2011-12 North Georgia Men's Basketball News

February 28, 2012
Scott Windom Named to Peach Belt All-Conference Team
AUGUSTA, GA – Scott Windom has been named to the men’s basketball Peach Belt All-Conference Third-Team, as announced by the conference office earlier this afternoon.

February 25, 2012
Saints End Season with 14-Point Loss at Montevallo
MONTEVALLO, AL – The North Georgia men’s basketball season came to an unsuccessful close on Saturday night as they fell to Montevallo 81-67 inside the BankTrust Arena.

February 22, 2012
Saints Fall to Cougars, Postseason Hopes Dashed
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia’s postseason hopes were dashed by Columbus State in overtime on Wednesday night, as the Saints fell 69-67.

February 18, 2012
Saints Weather Hurricanes, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia men’s basketball team kept their Peach Belt Tournament hopes alive for the time being on Saturday afternoon taking down Georgia Southwestern 70-65 on senior day in Memorial Hall.

February 15, 2012
Saints Postseason Hopes Dwindle with Loss at Georgia College
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA - The road woes continued for the North Georgia men’s basketball team as they dropped their sixth straight Peach Belt Conference road game on Wednesday night, falling 75-70 to Georgia College at the Centennial Center.

February 11, 2012
Saints Keep Postseason Hopes Alive with Win Over Clayton State
DAHLONEGA, GA – The men’s basketball team improved their postseason hopes by taking down Clayton State for the second time this season, 74-62 , Saturday evening in Memorial Hall.

February 8, 2012
North Georgia Basketball to Host Military Appreciation Day
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia Department of Athletics is set to host a Military Appreciation Day this Saturday to recognize individuals serving in the United States Military and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy today.

February 7, 2012
Falcons Soar Past Saints 78-61 in Peach Belt Action
DAHLONEGA, GA – The struggles continued for North Georgia on Tuesday night, as they fell to Montevallo 78-61 in Peach Belt Conference action.

February 6, 2012
North Georgia to Host "Blue Out" for Tuesday's Doubleheader
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia athletics and Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) are asking fans to wear blue to Tuesday’s basketball doubleheader against Montevallo in Memorial Hall.

February 4, 2012
Road Woes Continue as Saints Fall at Columbus State
COLUMBUS, GA - The North Georgia men’s basketball continued their Jekyll and Hyde play on Saturday evening falling 73-63 to Columbus State at the Lumpkin Center.

February 1, 2012
Late Block Dooms Saints in Loss at Georgia Southwestern
AMERICUS, GA – North Georgia dropped another Peach Belt game on Wednesday night, when they fell 75-73 at the hands of Georgia Southwestern in the Storm Dome.

January 30, 2012
Scott Windom Named Moe's Athlete of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA – Scott Windom has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after averaging 19.0 points per game and 8.0 rebounds per game as the Saints went 1-1 in Peach Belt Conference play.

January 28, 2012
Flagler Spoils Homecoming, Pick up First Peach Belt Win
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia never caught their stride on Saturday afternoon and gave Flagler their first conference win, falling 66-60 in Memorial Hall.

January 25, 2012
Bench Points Propel Saints Past Armstrong 75-70
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s basketball team got back on the winning track Wednesday evening, breaking their six-game losing streak by beating Armstrong Atlantic 75-70.

January 21, 2012
Saints Hold Late Lead but Fall 77-71 at No. 19 USC Aiken
AIKEN, SC – The North Georgia men’s basketball team dropped their sixth straight on Saturday evening, falling 77-71 at 19th-ranked USC Aiken in the Convocation Center in Peach Belt Conference action.

January 18, 2012
Saints Rally Back Late, But Fall 93-89 at Lander
GREENWOOD, SC – The North Georgia men’s basketball team fought back from a 20-point deficit on Wednesday evening but came up on the short end of a 93-89 loss to Lander University at Horne Arena in Peach Belt Conference action.

January 16, 2012
Patriots Pull Away in Overtime, Take Down Saints 98-94
DAHLONEGA, GA – Despite forcing overtime late, the North Georgia men’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight game on Monday night at the hands of Francis Marion, 98-94 in Memorial Hall.

January 14, 2012
Saints Lose Late Lead, Fall to Young Harris 87-85
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Saints led for all but 15 seconds of the entire game and fell down the stretch to Young Harris, 87-85, in non-conference action Saturday afternoon in Memorial Hall.

