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Jessee picked as next mens basketball coach

Jessee picked as next men’s basketball coach

Nick Gainey May 4, 2021

Tom Jessee was named head coach of the Augustana men’s basketball team on April 16 after serving 28 years as an assistant coach.  Jessee replaces Steve Schafer,     who resigned April 15 after one...

Vikings Thunderstruck at Wheaton

Nick Gainey March 11, 2021

The Augustana men’s basketball team traveled to King Arena on March 9 to face the Wheaton Thunder in a CCIW tournament semifinal. The Thunder entered the game ranked #3 in the d3hoops.com national poll...

NCAA offers all athletes an extra year of eligibility

Margaret Cecilio November 19, 2020

The NCAA Division three recently announced that athletes who are unable to play 50% or less of their season competitions, due to cancelation from COVID-19, are granted an additional year of eligibility....

Athletes wait for a highly anticipated sports season

Sydney Krueger November 19, 2020

Augustana College sent out tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, Nov. 6 as the college changed it’s COVID-19 alert level from level two to level three. The new guidelines entail that all varsity,...

Augustana Vikings Nolan Ebel (’19) and Dylan Sortillo (’18) celebrate their win against North Central, 77-74, at the CCIW Tournament Championship on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Vikings are also headed to the NCAA tournament. Photo by Maria Do.

Vikings win CCIW tournament over Cardinals

Madison Williams February 25, 2018

The Augustana Vikings captured their third significant victory of the week to win the CCIW tournament on Saturday, February 24. The Vikings beat the North Central Cardinals 77-74 in an intense championship...

Augustana Viking Dylan Sortillo (’18) attempts to pass the ball to his teammates at the CCIW tournament against Wheaton. Photo by Maria Do.

Vikings win first round of CCIW tournament against Thunder

Madison Williams February 24, 2018

Number one-ranked Augustana overcame a challenging first game battle against number four-ranked Wheaton in their first game of the CCIW tournament. The Vikings won 72-64. The Vikings held the Thunder back...

Men’s basketball begin second round CCIW games

Madison Williams January 25, 2018

With a 6-2 conference record for the first half of the season, the number two CCIW ranked Augustana men’s basketball team will begin their conference rematches this week. Since the CCIW is an extremely...

Junior Nolan Ebel prepares to pass the ball during the  men’s basketball game against MacMurray College. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Vikings Lose in Double OT Thriller

December 7, 2017

After a 5-0 start to the season, the No. 2 ranked Augustana Vikings suffered its first loss of the season to the No. 18 UW-Oshkosh Titans by a score of 95-89 in double overtime. Augustana, led by Junior...

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...

Men's basketball wins second consecutive CCIW conference tournament title

February 28, 2016

Men's basketball won their second consecutive CCIW conference tournament last night as they defeated Illinois Wesleyan on Friday and Elmhurst on Saturday at the Carver Center. After the Vikings overtime...

Men's basketball defeats Carthage on senior night

February 6, 2016

The men's basketball team was able to keep their winning streak going on senior night, toppling Carthage College 69-47. The win makes the Vikings 20-1 for the season and 9-1 in CCIW games. The game started...

Men's basketball defeats Carthage on senior night

February 6, 2016

The men's basketball team was able to keep their winning streak going on senior night, toppling Carthage College 69-47. The win makes the Vikings 20-1 for the season and 9-1 in CCIW games. The game started...

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