June 25, 2008
Clayton State Adds Center to Men's Basketball
Clayton State head coach Gordon Gibbons announced the signing of Michael Thorogood, who will join the team next season. Thorogood comes to Clayton State from Kankahee (Ill.) Community College, and is the fourth addition to the 2008-09 Laker recruiting class.
June 25, 2008
Georgia Southwestern Adds Adside to 08-09 Roster
Damayrius Adside signed with Georgia Southwestern, men's basketball head coach Mike Leeder announced today.
June 13, 2008
GSW Adds Sims to 08-09 Men's Basketball Roster
Brandon Sims, a transfer from Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Ala., has signed an athletic scholarship agreement to attend Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and join the men's basketball team.
June 10, 2008
Clayton State Adds Guard for 08-09 Season
Head coach Gordon Gibbons added another piece to what should be a stellar 2008-09 recruiting class for the Clayton State Laker mens basketball team with the addition of wing Freddie Williams on Monday.
June 5, 2008
UNCP Adds Seven to Men's Basketball Team
UNCP head men's basketball coach Ben Miller has announced the addition of seven players to the Pembroke squad as five prep standouts and two junior college transfers have declared their intentions to continue their playing careers with the Braves.
June 4, 2008
GSW Adds Mendell to Men's Basketball Team
Matt Mendell, a graduate of North Cobb Christian School in Kennesaw, has signed an athletic scholarship agreement to attend Georgia Southwestern and join the men's basketball team, head coach Mike Leeder announced.
June 3, 2008
Francis Marion Signs Two More for 08-09 Men's Basketball Team
Francis Marion University mens basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the addition of guards Kendrick Robinson of Goose Creek and Anthony Wallen of Anderson, Ala., to the Patriot hoop squad.
June 2, 2008
GCSU Signs Still More for 2008-09 Team
The signing season never ends in Milledgeville, where head coach Terry Sellers announced the signing of Patrick Michel and Andrew Whittaker for the 2008-09 season.
May 19, 2008
GCSU Adds Two More to Men's Basketball Signing Class
The Georgia College & State University mens basketball program and head coach Terry Sellers announced the signing of Ryan Lively and Ryan Aquino.
May 15, 2008
GCSU Men's Basketball Adds Two More for 08-09
The Georgia College & State University mens basketball program and head coach Terry Sellers announced the signing of Jake Rios and Trent Kammerer.
May 5, 2008
GCSU Men's Basketball Adds Three for 2008-09
GCSU recently announced the signings of Michael Ross, Nate Hamilton and Jordan Stephens for the 2008-09 season.
April 25, 2008
UNC Pembroke Names Miller Men's Basketball Coach
Athletic department officials at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced the hiring of former Kansas and Missouri State staffer Ben Miller as its 15th men's basketball head coach.
April 23, 2008
Clayton State Signs Two for 2008-09 Men's Basketball Season
Fresh off an improbable, but amazing postseason run to close out the season, Clayton State mens basketball head coach Gordon Gibbons began reloading for the 2008-09 campaign on Wednesday with the signing of brothers Jaquas and Juron Dobbs.
April 3, 2008
CLEARANCE SALE! Last Chance to Buy PBC Basketball Tournament T-Shirts!
The PBC store is coming sooner than you think, but until our formal launch the conference is making available the official T-Shirt of the recent PBC men's and women's basketball tournament. Buy yours for only $10 with free shipping while supplies last!
April 2, 2008
ASU's Bowman Heading to Final Four
Augusta State's Tyrekus 'AJ' Bowman has been selected to compete in ESPNs Slam Dunk Contest on Thursday, April 3 in San Antonio, Texas, site of this weekends NCAA Mens Basketball Final Four.
March 29, 2008
Augusta State Falls to Winona State 87-76 in Championship Game
Augusta States magical run to the National Championship came up just short on Saturday as the Jaguars fell to Winona State 87-76 in the final game of the Elite Eight in Springfield, Mass.
March 27, 2008
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND!!! ASU Wins 56-50 in Semifinal
The ultimate dream is now just one game away for the Augusta State Jaguars, who advanced to the National Championship game with a hard-fought 56-50 win over Alaska-Anchorage in the semifinals of the Elite Eight on Thursday.
March 26, 2008
Augusta State Wins 106-104 Double OT Thriller in Elite Eight
The Augusta State Jaguars were down 14 in the second half and down six in overtime, yet managed to come back and beat Central Oklahoma 106-104 in the first game of the NCAA Elite Eight in Springfield, Mass.
March 25, 2008
Follow Augusta State in the Elite Eight
Augusta State meets Central Oklahoma in the National Quarterfinals of the Elite Eight on Wednesday, March 26, at noon from Springfield, Mass. Click here to follow all the action on the web or for those of you making the trip.
March 19, 2008
Six PBC Men's Basketball Players Named NABC All-District
Six Peach Belt Conference mens basketball players have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) South Atlantic All-District team.
