2018-19 ASUN Conference Men's Basketball News

  • Casimir & Agnew's Strong Play Help Garner @ASUNMBB Weekly Honors
    January 21, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - FGCU's Schadrac Casimir and North Florida's Christian Agnew shared this week's ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Liberty & Lipscomb Remain Unbeaten; FGCU & NJIT Add @ASUNMBB Wins
    January 21, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty and Lipscomb kept their unblemished ASUN Conference Men's Basketball records in tact with home victories on Monday night, while NJIT went on the road to earn a key league victory. FGCU earned its second-straight ASUN victory after another strong performance by their leading scorer.
  • North Alabama's Buzzer Beater Highlights Saturday's Exciting @ASUNMBB Action
    January 19, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - ASUN Conference Men's Basketball action wrapped up on Saturday afternoon, as NJIT, FGCU, North Alabama and Liberty all collected wins. NJIT held off a furious comeback attempt from Jacksonville to even up its ASUN record. FGCU collected its first ASUN victory of the year, as they raced by Kennesaw State. 
  • ASUN Men's Basketball Action Continues On Saturday Afternoon
    January 18, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - ASUN Conference Men's Basketball action continues on Saturday with a quartet of games. Liberty looks to stay undefeated in ASUN play when they welcome North Florida to Lynchburg, Va. North Alabama hopes to extend its current winning streak to four games when they host Stetson.  
  • Vote for the Tenth Edition of @ASUNMBB Plays of the Week
    January 17, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Fans can vote on our Facebook Page for the tenth edition of ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Plays of the Week by liking the video with the emoji that corresponds with the player of your choice. Voting ends on Friday at 12 PM ET. 
  • NJIT & Lipscomb Square Off to Highlight Midweek Action
    January 16, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - ASUN Conference Men's Basketball enters its third week of conference play on Wednesday evening with a quartet of games. Two of the top squads in the ASUN, Lipscomb and NJIT, highlight the action when they square off at 7 PM ET in Newark, N.J. 
  • Four @ASUNMBB Squads Pick Up Wins in Midweek Action
    January 16, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty, Lipscomb, North Florida and North Alabama picked up victories in midweek ASUN Conference Men's Basketball action. Liberty and Lipscomb defended their undefeated ASUN records, as they took down Kennesaw State and NJIT respectively. North Florida and North Alabama both improved to 3-1 in league play with victories over Stetson and Jacksonville. 
  • Mathews & James Earn Player of Week; Davis Collects Newcomer Honors
    January 14, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty's Scottie James and Lipscomb's Garrison Mathews shared this week's ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors, while Tyreese Davis of Jacksonville continued his strong freshman campaign to earn Newcomer of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. 
  • Mathews Sets Two Lipscomb Records; Liberty, UNA & UNF Add Victories
    January 12, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Two ASUN Conference Men's Basketball programs improved to 3-0 in league play, while two others pushed their conference marks to 2-1 with home victories. All four home teams collected victories on Saturday as conference play resumes on Wednesday.
  • Second Week of @ASUNMBB Action Wraps Up With Four Games on Saturday
    January 11, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - ASUN Conference Men's Basketball closes out its second week of action Saturday a set of four games. Saturday's action tips off when Liberty hosts its first-ever ASUN Conference contest when they welcome Jacksonville into the Vines Center. The Flames look to start 3-0 in league play for just the second time in program history.
  • Vote for the Ninth Edition of @ASUNMBB Plays of the Week
    January 10, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Fans can vote on our Facebook Page for the ninth edition of ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Plays of the Week by liking the video with the emoji that corresponds with the player of your choice. Voting ends on Friday at 12 PM ET. 
  • Notae Tallies Triple-Double; Bisons, Dolphins & Flames Earn Victories
    January 09, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty and Lipscomb moved into a tie for first place in the ASUN Men's Basketball standings as both sides earned victories on Wednesday night. Jacksonville collected its first conference win with an impressive road victory as well.
  • Four Contests Highlight Mid-Week @ASUNMBB Action
    January 08, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - ASUN Conference Men's Basketball action rolls into its second week of action on Tuesday and Wednesday with a set of four games. North Alabama hosts its first ever ASUN Conference contest on Tuesday night when they welcome FGCU into Flowers Hall.
  • North Alabama Tops FGCU 61-56 For First Ever @ASUNMBB Win
    January 08, 2019
    FLORENCE, Ala. – After trailing by three at the half, the University of North Alabama men's basketball team  rallied for a 61-56 home win over Florida Gulf Coast Tuesday evening at Flowers Hall. The win represented the first-ever ASUN victory for the Lions. It was also the first win over a Division I team this season.
  • Horchler & McGhee Open League Play with @ASUNMBB Weekly Awards
    January 07, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - North Florida's Noah Horchler & Liberty's Darius McGhee opened ASUN Conference Men's Basketball league play with victories on Saturday and in the process earned weekly accolades, announced by the league office on Monday. 
