens University o
  • Jaguars Climb To No. 16 In The Nation
    March 12, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Augusta University men's basketball team climbed to No. 16 in the most recent NCAA National Rankings, released by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Tuesday afternoon.
  • No. 24 Augusta Beats No. 16 USC Aiken In PBC Tournament Championship Game
    March 10, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team won the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon with a 93-86 victory over the USC Aiken Pacers. The Jaguars never trailed to win their 13th straight game and claim their fifth tourney title in school history.
  • Nationally-Ranked Jags Advance To NCAA Tournament
    March 10, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Augusta University men's basketball team drew the second seed in the NCAA Southeast Regional to earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament via a live selection show on NCAA.com Sunday night. The Jaguars will face seventh-seeded Francis Marion in the first round quarterfinal game of the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday, March 16.
  • Augusta’s 12th Straight Win Sends Jags To PBC Tournament Championship Game
    March 09, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The top-seeded and No. 24 nationally-ranked Augusta University men’s basketball team won its 12th straight game on Saturday night with a 77-77 victory over fourth-seeded UNC Pembroke in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament semifinal game. Augusta advances to the PBC Tournament Championship game for the ninth time in school history and plays the winner of USC Aiken and Francis Marion on Sunday, March 10 at 4:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.  
  • Augusta Cleans Up With Seven All-Conference Honors
    March 08, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the 2018-19 All-Conference team on Friday night at the tournament banquet and Augusta University dominated the accolades. With the tournament semifinals and finals approaching this weekend in Augusta, Ga., Augusta senior Deane Williams was named the Defensive Player of the Year, the Co-Player of the Year, and first-team All-Conference. AU rookie Miguel Arnold was voted Co-Freshman of the Year, Dip Metress was named Coach of the Year, and junior Rafael Monteiro was named second team All-Conference. AU senior Aaron Byrd received the Mike & Amy Wood Foundation Graduate Scholarship.
  • No. 24 Augusta Set To Host Peach Belt Conference Tournament March 9-10
    March 07, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The nationally-ranked and top-seeded Augusta University men’s basketball team will host the 2019 Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championships March 9-10 at Christenberry Fieldhouse for the seventh time in school history.
  • Top-Seeded Augusta Hosts Columbus State In PBC Tournament Quarterfinal March 6
    March 06, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The top-seeded Augusta University men’s basketball team will host eighth seeded Columbus State in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Augusta Climbs To No. 2 In NCAA Southeast Region
    March 06, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The nationally-ranked Augusta University men’s basketball team climbed to second in the NCAA Southeast Region Rankings after upsetting No. 5 USC Aiken and ending the regular season on a 10-game winning streak to win the Peach Belt Conference championship.
  • Jags Crush Columbus State 89-65 In PBC Tournament Quarterfinal
    March 06, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The top-seeded Augusta University men’s basketball team won its 11th consecutive game on Wednesday night in an 89-65 victory over eighth seeded Columbus State in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • Jaguars Ranked No. 24 In The Nation
    March 05, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team is ranked 24th in the nation in the most recent NCAA National Rankings, released by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Augusta Wins 10th Straight To Clinch PBC Conference Championship  
    March 03, 2019
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – For the seventh time in school history, the Augusta University men’s basketball team claimed the Peach Belt Conference Championship after winning its 10th straight game in an 87-67 road victory at Lander on Saturday afternoon to end the regular-season.
  • Augusta Ranked No. 3 In NCAA Southeast Region
    February 28, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Riding a nine game win streak and fresh off a statement win at No. 5 USC Aiken, the Augusta University men’s basketball team is ranked third in the most recent NCAA Southeast Region Rankings, which were released Wednesday afternoon.
  • Augusta Knocks Off No. 5 USC Aiken, 94-75, For Ninth Straight Win
    February 27, 2019
    AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team played rival and No. 5 nationally-ranked USC Aiken on Wednesday night in a Peach Belt Conference showdown and won 94-75 for the teams ninth consecutive victory.  
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