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Vikings win rival game against Titans

After a tough defeat against the Illinois Wesleyan Titans earlier in the season, the Augustana Vikings (16-4) redeemed themselves winning 88-79 in a close, rivalry game on Wednesday, January 31. Coming off a loss at home against Carthage the Saturday before, the Vikings needed a confidence booster. With the help…

Men’s basketball prepares for Illinois/Michigan Classic

After losing by two points in last year’s National Championship, which ended the men’s basketball’s magical run, the Vikings are now ranked 1st in the preseason poll. Now, they look to start off their season right with their home opener against Calvin in the Illinois/Michigan Classic November 17. They have…

Alumnus follows hoops passion

Augustana basketball alumnus Hunter Hill is coming back from Germany after continuing his dreams of playing basketball professionally. Hill graduated in 2016, along with several other basketball players who comprised the team that went 29-2, which tied the best overall record in Augustana history. In Hill’s four years on the…

Men’s basketball heads to NCAA Division III Final Four

Coming off three intense games, the men’s basketball team defeated the Hanover College Panthers 77-64 on Saturday to advance to the Final Four for the second time in three years. The Vikings were carrying some strong momentum from Friday’s game against Wartburg, where they won 80-69. Senior Jacob Johnston, who…

Jacob Johnston talks basketball

What are the goals the team has for the season? “We’re just trying to win. We want to win conference, get into the NCAA tournament and see where we go from there.” 2. What are your goals for this season? “I’m just trying to do everything I can to lead…

Mediacom to broadcast three basketball games

Usually in order to see an Augustana basketball game, spectators have to travel to the Carver Center or the opposing team’s basketball court to watch, but for three games, spectators can watch taped delayed broadcasts of the Augustana men’s and women’s basketball teams on MC22. The three games will be…

Vikings defeat Elmhurst 97-84

The men’s basketball team found the rematch they were looking for after defeating Elmhurst 97-84. Elmhurst is the only team to have beaten the Vikings this season so far. The first half of the game started in a duel, both teams battling back and forth and ending in a draw.…