January 12, 2012
Free Throws Prove Costly in Loss to UNC Pembroke
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Saints saw four players from UNC Pembroke score in double figures and fell to the Braves 83-79 in Peach Belt Conference action Thursday night in Memorial Hall.

January 11, 2012
Basketball Teams to Host UNC Pembroke Thursday Evening
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s and women’s basketball teams are set to host their first conference games of the calendar year on Thursday evening when UNC Pembroke comes to town for a Peach Belt Conference showdown in Memorial Hall.

January 7, 2012
Augusta State Uses Big Second Half to Bounce Saints 73-54
AUGUSTA, GA - The North Georgia men’s basketball team dropped their first conference game of the season on Saturday evening, falling 72-53 to Augusta State University at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 3, 2012
Saints Rally to Topple Clayton State 69-68 at the Buzzer
MORROW, GA – The North Georgia men’s basketball team erased an 11-point second half deficit to score a 69-68 come-from-behind victory against Clayton State on Tuesday evening at the Athletics & Fitness Center.

December 31, 2011
Saints Wrap up Calendar Year with Win Over Anderson
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s basketball team wrapped up the 2011 calendar year with a 70-49 victory over Anderson University on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Hall.

December 19, 2011
Saints Rally Late but Fall 72-69 at Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, NC – The North Georgia men’s basketball team put together a furious rally late on Monday afternoon, but fell 72-69 to Belmont Abbey at the Wheeler Center in non-conference action.

December 14, 2011
Saints Rally in Overtime to Topple Georgia College 53-52
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Saints pulled out a dramatic overtime win over rival Georgia College, 53-52, on Wednesday night in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both teams.

December 7, 2011
North Georgia falls to Limestone in Overtime 89-82
The North Georgia men’s basketball team dropped their third game in a row on Wednesday night at Memorial Hall, falling to Limestone 89-82 in overtime.

November 29, 2011
Young Harris Uses Big Run to Take Down North Georgia
Young Harris, GA – The North Georgia men’s basketball team dropped their second straight contest on Tuesday evening, falling 96-83 to Young Harris at the YHC Basketball Arena.

November 26, 2011
Saints Fall to Argonauts in UWF Thanksgiving Classic Finale
PENSACOLA, FL – The North Georgia men’s basketball team fell 73-63 to host West Florida in the final game of the West Florida Thanksgiving Classic held at the UWF Fieldhouse.

November 25, 2011
Saints Charge Past No. 2 Alabama-Huntsville at UWF Classic
PENSACOLA, FL – The North Georgia men’s basketball team opened up a double-digit first-half lead on Friday evening before holding on down the stretch to knock off 2nd-ranked and previously unbeaten Alabama-Huntsville 83-77 at the UWF Thanksgiving Classic.

November 22, 2011
Saints Use Balanced Scoring to Bury Truett-McConnell 87-83
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia escaped with an 87-83 victory over Truett-McConnell on Tuesday night, thanks to 29 points from Scott Windom at Memorial Hall.

November 21, 2011
Clarence Tillman earns PBC Player of the Week Honors
AUGUSTA, GA – After leading North Georgia to a 2-1 record in the opening week of the season, senior Clarence Tillman was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week.

November 16, 2011
Clarence Tillman Earns Moe's Athlete of the Week Honors
DAHLONEGA, GA. – Clarence Tillman has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after leading the men’s basketball team to back-to-back wins to open the season at the PBC/SAC Challenge.

November 15, 2011
Newberry Rallies Late, Take Down Saints 85-83
NEWBERRY, SC – The North Georgia men’s basketball dropped their first game of the season on Tuesday evening as Newberry College overcame a late deficit and emerged with an 85-83 victory at Eleazer Arena in non-conference action.

November 12, 2011
North Georgia uses second half spurt to run by Mars Hill, 105-78
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia won their second game in as many days defeating Mars Hill 105-73 in Memorial Hall on Saturday afternoon.

November 11, 2011
North Georgia opens 2011-12 season with 75-66 win over Brevard College
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s basketball team got the 2011-12 season off to a good start on Friday night, knocking off Brevard College 75-66 in their first game of the season at Memorial Hall.

November 3, 2011
Saints to Host Piedmont in Coaches vs. Cancer Exhibition
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s basketball team will host their first annual Coaches vs. Cancer contest this coming Monday when the play host to Piedmont College.

September 7, 2011
Faulkner Releases Schedule for Upcoming Season
DAHLONEGA, GA – Following an up and down 2010-11 season, head men's basketball coach Chris Faulkner has released a full slate of games for the 2011-12 campaign that features 15 home games.