March 18, 2008
Augusta State Advances to Elite Eight with 89-72 Win over Clayton State
The Augusta State Jaguars realized a dream on Tuesday night as they exploded for 47 second-half points on the way to an 89-72 win over upstart Clayton State in the championship game of the 2008 NCAA South Atlantic Regional Tournament.
March 16, 2008
Augusta State Advances to Region Final 78-65 Over Wingate
Tyrekus AJ Bowman tied a career-high with 33 points as the Augusta State Jaguars advanced to the NCAA South Atlantic Region championship game for the first time in school history with their 75-68 win over Wingate on Sunday.
March 16, 2008
Clayton State Prevails Over Lenoir-Rhyne 83-69 in OT
The Clayton State Lakers did not allow the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears to score a single point in overtime as they advanced to the 2008 South Atlantic Region championship game with an 83-69 win on Sunday night.
March 15, 2008
Augusta State Holds Off Johnson C. Smith 58-54 in South Atlantic Regional
The second-seeded Augusta State Jaguars had their lowest scoring output of the season, but it was still enough to hold off seventh-seeded Johnson C. Smith 58-54 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA South Atlantic Region tournament.
March 15, 2008
Clayton State Knocks off Top-Seeded USC Aiken in NCAA Regional
Clayton State withstood a furious, late-game rally from USC Aiken and upset the top-seeded and sixth-ranked Pacers 60-58 Saturday in the third quarterfinal game of the opening day of the 2008 NCAA South Atlantic Regional in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
March 9, 2008
Clayton State Wins PBC Tournament in Triple Overtime
It took three overtimes and a clutch foul-line jumper from All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Team member Michael Sloan, but Clayton State University took home its first PBC Tournament Championship with an 89-87 win over host USC Aiken.
March 9, 2008
Three PBC Men's Basketball Teams Reach NCAA Tournament
Three Peach Belt Conference mens basketball teams learned that they will compete for the national championship as the NCAA released the 64-team field on Sunday night
March 8, 2008
Clayton State Returns to PBC Championship Game
The seventh-seeded Clayton State mens basketball team will be making its second straight appearance in the Peach Belt Conference tournament championship game after the Lakers upset third-seeded Georgia College & State University, 73-65, Saturday in the semifinal round at the Convocation Center.
March 8, 2008
USC Aiken Advances to PBC Title Game Over North Georgia 88-83
Job Casimirs four-point play with 3:26 left to go highlighted a 21-4 second-half run by host and top-seeded USC Aiken, giving the Pacers an 88-83 victory over No. 4-seeded North Georgia.
March 7, 2008
PBC Tournament - Clark Carries Bobcats Past Cougars 85-79
Senior center Aaron Clark scored 22 points, including 18 in the final 18 minutes, and grabbed 16 rebounds to rally Georgia College & State University to an 85-79 victory over Columbus State.
March 7, 2008
Clayton State Shocks Augusta State 63-62
Seventh seeded Clayton State pulled off the biggest upset of the Peach Belt Conference tournament so far Friday afternoon when the Lakers overcame a dominating first-half performance by second-seeded Augusta State to go on and defeat the No. 10-ranked Jaguars, 63-62, in the Fridays quarterfinals at the Convocation Center.
March 7, 2008
Saints Edge Pirates 88-86 in PBC Tournament Debut
Senior guard Jakirra Millsap scored a team-high 24 points, including two free throws with 8.8 seconds left, to lift North Georgia College & State University to an exciting 88-86 win over Armstrong Atlantic State University.
March 7, 2008
Fears' 33 Powers USC Aiken Over Lander
Entering the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament as the top seed, the USC Aiken mens basketball squad played like it tonight, knocking out Lander University in a quarterfinal battle 96-64.
March 6, 2008
UNCP's Tinsley Contract Not Renewed
Athletic department officials announced Thursday morning that the University of North Carolina at Pembroke will not renew the contract of head mens basketball coach Jason Tinsley for the 2008-09 season.
March 5, 2008
PBC Tournament - Clayton State Peaks Late to Overtake UNC Pembroke 53-50
Clayton State Universitys All-PBC honoree Michael Sloan swatted away a game-tying three attempt by UNC Pembrokes Sammie Garner, ensuring a 53-50 Laker victory.
March 5, 2008
PBC Tournament - Lander Shoots Past Francis Marion 68-53
Ninth-seeded Lander shot 54.2 percent in the first half Wednesday night and went on to a 68-53 victory over Francis Marion
March 4, 2008
PBC Announces Men's Basketball All-Conference Team
The Peach Belt Conference has released the 2007-08 mens basketball All-Conference team on the eve of the PBC Tournament.
March 2, 2008
PBC Releases Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket
The Peach Belt Conference released the 2008 mens basketball tournament bracket on Sunday following the conclusion of the regular season. USC Aiken, the tournament host, will be the #1 seed when play begins on Wednesday.
March 1, 2008
Men's Basketball Daily Update - March 1
The 2007-08 season came to an end on Saturday for most PBC teams and it ended with a bang as upsets reigned supreme.
