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Coach Giovanines starting line up of seniors Ben Ryan, Hunter Hill, Jawan Straughter, Tayvian Johnson, and Griffin Pils prepare for the beginning of the March 4th game against Westminster. Photo by Kelsey Cunningham.

Vikings advance to Saturday's game against University of St. Thomas

March 12, 2016

The Augustana Vikings defeat the Emory Eagles 88-65 and advance to tomorrow’s game against the eighth ranked St. Thomas. Although Emory won the tip-off and got the first points of the game, the Vikings...

Senior Griffin Pils drives the ball against Elmhurst on Wednesday Jan. 28 at the Carver Center. Photo by: Jessica Van Roeyen.

Vikings defeat Elmhurst 97-84

January 28, 2016

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...

Vikings Defeat Pointers 81-58

December 10, 2015

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...

Vikings defeat Warhawks 75-55

December 3, 2015

The Vikings continued their winning streak by defeating The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at the Warhawks' own court. The Vikings, who won 75-55, were led in points Griffin Pils and Ben Ryan. They...

Men's basketball wins first game of season

November 13, 2015

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...

Men's basketball crowned CCIW tournament champions

March 1, 2015

The Augustana men's basketball team defeated the Illinois Wesleyan Titans in a 78-74 victory at home on Saturday to claim the CCIW tournament title. In previous matches, the Titans and the Vikings split...

Guard Hunter Hill charges forward with the ball during the Wesleyan game on Wednesday.
Photo by Hoang Nguyen.

Augie loses to Illinois Wesleyan at home

January 22, 2015

  The number 1 ranked division three basketball team in the nation, the Augustana Vikings, took their first hit at home, losing 84-89 to the unranked Illinois Wesleyan. "We've won 10 in a row,...

Men's basketball defeats North Central

January 15, 2015

The Vikings beat the number nine ranked team North Central College with a 75-64 win on the road to move to 14-1 overall. With this win, Giovanine's squad leads the CCIW with a record of 4-0 in conference...

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