March 6, 2009
Bobcats End Saints Run in PBC Tournament Semis
AIKEN, SC North Georgia found themselves in a heavyweight match up with Georgia College & State University Friday afternoon as the lead changed hands 17 times, but the Saints came up short, falling 81-76 to the Bobcats in the quarterfinal round of the 2009 PBC Tournament.
March 3, 2009
Lyons and Rowe Tabbed as 2008-09 All-Conference
AUGUSTA, GA The Peach Belt Conference announced the 2009 mens basketball All-Conference team on the eve of the PBC Tournament, and LaBrian Lyons was named second-team All-PBC, while Anthony Rowe picked up third-team honors by the conference.
February 25, 2009
Saints Rally to Defeat Bearcats 66-55 on Senior Day
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University trailed by two points at halftime but came out on fire in the second period to run away with a 66-55 victory over Lander University Wednesday evening on Senior Day in Memorial Hall.
February 21, 2009
North Georgia Upended 87-58 by 6th-ranked Jags
AUGUSTA, GA North Georgia College & State University saw the 6th-ranked Jaguars of Augusta State put together a 33-6 run midway through the game on their to an 87-58 victory over the Saints Saturday evening in front of over 2,000 fans in Cristenberry Fieldhouse.
February 18, 2009
Saints Edge Clayton State 64-63 in Thrilling Fashion
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University thrilled a packed house Wednesday evening in Memorial Hall as Anthony Rowe sank a free throw with two seconds left to lift the Saints to a 64-63 victory over in-state rival Clayton State as fans stormed the court celebrating the teams third straight victory in PBC action.
February 16, 2009
Saints Drain 14 Three-Pointers, Defeat Hurricanes
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia led by just a point at halftime before exploding for 47 second-half points and running away from Georgia Southwestern 92-80 Monday evening in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 14, 2009
Saints Shoot Down Braves in Overtime Thriller
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University saw a layup fall short in the final possession of regulation, but the Saints came back in overtime to take down UNC Pembroke 81-79 Saturday evening in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 11, 2009
Cougars Prey on Saints, Escape with 77-63 Win
COLUMBUS, GA North Georgia College & State University fell short in their bid for a second straight victory, falling 77-63 at Columbus State University Wednesday evening at the Lumpkin Center in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 7, 2009
Saints Get Huge Victory With Upset of #9 USC Aiken
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University snapped a two-game losing streak and picked up a huge victory over 9th-ranked USC Aiken Saturday afternoon in Memorial Hall, defeating the Pacers 77-67 in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 4, 2009
North Georgia Falls in Final Minute at #17 GCSU
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University pulled to within four points in the final minute of the game, but the 18th-ranked Bobcats of GCSU held on Wednesday evening for an 83-75 victory in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 2, 2009
Lander Rebounds Their Way Past North Georgia
GREENWOOD, SC North Georgia put up furious comeback in the final minutes, but Lander University held on for an 85-79 victory over the Saints Monday evening in Horne Arena in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 31, 2009
Saints Surge Past FMU for Second Straight Victory
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College and State University used a second-half surge to come from behind and defeat Francis Marion University 77-63 in front of over 3,000 fans Saturday evening in Memorial Hall.
January 28, 2009
Saints Halt Skid, Down In-State Rival GSW 82-75
AMERICUS, GA North Georgia renewed an old rivalry Wednesday evening, traveling to Georgia Southwestern State University and pulling away late for an 82-75 victory at the Storm Dome in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 21, 2009
North Georgia Falls 81-62 at Clayton State
MORROW, GA North Georgia College & State University trailed by four at halftime, but the Saints could never get a lead in the second half, falling 81-62 at Clayton State University Wednesday evening in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 19, 2009
Shooting Woes Doom Saints at Armstrong Atlantic
SAVANNAH, GA North Georgia trailed by just a bucket at halftime, but fell 78-58 at 25th-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State University Monday evening in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 19, 2009
Anthony Rowe Named PBC Player of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA - Senior center Anthony Rowe has been named the Peach Belt Conference Mens Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 20 points and 13 rebounds in a pair of games last week for the Saints.
January 17, 2009
Saints Force Double Overtime but Fall to #7 ASU
DAHLONEGA, GA -North Georgia used a buzzer beater three-pointer from LaBrian Lyons to force double overtime before falling to 7th-ranked Augusta State University 107-100 Saturday evening in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 14, 2009
Saints Send Memorial Hall Into Eruption, Down CSU
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State jumped all over the Cougars in the opening minutes and never looked back, taking down Columbus State University 80-65 in front of over 2,000 fans Wednesday evening in Memorial Hall.
