March 5, 2010
Michael Moynihan Named Second-Team All-PBC
AIKEN, SC The Peach Belt Conference has released the 2009-10 mens basketball All-Conference team at a banquet in Aiken, S.C., on the eve of the PBC Tournament semifinals, and North Georgias Michael Moynihan was named to the second team.
March 3, 2010
Falcons Lead Wire-To-Wire, Knock off Saints 88-79
MONTEVALLO, AL The North Georgia mens basketball looked to knock off the University of Montevallo for the third time this season on Wednesday evening, but it was not to be as the Falcons never trailed and held on to defeat the Saints 88-79 in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference tournament.
March 1, 2010
Saints and Falcons to Meet in PBC Quarterfinals
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team is set to play in the quarterfinal round of the Peach Belt Conference tournament this week, traveling to the University of Montevallo on Wednesday evening as the two teams go head-to-head for the third time this season.
February 27, 2010
No. 17 GCSU Pulls Away in Second Half, Top Saints
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team hosted 17th-ranked Georgia & State University on Saturday evening in both teams regular season finale as the Bobcats pulled away late to claim an 84-68 victory over the Saints in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 24, 2010
Saints Surge Late, Send Lakers Packing 82-79
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team fought through adversity and a late deficit on Wednesday evening to come back and shock Clayton State University 82-79 in Memorial Hall in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 22, 2010
Saints Lock Up Playoff Spot, Top UNCP 78-69
PEMBROKE, NC The North Georgia mens basketball locked up a playoff spot in the upcoming PBC Tournament on Monday evening, taking down UNC Pembroke 78-69 at the English E. Jones Center in Peach Belt Conference action.
February 20, 2010
Hurricanes' Late Run Sinks North Georgia 63-57
AMERICUS, GA Georgia Southwestern ended the game on an 8-2 run on Saturday evening to hold off North Georgia College & State University 63-57 at the Storm Dome in Peach Belt Conference action, setting up a trio of games to end the regular season next week.
February 17, 2010
Saints Rally Late, Surge Past Montevallo 76-73
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team picked up one of their biggest victories of the year on Wednesday evening, using a 15-0 second-half run to take down Montevallo 76-73 in a key Peach Belt Conference West Division showdown in Memorial Hall.
February 12, 2010
Basketball Games at UNC Pembroke Postponed
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens and womens basketball games set for Saturday afternoon at the UNC Pembroke have been cancelled and will be made up on Monday, February 15, 2010.
February 10, 2010
Patriots Tag North Georgia with 25-Point Loss
DAHLONEGA, GA Francis Marion University used a 12-0 first-half run to take the lead for good as the Patriots held off North Georgia College & State University 81-56 Wednesday evening in Peach Belt Conference action in Memorial Hall.
February 8, 2010
"White Out" Wednesday for Staff Appreciation Night
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University is asking you the fans to support the Saints and Lady Saints on Wednesday, February 10, by whiting out Memorial Hall as Francis Marion comes to town for a crucial Peach Belt Conference doubleheader event.
February 6, 2010
Cougars Claw Back Late, Rally To Defeat Saints
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team held a late lead, but Columbus State University came from behind in the final minutes to take down the Saints 72-69 Saturday evening in Memorial Hall in Peach Belt Conference.
February 3, 2010
Bobcats Claw Their Way to 88-84 Win Over Saints
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA The North Georgia mens basketball fought down to the final buzzer on Wednesday evening, but fell 88-84 at 21st-ranked Georgia College & State University in Peach Belt Conference action at the Centennial Center.
January 30, 2010
Pirates Sink North Georgia 88-78 in PBC action
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team saw their seven-game winning streak come to a halt on Saturday afternoon as Armstrong Atlantic snapped their nine-game skid and picked up their first Peach Belt Conference victory with an 88-78 over the Saints in Alumni Arena.
January 28, 2010
Saints Roll Past Flagler, Win Seventh Straight
ST AUGUSTINE, FL The North Georgia mens basketball team rolled on to another win on Thursday evening, traveling to Flagler College and taking care of business with a 72-53 victory in the battle of the Saints in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 23, 2010
Saints Rally Late, Slip By Clayton State 72-66
MORROW, GA The North Georgia mens basketball stayed on a roll Saturday evening, coming from behind in the final minutes as the Saints ended the game on a 14-3 run to come away with a 72-66 victory at Clayton State University in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 20, 2010
Saints Weather Hurricanes in front of Sellout Crowd
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team continued to stay one of the hottest teams in the league Wednesday evening, holding on down the stretch to defeat Georgia Southwestern 65-61 in front of a sellout crowd in Memorial Hall in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 18, 2010
Carl Taylor Tabbed as Moe's Athlete of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA - Carl Taylor has been named the Moes Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after averaging 11 points in a pair of games last week the sports information office announced Monday afternoon.