February 27, 2008
USC Aiken Captures PBC Men's Basketball Championship
Trailing by as many as six in the second half, #5 USC Aiken used a 9-0 run late in the game to defeat visiting Clayton State 65-56 Wednesday night to clinch the Peach Belt Conference regular season championship.
February 21, 2008
USC Aiken - Columbus State Games to Have a National Audience
USC Aikens home mens and womens basketball doubleheader with Columbus State on Saturday, February 23 has been selected by the NCAA for live broadband streaming through CSTV.
February 7, 2008
Two PBC Men's Basketball Players Named Academic All-District
Two Peach Belt Conference mens basketball players have been selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III team. Armstrong Atlantic States Patrick Sanou and GCSUs Aaron Clark were both named first team and will both now be eligible to be named an Academic All-American.
January 30, 2008
Four PBC Men's Basketball Teams Ranked in NCAA Region Poll
Four Peach Belt Conference men's basketball teams have been ranked in the season's first NCAA South Atlantic Region poll, which was released on Wednesday.
December 5, 2007
ASU; USCA Ranked in Men's Basketball Top 25
USC Aiken earned their first-ever top 25 ranking while Augusta State is 14th in the latest NABC mens basketball poll which was released on Tuesday.
November 27, 2007
GSW's Sargent Getting Back to His Old Ways
Americus, Ga -- Anthony Sargent leads the PBC in scoring with over 30 points per game, but just six months ago he wasn't sure if he would ever play basketball again after undergoing heart surgery.
November 20, 2007
Former AASU Standout Bryan Taylor Signs With English Professional Team
Former Armstrong Atlantic State men's basketball standout Bryan Taylor will continue his dream of playing basketball, signing today with the Reading Rockets in the English professional league.
October 25, 2007
Augusta State Favored to Win Peach Belt Men's Basketball Crown.
The Augusta State Jaguars have been favored to win the 2007-08 PBC Championship in a poll of the leagues head coaches released on Thursday. The Jaguars received eight first-place votes for 97 points, 11 ahead of Clayton State in second place.
October 23, 2007
Peach Belt Releases Men's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team
The Peach Belt Conference released its first-ever mens basketball preseason All-Conference team on Tuesday. Three Augusta State players were named to the team, voted on by the leagues 11 Sports Information Directors. Tyrekus AJ Bowman, Ben Madgen and Garrett Siler were the ASU players on the team along with Georgia College & State Universitys Aaron Clark and Columbus States Daniel Quinlan.
October 12, 2007
Augusta State Men's Basketball Team Earns a Pair of Top-10 Preseason Rankings
AUGUSTA, GA -- The Augsuta State mens basketball team has earned top10 national rankings in two preseason polls that were released this week. The Jags are ranked #6 by the Sporting News and #9 by the Division II Bulletin. The rankings marks the first-ever preseason national ranking in the 43-year history of the Jaguar mens basketball program.
October 3, 2007
ASU's Bowman To Miss Start of Season Practice
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta States Tyrekus AJ Bowman has been sidelined indefinitely due to a heart condition, Jaguar head coach Dip Metress announced Wednesday.
August 16, 2007
ASU's Killeen to Represent Country
Augusta State junior center Jason Killeen was recently named to the Irish Mens Basketball National Team. Killeen will be suiting up for the Irish National Team in the European Championships, a lead-up tournament to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
August 9, 2007
Lander Men's Basketball Signs Three
GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Lander mens basketball coach Bruce Evans, who led the Bearcats to the NCAA Division II national tournament last year, has announced the signing of three players for the 2007-08 season. The signees are: Travis Allison, a 6-2, freshman guard from Lilburn, Ga.; Ford Lawrence, a 5-10, senior guard from Shelby, N.C.; and Justin Mann, a 6-10, sophomore center from Bartonville, Ill.
July 31, 2007
Lakers Strengthen Perimeter With Signing of Illinois JUCO
MORROW, Ga. -- The Clayton State Laker mens basketball team and head coach Gordon Gibbons moved a step closer towards completing its 2007-08 recruiting class on Tuesday with the signing of junior guard/forward Ricky Garrett from Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ill.
July 27, 2007
AASU Men's Basketball Announces 2007-08 Signing Class
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Armstrong Atlantic State head men's basketball coach Jeff Burkhamer has announced his signing class for 2007-08, introducing six new players who will join the Pirates for the upcoming season.
July 23, 2007
Braves Add Three to Basketball Roster
PEMBROKE, N.C. -- UNCP mens basketball head coach Jason Tinsley announced the signing of Jamaad Parker to a national letter of intent and the addition of Winston-Salem State transfers David Moore and Jason Smith to the Braves roster for the upcoming season.
Patriot Men Ink Georgia Basketball Forward
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Francis Marion University mens basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the addition of Ziyadah Carter of Columbus, Ga., to the Patriot hoop squad. Carter is transferring from South Georgia Technical College and will have two years of eligibility.