  • Liberty, Lipscomb, NJIT & North Florida Begin #ASUNMBB Play With Victories
    January 05, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty, Lipscomb, NJIT and North Florida tipped off ASUN Conference Men's Basketball league play with victories on Saturday. Liberty impressed in its ASUN opener, defeating FGCU, 81-63. Lipscomb went down to Jacksonville and pulled out a close victory. The Highlanders raced by Kennesaw State, while North Florida had no problem with North Alabama.
  • 41st Season of @ASUNMBB League Play Opens on Saturday
    January 04, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The start of the 41st season of ASUN Conference league play begins on Saturday with four games spread across the afternoon; Kennesaw State at NJIT (4 PM), North Alabama at North Florida (5 PM ET), Lipscomb at Jacksonville (6 PM ET) and Liberty at FGCU (7 PM). Five sides enter with at least six victories following non-conference action led by NJIT (12) and Liberty (11).
  • Stetson Closes Non-Conference Schedule with Home Victory
    January 03, 2019
    DeLAND, Fla. - Four players scored in double figures as Stetson downed Edward Waters, 72-65, Thursday at Edmunds Center. Marques Sumner led the Hatters (4-11) with 13 points, while Christiaan Jones scored 12. Keith Matthews and Ricardo Lynch each scored 10.
  • Offense Eruption in Second Half Leads Ospreys to Final Non-Conference Win
    January 02, 2019
    OPENING TIP Score: North Florida 104, Florida National 76 Records: North Florida (6-9) | Florida National (11-9) Location: UNF Arena (Jacksonville, Fla.) The Short Story: North Florida scored 64 points in Wednesday's second half en route to a dominating 104-76 victory versus Florida National in the squad's final non-conference contest of the season. Garrett Sams led the Ospreys with 22 points.
  • NJIT Rings Out 2018 with a Bang; Highlanders Defeat Duquesne
    December 31, 2018
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Sophomore Zach Cooks scored a game-high 22 points and senior Abdul Lewis set a program record with his 17th career double-double as the Highlanders topped Duquesne University, 78-67, at the A.J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh on Monday.
  • Liberty Men's Basketball Defeats UCLA at Pauley Pavilion
    December 29, 2018
    For the first time in school history, Liberty defeated a Pac-12 opponent, as they went into historic Pauley Pavilion, to defeat UCLA, 73-58. The Flames now tie their school record for most wins during non-conference, as the Flames are now 11-4 on the season.  
  • Mathews Sets @ASUNMBB Award Record; Scott Earns Newcomer
    December 23, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Lipscomb's Garrison Mathews earned his record-setting ninth career ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor, while FGCU's Zach Scott was tabbed the Newcomer of the Week, announced by the league office on Sunday. 
  • Mathews, Marberry Combine for 43 in Throttling of Vermont
    December 21, 2018
    NASHVILLE – Seniors Garrison Mathews and Rob Marberry combined for 43 points to help the Lipscomb men’s basketball team to a marquee nonconference win, 91-66, over the Vermont Catamounts Friday night inside Allen Arena.
  • Liberty Opens St. Pete Shootout with 73-55 Win Over Alabama State
    December 21, 2018
    St. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Liberty moved to 10-3 for the first time since 1991, as they defeated Alabama State 73-55 in the opening round of the St. Pete Shootout.
  • Vote for the Sixth Edition of @ASUNMBB Plays of the Week
    December 20, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Fans can vote on our Facebook Page for the sixth edition of ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Plays of the Week by liking the video with the emoji that corresponds with the player of your choice. Voting ends on Friday at 12 PM ET. 
  • Learn More About ASUN's Video Streaming Platform - ESPN+
    December 19, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. - With the start of league play approaching for ASUN Conference Men's & Women's Basketball at the beginning of the New Year, learn more about the conference's partnership with the Worldwide Leader in Sports, ESPN, to produce the entirety of the league's home contests on ESPN+.
  • Tuesday Brings Four @ASUNMBB Contests; Liberty Tangles with Alabama
    December 18, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. - With a holiday break approaching, four ASUN Conference Men's Basketball teams lace up their sneakers for Tuesday contests with Kennesaw State, Liberty, North Alabama and Stetson all in action. The Flames head to Huntsville, Ala. for a showdown against the SEC's Alabama, while the Owls and Hatters welcomes squads to their home courts. The Lions remain in their home state with a match-up against Jacksonville State.
  • Hatters Storm Back to Down Asheville; Close Game on 28-12 Run
    December 18, 2018
    DELAND, Fla. - Four Hatters scored in double figures as Stetson rallied for an 80-74 win over visiting UNC Asheville, Tuesday at Edmunds Center.
  • Notae & Casimir Lead Teams to Ws to Help Earn @ASUMBB Weekly Honors
    December 17, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Jacksonville's JD Notae and FGCU's Schadrac Casimir both posted strong weeks to garner this week's ASUN Conference Men's Basketball weekly honors, announced by the league office on Monday. 
  • FGCU Cranks Up Defense in 76-53 Win at UMBC; Eagles Make 13 Triples
    December 16, 2018
    BALTIMORE – The FGCU men's basketball team toppled UMBC 76-53 Sunday night inside UMBC Event Center. The Eagles (4-8) collected their second-straight road win in a showdown of two NCAA Cinderella's. The Retrievers dropped to 6-6 on the year.
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