2010-11 News

July 8, 2011
Cutler Receives Academic All-State Honors
The association of Virginia Sports Information Directors today announced its 2011 VaSID Academic All-State selections honoring six Southern Virginia University scholar-athletes.

June 10, 2011
Briggs Named to VaSID All-State Second Team
Southern Virginia University junior Spenser Briggs (Goldsboro, N.C.) today was named to the VaSID Men’s Basketball All-State Second Team (College Division) as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association.

April 7, 2011
City of Buena Vista Honors Men's Basketball
The City of Buena Vista today honored the USCAA National Champion Southern Virginia University men's basketball team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2010-11 season.

March 5, 2011
Men's Basketball Wins National Championship
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated Ave Maria 83-67 Saturday evening claiming its first ever USCAA Men's Division I National Championship.

March 4, 2011
Knights Defeat Lindenwood, Return to USCAA National Championship
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated Lindenwood-Belleville University 60-50 in Friday’s national semifinal and advanced to the USCAA Men’s Division I national championship game for the second consecutive season.

March 2, 2011
Knights Tame Mustangs, Advance to Semifinals
In a day of upsets at the USCAA National Championship, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team was the only favorite to advance past the first round on Wednesday as the Knights defeated the Marygrove College Mustangs, 83-70.

March 1, 2011
Four Knights Receive USCAA Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its All-American and All-Academic selections for the 2010-11 men's division I basketball season honoring four members of the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team

February 25, 2011
Men's Basketball Receives Second Seed at USCAA National Championship
After a memorable 2010-11 regular season in which the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team set program records for wins (21), consecutive wins (8), winning percentage (.724) and home court dominance (8-0), the Knights have now received a number two seed at the 2011 USCAA Men’s Division I Basketball National Championship—the highest seed in program history—which will be held in Uniontown, Pa. from Mar. 1-5.

February 24, 2011
Knights Complete Perfect Home Record
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team made more history on Thursday evening defeating Tennessee Temple University 95-49 on Senior Night to become the first team in program history to finish its regular season with a perfect record at home (8-0).

February 21, 2011
Men's Basketball Records First 20-win Season
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team set another school record Monday afternoon as the Knights defeated Washington Adventist University 79-65 at home marking the first 20-win season in Southern Virginia men’s basketball history.

February 16, 2011
Longwood Ends Knights' Winning Streak at Eight
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team had its record winning streak stopped at eight games Wednesday evening as the Knights fell to the NCAA Division I Longwood University Lancers 99-64.

February 12, 2011
Men's Basketball Sets Season Win Record Against Apprentice
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team defeated The Apprentice School 77-68 on Saturday in a key USCAA match-up and set a new program record for single-season victories moving to 18-7 on the year. The previous high for wins in a season was set in 2008-09, when Southern Virginia went 17-12 during Coach Pendleton's first season at the helm.

February 8, 2011
Knights Sweep Season Series with Shenandoah
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team won its seventh straight game Tuesday night and swept its season series with NCAA Division III Shenandoah University as the Knights defeated the Hornets 67-62.

February 4, 2011
Knights Hand Valley Forge Christian First Home Loss
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. – In a physical game that saw three different players leave the floor with injuries, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated the third ranked team in NCCAA Division II men’s basketball, Valley Forge Christian College, 74-63. Prior to Friday’s loss to Southern Virginia (16-7), Valley Forge (22-5) was a perfect 10-0 on their unique home court, accurately nicknamed “The Pit.”

January 29, 2011
Strong Second Half Leads Knights Past Pitt.-Titusville
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team won the second game of its back-to-back road trip Saturday afternoon, defeating Pitt.-Titusville 82-49.

January 28, 2011
Knights Grind Out Win Over Penn State-Beaver, 70-64
In the first game of its back-to-back road trip, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated Penn State-Beaver 70-64 Friday night to sweep the season series with the Lions.

January 22, 2011
Southern Virginia Sinks Shipbuilders
Spenser Briggs hit six three-pointers and went 8-of-12 from the field for a game-high 24 points Saturday as the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team won convincingly at home over USCAA rival The Apprentice School, 89-74.

January 11, 2011
Southern Virginia's Streak Snapped at Seven
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team’s winning streak ended at seven games Tuesday night as the Knights fell to NCAA Division II foe Washington Adventist University, 79-74.

