Chad Cook

Prior to joining The Augusta Press, Chad covered local basketball and football through his blog and social media channels for more than a decade known as “AugBball”. The written and video coverage on those channels has created a following of over 25,000 subscribers. Chad also served as the color commentator for Augusta University’s basketball game webcasts from 2015 to 2018. Chad worked in business for more than a decade after graduating from Augusta University in 1999. He has coached basketball and taught for many years. Chad previously played basketball for Augusta University and Westminster High School.
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USC Aiken eliminates Augusta, advances to Southeast Region Championship Game

USC Aiken eliminated Augusta from the NCAA Tournament Sunday with an 84-77 road win that set up a Southeast Region Championship matchup against Lincoln Memorial Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Augusta University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Augusta advances to the NCAA Tournament Second Round matchup against USC Aiken

Augusta defeated Emmanuel 83-74 on the home floor of the Jaguars to advance to Sunday’s NCAA Tournament second round against USC Aiken. The long time rivals will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Augusta University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse.

“Be here now” is Augusta’s motto for today’s NCAA Tournament game

Augusta (26-5) will host Emmanuel (23-7) today at 5:00 p.m. in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64.

No. 10 Augusta to host NCAA Tournament rounds starting Saturday

The final national poll was just released and Augusta University (26-5) moved up 8 spots to No. 10 ahead of this Saturday’s NCAA Tournament opening rounds.

Augusta wins second straight PBC Championship, earns Southeast Region No. 1 seed

Augusta University defeated Lander 86-72 Sunday at Christenberry Fieldhouse to win the team’s second straight Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship. After falling behind 22-4 in the first five minutes, Augusta outscored its opponent 82-50 to finish the game.

Augusta to host Lander in 1:00 p.m. Conference Championship Game

Augusta (25-5) will host Lander (22-8) at 1:00 p.m. Sunday in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship Game.

Augusta sails to championship game appearance behind a monster outing from Tyshaun Crawford

Augusta sailed past Columbus State 88-67 Friday night in the semifinal round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament behind 23 points and 13 rebounds from first team all-conference center Tyshaun Crawford.

USC Aiken and Augusta advance to Friday’s PBC Tournament semifinals

USC Aiken and Augusta, the top two seeded teams in the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, both advanced to Friday’s semifinals with victories Thursday at Augusta University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Host Augusta and USC Aiken the top two seeds in Peach Belt Tournament that begins Thursday

Beginning with Thursday’s four quarterfinal round games, Augusta University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse will be the host site for the 2023 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Augusta wins big on Senior Day

No. 20 Augusta topped Clayton State 99-73 in Saturday’s Homecoming and Senior Day game for the Jaguars.

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