Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team took down the Flagler Saints 90-63 in a Peach Belt Conference game at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
With a jumper at the 9:18 mark in the first half, Augusta senior Tyvez Monroe became the 30th Jaguar all time to reach 1,000 career points. He is now also ninth all time in made three pointers. Head coach Dip Metress has now coached 10 players to 1,000 points.
Averaging 77.1 points per game, the Jaguars had five players score in double digits, with Monroe and junior Rafael Monteiro each scoring 15 points to pace the squad. They also added five rebounds apiece and an assist. AU senior Aaron Byrd was 2-for-2 from the arc and finished with 14 points, freshman Darren Lucas-White carded 12 points, five assists, and four boards, and freshman Miguel Arnold scored 11 points.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women's basketball team played its first game in 2019 against the Clayton State Lakers on Saturday afternoon and fell 73-51 in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
Augusta freshman Asia Harrison scored 11 points with four steals and a pair of assists and rebounds. Jags junior Cameryn Wilson put up nine points with five steals and two rebounds and senior Brianna Middleton scored eight with seven boards.