April 24, 2014
Time To Start Thinking Summer Camps -- NEW DATES For Session II
The GSW Basketball Camp is a great experience for kids 6-14 years old. NOTICE NEW DATES FOR SESSION II CAMP.
March 15, 2014
Roller Coaster Ride At Regionals Ends In Disappointment
The Hurricanes trailed by 14 in the second half, led by six with 1:19 remaining in OT #1 before being held scoreless in the second OT.
March 11, 2014
Jamon Hawkins Named All-Tournament Team
Jamon Hawkins was placed on the 2014 Peach Belt Conference All-Tournament team.
March 11, 2014
Hurricanes Reach "Big Dance" For Second Time In Four Years
Men’s basketball received the No. 6 seed in the Southeast Region among the 64 teams in the 2014 NCAA National Tournament.
March 11, 2014
USC Aiken Downs Hurricanes In PBC Semifinal
Arnett led GSW with 20 points in the fall against USC Aiken on Saturday night in Columbus
March 7, 2014
'Canes Oust Lander, Advance To Semis
The Hurricanes won a slugfest with Lander, 74-70, on Friday evening in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.
March 5, 2014
Men's Basketball Heads To PBC Tournament
GSW plays in the third quarterfinal game against Lander University at 5 p.m. at Columbus State
March 4, 2014
Arnett, Brooks & Davis Receive All-Conference Honors
The Peach Belt Conference has announced the 2013-14 men's basketball All-Conference team following the conclusion of the regular season.
March 1, 2014
Hurricanes Fly Over The Nighthawks
Alan Arnett led GSW with 23 points, 11 of which came from behind the free-throw line. Jamon Hawkins scored 18 points and made 4 of 5 attempts from beyond the arc.
February 22, 2014
Senior Day Setback; 'Canes Rally From 16 Back Before Losing In OT
GSW came back from 16 points down with 13:27 to play to force overtime, but could not pull out a Senior Day victory, falling 74-70 to Clayton State.
February 19, 2014
No. 10 USC Aiken Comes From 11 Back To Defeat GSW
The Hurricanes led USCA by 11 points with 10:23 to go but the 10th-ranked Pacers rallied on their home floor to defeat GSW, 81-76, on Wednesday evening.
February 15, 2014
Early Deficit Too Much For GSW To Overcome At GRU Augusta
The Hurricanes trailed by as many as 22 points in the first half and simply ran out of time, pulling within eight in the final two minutes at GRU Augusta on Saturday afternoon.
February 12, 2014
Hurricanes Knock Off No. 9 Montevallo, 83-74
GSW took the lead less than four minutes in and never looked back to notch the upset of the Falcons on Wednesday evening in the Storm Dome.
February 8, 2014
GSW has squandered a double-digit second half lead in five of its last six games. The Hurricanes led Georgia College by 13 with 16:22 to play, but lost 72-64 on Saturday.
February 6, 2014
Weathering The Early Storm; GSW Rallies To Defeat Columbus State
The Hurricanes trailed 29-10 with 7:09 left in the first half before ending the period on a 26-3 run to lead by four at the break. GSW went on to win 77-65.
February 1, 2014
The Hurricanes had a 15-point halftime lead erased by Young Harris and efforts to regroup in the closing minute were thwarted as GSW lost 80-77 on Saturday afternoon.
January 30, 2014
GSW Unable To Put Away Lander
The Hurricanes were outscored 20-9 over the final 5:44 and Lander took its first lead of the game with 1:06 to play in handing GSW a 62-58 loss on Thursday.
January 25, 2014
'Canes End Home Stand With 4th-Straight Win
Four games in the friendly confines of the Storm Dome, four wins. GSW topped Columbus State, 86-80, on Saturday behind 28 points from Johathan Brooks.
January 23, 2014
Big Night For The Big Man
Simply put...Daryl Davis was perfect. Davis connected on all 12 of his shot attempts en route to a career-high 31 points and the Hurricanes fought off North Georgia, 84-78, on Thursday evening.
January 20, 2014
Late Surge Carries 'Canes Past Pirates, 75-63
Alan Arnett posted a double-double with a game-high 24 points and 10 rebounds as the Hurricanes outscored Armstrong 23-9 over the final 7:12 to defeat the Pirates, 75-63.
January 18, 2014
'Canes Go Marching In
Alan Arnett went off for 34 points and Daryl Davis posted a double-double with 16 points and a game-high 10 rebounds to lead GSW to a 91-73 win over Flagler College on Saturday afternoon.
January 15, 2014
21st-Ranked Montevallo Holds Off GSW, 61-59
The Hurricanes came up a basket short at Montevallo on Wednesday evening. Johathan Brooks posted his ninth double-double of the season for GSW.
January 13, 2014
Brooks Named Peach Belt Conference Player Of The Week
Senior forward Johathan Brooks averaged a double-double with 12.5 points and 16 rebounds over two conference games last week for the Hurricanes.
January 12, 2014
Shooters Struggle As 18th-Ranked 'Canes Upended By Francis Marion
GSW's shooting percentage was held under 40% for the first time this season as the 'Canes drop a 58-53 decision to Francis Marion on Sunday afternoon.
January 10, 2014
GSW Breaks Loose Of Braves For 12th Win
Johathan Brooks grabbed 11 second-half rebounds en route to his seventh double-double of the season and the 18th-ranked Hurricanes 80-68 win over UNC Pembroke on Friday evening.
January 8, 2014
GSW Climbs Six Spots In National Coaches Poll
The Hurricanes climb back to No. 18 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches/NCAA Division II poll released Tuesday afternoon.
January 4, 2014
24th-Ranked 'Canes Clutch Down The Stretch At Young Harris
Darius Redding sank the game-winning free throw and blocked a shot in the closing seconds to help GSW defeat Young Harris, 76-75, on Saturday.
January 2, 2014
GSW Ranked For Fourth Straight Week
The Hurricanes come in at No. 24 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches/NCAA Division II poll.
December 19, 2013
18th-Ranked Hurricanes Suffer First Loss Of Season
Fort Valley State hit the decisive 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds remaining to hand GSW its first loss of the season, a 73-70 setback.
December 17, 2013
Hurricanes Climb Three Spots In Coaches Poll To No. 18
GSW has been in the national poll for a total of 11 weeks over the past three and a half seasons.
December 14, 2013
The 21st-ranked Hurricanes improved to 10-0 this season after a 62-56 victory at Clayton State on Saturday afternoon. It's GSW's best start in over 20 years.
December 10, 2013
Hurricanes Climb Three Spots In Coaches Poll To No. 21
GSW has been in the national poll for a total of 10 weeks over the past three and a half seasons.
December 9, 2013
Davis Named Peach Belt Conference Player Of The Week
Senior forward Daryl Davis averaged a double-double over two wins while connecting on 72.2 percent of his shots.
December 7, 2013
No. 24 Hurricanes Hold Off Georgia College
Jamon Hawkins scored 18 second-half points and Daryl Davis finished with a double-double to lead GSW past Georgia College, 75-73, on Saturday. The Hurricanes are 9-0 this season.
December 4, 2013
All We Do Is Win Win Win No Matter What, Now 8-0
The 24th-ranked Hurricanes topped the century mark for the first time in almost two years with a 105-100 victory over Clark Atlanta on Wednesday night in the Storm Dome.
December 4, 2013
Hurricanes No. 24 In NABC/Division II Coaches Poll
The men's basketball team has cracked the national poll in three of the past four seasons.
November 29, 2013
'Canes Conquer Conquistadors, Off To Program-Best 7-0 Start
GSW improved to 7-0 with a 98-47 victory over Florida National University on Friday night in the Storm Dome.
November 26, 2013
Catch Up On Your 'Canes This Thanksgiving Holiday
Full color online publication includes photos, program history, statistics and general school information.
November 23, 2013
'Canes Remain Unbeaten, Win Streak At Six
GSW picked up their fourth road win of the season and sixth overall by topping Clark Atlanta, 64-61, on Saturday evening.
November 20, 2013
'Canes Improve To 5-0 Behind Hot Second-Half Shooting
The Hurricanes shot a blistering 65.6 percent from the floor in the second half to squash any thoughts of a West Florida comeback and won 94-81 Wednesday.
November 14, 2013
'Canes Remain Perfect After 59-55 Win
GSW improved to 4-0 this season after defeating West Florida, 59-55, on Thursday evening in the Storm Dome.
November 12, 2013
Burnell's Three-Point Barrage In OT Keeps 'Canes Undefeated
Alan Arnett and Darius Redding finished with 20 points apiece and each posted a double-double to lead GSW past Fort Valley State in overtime, 79-77, and improve to 3-0 this season.
November 6, 2013
Introducing The Hurricane Hot Spot: VIP Group Area
Sign up is now open for GSW students. Bring your group courtside! We'll get you started with free pizza & soda. You bring the decorations, snacks, whatever you want to make it your own.
November 9, 2013
Brooks' Double-Double Propels 'Canes Past Erskine
GSW improved to 2-0 this season after a 64-60 win over Erskine on Saturday night behind Johathan Brooks' second-straight double-double.
November 8, 2013
'Canes Win Opener In Final Seconds
A Kevin Burnell 3-pointer with with 25 seconds remaining gave the Hurricanes a 68-67 victory over North Greenville in the season opener.
November 8, 2013
GSW To Name Basketball Court For Retired Coach And AD Randolph Barksdale
On Jan. 23, 2014, a permanent reminder of Barksdale's impact on GSW Athletics will be in place as the University will name its basketball court after him – "Randolph Barksdale Court."
November 1, 2013
Men's Hoops Picked Sixth In PBC Coaches Poll
The Hurricanes are picked to finish sixth out of 14 teams in the Peach Belt Conference coaches preseason poll released Friday afternoon.
October 17, 2013
Fall Fest Week Activities Announced
A full week of events and activities are planned on campus, including the Fall Fest Basketball Tip-Off on Thursday evening in the Storm Dome.
August 28, 2013
Men's Basketball Open Tryout Date Set
INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS SHOULD CLICK ON THE STORY TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
August 22, 2013
Men's Basketball Releases 2013-14 Schedule
Head men's basketball coach Mike Leeder has released the program's 2013-14 schedule featuring 14 games at home, 13 on the road and one at a neutral site.
August 16, 2013
Brooks & Done; Leeder Inks Final D-I Transfer For 2013-14
Johathan Brooks, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound forward, transfers to GSW after spending a season at NCAA Division I member Charleston Southern University.
August 5, 2013
Tulane Transfer Added To Men's Hoops Roster
Josh Birchfield, a 6-foot-8, 255-pound post player, transfers to GSW after spending two seasons at NCAA Division I member Tulane University.
