2011-12 North Georgia Women's Basketball News

March 20, 2012
Jaymee Carnes Named Division II National Player of the Year
DAHLONEGA, GA – Following the most impressive single-season performance in North Georgia women’s basketball history, Jaymee Carnes has been named the Daktronics Division II National Player of the Year announced on Tuesday afternoon.

March 20, 2012
Jaymee Carnes Earns WBCA All-American Honors
DAHLONEGA, GA – The awards continue to pile up for North Georgia sophomore sensation Jaymee Carnes who earned national recognition on Tuesday morning when the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association named her an All-American.

March 7, 2012
Jaymee Carnes Earns Southeast Region Player of the Year Honors
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia women’s basketball player Jaymee Carnes has another award to add to her resume, as she was named Daktronics Division II Southeast Region Player of the Year.

February 28, 2012
Jaymee Carnes Earns PBC Player of the Year Honors
AUGUSTA, GA – Jaymee Carnes has been named the 2012 Peach Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, as announced by the PBC office earlier today via their Twitter account.

February 25, 2012
Lady Saints Fall at Montevallo, Left Out of PBC Tournament
MONTEVALLO, AL – With postseason play on the line Saturday afternoon at the University of Montevallo, the North Georgia women’s basketball team came up short, falling 55-48 to the Falcons at BankTrust Arena in Peach Belt Conference action.

February 22, 2012
Lady Saints Fall to Cougars, Montevallo Awaits for Playoff Birth
DAHLONEGA, GA - North Georgia never really caught their stride on Wednesday night as the Cougars of Columbus State beat the Lady Saints 58-43.

February 18, 2012
Lady Saints Fall to Hurricanes 84-73 on Senior Day
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia women’s basketball team dropped their third straight home conference game on Saturday, falling to Georgia Southwestern 84-73 in Memorial Hall.

February 15, 2012
Lady Saints Cruise to 25-point Win at Georgia College
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team jumped out to an early lead on Wednesday evening and never looked back with 71-46 victory over in-state rival Georgia College at the Centennial Center in Peach Belt Conference action.

February 13, 2012
Lady Saints to Host "Play 4Kay" Game on Saturday
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia women’s basketball team is set to host a “Play 4Kay” game this weekend, a nationwide initiative sponsored by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) that brings attention to breast cancer awareness.

February 11, 2012
Lady Saints Come Up Short Against No. 4 Clayton State
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team ran out of gas against Clayton State on Saturday afternoon falling 65-59 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
Lady Saints Drop Heartbreaker to Montevallo
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team faded down the stretch on Tuesday evening and fell to Peach Belt Conference foe Montevallo 62-59 in Memorial Hall.

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 6, 2012
Carnes Named PBC Player of the Week for Third Time
AUGUSTA, GA – After leading the Lady Saints to a 1-1 record in Peach Belt Conference play last week, forward Jaymee Carnes has been named the Peach Belt Conference player of the week.

February 4, 2012
Lady Saints Rally Late, Edge Columbus State 65-62
COLUMBUS, GA - The North Georgia women’s basketball team rallied late on Saturday afternoon to score a 65-62 come from behind victory over Columbus State in Peach Belt Conference play at the Lumpkin Center.

February 1, 2012
Big Second Half Propels Hurricanes Past Lady Saints
AMERICUS, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team held a two-point lead heading to intermission on Wednesday evening, but Georgia Southwestern came out on fire in the second half and pulled away for an 87-68 victory at the Storm Dome in Peach Belt Conference action.

January 28, 2012
Lady Saints Break Through, Take Down Flagler 74-55
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team got back on track Saturday afternoon in front of a capacity crowd, taking down Flagler College 74-55 in Memorial Hall in Peach Belt Conference action.

January 25, 2012
Pirates Hold off Late Surge, Sink Lady Saints 66-61
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Lady Saints dropped their third straight game on Wednesday night, falling at the hands of Armstrong Atlantic 66-61 in Memorial Hall.

January 21, 2012
Short-Handed Lady Saints Fall at No. 11 USC Aiken
AIKEN, SC – The Lady Saints were short-handed on the road Saturday evening and fell to the 11th-ranked team in the country in USC Aiken, 68-42.

January 18, 2012
Bearcats Pressure Lady Saints, Pull Away for 84-60 Victory
GREENWOOD, SC – The Lady Saints felt the pressure all night on the road Wednesday evening, as the fell to Lander University 84-60 in Peach Belt Conference action.

January 16, 2012
Lady Saints Shoot Past Francis Marion 75-55
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Lady Saints got back on track in the Peach Belt with a 75-55 victory over Francis Marion Monday evening in Memorial Hall.

January 14, 2012
Lady Saints Force Overtime, Take Down Young Harris 64-62
YOUNG HARRIS, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team was looking to get back on track Saturday afternoon and they did just that, forcing overtime with a buzzer-beater before coming away with a 64-62 victory at Young Harris College in non-conference action.

