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Men's Basketball's season ends with loss to St. Thomas

March 12, 2016

After a tough start, the Vikings weren’t able to stop the St. Thomas Tommies, losing the game 76-87 and ending their season. The Vikings were able to take an early lead, starting the first seven minutes...

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 11, 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...

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...

Senior Nic Hoepfner holds down the three-point line in Fridays win in against Babson College. The Vikings stole the ball 13 times and three blocks. Photo by Alex Cintado.

Men's basketball headed to NCAA championship game

March 20, 2015

SALEM, VA.— The Augustana men's basketball team will end their now 27-4 season playing University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the NCAA Division III championship game on Saturday at 2 p.m. central...

Junior Griffin Pils drives to the net. Pils put up ten points in 27 minutes of play. Photo by Alex Cintado.

Hill and Pils break tie to win game

March 20, 2015

SALEM, VA.— With Babson College leading 47-46 with 6:31 remaining in the second half, juniors Hunter Hill and Griffin Pils turned Friday's game around by scoring a combined total of 20 points. At the...

Augustana men's basketball pushes onward to Final Four

March 14, 2015

Junior guard Hunter Hill, junior forward Tayvian Johnson, and junior guard Griffin Pils all clutched their own piece of the hoop's net throughout the duration of Saturday's press conference, a silent...

Men's basketball crowned CCIW tournament champions

February 28, 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 21, 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,...

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