ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Augusta University men's basketball team traveled to Flagler College on Wednesday night for a Peach Belt Conference battle and held off the Saints in the final two minutes to win a 72-70 victory.
Down 34-29 after the first half, Augusta took Flagler to the final seconds and pulled out a 74-72 win. The Jaguars led by four heading into the final minutes of the game until the Saints sunk a three pointer to trail 68-67. The Jags scored four points and held Flagler scoreless in the last two minutes, aside from a three pointer right at the final buzzer to win by two.
Augusta is now 6-3 on the road with the victory. AU senior Deane Williams scored a team-best 14 points, while senior Tyvez Monroe and junior Rafael Monteiro each turned in 13 points. Senior guard Aaron Byrd scored 10 off the bench and freshman Miguel Arnold hit a trio of three pointers to score nine.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team traveled to Flagler College on Wednesday afternoon and fell 74-63 in Peach Belt Conference play.
Augusta played the Saints close in the first period and trailed by two points, but Flagler went into halftime on top 37-29. The Jaguars outscored Flagler by one in the third, but the home team took it away in the fourth to win 74-63.
Augusta senior Kaela Patrick scored 15 points and had five assists to lead the team – hitting three shots from three-point territory and shooting 4-for-9 from field-goal range. Senior point guard Mallory Myers carded 10 points, and had four assists, and three steals, while junior Cameryn Wilson netted eight points, seven rebounds, and a steal for the Jaguars.