January 18, 2010
Faulkner Snags 100th Victory in Defeat of Pacers
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team continued to roll on Monday evening, winning their fourth straight conference game as the Saints placed five players in double figures to take down USC Aiken 81-76 in Memorial Hall in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 16, 2010
Saints Keep Rolling, Take Down Lander 79-65
GREENWOOD, SC The North Georgia mens basketball team picked up their third straight victory Saturday afternoon, making it five victories in their last six games with a 79-65 over Lander University at Horne Arena in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 13, 2010
Saints Take Thriller, Shock #13 Montevallo 68-67
MONTEVALLO, AL The North Georgia mens basketball team never trailed Wednesday evening against the 13th-ranked team in the country, jumping on top early and holding on for a 68-67 victory over previously unbeaten the University of Montevallo at BankTrust Arena in PBC action.
January 9, 2010
Saints' Second-Half Rally Keeps Cougars Quiet
COLUMBUS, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team faced an eight-point halftime deficit Saturday evening, but used a 14-1 run to open the second period and hold off Columbus State University 62-56 at the Lumpkin Center in Peach Belt Conference action.
January 5, 2010
Moynihan Earns Moe's Athlete of the Week Honors
DAHLONEGA, GA - Michael Moynihan has been named the Moes Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after averaging 18.5 points in a pair of games last week for the Saints the sports information office announced Tuesday afternoon.
January 4, 2010
#3 Augusta State Powers Past North Georgia 85-62
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team opened their Peach Belt Conference season Monday evening, taking on 3rd-ranked Augusta State University and falling 85-62 as the unbeaten Jags continued their perfect season in Memorial Hall.
December 30, 2009
Saints' Defense Keys 20-point Win Over Newberry
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team picked up right where they left off two weeks ago, using pressure defense and timely scoring to win their second straight, defeating Newberry College 73-53 Wednesday evening in non-conference action.
December 17, 2009
North Georgia Clutch Late in Battle of Saints
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia College & State University mens basketball team put an end to a four-game skid Thursday evening, holding off Flagler College 88-80 as the two PBC teams met in non-conference action in Memorial Hall.
December 15, 2009
Trojan's Dozen Three-Pointers Sink Saints
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team saw the red hot shooting of Anderson University run the show Tuesday evening as the Trojans sank 12 three-pointers on their way to a 91-81 victory over the Saints in non-conference action.
December 10, 2009
Bucs Hold Off Saints in Final Minute for 75-71 Win
JOHNSON CITY, TN The North Georgia mens basketball team fought the Buccaneers down to the buzzer, but East Tennessee State University held off the Saints for a 75-71 victory Thursday evening at Brooks Gym in non-conference action.
December 9, 2009
New Basketball Live Stats Released to Public
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia athletic department and PrestoSports have released the brand new viewer for basketball live stats, giving fans a new and improved viewing experience while watching the Saints and Lady Saints at home.
December 8, 2009
Chris Faulkner Show Rolls on With Episode Two
DAHLONEGA, GA - Rusty Brown, Voice of the Saints, sits down with Chris Faulkner, head coach of the Saints, to talk about North Georgia's games over Thanksgiving weekend at the Dick Campbell Memorial Classic at Holt Fieldhouse.
November 28, 2009
Carson-Newman Too Much for Saints in Classic
JEFFERSON CITY, TN North Georgia dropped their second straight game Saturday evening, falling 77-73 to Carson-Newman College as Jordan Dixons career-high 30 points led the way as the Eagles held on to defeat the Saints in the final game of the Dick Campbell Memorial Classic at Holt Fieldhouse.
November 27, 2009
#19 Tusculum holds off Saints in Final Minutes
JEFFERSON CITY, TN The North Georgia mens basketball team faced their first ranked opponent of the year Friday evening and nearly came away with an upset as a second-half rally came up short and the Saints fell 61-56 to 19th-ranked Tusculum College as the Dick Campbell Memorial Classic on the campus of Carson-Newman College.
November 24, 2009
North Georgia's Second-Half Rally Upends Lynn
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia College & State University mens basketball team used a second half surge and four players in double figures to come from behind and defeat Lynn University 76-70 Tuesday evening in Memorial Hall in non-conference action.
