Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team set a Peach Belt Conference single-game record and an Augusta record for the most points ever for a single game in a 134-93 victory on Monday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
August hosted its third game in six days on Monday afternoon and dominated for the victory. AU broke its previous single-game record of 124 points and broke the PBC single game record of 128 points.
Augusta seniors Tyvez Monroe, Deane Williams, and junior Rafael Monteiro all had double-digit points at halftime. Monroe scored had a career-high 32 points in the win, while adding six assists and five rebounds.
Jags junior Rafael Monteiro had his season-high 26 points for AU. Freshman Miguel Arnold added 16 points and seniors Williams and Aaron Byrd scored 12 each, with Williams adding 11 rebounds. Sophomore Troy Cracknell came off the bench for 10 points, four boards, and three assists.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s basketball team hosted its third game in six days on Monday afternoon when the Young Harris Mountain Lions visited Christenberry Fieldhouse for a Peach Belt Conference contest. The Jaguars outlasted Young Harris to win 65-64 for their second win in the league.
Augusta senior Kaela Patrick led the team with 17 points, while junior Cameryn Wilson added 16 points. Both Patrick and Wilson each made three shots from the three-point line. Augusta senior Brianna Middleton nearly had her sixth double-double of the season and scored 12 points with nine rebounds.
Despite YHC shooting 50.9 percent from field-goal range to AU’s 38.8 percent mark, the Jaguars won by getting to the free-throw line and attempting 10 more shots than the Mountain Lions.