January 10, 2009
Saints Pick up First PBC Win, Down Braves 81-67
PEMBROKE, NC North Georgia College & State University used a second half run and a balanced scoring attack to take down UNC Pembroke 81-67 Saturday evening in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 7, 2009
North Georgia Turned Away 65-64 at the Buzzer
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University had a shot at their first PBC victory with under 10 seconds to go, but Georgia College & State University came up big in their last defensive stand of the night, turning the Saints away 65-64 Wednesday evening in Memorial Hall.
January 5, 2009
North Georgia Defeated Late by Pirates in PBC play
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia found themselves with an early lead Monday night, but Armstrong Atlantic used their powerful offense to come back and pick up the 74-67 victory over the Saints in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 3, 2009
North Georgia Drops PBC Road Game at #2 Pacers
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia battled late but came up short, falling 94-79 to 2nd-ranked USC Aiken Saturday evening at the Convocation Center in Peach Belt Conference action.
December 31, 2008
Saints Set to Host Carson-Newman This Afternoon
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team will look to bring in the New Year with a win on Wednesday afternoon, hosting Carson-Newman in a key non-conference battle as both teams gear up for conference play in the coming days.
December 31, 2008
North Georgia Buries Carson-Newman 104-95
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia used balance scoring and timely shooting to take down Carson-Newman 104-95 Wednesday night in non-conference action. The Saints placed five players in double-figures to come away with the nine-point victory.
December 22, 2008
LaBrian Lyons Named PBC Player of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA Senior guard LaBrian Lyons has been named the Peach Belt Conference Mens Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 19.5 points in a pair of games last week for the Saints.
December 19, 2008
Saints Basketball Receives Votes in Latest Poll
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia College & State University mens basketball team received six votes in the latest NABC/Division II Mens Basketball Poll released Tuesday afternoon.
December 18, 2008
Men's Basketball to Host Achasta Challenge
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia College & State University mens basketball team has partnered with Achasta to bring five high school basketball teams to Memorial Hall for ten games over the weekend in the 2008 Achasta Challenge.
December 18, 2008
North Georgia Cruises to 88-73 Win over Anderson
ANDERSON, SC North Georgia was clicking on all cylinders Thursday night, taking down Anderson University 88-73 at the Abney Center in non-conference action.
December 15, 2008
Saints Fall 80-77 at Francis Marion in PBC Opener
Florence, SC Four North Georgia players scored in double figures, but Francis Marion was able to stay undefeated and escape with an 80-77 victory Monday evening at the Smith University Center in Peach Belt Conference action.
December 13, 2008
Saints Dismantle Newberry 82-63, Stay Unbeaten
NEWBERRY, SC North Georgia cruised out to a 20-point halftime lead before running away from Newberry College with an 82-63 victory Saturday evening at the Eleazer Arena in non-conference action.
November 29, 2008
North Georgia Stays Perfect, edge Flager 63-53
St. Augustine, Fla. The North Georgia mens basketball stayed perfect on the season Saturday evening as they traveled to Flagler College and used a late run to come away with a 63-53 victory in non-conference action.
November 25, 2008
Saints Devour Cougars 121-79 in Home Opener
DAHL0NGA, GA North Georgia found themselves running on all cylinders Tuesday evening, draining 20 three-pointers on their way to a 121-79 victory over Carver Bible College at Memorial Hall in non-conference action.
November 15, 2008
Saints Edge West Georgia at the Buzzer
CARROLLTON, GA - North Georgia College and State University hit the road for their season opener Saturday evening, taking West Georgia down to the buzzer and coming away with a 72-70 victory at the HPE Center in non-conference action.
November 14, 2008
Men's Basketball Set to Open Season on Saturday
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia Mens Basketball program will officially open the 2008-09 season Saturday evening in Carrollton, Georgia, taking on crosstown rival West Georgia in what proves to be an exciting opener for both squads.
October 28, 2008
North Georgia Picked to Finish Fourth in the PBC
Augusta, GA North Georgia was picked to finish fourth in the Peach Belt Conference according to a poll released this afternoon by the leagues head coaches. USC Aiken was picked to win the conference, followed by Augusta State and Clayton State.
September 6, 2008
Saints Down Crusaders 1-0 for Third Straight Win
Morrow, GA - North Georgia College & State University picked up their third straight road win Saturday evening, taking down Belmont Abbey in the final contest of the Laker Shootout on the campus of Clayton State.