January 12, 2012
Lady Saints Go Cold From the Field in Loss to UNC Pembroke
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia women’s basketball team dropped their first home conference game of the season on Thursday evening, falling 65-56 to UNC Pembroke 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
Lady Saints Bounce Back with 57-45 Victory over Augusta State
AUGUSTA, GA - The North Georgia women’s basketball bounced back from a tough loss to Clayton State, by defeating Augusta State 57-45 on Saturday evening in the Christenberry Fieldhouse.

January 3, 2012
5th-Ranked Lakers Roll Past Lady Saints 72-44 in PBC Action
MORROW, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team dropped their first conference game of the season on Tuesday evening, falling 72-44 to #5 ranked Clayton State at the Athletics & Fitness Center.

January 3, 2012
Jaymee Carnes Named Moe’s Athlete of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA – Jaymee Carnes has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after leading the Lady Saints to a pair of wins, including a come-from-behind 73-70 overtime victory at Newberry.

January 3, 2012
Jaymee Carnes Earns PBC Player of the Week Honors Again
AUGUSTA, GA – After leading the Lady Saints to a pair of wins last week, sophomore forward Jaymee Carnes has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week.

December 30, 2011
Lady Saints Rally Late, Take Down Newberry 73-70 in Overtime
NEWBERRY, SC – The North Georgia women’s basketball team wrapped up the calendar year with a 73-70 come from behind overtime victory over Newberry College at Eleazer Arena on Friday afternoon.

December 19, 2011
Lady Saints wrap-up eight-game home stand with 73-52 victory over Reinhardt
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Lady Saints ended their 8-game home stand to start the year with a 73-52 blowout victory over Reinhardt on Monday night at Memorial Hall.

December 17, 2011
Lady Saints Fall to Young Harris 66-62 in OT Thriller
The North Georgia women’s basketball team fell 66-62 to Young Harris in overtime on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Hall.

December 15, 2011
Lady Saints to Host YMCA Night on Monday Evening
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team is set to host a Lumpkin County YMCA night this coming Monday when the Lady Saints play host to Reinhardt College in a non-conference tilt in Memorial Hall.

December 14, 2011
Lady Saints Use Balanced Scoring to Soar Past Bobcats
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team opened Peach Belt Conference play with a 65-57 victory over Georgia College Wednesday night at Memorial Hall.

November 29, 2011
Lady Saints Cruise Past Truett-McConnell in Memorial Hall
DAHLONEGA, GA - The Lady Saints used a stymie defense to knock off Truett-McConnell on Tuesday night, 65-31, in a non-conference game at Memorial Hall.

November 28, 2011
Jaymee Carnes Named PBC Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, GA – After setting a school record (NCAA-era) with 40 points in the opening game of the X-Trem Thanksgiving Classic, sophomore Jaymee Carnes was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week.

November 26, 2011
Tusculum Runs Away in 2nd Half, Sweeps X-Trem Classic
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia Lady Saints fell to a hot Tusculum College team on Saturday afternoon 78-63 in the final game of the X-Trem Thanksgiving Classic in Memorial Hall.

November 25, 2011
Carnes' 40 Points Power Lady Saints Past Brenau 86-67
DAHLONEGA, GA – Jaymee Carnes scored 40 points on her way to leading the North Georgia Lady Saints to a 86-67 victory over Brenau on Friday night at Memorial Hall.

November 19, 2011
Lady Saints Fall to North Alabama in X-Trem Classic
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball dropped their first contest of the season falling 60-51 to North Alabama at Memorial Hall in the final game of the 2011 X-Trem Tip-Off Classic.

November 18, 2011
Lady Saints Run Away from Trevecca Nazarene in Season Opener
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s basketball team opened the season in style on Friday evening in the second game of the X-Trem Tip-Off Classic, as they ran away early and knocked off Trevecca Nazarene 83-60 in Memorial Hall.

November 9, 2011
Lady Saints Ink Keeley Chester in Early Signing Period
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia women’s basketball head coach Buffie Burson has announced the addition of a new guard for the 2012-13 season during the NCAA’s Early Signing Period that started Wednesday morning.

October 31, 2011
Lady Saints Picked to Finish 8th in Peach Belt
AUGUSTA, GA. – The North Georgia women’s basketball team has been picked to finish eighth in the Peach Belt Conference according to a poll of the league’s head coaches released on Friday afternoon.

August 31, 2011
Flurry of Home Games Highlight Lady Saints' Schedule
DAHLONEGA, GA – Following a tough conference schedule in the 2010-11 season, head women's basketball coach Buffie Burson has released a full slate of games for the 2011-12 campaign that features 18 homes games.

August 22, 2011
Burson Adds Four More Recruits for Upcoming Season
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia College & State University head women’s basketball coach Buffie Burson has announced the signing of four more players who are set to join the Lady Saints for the 2011-12 season.