August 1, 2013
Redding Ready To Be A Hurricane
Darius Redding, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound guard/forward, transfers to GSW after spending two seasons at NCAA Division I member Louisiana Tech University.
July 31, 2013
High School Boys Basketball Skills Camp Scheduled
On September 28 in the Storm Dome, the GSW Skills Camp will give 9th to 12th graders a chance to learn under NCAA Division II coaches and players.
July 25, 2013
Sweeney Joins Leeder On The Sidelines In 2013-14
The Philadelphia, Pa. native was on the Francis Marion University men's basketball coaching staff in 2012-13.
July 12, 2013
A Record 68 GSW Student-Athletes Named To PBC Presidential Honor Roll
Baseball accounted for the most honorees (16). Women's tennis had the highest percentage of their roster on the list (80%).
June 25, 2013
Brown Continues Pro Career
One of GSW's most prolific athletes, Phillip Brown, will continue his professional basketball career in France this fall.
June 7, 2013
Photos From Session II Now Available
Check out the photogenic group we had for the final youth basketball camp of the summer.
June 6, 2013
Assistant men’s basketball coach William Monts has left the program to become the head coach at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C.
May 31, 2013
Photos From Session I Now Available
Check out the photogenic group we had for the first youth camp of the summer.
May 10, 2013
GSW Men's Basketball Hurricane Highlight #1: Season-Saving Win Streak
The top Hurricane Highlight of the men's basketball season came over a critical five-game conference stretch that helped the 'Canes turn around its season.
May 9, 2013
GSW Men's Basketball Hurricane Highlight #2: Historic Conference Start
The No. 2 Hurricane Highlight of the 2012-13 season came off an historic start to the Peach Belt Conference season.
May 8, 2013
GSW Men's Basketball Hurricane Highlight #3: 'Shawsome' Relived
The No. 3 Hurricane Highlight of the 2012-13 men's basketball season came off senior Matt Shaw's historic 27 point outing against Columbus St. in the Storm Dome.
April 19, 2013
GSWCanes.com Presents: Hurricane Highlights, A Year in Review
As the 2012-13 athletic season comes to a close, GSWCanes.com is counting down the year's best moments.
March 8, 2013
'Canes Fade Late In PBC Quarterfinal
GSW clawed back from an early 10-point deficit to take the lead at the half only to have UNCP pull away down the stretch in an 84-72 tournament loss.
March 2, 2013
Seniors Lead The Way In 92-80 Win
It was only fitting that seniors Milos Kleut (22 pts, 10 reb) and Matt Shaw (20 pts) led the Hurricanes to a 92-80 win over North Georgia on Senior Night.
February 26, 2013
Hurricanes Pass Through Central Florida
UCF utilized a 17-0 run in the second half to eventually pull away from GSW and win 65-50 on Tuesday evening.
February 23, 2013
Ebb And Flow Season Continues
GSW has won four, lost four, lost five, won five and now lost two after a 70-64 setback at Clayton State on Saturday night.
February 16, 2013
Hurricane Homecoming Soured By Augusta State
GSW had its five-game winning streak snapped on Saturday by Augusta State, 52-43, in the Storm Dome.
February 13, 2013
'Canes Chop Down Another Division Leader, Win Fifth Straight
Jamon Hawkins scored a career-high 28 points to lead GSW to its fifth-straight win, a 73-68 decision over Montevallo on Wednesday.
February 9, 2013
Balanced Attack Propels 'Canes To Fourth-Straight Win
Alan Arnett posted a double-double, Jamon Hawkins dished out nine assists and Matt Shaw scored a game-high 17 points in the 'Canes 70-52 win over Georgia College on Saturday.
February 8, 2013
Be A Part Of Homecoming 2013
Click the story heading above for the week's itinerary of events.
February 7, 2013
Matt Shaw scored 27 points, knocking down 6 of 7 from 3-point land to lead GSW to a 30-point win over Columbus State on Thursday.
February 4, 2013
Arnett Named Peach Belt Player Of The Week
Junior guard Alan Arnett averaged a double-double over two games as the Hurricanes went 2-0 and moved back into the postseason hunt.
February 2, 2013
'Canes Tame Division-Leading Mountain Lions, 94-82
Alan Arnett had a career day with 29 points and 16 rebounds as the Hurricanes picked up a huge road win at Young Harris.
January 30, 2013
Hot Shooting, Stellar Defense Propel GSW To 64-54 Victory
GSW shot a sizzling 69 percent from inside the arc while holding Lander to their season-low point total.
January 26, 2013
'Canes Lose Late Lead At Columbus State, Drop Fifth Straight
Columbus State handed GSW its fifth-straight loss on Saturday afternoon by snatching the lead from the 'Canes with 1:13 to play.
January 24, 2013
Second-Half Comeback Falls Short
A furious second-half comeback fall short for Georgia Southwestern as the Hurricanes fall to North Georgia, 78-73, Thursday evening.
January 21, 2013
Armstrong Handles GSW, 79-57
Georgia Southwestern fell to the Armstrong Pirates, 79-57, Monday evening in Alumni Arena.
January 19, 2013
'Ante' Climatic Day for GSW as Saints Coast, 70-53
Georgia Southwestern fell to the Flagler Saints, 70-53, Saturday afternoon in Flagler Gymnasium.
January 16, 2013
'Canes Spot Montevallo 17 Points, Miss Shot At Buzzer For Win
The Hurricanes fell behind 17-0 to start the game, fought back to grab a six-point lead in the second half only to miss a shot at the buzzer for the win.
January 12, 2013
Weekend Recap: 'Canes Split Two-Game Road Trip
The Hurricanes rebounded after an 82-50 loss at Francis Marion on Saturday to defeat UNC Pembroke, 65-58, on Sunday.
January 10, 2013
Montevallo Basketball Games Moved To Wednesday
The GSW vs. Montevallo basketball doubleheader in the Storm Dome has been moved up a day to Wednesday (1/16).
January 5, 2013
Early Deficit Too Much To Overcome
The 'Canes cut a 16-point deficit down to three but could not get over the hump and suffered their third-straight loss, an 84-77 decision to Young Harris on Saturday.
January 3, 2013
MBB Canes Postgame - 1/3/13
Coach Leeder discusses the Hurricanes 67-64 loss to USC Aiken.
January 3, 2013
Hawkins & Davis Career Nights Not Enough; 'Canes Come Up Short Against USC Aiken
Jamon Hawkins scored a career-high 24 points and Daryl Davis added a career-high 17 in a losing effort as the Hurricanes drop a back-and-forth affair with USCA, 67-64.
December 30, 2012
Lions Roar Back To Hold Off GSW
An 8-0 run in the middle of the second half erased the Hurricanes largest lead of the afternoon and provided the necessary spark for North Alabama to garner a 74-65 victory.
December 15, 2012
MBB Canes Postgame - 12/15/12
Coach Leeder discusses the Hurricanes 70-54 victory over Clayton State.
December 15, 2012
Kleut's Double-Double Propels GSW To Historic Win
For the first time in program history, the Hurricanes are 2-0 in conference play. Milos Kleut led GSW to a 70-54 win over Clayton State on Saturday with a game-high 17-point, 10-rebound performance.
December 11, 2012
Complete Team Effort Breaks Bobcat Curse
For only the 2nd time in 13 meetings as a NCAA program, GSW defeated Georgia College. The Canes won 63-59 Tuesday in Milledgeville as four GSW players scored in double figures.
December 8, 2012
Tankersley's Game Winner Lifts GSW
Michael Tankersley's last second shot lifts GSW past Tusculum 66-65 Saturday afternoon on the campus of Tusculum College.
November 30, 2012
Read All About Your Hurricanes
Full color online publication includes photos, program history, statistics and general school information.
November 25, 2012
MBB Canes Postgame - 11/25/12
Coach Leeder discusses the Hurricanes 75-60 victory over Tusculum College.
November 25, 2012
'Canes Put On A Shaw In Win Over Tusculum
Senior Matt Shaw scored a career-high 27 points to lead GSW past Tusculum, 75-60, on Sunday afternoon in the Storm Dome.
November 24, 2012
Tankersley's Double-Double Not Enough Against UNA
Michael Tankersley posted GSW's first double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a losing effort on Saturday afternoon in the Storm Dome.
November 21, 2012
Take In All You Want, You Won't Gain A Pound
Men's basketball hosts North Alabama on Saturday and Tusculum on Sunday. Click on the story heading for a peek at the UNA game notes.
November 17, 2012
Solid Second Half Seals Second Win
Try saying that fast five times. The Hurricanes outscored Albany State by 13 points in the second half to earn a 59-50 win on Saturday and improve to 2-1 this season.
November 18, 2012
MBB Canes Postgame - 11/17/12
Coach Leeder discusses the Hurricanes 59-50 victory over Albany State. **Disregard the Brevard slide at the beginning of the video**
November 10, 2012
MBB Canes Postgame - 11-10-12
Coach Leeder discusses the Hurricanes 67-62 victory over Brevard College.
November 10, 2012
Hot-Shooting 'Canes Pick Up First Win
GSW shot 54.8 percent from the floor in a 67-62 win over Brevard College on Saturday afternoon in the Storm Dome.
November 9, 2012
Hurricanes Stumble In Opener
GSW falls to 4-3 in season-opening games during the program's NCAA era after a 78-75 overtime loss to Fort Valley State on Friday.
November 8, 2012
Time To Get Started
GSW is hosting a four-team men's basketball invitational this weekend. Click the story heading for a preview.
November 6, 2012
Getting Their Attention; GSW Hangs With Auburn
GSW led Auburn for the opening 15:38 of Monday's exhibition, and trailed by only three points with 11:42 left, before falling 66-50.
November 1, 2012
Coaches Pick GSW 9th In Preseason Poll
The Hurricanes come in ninth out of 14 teams in the Peach Belt Conference coaches' preseason poll released Thursday afternoon.
October 31, 2012
Free Admission To Exhibition At Auburn On Monday
Fans making the trip to Auburn on Monday to watch the men's basketball team will not have to pay for tickets.
October 26, 2012
GSW Basketball Celebrates Almost Midnight Madness Gangnam Style
The Storm Dome was rocking Thursday night as the GSW Hurricane basketball teams celebrated the Almost Midnight Madness Event
October 23, 2012
Be A Part Of The "Madness" On Thursday
It's time to start thinking basketball. The regular season tips off in less than three weeks. Join us Thursday for Almost Midnight Madness.
October 22, 2012
It Pays To Be A Hurricane Fan
New rewards have been added! Earn adidas gear, a birthday birthday for your child or the opportunity to throw out a first pitch.