November 21, 2009
Newberry Hands North Georgia First Loss of Season
NEWBERRY, S.C. The North Georgia mens basketball team dropped their first game of the year Saturday evening, shooting just 28-percent from the field as Newberry College picked up their first win of the year 69-52 over the Saints in non-conference action.
November 19, 2009
Saints Claw Bears 114-88, Stay Perfect on Season
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia College & State University mens basketball team stayed perfect on the season Thursday evening, using balanced scoring to pull away from Truett-McConnell College and sink the Bears 114-88 in non-conference action in Memorial Hall.
November 16, 2009
Saints Topple Eagles to Open 2009-10 Campaign
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team fought off a furious comeback by Reinhardt College late, holding on to defeat the Eagles 86-77 in Memorial Hall as the Saints picked up their first victory of the season.
November 15, 2009
Pat Moynihan Named Moe's Athlete of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA - Freshman Pat Moynihan has been named the Moes Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after giving the Saints a spark in their final exhibition game of the year announced Monday morning by the Sports Information Office.
November 14, 2009
Owls Hold Off Furious Saints' Rally in Final Minutes
KENNESAW, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team dropped their final tune-up for the 2009-10 season, fighting back in the final minutes before falling 78-65 at Kennesaw State University as the Saints put a lid on their preseason at the KSU Convocation Center in exhibition action.
November 11, 2009
The Chris Faulkner Show Makes Debut For 2009-10
DAHLONEGA, GA Coming off the most anticipated exhibition game in North Georgia basketball history, Rusty Brown sits down with head coach Chris Faulkner to discuss the Saints season opener against the Georgia Bulldogs in the first episode of The Chris Faulkner Show.
November 6, 2009
Bulldogs Hold Off Saints, Take 87-53 Victory
ATHENS, GA The North Georgia mens basketball opened the season Friday evening at the University of Georgia, trailing by 25 at the half before the Bulldogs pulled away down the stretch and defeated the Saints 87-53 in both teams exhibition openers in Stegeman Coliseum.
November 5, 2009
Saints Set To Battle UGA Friday Night in Athens
DAHLONEGA, GA With the North Georgia mens basketball team less than 34 hours away from their showdown with the University of Georgia, the sports information office has released the seasons first set of games notes on the 2009-10 Saints.
October 29, 2009
Men's Basketball Picked to Finish 8th in PBC
DAHLONEGA, GA The North Georgia mens basketball team has been picked to finish eighth in the Peach Belt Conference in 2009-10, according to a poll voted on by the leagues head coaches the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon.
October 29, 2009
Get Ready for North Georgia Basketball in 2009-10
DAHLONEGA, GA - North Georgia small forward Bernard Rimmer invites fans to come out and support the Saints as they open the season next Friday Night at the University of Georgia.
October 20, 2009
Men's Basketball Media Guide Released to Public
DAHLONEGA, GA With the North Georgia College & State University mens basketball team is just over two weeks away from the start of the 2009-10 season, and the sports information office has released the media guide to the public.
September 21, 2009
Travel With Men's Basketball to UGA This November
DAHLONEGA, GA Tickets and transportation are available through the North Georgia athletic department as the mens basketball program travels to Athens, Ga., the first week in November to take on the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia.
September 4, 2009
Pope Makes Debut In Starting 5 With New Team
DAHLONEGA, GA Former North Georgia great Nick Pope continues to climb the ranks in Europe, opening the season in the starting five of one of the best teams in all of France as preseason games are in full swing.
August 27, 2009
Men's Basketball to Face Georgia Bulldogs This Fall
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University head mens basketball coach Chris Faulkner has announced an exhibition game will take place against the University Georgia the first week of November at Stegeman Coliseum.
August 26, 2009
Faulkner Announces 10 Incoming Players for 2010
DAHLONEGA, GA North Georgia College & State University head mens basketball coach Chris Faulkner has announced the recruiting class for the 2009-10 season that includes six transfers and four incoming freshmen.
July 13, 2009
Rowe Signs Professional Contract to Play in France
DAHLONEGA, GA After the conclusion of his four-year collegiate career, North Georgia basketball legend Anthony Rowe has signed a professional contract to continue his career in France, agreeing to a deal with Cognac Basketball.
July 9, 2009
Former Saints Basketball Star Shines in Europe
DAHLONEGA, GA Former North Georgia basketball star Nick Pope has continued his career in Europe over the last year, and makes the move to one of the most successful leagues in France for the upcoming season.