AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's basketball team won its seventh game in a row on Wednesday night with a 92-65 Peach Belt Conference victory over the University of North Georgia.
The Jaguars improved to 18-7 overall and 13-4 in the Peach Belt, while the loss slid North Georgia to 12-12 and 8-9 in the league.
Augusta shot 55.6 percent (35-0f-63) from the floor to North Georgia's 36.1 percent (22-of-61). At the three point line AU made 11-of-19 (57.9 percent) and the Hawks were only 4-24 (16.7 percent) from beyond the arc. Au outrebounded North Georgia 46-25 and forced 10 turnovers.
North Georgia was led by Zach Brown with 19 points.
AU never trailed during the game, but went into the locker room with a narrow 41-30 lead. Solid play in the paint by Crawford and Monteiro helped propel the Jags to an eventual 92-65 lead.
Augusta plays its homecoming game on Saturday Feb. 22nd at 3:30 against Young Harris in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
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