October 12, 2012
It's Only The Coolest Club Around
A t-shirt, two family movie nights in the Dome, Giggles frozen yogurt, a pizza party with the basketball team and a BBQ too!
October 4, 2012
Reservations Now Being Accepted For Hurricane Birthday Parties
Already a tremendous value, we've added a large Roman Oven pizza for the birthday boy/girl to the party package in 2012-13!
September 12, 2012
If The 'Canes Win, Fans Win
Every time GSW wins a soccer, basketball, baseball or softball game at home this school year, Hurricane players will throw victory balls into the stands. Stay late, enjoy the celebration and take home a souvenir.
September 5, 2012
21 is a Lucky Number for Hurricane Fans
Century 21 Americus Realty presents the "Stage of the Game" contest at all home soccer, basketball, baseball and softball events in 2012-13.
August 29, 2012
Swing the sticks, help the Hurricanes
The annual President's Classic Golf Tournament benefiting GSW Athletics is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27 with an individual entry fee of only $50.
August 15, 2012
So, We Meet Again
After a year hiatus, the Hurricanes will return to Auburn and face the Tigers on November 5 at 8 p.m. EST.
August 15, 2012
Academic Achievement Award Presented to 15 GSW Student-Athletes
The NCAA Division II Athletics Directors Association has announced the recipients of its 2011-12 Academic Achievement Award.
August 14, 2012
Monts Tabbed as Men's Hoops Assistant
William Monts has been named assistant men's basketball coach. He comes to GSW from Anderson (S.C.) University.
August 13, 2012
It Pays To Be A Hurricane Fan
The Georgia Southwestern Athletic Department has announced the launch of Hurricane Happenings, a new fan and student attendance incentive program, for the 2012-13 academic year.
July 18, 2012
Hurricanes To Face UCF
The men's basketball team will travel to Orlando, Fla. on Feb. 26 to take on the University of Central Florida (NCAA Division I/Conference USA member) in the 10,000-seat UCF Arena.
July 17, 2012
Men's Basketball Releases 2012-13 Schedule
Head men's basketball coach Mike Leeder has released the program's 2012-13 schedule that features 14 games at home and 12 on the road.
July 10, 2012
Final Summer Camp Registration Open
The GSW Basketball Camp is a great experience for kids 6-14 years old. Our last session runs July 30 to August 2. REGISTRATION FORM NOW AVAILABLE.
June 20, 2012
Kelly Joins GSW Basketball After Duke Football Career
Former Duke University wide receiver Austin Kelly will join the GSW men's basketball program this fall.
June 20, 2012
A True Professional
All-American Phillip Brown will play professional basketball in France this fall.
June 19, 2012
66 GSW student-athletes named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
Baseball with highest number of honorees (13). Women's tennis with highest percentage of roster on the list (75.0).
June 1, 2012
Youth Summer Camp #1 Comes to a Close
Click the story heading to view a week's worth of fun in photos.
May 30, 2012
Having a Blast!
It's summer camp time. The next basketball session begins MONDAY (6/4). Sign up your youngster today!
May 18, 2012
Year In Review
The conclusion of the 2011-12 academic year means the end of another year of intercollegiate athletics at Georgia Southwestern State University.
May 15, 2012
Summer Camp Will Be In Session
The GSW Basketball Camp is a great experience for kids 6-14 years old. REGISTRATION FORM NOW AVAILABLE.
May 11, 2012
Turn the Page
Georgia Southwestern State University has announced that Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Stephen Cox has left the program to become the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Thomas University.
February 28, 2012
Senior guard Evan Mobley has capped off his GSW career by being named to the PBC's Third Team All-Conference
February 25, 2012
Limping to the Finish Line
Missing four starters and five of the 13 players on their opening day roster, the Hurricanes were no match for Columbus State and lost 84-64 in the season finale.
February 22, 2012
40 Minutes is Not Enough
GSW did its part to extend the home basketball season by ending regulation on a 17-5 run and forcing OT against Georgia College on Senior Night, only to fall 60-58.
February 18, 2012
Revenge of the Saints
The North Georgia Saints avenged their loss to GSW earlier this month with a 70-65 win over the Canes in Dahlonega Saturday afternoon.
February 15, 2012
'Canes Lose Fourth Straight
In what resembled more of a football score for most of the game, GSW lost a 54-49 grind-it-out battle with Clayton State.
February 13, 2012
Entertainment A-Plenty for Clayton State
There will be a lot of activities going on Wednesday evening in addition to the doubleheader.
February 11, 2012
Upset Bid Falls Short
GSW was ahead of PBC West Division-leading Montevallo with nine minutes to play, but could not hold on.
February 6, 2012
Early Struggles Too Much to Overcome Against Columbus State
Marlon Rivera dished out 10 assists for GSW, but the 'Canes were never able to recover from an eight-minute cold spell in first half.
February 1, 2012
Hawkins for the win...YES!
Jamon Hawkins hits the game-winner against North Georgia off a dish from Evan Mobley.
February 1, 2012
Star guard Evan Mobley would score another career high with 33 points as the GSW Hurricanes won in dramatic fashion Wednesday night 75-73 over North Georgia.
January 29, 2012
GSW Comeback Twarted in Final Minutes by UNCP
The Hurricanes rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half to take a 51-50 lead with 7:18 remaining, only to have UNC Pembroke pull away late for a 68-60 win.
January 28, 2012
'Canes Fizzle Down the Stretch in Loss to Francis Marion
Francis Marion utilized a 22-5 run over the final nine and a half minutes on Saturday afternoon to hand GSW its first loss at home this season, 70-56.
Making an Appearence
Georgia Southwestern Basketball made an appearance on Channel 10 WALB in Albany.
January 25, 2012
Camouflage & Ice Cream/Leeder On a Stick
Three big home basketball games coming up over the next week. Events planned for each. Need you there. Check 'em out...
January 23, 2012
Hurricane Turnovers Make It Hard On Themselves
A season-high 26 turnovers cancels Evan Mobley's 32 points and Colin Slotter's 24 points in 81-74 loss at USC Aiken.
January 21, 2012
With the Hurricanes short-handed, it was "next man up" for GSW. Despite Mobley's valiant career-high 32 points, Georgia Southwestern lost 57-52 at Augusta State.
January 16, 2012
Turn and Burn
Georgia Southwestern's 83-54 victory over Flagler gave the Hurricanes two victories in three days.
January 14, 2012
'Canes Right the Ship Against Pirates, Win 82-63
After opening the conference portion of their schedule with three-consecutive road losses, GSW welcomed a return to the friendly confines of the Storm Dome on Saturday and defeated Armstrong Atlantic, 82-63.
January 12, 2012
Best Wishes To Burgess
GSW Athletics would like to wish a speedy recovery from surgery to the voice of the Hurricanes - Ricky Burgess.
January 7, 2012
GSW Can't Shake Its PBC Road Blues
Georgia Southwestern dropped its third straight PBC road game to open conference play at Lander University 74-75.
January 3, 2012
Brown Takes Home POTW Honors
Averaging 19.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in 22 minutes earned senior Phillip Brown the Peach Belt Conference men's basketball Player of the Week award.
December 30, 2011
'Canes End 2011 With a Bang, Win 90-57
For the second-straight game GSW led wire-to-wire, ending 2011 in resounding fashion with a 90-57 win over Coastal Georgia on Friday afternoon.
December 29, 2011
Strong First Half Propels GSW to 68-52 Win
The Hurricanes utilized a 21-4 run to close the first half with a 39-14 lead over Lenoir-Rhyne on Thursday at the Lander Bearcat Holiday Classic and went on to a 68-52 win.
December 16, 2011
The Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes would sleepwalk for much of the first half before waking up and walking away with a 106-70 victory over Clearwater Christian
December 14, 2011
Hurricanes Burn Out in Barnburner
# 17 Hurricanes fight tooth-and-nail, but lose 85-84 in double overtime to Clayton State University.
December 14, 2011
Turning in Their Uniform for a Cap and Gown
Eighteen former Hurricanes were presented with diplomas on Saturday at commencement in the Storm Dome.
December 13, 2011
Never Miss a Moment
The GSW Athletics Department has partnered with ScoreTrax to provide Hurricane fans with the opportunity to receive mobile alerts.
December 13, 2011
The NABC Division II Top 25 Poll ranks the Hurricanes 17th in the country, a rise of two spots from the week before.
December 6, 2011
Hurricanes Ranked 19th in NABC Coaches Poll
The Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes areranked 19th in the latest NABC Coaches Top 25 poll. It marks the second consecutive week the Blue & Gold have been ranked.
December 3, 2011
The #12 GSW Hurricanes dropped their PBC opener 66-60 at Montevallo on Saturday.
December 2, 2011
Hurricane Confidential: Car Bash & Americus Christmas Parade
A busy night for Surge with the car bash, pep rally and downtown parade. That's spreading some holiday cheer.
December 1, 2011
GSW's Humble Hurricane
The Americus Times-Recorder's Chris Whitaker profiles GSW's Evan Mobley and his fantastic story.
November 29, 2011
A Rivera Runs Through It
Marlon Rivera dropped his first double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds as the 'Canes completed the season sweep of West Florida, 69-61.
November 29, 2011
Video clips from GSW vs. UWF
From fans to fouls and spin moves to celebrations, it's all here for a full three-minute piece.
November 29, 2011
Movin' On Up
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball program was ranked 12th in the NABC Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll released today.
November 28, 2011
Smash the Falcons
Join us for Chi Phi's Car Bash and Pep Rally for GSW Basketball. The teams, along with the GSW cheerleaders and Surge will be there from 5-5:30 p.m.
A quick look behind the scenes of GSW Basketball's 2011 Thanksgiving Tournament travels
November 26, 2011
Hook... Line... And Sinker
The Hurricanes were powered to a 74-65 victory against the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish by Colin Slotter's 24 points.
November 25, 2011
The Hurricanes put in an up and down performance on Friday, but they still managed to walk away with a 65-63 victory over North Alabama in Montevallo, Alabama.
November 21, 2011
'Canes Remain Undefeated
The 21st-ranked Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 68-58 victory over Fort Valley State on Monday evening in the Storm Dome.
November 19, 2011
GSW Grinds Away to Victory in Pensacola
It was a sloppy affair for the Hurricanes, but they made just enough plays to defeat West Florida 64-62 on Saturday afternoon.
November 15, 2011
Evan Mobley received a congratulatory hug from head coach Mike Leeder after he made school history by joining the 1,000-point club with his eight-point performance Tuesday evening.
November 15, 2011
Hot Off the Press
GSW senior forward Phillip Brown is chosen for the cover of College Hoops Illustrated.