January 8, 2011
Knights Cruise to Seventh Straight Victory
With unselfish offense and stingy defense, the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team pushed its current winning streak to seven games—the longest in Southern Virginia basketball history—as it defeated Penn State-Beaver 97-57 on Saturday in the final game of the 2011 Knights New Year Classic.

January 7, 2011
Balanced Attack Propels Knights Past Berkeley
In its first action since Dec. 8, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team had thirteen different players score Friday evening as the Knights cruised past Berkeley College, 85-37.

January 7, 2011
Watch 2011 Knights New Year Classic Live
All four men's basketball at this weekend's 2011 Knights New Year Classic will be broadcast live via the internet by the Southern Virginia University athletic department in partnership with the Southern Virginia's IT department. Saturday's women's game against The Apprentice School will also be broadcast live.

December 8, 2010
Jacobson Lifts Knights to Fifth Straight Win
With its best offensive performance of the season—the Knights shot 56 percent from the field and 52 percent from behind the arc—the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team handled the visiting Cobras from Virginia Intermont University in an 80-55 victory Wednesday night.

December 7, 2010
Watch Knights Play On the Internet
The Southern Virginia University athletic department will make history Dec. 8, when it broadcasts the men's and women's basketball games through the internet.

December 4, 2010
Knights Defeat Salisbury to Win 2010 Optimist Classic
Anders Jacobsen scored with four seconds remaining on the clock to give the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team a thrilling 55-53 victory over its host, Salisbury University, in Saturday’s 2010 Optimist Classic championship game.

December 3, 2010
Southern Virginia Knocks Off Undefeated Ramapo
Spenser Briggs scored a career high 32 points on Friday and lead the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team to a victory over undefeated Ramapo University in the opening game of the Optimist Classic hosted by Salisbury University.

December 1, 2010
Knights Prevail in Home Opener
Led by Isaac Jacobson’s 27 points on 9 for 11 shooting, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team never trailed in its home opener Wednesday as the Knights defeated Shenandoah University 68-54.

November 27, 2010
Three Point Shooting Lifts Knights Over Tennessee Wesleyan
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated Tennessee Wesleyan College 71-68 on Saturday to earn a split at the Dwain Farmer Round Ball Classic.

November 26, 2010
Knights Fall to Bryan in Overtime
A late comeback by the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team came up just short against Bryan College at the Dwain Farmer Round Ball Classic on Friday as the Knights fell to the Lions in overtime, 86-78.

November 24, 2010
Knights Hold Off Late Rally at Bridgewater
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team withstood a late rally at Bridgewater College Wednesday evening and held on for a 65-60 win over the NCAA Division III Bridgewater Eagles.

November 23, 2010
Southern Virginia Overwhelmed by VMI
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team was unable to handle Virginia Military Institute’s defensive pressure Tuesday night and fell to the NCAA Division I Keydets, 94-78.

November 20, 2010
Second-half Comeback Not Enough Against EMU
Playing in its third game in as many nights, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team never led during Saturday’s 75-73 loss to Eastern Mennonite University in the final game of the EMU Tip-Off Classic.

November 19, 2010
Nye Shines in Win Over Bridgewater
Led by Casey Nye’s 25 points and 10 rebounds, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater College 67-54 in Friday's opening game of the EMU Tip-Off Classic.

November 18, 2010
Flames Scorch Knights
With balanced offense and stifling defense, the NCAA Division I Liberty University Flames defeated the visiting Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team Thursday night, 82-49.

November 13, 2010
Southern Virginia Outdueled in Union College Classic
Despite a five-point lead late in the second half, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team was unable to secure a win Saturday and fell to Reinhardt University, 80-77, on the second day of the Union College Classic.

November 12, 2010
Knights Fall in Union College Classic
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team struggled offensively Friday night against Union College, falling 77-66 in the opening game of the Union College Classic. Southern Virginia was never able to find an offensive rhythm against the Bulldogs as the Knights shot only 38 percent from the field and 54 percent from the foul line.

November 10, 2010
Men's Basketball Opens Season With Win
After trailing Virginia Intermont College by one point at half time, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team outscored the Cobras 52-42 in the second half on its way to a nine-point victory in Wednesday’s opening game of the 2010-11 season.