2010-11 News

  • Cutler Receives Academic All-State Honors
    July 08, 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.
  • Briggs Named to VaSID All-State Second Team
    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.
  • City of Buena Vista Honors Men's Basketball
    April 07, 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.
  • Men's Basketball Wins National Championship
    March 05, 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.
  • Knights Defeat Lindenwood, Return to USCAA National Championship
    March 04, 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.
  • Knights Tame Mustangs, Advance to Semifinals
    March 02, 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.
  • Four Knights Receive USCAA Honors
    March 01, 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
  • Men's Basketball Receives Second Seed at USCAA National Championship
    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.
  • Knights Complete Perfect Home Record
    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).
  • Men's Basketball Records First 20-win Season
    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.
  • Longwood Ends Knights' Winning Streak at Eight
    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.
  • Men's Basketball Sets Season Win Record Against Apprentice
    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.
  • Knights Sweep Season Series with Shenandoah
    February 08, 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.
  • Knights Hand Valley Forge Christian First Home Loss
    February 04, 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.”
  • Strong Second Half Leads Knights Past Pitt.-Titusville
    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.
  • Knights Grind Out Win Over Penn State-Beaver, 70-64
    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.
  • Southern Virginia Sinks Shipbuilders
    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.
  • Southern Virginia's Streak Snapped at Seven
    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.
  • Knights Cruise to Seventh Straight Victory
    January 08, 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.
  • Balanced Attack Propels Knights Past Berkeley
    January 07, 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.
  • Watch 2011 Knights New Year Classic Live
    January 07, 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.
  • Jacobson Lifts Knights to Fifth Straight Win
    December 08, 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.
  • Watch Knights Play On the Internet
    December 07, 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.
  • Knights Defeat Salisbury to Win 2010 Optimist Classic
    December 04, 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.
  • Southern Virginia Knocks Off Undefeated Ramapo
    December 03, 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.
  • Knights Prevail in Home Opener
    December 01, 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.
  • Three Point Shooting Lifts Knights Over Tennessee Wesleyan
    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.
  • Knights Fall to Bryan in Overtime
    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.
  • Knights Hold Off Late Rally at Bridgewater
    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.
  • Southern Virginia Overwhelmed by VMI
    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.
  • Second-half Comeback Not Enough Against EMU
    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.
  • Nye Shines in Win Over Bridgewater
    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.
  • Flames Scorch Knights
    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.
  • Southern Virginia Outdueled in Union College Classic
    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.
  • Knights Fall in 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.
  • Men's Basketball Opens Season With Win
    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.