November 15, 2011
The Albany Herald's John Millikan previews the 2011-12 GSW men's basketball season.
November 14, 2011
The Storm Begins Tuesday
The Americus Times-Recorder's Chris Whitaker previews the 2011-12 GSW men's basketball season.
November 9, 2011
We'll see you then
The Georgia Southwestern Athletics Department has something special planned for Hurricane fans online this Friday (11/11/11) at 11:11 a.m. Make sure to visit www.gswcanes.com at that time to be part of the event.
November 7, 2011
Hurricanes can't avoid "The Chop"
The Georgia Southwestern's men's basketball team took on ACC power Florida State in their final exhibition on Monday night. The Blue & Gold were doomed thanks to foul trouble, turnovers and a tenacious FSU defense in ther 86-41 loss in.
November 4, 2011
"Milos and Me"
The story of GSW basketball players Matt Shaw and Milos Kleut's relationship goes beyond teammates. They are like long-lost brothers reunited through the game of basketball.
November 3, 2011
GSW releases 2011-12 Men's Basketball Media Guide
Fresh off their ground-breaking 2010-11 season, the Hurricanes are preparing for another great year of GSW Basketball action. Meet this year's team, review the history of the program and get ready for the 2011-12 season.
November 1, 2011
Tip of the cap
The Peach Belt Conference has announced that Georgia Southwestern has been picked to win the conference title in the 2011-12 men's basketball season. As with their other preseason honors, this nod by the conference makes school history.
November 1, 2011
Brown and Slotter: Two of a kind
Senior Phillip Brown and sophomore Colin Slotter were both named to the 2011-12 PBC Preseason All-Conference team. Coming off a season where both garnered all-conference accolades, the duo's selection to the preseason all-conference team makes a little bit of history.
November 1, 2011
GSW does their part on "Hurricane Halloween"
The first exhibition game of the 2011-12 Georgia Southwestern men's basketball season was the corner stone of the school's campus-wide Halloween activities. The Hurricanes did their part as they defeated Baseline USA 69-57 behind 22 points from All-American Phillip Brown.
October 31, 2011
Are you ready for some... BASKETBALL?
The Peach Belt Conference announced in August its partnership with Ustream to stream all athletic events for free. Beginning with tonight's GSW Basketball exhibition opener, fans of the Hurricanes can watch their team online FOR FREE. Learn more about it inside.
October 27, 2011
Brown named to D-II Bulletin Super 16
Georgia Southwestern senior forward Phillip Brown has been named to the 2011-12 Division II Bulletin Super 16 All-American Preseason Team. The Super 16 divides the country into eight regions with two players named award winners in each region. Brown joins Desmond Mason from Lincoln Memorial University as a Southeast Region selection.
October 14, 2011
'Canes ranked 18th in D-II preseason poll
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team is ranked 18th in the country according to the 2011-12 Division II Bulletin preseason poll released today. GSW is coming off a 20-9 campaign in which the team climbed to as high as No. 16 in the national rankings en route to a Peach Belt Conference West Division championship and an NCAA National Tournament appearance.
September 23, 2011
Together we can wreak havoc on the opposition
Whether you're the 12th man in soccer, 6th man in basketball, or any similar cliche, the point is the same: we need you to make a difference at home Hurricane sporting events. Duke has the Cameron Crazies. Wisconsin has the Grateful Red. GSW has the Eye Wall. Sign up for the 2011-12 Eye Wall is now open. Join today!
September 14, 2011
Brown named Sporting News Preseason All-American
Georgia Southwestern senior forward Phillip Brown has been named to the 2011-12 Sporting News NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Preseason All-America First Team. He is one of only five players in the country to receive the honor.
September 14, 2011
Men's basketball open tryout date set
The GSW men's basketball team has scheduled an open tryout for Friday, September 30 at 7 a.m. in the Storm Dome under the direction of head coach Mike Leeder. INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS SHOULD CLICK ON THE STORY TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
August 26, 2011
Hurricanes add Florida State to schedule
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball program has made an addition to the 2011-2012 schedule. Head Coach Mike Leeder has added Florida State University as an exhibition opponent. GSW will travel to Tallahassee for a 7 p.m. tip off on November 7th.
July 19, 2011
Division I guard Rivera transfers to GSW
Georgia Southwestern State University head men's basketball coach Mike Leeder announced today that Marlon Rivera, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound guard, has signed an athletic scholarship agreement to play his senior year at GSW after transferring from NCAA Division I member Florida Gulf Coast University.
July 13, 2011
Men's basketball releases 2011-12 schedule
Georgia Southwestern head men's basketball coach Mike Leeder has released the program's 2011-12 schedule that features 13 games at home, nine on the road and four contests at neutral sites. GSW is coming off of a 20-9 campaign where the Hurricanes won the Peach Belt Conference West Division regular season title and earned the program's first NCAA Tournament birth. Southwestern returns three of its top four scorers, including All-American and reigning PBC Player of the Year Phillip Brown, reigning PBC Freshman of the Year Colin Slotter and 2008-09 PBC Freshman of the Year Evan Mobley.
April 6, 2011
Learn from the champs; sign up for a GSW youth basketball camp
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball program will be hosting two summer basketball day camps (May 24-27 and June 6-9) for boys and girls ages 6-16 in the Storm Dome. Learn from the reigning Peach Belt Conference West Division Champs! Sign up early and save 10%
April 27, 2011
Leeder adds 6-10 transfer
Georgia Southwestern head men's basketball coach Mike Leeder has signed Milos Kleut, a 6-foot-10 center from NCAA Division I Lipscomb University.
April 6, 2011
For their work as STUDENTS and athletes...
The Georgia Southwestern Department of Athletics joined many other colleges and universities around the nation Wednesday in celebrating the 24th annual "National STUDENT-Athlete Day."
January 10, 2012
Best seats. Best eats. Back for more!
One lucky GSW student & three of his/her friends will watch the 'Canes from the best seat in the house, a sofa on the Storm Dome floor. 2Duke's BBQ provides the feast and the Hurricanes provide the excitement on the basketball court.
March 28, 2011
Basketball Times names Brown an All-American
Georgia Southwestern junior forward Phillip Brown was named a Third-Team All-American today by Basketball Times magazine. This marks Brown's second All-American honor in less than a week.
March 23, 2011
Brown named All-American
Georgia Southwestern men's basketball standout Phillip Brown was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) State Farm Coaches' Division II All-American Team on Tuesday. Brown becomes the 45th GSW All-American (all sports), but the first in the Hurricanes NCAA era.
March 12, 2011
Not the way it was supposed to end
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team could only conncect on four of its first 21 shots, fell behind by 18 points and was outrebounded 42-25 in the game, but the Hurricanes were within within a point with 23 seconds remaining before Montevallo ended GSW's season with a 62-59 loss in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional quarterfinals at Christenberry Fieldhouse in Augusta on Saturday afternoon.
March 9, 2011
Information for fans regarding NCAA Tourney
Interested in attending the men's basketball regional this weekend in Augusta? Can't make it, but want to follow GSW online? Here 's some basic information and a link to the official Southeast Regional website, which is loaded with info for fans looking to follow the 'Canes march towards a national championship.
March 9, 2011
Brown named First Team All-Region
On the heels of Georgia Southwestern's first trip to the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball National Tournament, the program received some more good news when standout Phillip Brown was named to 2011 Daktronics All-Southeast Region First Team.
March 7, 2011
The Hurricanes are dancin'
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team will be making its first appearance in the NCAA National Tournament when the Southeast Regional begins this weekend at Augusta State University. The third-seeded Hurricanes (20-8) will face sixth-seeded University of Montevallo (18-10) at noon on Saturday.
March 5, 2011
Hurricanes fall in PBC Tourney semifinals, 69-68
Shahmel Bracket scored five unanswered points in the final 15 seconds, including a pair of free throws with nine seconds left, to lead UNC Pembroke past Georgia Southwestern 69-68 in the semifinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Saturday evening in Aiken, S.C.
March 4, 2011
Brown, Macon, Slotter and Leeder receive PBC awards
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team was well-represented at the Peach Belt Conference basketball awards banquet on Friday evening in Aiken, S.C., home of the PBC Tournament Final Four. Phillip Brown was named Player of the Year. Colin Slotter received the Freshman of the Year award. Head coach Mike Leeder earned the PBC Coach of the Year award. Brown was a First Team All-Conference selection, Trayce Macon earned Second Team honors and Slotter was named to the Third Team.
March 1, 2011
Hurricanes are Macon plans for PBC Semis
Led by 29 second-half points from Trayce Macon, the Georgia Southwestern men’s basketball team punched its ticket to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Final Four with an 87-68 victory over Clayton State in the Storm Dome on Tuesday evening. Macon connected on 8 of 11 shots, including 5 of 6 from beyond the arc, over the final 20 minutes to help GSW open a 23-point lead en route to the win.
February 28, 2011
MARCH MADNESS hits Americus
Tuesday evening (Mar. 1) the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team will host the first-ever NCAA postseason game in school history. The Hurricanes take on the Clayton State Lakers (19-9, 10-7 PBC). GSW (19-7, 12-5 PBC) is the #1 seed in the West Division. The two teams split the regular season series 1-1 with each team winning on the opponent's home floor. The winner will advance to the tournament's semifinal on Saturday March 5 to face the UNC Pembroke (E3)/USC Aiken (E2) winner in USC Aiken's Convocation Center in Aiken, S.C.
February 26, 2011
Clayton State takes Round 2 against GSW, final battle comes Tuesday
In what turned out to be a very physical and intense game that included four technical fouls, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team suffered an 80-72 setback to Clayton State on Saturday evening in the Storm Dome. These two teams meet again in Americus in less than 72 hours for the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament. Full story coming Sunday.
February 25, 2011
2011 SIFE's Campbell's Cans for Hunger Drive
SIFE is sponsoring the Campbell's Cans for Hunger drive here on the campus of Georgia Southwestern. This box will be at the gate of all remaining home GSW athletic events. Please help support SIFE by bringing your can goods to your next Hurricane's home event and help fight hunger.
February 23, 2011
West Division Champions!
For the first time in school history, Georgia Southwestern has a Peach Belt Conference championship. The GSW men's basketball team secured the West Division title on Wednesday evening with a convincing 71-52 win over Columbus State in the Storm Dome.
February 21, 2011
Brown named Peach Belt POTW for third time
Georgia Southwestern forward Phillip Brown was named the Peach Belt Conference men's basketball Player of the Week on Monday. It's the third time Brown has received the honor this sesason. He was exceptional in back-to-back triple-overtime games, averging 19.5 points and 19 rebounds per game. At North Georgia, he grabbed 22 rebounds, the most in a single game in the PBC this season and tied for fifth-most all-time.
