Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Miller hired to coach USC Aiken women's basketball team

AIKEN - Mark Miller has been hired as the USC Aiken women's basketball coach, succeeding Mike Brandt, who left to take the associate head coaching job with the SMU women's team in late April.

Saturday, April 23, 2016


In Savannah, Ga., Augusta University ran away with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday, earning an automatic qualifier into the NCAA Tournament.

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Saturday Shootout: Augusta men finish regular season strong

The Augusta University men closed the regular season with four wins in a row, the last three coming on the road. Whether this young team is starting to mature or not will be seen in the Peach Belt ...
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Jaguars outlast Pacers in overtime

Augusta University turned to Keshun Sherrill time and again, and he delivered without fail as the Jaguars outlasted USC Aiken 90-86 on Wednesday night at the convocation center.
By David Lee

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Jaguar women top Pacers in overtime

Augusta University's women posted 14 points in overtime to beat USC Aiken 81-69 on Wednesday night at the convocation center.
By David Lee

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016


In Greenwood, S.C., Keshun Sherrill scored 24 points, helping lead Augusta University to an 82-73 victory over Lander on Saturday.

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Metress' 400th win key in other ways for Augusta

Augusta University men's basketball coach Dip Metress finally notched career win No. 400 on Wednesday night, but the victory was significant on other levels.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Defense sparks Jaguars past Pacers

Augusta University gained a newfound confidence on defense that drove the Jaguars to an 82-66 rout of USC Aiken on Saturday.
By David Lee

Jaguars' Pitt sinks Pacers

Augusta University's Cynara Pitt buried a last-second free throw and the Jaguars hung on to beat USC Aiken 67-64 on Saturday.
By David Lee

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Coach's daughter made right move

Amaura Brandt, the daughter of USC Aiken coach Mike Brandt made the right decision to transfer this season to Limestone, which is 22-0 and ranked No. 3 in Division II.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Jaguars, Pacers set for special rivalry meeting

Augusta University is set for a special rivalry matchup with USC Aiken on Saturday by unveiling new jerseys and celebrating the arena's anniversary on homecoming.
By David Lee

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Saturday Shootout: Jags' Hutt in hunt for Peach Belt award

Who's hot? Kariel Hutt. The Augusta women are in a four-way tie atop the Peach Belt Conference, with Hutt playing a key role in her team's success. The senior forward is fifth in league scoring ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

USC Aiken fields new faces

USC Aiken is seeing a roster turnover this year after losing several key players to graduation or the draft, but coach Kenny Thomas is confident in the team's depth and balance.
By David Lee

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Augusta University's Fields is hitting his stride

Augusta University's Tamyrik Fields has become an offensive presence.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Saturday Shootout: Education Day a success for Augusta University

Clint Bryant. Kudos to the Augusta University athletic director on a second successful Education Day earlier in the week.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Saturday Shootout: Paine center Janisha Wilkerson has big night

Janisha Wilkerson. In case you missed it, the Paine junior center shot 10 for 10 from the field in Monday's win over Lane College.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Pacers, coach break through with win

AIKEN -Keith Belfield and Jevon Patton combined for 56 points as the Pacers rolled to their first win of the season, a 97-84 defeat of Paine at the convocation center.
By Chris Gay

USC Aiken's Brandt notches 500th overall win

AIKEN - You wouldn't have been able to tell from the reaction, but Pacers coach Mike Brandt notched career win No. 500 as USC Aiken rallied for a 62-56 victory.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015


In Greenwood, S.C., Emry Tsitouris hit a shot in the lane as time expired, lifting USC Aiken to a 68-66 victory over Lincoln Memorial on Saturday.

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Pacer men enter with new coach, approach

USC Aiken is entering another season of transition with a new coach who brings the mindset of defense and rebounding.
By David Lee
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