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Mens basketball stays undefeated in CCIW play

Men’s basketball stays undefeated in CCIW play

Madison Williams January 28, 2019

The number one nationally DIII ranked men’s basketball team (19-1, 11-0) is currently undefeated in conference play. If they win their five remaining CCIW games, it will be the first time since the 1972-73...

Chrishawn Orange, senior, trys to overcome Ray Pierce, Carroll University player, during the Vikings Dec. 1 game. Photo by Alia McMurray.

Vikings begin CCIW season undefeated

Madison Williams December 3, 2018

The Augustana men’s basketball team (5-1, 1-0) has officially become undefeated in the CCIW after their first conference game of the season against Carroll University winning 68-56 on Saturday, Dec....

Augustana Viking Donovan Ferguson (20) dunks the ball during the NCAA game against Greenville on Friday night at the Carver Center. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Vikings win tough first round NCAA game against Greenville

Madison Williams March 3, 2018

The first round of the NCAA Division III tournament was a thrilling one for the Augustana men’s basketball team. They trailed as much as 19 points to the Greenville Panthers, but the Vikings came back...

Sophomore Nolan Ebel (14) attempts an attack against Elmhurst during the first half of the game. Photo by Janie Le.

Augustana men’s basketball beats Elmhurst 87-76

January 26, 2017

For the second time in ten days, the Augustana men's basketball team took on the Elmhurst Bluejays and won 87-76 to bring their overall record to 15-3 and their CCIW record to 8-1. The Vikings knew going...

Men’s basketball shoots for big wins in future

Matthew McKay December 3, 2016

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...

SGA takes the risk of losing $600

March 23, 2016

Last week, the Student Government Association granted $6,000 in contingency money to the Office of Student Life for the buses to accommodate students who wanted to see the men’s basketball team in the...

Anderson reflects on past and present Augie

February 11, 2016

Kirk Anderson, a 1993 graduate, sat down with the Observer to reflect about his current position as chief financial officer and vice president for finance and administration and his memories of his time...

First-year Chrishawn Orange drives the ball against North Central on Jan. 13 in the Carver Center.
Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Orange stands out as freshman guard

January 21, 2016

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...

Vikings no.1 in pre-season

Vikings no.1 in pre-season

October 15, 2015

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...

Brandon Motzel goes for a layup during the first half. Photo by Alex Cintado.

Augustana men's basketball takes second in NCAA Division III National title game

March 21, 2015

SALEM, VA.— The Augustana men's basketball team was defeated by University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the NCAA Division III National title game, with a final score of 70-54. Junior forward Brandon...

At the Final Four with Jake Norcia

March 19, 2015

The rest of our trip has gone smoothly so far as we stopped at Outback Steakhouse in Charleston, West Virginia. Our team ordered a variety of food, from sirloin steaks to baby back ribs to garlic mashed...

At the Final Four with Jake Norcia

At the Final Four with Jake Norcia

March 18, 2015

After a little over 5 hours on the road, our team stopped in Indianapolis to practice at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, a place rich with Indiana basketball tradition and championship pedigree. We practiced...

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