February 19, 2011
Phillip Brown scored a game-high 25 points and pulled down 22 rebounds, a Peach Belt Conference season-high, to lead the 22nd-ranked Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team past North Georgia, 76-74, in triple overtime in Dahlonega. The Hurricanes hold a two-game lead in the PBC West Division with two games to play.
February 16, 2011
'Canes lose triple-overtime thriller
It took three extra periods to decide a winner at the Storm Dome on Wednesday night, but in the end the Georgia College & State University men's basketball team upset No. 22 Georgia Southwestern, 85-83.
February 15, 2011
Hurricanes ranked 22nd
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team (17-5, 10-3 PBC) slipped six spots, but remained nationally ranked at No. 22, in the latest NABC/Division II basketball rankings released Tuesday afternoon.
February 14, 2011
"Pack the House in Pink" on Wednesday
Wednesday (2/16) is "Pack the House in Pink Night" at the Storm Dome for the GSW basketball games against Georgia College as part of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's Pink Zone initiative to raise breast cancer awareness in women's basketball, on campuses and in communities.
February 12, 2011
'Canes get 17th win, knock off Flagler, 80-76
Trayce Macon and Phillip Brown each posted double-doubles as Georgia Southwestern knocked off Flagler 80-76 on Saturday in St. Augustine, Fla. Macon had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Brown had 15 and 12 as the 16th-ranked Hurricanes rebounded from Thursday’s loss at Armstrong Atlantic. GSW (17-5, 10-3 PBC) has yet to lose consecutive games this season.
February 10, 2011
GSW whistled for 32 fouls in 6-point loss at AASU
Evan Mobley, Trayce Macon and Matt Shaw fouled out; Phillip Brown, Talmadge Bell and Bobby Glover had four fouls and when the dust settled, Armstrong Atlantic had defeated Georgia Southwestern, 86-80, Thursday evening in Savannah. The Hurricanes, called for 32 fouls against AASU, came into the contest averaging 18 fouls a game in Peach Belt Conference play.
February 9, 2011
'Canes up to No. 16 in country, hold at No. 3 in Southeast
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team (16-4, 9-2 PBC) jumped two spots to No. 16 in the latest NABC/Division II basketball rankings released Tuesday afternoon. Regionally, the Hurricanes rank third in the Southeast as unveiled by the NCAA earlier today.
February 5, 2011
Hot-shooting Hurricanes improve to 16-4
Freshman Colin Slotter scored a game-high 23 points to lead a hot-shooting Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team past Montevallo, 68-55, on Saturday evening in the Storm Dome. The Hurricanes shot 53.3 percent from the field en route to their 10th win in 11 games.
February 2, 2011
GSW wins at Clayton State, opens up 2-game division lead
The 18th-ranked Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team opened up some breathing room in the Peach Belt Conference West Division with a 78-67 win over second-place Clayton State at the Athletics and Fitness Center on Wednesday evening.
February 1, 2011
'Canes continue to hold No. 18 ranking
For the second consecutive week, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team (14-4, 7-2 PBC) sits at No. 18 in the NABC/Division II basketball rankings.
January 29, 2011
'Canes win at Lander, maintain division lead
Colin Slotter scored 11 points in a row early in the second half to give 18th-ranked Georgia Southwestern the lead for good as the Hurricanes spoiled Lander’s Homecoming 71-53 Saturday afternoon at Finis Horne Arena. GSW improved to 14-4 overall and 7-2 in the league, maintaining a one-game lead atop the PBC West Division.
January 27, 2011
Augusta State wins battle of division leaders
George Johnson connected on three-consecutive three-pointers, sparking a 13-0 second half run that sparked No. 3 Augusta State to a 68-59 victory over No. 18 Georgia Southwestern in Christenberry Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. ASU (18-1, 8-1) leads the Peach Belt Conference East Division. GSW (13-4, 6-2) continues to lead the PBC West Division.
January 27, 2011
Hurricanes clash with No. 3 Augusta State tonight
It's a meeting of division leaders tonight in Augusta when No. 18 Georgia Southwestern meets No. 3 Augusta State at Christenberry Fieldhouse at 7:30 p.m. As a lead-in, read today's feature article in the Americus Times-Recorder on Phillip Brown by clicking on the story heading above.
January 26, 2011
Historic run continues
After wins last week against North Georgia and at Columbus State, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team (13-3, 6-1 PBC) has climbed three spots to No. 18 in the NABC/Division II basketball rankings released Tuesday afternoon.
January 22, 2011
Win streak at seven after 66-58 victory at CSU
Reigning PBC Player of the Week Phillip Brown posted his second-consecutive double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead the 21st-ranked Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team to a 66-58 win over Columbus State on Saturday afternoon at the Lumpkin Center.
January 19, 2011
Strong finish propels GSW to sixth straight win
The 21st-ranked Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team scored seven unanswered points over the the final 1:47 to pull away from a fiesty North Georgia squad and win their sixth straight game, 69-60, at the Storm Dome on Wednesday evening.
January 18, 2011
Hurricanes ranked 21st in the country
For the first time in school history, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team is ranked in the NCAA Division II national poll. Riding a five-game winning streak, GSW earned the 21st spot in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches D2 poll released this afternoon.
January 18, 2011
Brown repeats as Player of the Week
Georgia Southwestern junior Phillip Brown was named the Peach Belt Conference men's basketball Player of the Week for the second consecutive week on Tuesday afternoon. Brown averaged a double-double with 13 points and 10.6 rebounds as the Hurricanes won all three of their games and earned the No. 21 ranking in NCAA Divison II, making school history.
January 16, 2011
Hurricanes atop PBC West after fifth straight win
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team sits alone atop the west division of the Peach Belt Conference after winning a black-and-blue battle with UNC Pembroke, 61-39, at the Storm Dome on Sunday afternoon. GSW held UNCP to 22.9 percent shooting, including 10 percent from beyond the arc.
January 15, 2011
What a start!
Sparked by a 24-4 run to open the game, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team rolled to a 78-56 victory over Francis Marion on Saturday afternoon in the Storm Dome and improved its record to 10-3 overall and 3-1 in the Peach Belt Conference.
January 14, 2011
Inside GSW men's hoops with Coach Leeder
Now 12 games in, with a 9-3 record and votes in the latest national D2 poll, head coach Mike Leeder discusses the Hurricanes season and gives some insight on an important three-game homestand that begins Saturday (1/15) against Francis Marion.
January 12, 2011
Brown named PBC Player of the Week
Georgia Southwestern junior Phillip Brown has been named the Peach Belt Conference men's basketball Player of the Week. Brown averaged a double-double with 17 points and 10.7 rebounds last week as the Hurricanes won two of their three games and received votes in the NCAA Divison II poll for the first time in school history.
January 12, 2011
Win at GCSU completes perfect three-game stretch
Behind a game-high 23 points from Evan Mobley, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team won their third-consecutive road game, an 80-65 victory at Georgia College on Wednesday evening. GCSU entered the game as the only Peach Belt Conference school the Hurricanes had yet to defeat since becoming Division II members of the NCAA in 2006.
January 11, 2011
GSW men receive votes in national poll
There's a newcomer in the National Association of Basketball Coaches' NCAA Division II men's basketball poll. For the first time in school history, Georgia Southwestern has been listed amongst the nation's best. The Hurricanes received a pair of votes in the poll, released on Tuesday afternoon, only eight votes behind No. 25 Alaska-Anchorage.
January 8, 2011
GSW knocks off 19th-ranked Montevallo
Earlier this week, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team took the 13th-ranked team in the country to overtime in the Storm Dome. On Saturday evening, the Hurricanes went a step further and picked up a win against a ranked team on the road, knocking off No. 19 Montevallo, 65-55.
January 6, 2011
'Canes win at West Alabama, 60-50
Phillip Brown connected on 10 of 12 shots and finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds to post his third-straight double-double and lead the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team to a 60-50 win at West Alabama on Thursday evening. The Hurricanes improved their record to 7-3, equalling last season's win total.
January 3, 2011
Men fall in OT to 13th-ranked USCA
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team dropped its conference opener, 75-72 in overtime, on Monday to No. 13 USC AIken at the Storm Dome. The Hurricanes had a chance to win with the final possession of regulation and two chances to tie with the final possession of overtime, but came up just short in their upset bid.
December 30, 2010
What a difference a year makes
Phillip Brown posted a double-double and Matt Mendell hit six 3-pointers, leading Georgia Southwestern to an easy 93-45 victory over Hiwassee College Thursday afternoon in the final round of the Bearcat Holiday Classic. Last season, the Hurricanes lost to Hiwassee, 89-82, and entered conference play with a record of 4-6. This year, GSW is 6-2, with both losses coming against Division I opponents.
December 29, 2010
GSW improves to 5-2 with win over Lenoir-Rhyne
Talmadge Bell, Phillip Brown and Evan Mobley combined for 47 of Georgia Southwestern’s 63 points as the Hurricanes fought off a late Lenoir-Rhyne rally, beating the Bears 63-60 Wednesday in the Bearcat Holiday Classic opener at Finis Horne Arena on the campus of Lander University.
December 14, 2010
Hurricanes among elite in Division II national statistics
The inaugural NCAA Division II men's and women's basketball statistical reports came out on Monday and the Georgia Southwestern men's and women's basketball teams were recognized among the nation's best.
December 4, 2010
GSW lights up scoreboard in win over Trinity
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team shot a sizzling 54.5 percent from the field en route to a 96-61 victory over Trinity (Fla.) on Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome. GSW led by 14 points at the half and extended the lead to as many as 40 late in the game.
November 30, 2010
Pictures from Auburn Arena
Click the story heading above to access photos from the men's basketball game at Auburn on Tuesday evening.
November 30, 2010
GSW vs. Auburn men's basketball preview
The Auburn Tigers are out to a 1-4 start on the young season. Georgia Southwestern is 3-1, having won three in a row. The Hurricanes haven’t won four in a row since the 2006-07 season, and to notch a win tonight, they will have to go through the SEC team that has four losses against teams considered below the mid-majors in Division I. Tip is 7 p.m. Central Standard Time.
November 29, 2010
Update for fans attending GSW vs. Auburn
Tickets have arrived for the men's basketball game at Auburn University tomorrow (Tuesday) night. If you ordered tickets, and will not be riding any of the fan buses, you can pick up your tickets at the GSW Athletics offices. Also, due to forcasted inclement weather, the tailgate party at AU has been postponed and the Hurricane Club fan bus will be leaving at 5 p.m.
