Monday, Jan 9, 2017
MORROW, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team won its fourth consecutive game with an 83-73 Peach Belt Conference road win at Clayton State University in Morrow, Ga.
Augusta (11-3, 4-2 PBC) led safely the entire first half until Clayton State (7-7, 2-3 PBC) fought back into a one-point game in the second. With just over five minutes to go, the Jags regained the score and never let down to knock off CSU on their home floor.
The PBC Player of the Week, Keshun Sherrill, scored 28 points to lead all players on the night and he added four assists, three rebounds, and two steals. The Player of the Weekaward is the second for Sherrill this season and the fourth of his collegiate career.
Jags junior Tamyrik Fields scored his season-high 17 points after scoring 12 at the half. Fields scored in double-figures for the third-straight game and the fourth time this season. Sophomore Tyvez Monroe was 5-for-10 from three-point land to total 15 points and sophomore Deane Williams rebounded 11 shots with seven points.
The Jags held the Lakers to 37.1 percent (26-of-70) shooting from the floor, while shooting 47.3 (26-for-55). CSU won the rebound battle 48-34, but Augusta made five more three pointers to help them to the advantage
MORROW, Ga. – The Augusta University women's basketball lost a 79-63 Peach Belt Conference game on Monday night at Clayton State University in Morrow, Ga.
Augusta (6-6, 1-5 PBC) played its fourth game in eight days at Clayton State (10-3, 2-2 PBC) - ranked No. 23 in the nation.
CSU shot 45.9 percent to Augusta's 39.3 percent from the floor. Each team only made two threes on the night, but the Lakers outrebounded Augusta 48-39
Junior Abrea Harris came off the Augusta bench to lead the team with 17 points, four rebounds, and two steals. Senior Breonna O'Conner tallied 16 points, with six boards and two assists, and junior Cynara Pitt posted nine points with six rebounds in the defeat.
Clayton State's Tierra Johnson scored 26 points to best all scorers and Andrea Benford notched 17 off the bench. CSU outscored Augusta 52-32 in the paint to help will them to the win.