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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 shoots for big wins in future

After falling to Washington University this past weekend, the Augustana men’s basketball team is looking to win big games this week, while taking the court with five new starters from the year before. After with starting the season with four straight wins, head coach Grey Giovanine is optimistic about his…

Orange stands out as freshman guard

Chrishawn Orange, who scored a season high 18 points against North Central last week, has start- ed to come out of the woodwork and see more playing time. Although he is a freshman, head coach Grey Giovanine saw some maturity in him. “He’s really advanced as a fresh- man,” Giovanine…

Vikings Defeat Pointers 81-58

The court was full of Christmas-attired fans awaiting the moment Augustana’s Basketball team would redeem themselves against UW Stevens Point.   During the 2014-2015 basketball season, it was down to Augustana’s men’s basketball and Stevens Point for the NCAA Division III national championship.   Stevens Point won their fourth national…

Men's basketball wins first game of season

Taking the first of many steps to live up to several pre-season number one rankings, the Augustana men’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season against the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse with a score of 88-60 at the Carver Center. Returning a total of eight seniors overall,…

Vikings no.1 in pre-season

A recent poll by The Sporting News placed the Augustana men’s basketball team as the #1 team in the country  for this upcoming season. Head coach Grey Giovanine was proud of his team for earning this accomplishment. “I’m thrilled and honored that we were ranked no. 1,” Giovanine said. “It’s something…

At the Final Four with Jake Norcia

The team was greeted by a surprised guest this morning at breakfast; Augustana alum and former NFL all-pro quarterback Ken Anderson. He said a few words to our team that echoed very closely what Coach G has said to us. He emphasized staying together the entire game, trusting the system,…

At the Final Four with Jake Norcia

Tonight, our team was invited to the Final Four banquet dinner inside the Salem Civic Center. We ate extremely well, yet again, with turkey, potatoes, steamed carrots, and delicious bread rolls (which Tayvian might be obsessed with). The banquet was nicely done, as all four teams ate together, watched an introduction…