November 23, 2010
Now we're rollin'; GSW wins third straight
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team shot a sizzling 78 percent from the floor in the first half and built a 22-point lead on two occasions in the second half en route to an 89-77 win over Fort Valley State on Tuesday evening in the Storm Dome.
November 22, 2010
Hurricanes win big, again
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team held Clearwater Christian to 13 percent shooting in the first half and led by 30 points at the halftime break en route to a 79-53 win at the Storm Dome on Monday afternoon.
November 20, 2010
'Canes rout Knoxville, 108-33, in home opener
Georgia Southwestern junior forward Phillip Brown was a perfect 10-for-10 from the floor, scoring 21 points and grabbing seven rebounds to lead five Hurricanes in double figures in a 108-33 drubbing of Knoxville College on Saturday afternoon in the Storm Dome.
November 12, 2010
Hurricanes fall to D-I Kennesaw State in opener
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team jumped out to an early 7-0 lead on Division I Kennesaw State on Friday evening at KSU Convocation Center, but the host Owls answered with a 13-3 run of their own and led the rest of the way to defeat the Hurricanes 82-62 in the 2010-11 season opener for both schools.
November 10, 2010
Men's basketball vs. Auburn
Click the story heading above for the latest information on the trip to Auburn - including tickets, a bus trip and the Hurricane Club tailgate party.
November 8, 2010
Canes' second half lead fades at Alabama State; D-I Hornets prevail 67-57
The NCAA Division I Alabama State men's basketball team connected on 11-of-14 free throws and 5-of-7 three point attempts over the final 12:21 to take back the lead and hold off a determined Georgia Southwestern squad, 67-57, at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on Monday evening in exhibition action.
October 27, 2010
Men's hoops picked ninth in PBC coaches poll
The Peach Belt Conference men's basketball preseason coaches poll was released Wednesday afternoon with Georgia Southwestern picked to come in ninth overall, ahead of North Georgia, Lander, Columbus State and UNC Pembroke. The Hurricanes received two votes for fifth place and another two votes for sixth.
October 20, 2010
Hurricane fan shop launched
The Georgia Southwestern Athletics Department has launched an online retail store through a partnership with SKOR Sports. A wide range of apparel and merchandise options are available. Categories range from pet supplies and auto accessories to polos and jackets. On most items, customers have the option of sport-specific imprints or embroidery (when applicable).
October 6, 2010
Want to sing the national anthem or perform at halftime?
Georgia Southwestern Athletics invites individuals and groups of all ages to perform the national anthem at home athletic events throughout the 2010-11 school year, or showcase their talents at halftime of a men's or women's basketball game.
September 27, 2010
Surge enjoys Peanut Festival in Plains
Surge and members of the Georgia Southwestern men's and women's basketball teams took part in the Peanut Festival in Plains on Saturday afternoon. Children enjoyed shooting hoops with the Hurricane student-athletes, and the new GSW prize wheel was a huge hit.
September 23, 2010
Men's basketball open tryout date set
The GSW men's basketball team open tryout has been scheduled for Friday, October 8 at 9:00 a.m. in the Storm Dome under the direction of head coach Mike Leeder. INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS SHOULD CLICK ON THE STORY TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
September 20, 2010
Be a part of Hall of Fame weekend
Make sure you are in Americus, Oct. 1-2, for Georgia Southwestern Hurricane Hall of Fame weekend. Friday evening, starting at 6 p.m., things get kicked off with the induction banquet in the Storm Dome. The next morning we hit Griffin Bell Golf Links for the annual Hurricane Hall of Fame golf tournament. Click the story heading for more details.
September 13, 2010
Hurricanes to face Auburn
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team will travel to NCAA Division I Auburn University on Nov. 30 for an 8 p.m. (EST) matchup with the Tigers in the brand new 9,600-seat Auburn Arena.
August 4, 2010
Wednesday's photo gallery from youth basketball camp #2 available
See photos from "Day 3" of camp by clicking on the story heading above.
July 27, 2010
Youth camp season wraps up next week
Need to keep the kids busy for one more week before school starts? The GSW men's basketball program is holding a second 2010 summer basketball day camp for boys and girls ages 6-16 from August 2-6 in the Storm Dome.
July 9, 2010
Macon signing completes 2010-11 recruiting class
Trayce Macon, a forward from Troy University (Ala.), has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for Georgia Southwestern State University, head coach Mike Leeder announced Thursday.
June 18, 2010
62 Hurricane student-athletes named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll
The Peach Belt Conference has announced that 1,079 student-athletes have been named to the Presidential Honor Roll from the league office in Augusta. A total of 62 GSW student-athletes earned the honor in 2009-10, a nine percent increase from last year's total.
June 17, 2010
Final basketball camp photo gallery online
See photos from "Day 4" of camp by clicking on the story heading above.
June 16, 2010
Basketball camp in full swing
See photos from "Day 3" of camp by clicking on the story heading above.
May 27, 2010
Bell ready to produce for GSW
Georgia Southwestern head mens basketball coach Mike Leeder announced Wednesday the sixth signee of his 2010-11 class, Talmadge Bell a transfer from NCAA Division I Coppin State.
May 21, 2010
Hurricanes add guard from Shelton State
Georgia Southwestern mens basketball coach Mike Leeder has announced the signing of another recruit to the 2010-11 class. Bobby Glover, a 6-foot-3 junior college transfer from Shelton State (Ala.) comes to the Hurricanes after one season with the Bucs.
May 13, 2010
GSW student-athletes honored at annual banquet
The Georgia Southwestern Department of Athletics recently honored its student-athletes at the annual end of the year athletic banquet in the Storm Dome.
April 22, 2010
It's time to start thinking summer camps!
A pair of GSW youth sports summer camps have been planned for June - with more dates and options to be released soon. The GSW basketball day camp will take place June 14-18 in the Storm Dome. The next week, June 21-25, the GSW soccer camp will run in the mornings at Hurricane Field. Click on the story heading for more information.
April 21, 2010
Albany (Ga.) native to play for the 'Canes in 2010-11
Ian Andre, a forward from Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Fla., has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for Georgia Southwestern State University, head coach Mike Leeder announced today.
March 9, 2010
Rawls receives PBC honors
Georgia Southwestern senior Chris Rawls was recently named to the 2009-10 Peach Belt Conference mens basketball All-Conference team.
February 24, 2010
GSW off the mark early; valiant comeback at CSU falls short
Despite shooting 13.6 percent in the first half, the Georgia Southwestern men's baskeball team trailed Columbus State by only four points in the final two minutes before falling 68-56 at the Lumpkin Center on Wednesday evening.
February 18, 2010
Local law enforcement officers and firefighters to meet on the hardwood
The inaugural Guns N' Hoses Charity Basketball Game will take place this Saturday (2/20) during halftime of the GSW women's matchup with North Georgia that tips at 2:30 p.m. Kids...be sure to arrive a little early (2 p.m.) to color with Surge. Coloring sheets featuring Surge with an officer and a firefighter will be available.
February 17, 2010
#23 GCSU lets out a whew as they escape Hurricane scare, 61-60
The GSW men's basketball team built a 12-point lead midway through the second half against No. 23-ranked Georgia College, but could not hold on as Josh Hurst knocked down two free throws with five seconds remaining to give the Bobcats a 61-60 win at the Storm Dome on Wednesday evening.
February 16, 2010
"Pack the House in Pink" on Wednesday
Tomorrow (2/17) is "Pack the House in Pink" at the Storm Dome for the GSW basketball games against Georgia College as part of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's Pink Zone initiative to raise breast cancer awareness in women's basketball, on campuses and in communities.
February 11, 2010
Scotts 22 points leads GSW to win
Marcus Scott scored 22 points - four coming off free throws in the final 45 seconds - to lead the Georgia Southwestern mens basketball team to a 65-62 win over Armstrong Atlantic State at the Storm Dome on Thursday evening.
February 6, 2010
Hurricanes go 0-2 at Montevallo
The Falcons won a pair of games against GSW on Saturday afternoon in Montevallo, Ala. The Lady Hurricanes fell 70-53 and the men went down to the wire for the third straight game, but lost 62-58.
February 4, 2010
'Canes lose second straight nail-biter
For the second time in five days, the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team had an opportunity to win a game on the final possession of regulation. Unfortunately, on Wednesday night at the Storm Dome, the Hurricanes were unable to get a good look at the basket in the final 17 seconds and fell 65-64 to Clayton State.
January 30, 2010
Lander leaves town with a pair of wins
GSW went 0-for-2 on the hardwood Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome as the women fell to the No. 11-ranked Lady Bearcats, 84-70, and the men dropped a heartbreaker in overtime to LU, 60-58.
January 28, 2010
'Canes give No. 8 ASU a physical game, lose 76-65
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team hung with No. 8 Augusta State for 40 minutes Thursday night in the Storm Dome, but could not overcome the Jaguars' 61 percent accuracy from the field in a 76-65 defeat.
January 23, 2010
Late rally fizzles; Canes lose 62-54 to Columbus State
The Georgia Southwestern mens basketball team cut a 15-point second half deficit down to six before falling, 62-54, to Columbus State in the Storm Dome on Saturday evening.
January 20, 2010
Hurricanes drop close one to Saints, 65-61
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team put themselves in position to steal a PBC road win at North Georgia on Wednesday evening, but came up short in the end, 65-61. Chris Rawls and Evan Mobley each scored a game-high 18 points to lead GSW, while Rawls added a game-high 13 rebounds to post his third double-double of the season.
January 18, 2010
The Hurricane Club is presenting their inaugural "Polar Dunk Fest" this Saturday (Jan. 23) in front of the main entrance to the Storm Dome from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Why wait until summer? We're pulling out the dunk tank in the middle of January! It's two throws for $5 with all proceeds going to the Hurricane Club - the athletics booster club. GSW athletics director Jaclyn Kaylor headlines a list of dunkees.
January 17, 2010
'Canes get off the schneid, beat UNCP, 68-62
Chris Rawls scored a game-high 23 points against UNCP on Sunday afternoon as the Hurricanes defeated the Braves, 68-62, at the English E. Jones Center in Peach Belt Conference men's basketball action. It was the first PBC win of the season for GSW.
January 16, 2010
'Canes come up short at Francis Marion
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team dropped to 0-4 in PBC play after a 68-60 loss at Francis Marion University on Saturday afternoon.
January 14, 2010
GSW loses two at Georgia College
The Bobcats won a pair of games against GSW on Wednesday night in Milledgeville. The Lady Hurricanes fell 66-48 and the men were defeated 80-42 in the late game.
January 9, 2010
Big second half lifts Montevallo past GSW
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team held a one-point lead (33-32) over 15th-ranked Montevallo at the halftime break, but was unable to hold on as the Falcons dominated the second half for a 69-49 win at the Storm Dome on Saturday afternoon.
January 5, 2010
Calling all scouts
Saturday, January 23rd is Scout Night at the Storm Dome. Bring your family and your troop for a fun (and free) evening of activities and exciting NCAA basketball as the Hurricanes and Lady Hurricanes clash with Columbus State in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader. Click on the story heading for a link to the event flyer.
January 5, 2010
A Pacer stampede
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team fell behind early and was unable to recover Monday evening in a 77-48 defeat at USC Aiken.
December 29, 2009
GSW falls in hot-shooting affair, 89-82
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team's three-game winning streak - in which no opponent scored more than 58 points - came to an end at the hands of Hiwassee College, 89-82, Tuesday afternoon in Greenwood, S.C. on day two at the Lander University New Year's Classic. Both teams finished the game shooting 51 percent from the floor.
December 28, 2009
'Canes hold on for third straight win
The Georgia Southwestern mens basketball team built a 20-point lead six minutes into the second half and held on to beat Lenoir-Rhyne University, 59-56, Monday on the first day of the Lander University New Years Classic at Horne Arena.
December 19, 2009
'Canes dominate the boards, cruise to second straight win
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team picked up their second consecutive win with an 88-58 victory over Clearwater Christian College at the Storm Dome on Saturday afternoon. GSW dominated the boards, pulling down 22 more rebounds (48-26) than CCC.
December 18, 2009
Nothing like a good story
Members of Georgia Southwestern's men's and women's basketball teams, along with Surge, visited students in the Webster County School System on Monday.
December 15, 2009
Strong D shuts down Carver
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team picked up their second win of the season with a 62-48 win over Carver Bible College at the Storm Dome on Tuesday evening.
December 7, 2009
Rawls earns PBC Player of the Week honors
GSW senior Chris Rawls has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
December 5, 2009
One that got away
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team was unable to hold on to a six-point lead in the final minute of overtime as Truett-McConnell College defeated the Hurricanes 70-67 on Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome.
December 3, 2009
Best seats. Best eats.
Mrs. Mac's Fillin' Station and GSW Athletics are pleased to introduce the Corner Cafe. On Saturday afternoon (12/5) AND at every home basketball game in the second semester, one lucky GSW student and three friends will watch the action from the best seat in the house, a sofa on the arena floor. Mrs. Mac's Fillin' Station provides the food, the Athletics Department provides the soft drinks and the Hurricanes provide the excitement on the basketball floor.
November 30, 2009
No. 3 Valdosta State too much for GSW men
Third-ranked Valdosta State never trailed as the Blazers defeated Georgia Southwestern 81-52 in non-conference men's basketball action at the P.E. Complex Monday evening.
November 28, 2009
'Canes lose nip and tuck affair at Ft. Valley St.
In a game that saw 17 lead changes, Georgia Southwestern was unable to pick up a road win against Fort Valley State on Saturday evening, falling to the Wildcats, 63-60.
November 24, 2009
GSW rallies, tops Albany State, 56-52
The Hurricanes rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit to beat Albany State, 56-52, on Tuesday night at the Storm Dome for their first victory of the season.
November 20, 2009
'Canes struggle against Florida Memorial
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team trailed by 15 points at the half and was unable to recover, as Florida Memorial defeated the Hurricanes, 81-60, Friday evening at the Valdosta State P.E. Complex.
November 16, 2009
Early deficit too much to overcome in opener
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team fell behind, 13-4, in the opening five minutes of play and was unable to catch West Alabama on Monday evening in the Storm Dome; as the Tigers won 76-63.
November 15, 2009
GSW men aiming to surprise PBC
Georgia Southwestern didn't have a full roster when it played The Citadel in its exhibition, but coach Mike Leeder believes the Hurricanes have a chance to shake up the Peach Belt this season.
November 12, 2009
Season preview interviews available
Coach Leeder and Coach Britsky break down their 2009-10 rosters along with their upcoming seasons.
November 9, 2009
Hurricanes fall to The Citadel in exhibition
The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team dropped its lone exhibition of the 2009-10 season to The Citadel, 58-37, on Sunday evening at McAlister Field House.
October 30, 2009
Rawls named to PBC preseason All-Conference team
Senior forward Chris Rawls was named to the Peach Belt Conference men's basketball preseason All-Conference team on Friday, as selected by the league's head coaches.
September 9, 2009
Men's basketball open tryout date set
The GSW men's basketball team open tryout has been scheduled for Friday, September 25 at 8:00 a.m. in the Storm Dome under the direction of head coach Mike Leeder. INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS SHOULD CLICK ON THE STORY TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
August 14, 2009
Cox joins GSW coaching staff
Georgia Southwestern State University head men's basketball coach Mike Leeder has announced that Stephen Cox will serve as his assistant coach for the 2009-10 season. Cox has also been selected as the Lady Hurricanes new head women's cross country coach.
August 10, 2009
Leeder adds to front line
Georgia Southwestern head mens basketball coach Mike Leeder has announced the addition of 6-7 junior forward Derrick Edwards, who is transferring from Northwest Mississippi Community College and will play for the 'Canes this season.
July 21, 2009
Hurricanes add Tippins to 2009-10 roster
Georgia Southwestern head mens basketball coach Mike Leeder has announced the addition of 6-8 junior forward Mike Tippins, who is transferring from Georgia Perimeter College to GSW and will play for the 'Canes this season.
July 14, 2009
Leeder to speak at GISA conference
GSW men's basketball head coach Mike Leeder will be a featured speaker at the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Coaches Association annual meetings in St. Simons on Wednesday.
May 7, 2009
Hawkins joins men's basketball program
Georgia Southwestern mens basketball head coach Mike Leeder has announced that Newton High School standout Jamon Hawkins will join the Hurricane program this fall.
March 4, 2009
Lakers end Hurricanes' season, 63-48
Reigning PBC Tournament champion Clayton State took its first step to defending its title with a 63-48 victory over tournament newcomer Georgia Southwestern on Wednesday evening in first-round action of the 2009 Peach Belt Conference Mens Basketball Championship.
March 3, 2009
Mobley and Sargent receive Peach Belt honors
GSW men's basketball player Evan Mobley was named the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year today as announced by the conference office on the eve of the PBC Tournament. Senior guard Anthony Sargent was a Second Team All-Conference selection
February 21, 2009
Mobley's shot at the buzzer secures 'Canes postseason berth
Evan Mobleys basket as time expired gave Georgia Southwestern a thrilling 84-82 win at UNC Pembroke on Saturday afternoon.
February 19, 2009
Bobcats bounce 'Canes
Georgia College won a pair of games against GSW on Wednesday evening in Millegeville. The Lady Hurricanes fell 51-44 and the men were defeated 63-46 in the late game.
February 16, 2009
GSW hoops drop a pair at North Georgia
North Georgia won a pair of games against GSW on Monday evening in Dahlonega. The Lady Hurricanes fell 70-57 and the men were defeated 90-82 in the late game.
February 14, 2009
#15 USC Aiken pulls away from GSW
Chris Commons led five players in double figures in No. 15 USC Aiken's 85-67 victory over Georgia Southwestern on Saturday at the Convocation Center in Aiken, S.C.
February 12, 2009
The power of pink
The GSW men's basketball team installed the 2-3 zone defense for the first time this season on Tuesday, and it worked just enough against Clayton State. Southwestern made 10 3-pointers of its own and held Clayton State to 34 percent shooting in the second half as the Hurricanes staved off the Lakers for a 65-61 win in front of a raucous student section at the Storm Dome Wednesday in part with the Pink Zone event for breast cancer awareness.
February 8, 2009
Canes drop two at Francis Marion
Francis Marion defended their home turf and won a pair of games against GSW on Saturday evening in Florence, S.C. The Lady Hurricanes fell 112-68 to the No. 17-ranked team in Division 2, and the men were defeated 73-52 in the late game.
February 4, 2009
The visiting Pirates from Armstrong Atlantic won a pair of games against GSW on Wednesday evening in the Storm Dome. The Lady Hurricanes fell 76-61 and the men were defeated by the No. 15-ranked team in Division 2, 61-52 in the late game.
February 3, 2009
GSW to retire No. 42 jersey of Willy Mathis on Wednesday
Wednesday is A Night for Willy and Madeline at the Storm Dome as GSW will retire the first basketball number in school history.
January 31, 2009
Mobley scores 24 in win over Lander
A strong second half led the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team to a 70-63 victory over Lander University on Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome. The Hurricanes shot 64 percent from the floor and 88 percent from the free throw line over the final 20 minutes.
January 30, 2009
Help make Saturday a "Blue-out"
The Athletics Department is asking that all fans wear blue to show their support for the 'Canes at Saturday's basketball doubleheader against Lander. The women play at 2 p.m. with the men's game to follow at approximately 4 p.m.
January 29, 2009
Peach Belt Conference, Penn Atlantic to begin free internet broadcasting
The Peach Belt Conference and its internet broadcasting partner Penn Atlantic have announced that beginning with games played on Monday, Feb. 2., all PBC games will be available for free. Prior to this, games had been available on a pay-per-view basis but continued expansion at Penn Atlantic will allow all games to be viewed for free with revenues generated from advertising.
January 28, 2009
'Canes fall 82-75 in back-and-forth battle
By Chris Whitaker, The Americus Times-Recorder -- Chris Rawls scored 15 of his team-high 17 points in the second half, and despite GSW shooting a conference-high 54.7 percent on the season, the Hurricanes fell to North Georgia, 82-75, in a game that saw eight lead changes.
January 27, 2009
Macon County Elementary student wins coloring contest award
Hunter Chase Curtis, a first grader from Macon County Elementary School was the boy selected as winner of the inaugural Hurricane Reading Club coloring contest. Dannie Hunt and Brandon Sims from the GSW men's basketball teams recently presented Hunter (middle of picture holding yellow certificate) with his award and prizes.
January 24, 2009
Tough day for the Hurricanes in Augusta
Augusta State won a pair of games against GSW on Saturday afternoon at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Lady Hurricanes fell 82-55 and the men were defeated by the No. 4-ranked team in Division 2, 84-66 in the late game.
January 21, 2009
Men fade in second half against GCSU, lose by 11
Georgia College & State University trailed GSW by a point at the half, but early in the second stanza built the lead to 10 and eventually went on to defeat the Hurricanes 71-60 on Wednesday night at the Storm Dome.
January 19, 2009
Strong start propels men to win over Columbus State
By Chris Whitaker, The Americus Times-Recorder -- Anthony Sargent scored 23 points, and Marcus Scott added 18 as Georgia Southwestern beat Columbus State, 77-74, at the Storm Dome on Monday night. It was the Hurricanes fourth win in six tries against the Cougars.
January 17, 2009
Shooters for both GSW teams ice cold against UNC Pembroke
The Braves stole a pair of games against GSW on Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome. The Lady Hurricanes fell 53-46 and the men were defeated 74-67 in the late game.
January 16, 2009
Introducing the "Eye Wall"
Starting at tomorrow's basketball doubleheader, there will be a new seating - or standing - section in the Storm Dome. Introducing the Eye Wall.
January 15, 2009
Hurricanes shock previously ranked Clayton State in OT
Sedale McGee-Jones sank the game-winning 3-pointer with 5.3 seconds left as GSW upset Clayton State, 85-83 Wednesday night in Morrow, Ga. The Lakers were ranked in the top 20 last week, and its the Hurricanes second win in three years at CSU.
January 10, 2009
No. 11 USC Aiken holds off feisty Hurricanes squad
Shooting 55 percent from the floor in the second half, No. 11 USC Aiken was able to pull away from GSW for an 88-69 Peach Belt Conference victory on Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome.
January 8, 2009
Two local elementary students share coloring contest award
Sarah Dye, a fifth grader and Myleah Mitchell, a fourth grader from Sumter County Elementary School were the girls selected as winners of the inaugural Hurricane Reading Club coloring contest. Members of both the GSW men's and women's basketball teams presented the girls with their awards today.
January 7, 2009
Armstrong Atlantic takes two from GSW
The Pirates won a pair of games against GSW on Wednesday night in Savannah. The Lady Hurricanes fell 78-60 and the men were defeated 85-68 in the late game.
January 5, 2009
'Canes swept at Columbus State
The Cougars took a pair of games from GSW on Monday night in Columbus. The Lady Hurricanes fell 60-47 and the men were defeated 74-67 in the late game.
January 3, 2009
Patriots are undefeated no more
Trailing by two at the half, GSW shot 59 percent over the final 20 minutes to knock Francis Marion from the ranks of the unbeaten 92-79 Saturday afternoon at the Storm Dome in Peach Belt Conference mens basketball action.
December 30, 2008
Hurricanes back at .500 with win
The GSW men's basketball team completed a season sweep of Lincoln Memorial University with an 81-67 victory on Tuesday evening at the Storm Dome improving the 'Canes record to 4-4 on the season.
December 18, 2008
Hurricanes unable to hang on against Flagler
The GSW men's basketball team held a seven-point lead early in the second half, but Flagler College rallied for the 67-63 victory on Thursday night in the Storm Dome. Anthony Sargent led the 'Canes with 17 points and Chris Rawls posted his second double-double of the season with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
December 15, 2008
Lander spoils men's Peach Belt opener
Dane Sparrow scored 18 points as the Lander Bearcats pulled away from Georgia Southwestern in the second half, defeating the Hurricanes 76-61 in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both teams Monday night in Greenwood, S.C.
December 3, 2008
December Desktop Wallpapers Available
Free to download. Each sport's calendar includes a December game schedule (when applicable). Just click on "Desktop Wallpapers" under "Inside Athletics" on the main category bar above.
December 2, 2008
Hurricanes fall at Valdosta State
By Chris Whitaker, The Americus Times-Recorder -- Chris Rawls led three Hurricanes in double figures with 19 points and nine rebounds, but the Blazers came away with a 90-64 win Monday evening.
December 1, 2008
Sargent tabbed Peach Belt POTW
Anthony Sargent was named Peach Belt Conference men's basketball Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office. Sargent took command of the court against Lincoln Memorial University, leading the Hurricanes to an overtime road win by scoring 34 points with eight rebounds.
November 30, 2008
Mens hoops wins overtime thriller at Lincoln Memorial
Article by Chris Whitaker, The Americus Times-Recorder -- Anthony Sargent scored 12 of his game-high 34 points in overtime as Georgia Southwestern outlasted Lincoln Memorial, 83-76 on Saturday.
November 24, 2008
Men lose by 10 at Albany State
Article by Chris Whitaker, The Americus Times-Recorder -- Albany State used a 33-10 run over the final 12 minutes of the first half to go on to a 76-66 win against Georgia Southwestern Saturday night.
November 16, 2008
GSW Men defeat Carver 103-68 behind Sargent's 30 points
Senior guard Anthony Sargent (pictured with a young fan after the game) scored 30 points to lead four Hurricanes in double figures as GSW posted over 100 points for the second straight day and rolled to a 103-68 win over Carver Bible College Sunday afternoon at the Storm Dome.
November 15, 2008
Men win by 29 in season opener
Freshman guard Evan Mobley scored 22 points and GSW cruised to a season-opening 105-76 win over the University of Puerto Rico-Cayey Saturday afternoon in Valdosta, Ga.
November 14, 2008
GSW men surrounds Sargent with scorers, penetrators
Article by Chris Whitaker, Americus Times-Recorder -- Rick Russell said the Hurricanes have a particular way they end practice. Right before they break, they chant the win number theyre going for like now its one as they prepare to play Puerto Rico-Cayey on Saturday in Valdosta to open the season.
November 11, 2008
Let's get it started
The GSW men's basketball home opener is this Sunday at 4pm. As a way of showcasing the talent on this year's squad, we invite you to be our guest at the game.
November 9, 2008
Canes go toe-to-toe with The Citadel, lose in final seconds
GSW missed a potential game winning shot with four seconds remaining and The Citadel held on for a 69-68 exhibition victory on Sunday evening in Charleston, S.C. GSW newcomer Marcus Scott (pictured above) led the Hurricanes with 28 points.
November 4, 2008
Season preview interviews available
Coach Leeder and Coach Britsky break down their 2008-09 rosters along with their upcoming seasons.
October 30, 2008
Sargent named to PBC preseason All-Conference team
GSW senior guard Anthony Sargent has been named to the Peach Belt Conference men's basketball preseason All-Conference team Thursday, according to a release from the league office.
October 28, 2008
Men's hoops picked to finish seventh
USC Aiken has been selected as the favorite to win the 2008-09 Peach Belt mens basketball title in a poll of the leagues head coaches released today. GSW is picked seventh.
October 3, 2008
October Desktop Wallpapers Available
Free to download. Each sport's calendar includes an October game schedule. Just click on "Desktop Wallpapers" under "Inside Athletics" on the main category bar above.
October 2, 2008
New Section Launched on gswcanes.com
After each Hurricanes home game we will highlight a few of the "Faces in our Crowd." Get to know your fellow GSW fans. These are the people who are helping create a fun game environment. We thank them for their support and enthusiasm. >>> A permanent button has been added to the right column >>>
October 1, 2008
Leeder Places Rawls on Active Roster
Mens basketball head coach Mike Leeder announced today that Chris Rawls, a 6-foot-7 190 pound forward from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has been added to the 2008-09 active roster.
September 29, 2008
Men's Basketball Open Tryout Date Changed
The GSW men's basketball team open tryout has been pushed back one day to Wednesday, October 1st at 2:45 p.m. in the Storm Dome under the direction of head coach Mike Leeder. INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS SHOULD CLICK ON THE STORY TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
August 11, 2008
Marcus Scott Becomes Leeder's Fifth Signee for 2008-09
Marcus Scott, a transfer Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo., has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for GSW, head coach Mike Leeder announced today.
July 25, 2008
Storm Dome Floor Getting New Look
The Storm Dome floor is undergoing a makeover in preparation for the 2008-09 basketball season.
July 17, 2008
Leeder Adds McGee-Jones to 2008-09 Roster
Sedale McGee-Jones, a transfer from Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, Ala., has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Georgia Southwestern State University, head coach Mike Leeder announced today.
June 23, 2008
Hurricanes land 6-2 guard
Mike Leeder needed someone to run the basketball team, and hes found his man. A Gordon native and former Wilkinson County standout, Damayrius Adside signed with Georgia Southwestern this weekend.
June 12, 2008
Sims Added to 2008-09 Roster
Brandon Sims, a transfer from Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Ala., has signed an athletic scholarship agreement to attend GSW and join the men's basketball team, head coach Mike Leeder announced today.
June 4, 2008
Hurricanes Add Mendell to 2008-09 Roster
Matt Mendell, a graduate of North Cobb Christian School in Kennesaw, Ga., has signed an athletic scholarship agreement to attend Georgia Southwestern and join the men's basketball team, head coach Mike Leeder announced today.
March 4, 2008
Sargent Named to All-Conference Team
Georgia Southwestern guard Anthony Sargent has been named to the Peach Belt Conference 2007-08 mens basketball All-Conference team.
February 25, 2008
GSWs Sargent Named Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week
Anthony Sargent, a junior guard from Indianapolis, was selected as the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week in Mens Basketball. Sargent lit up the scoreboards in three games last week, averaging 22.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game as the Hurricanes went 1-2.
February 23, 2008
Hurricanes Blow Past UNC-Pembroke 63-41
The Hurricanes of Georgia Southwestern State University took to the floor Saturday afternoon in their last home stand of the season against the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. GSW with all eight players dressed and ready fought its way to a 63-41 victory over the Braves.
January 23, 2008
GSW Partners with PrestoSports for New Athletics Web Site
ROCKVILLE, Md. - Georgia Southwestern University, a member of the Peach Belt Conference, has chosen PrestoSports for its new athletics web site solution. Members of the Hurricanes athletics team have worked closely with PrestoSports to begin the process for a new web site which is expected to launch later this year.
December 3, 2007
Roll Doll GM sponsors Hurricane Shootout, chance to win Pontiac G6 on Feb. 23
Rob Doll Cadillac-Pontiac-Buick-GMC is sponsoring the Hurricane Shootout on Saturday, February 23 at Georgia Southwestern State University. One lucky person will have the chance to shoot a half-court shot to win the grand prize -- a brand new Pontiac G6 convertible.
September 27, 2007
Men's Basketball Open Tryout
Georgia Southwestern Mens Basketball Team will host an open tryout for GSW students on Friday, October 5th, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in the Storm Dome.
Hurricanes have new home on the web
The GSW men's basketball team's games can be heard this year on www.americusradio.com. You can go to that website by clicking Hurricane Basketball/Sumter Broadcasting icon on the GSW athletic's web site. The men's games can also be heard locally on WDEC 94.7 FM in Americus.
Peach Belt Conference Standings
|University of Montevallo||15-4||26-6|
|Young Harris College||11-8||17-9|
|Georgia Regents University||15-4||24-8|
|Francis Marion University||8-11||12-15|