2011-12 News

May 3, 2012
Tony Caputo Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Southern Virginia University Acting President Richard G. Whitehead and President-elect Paul K. Sybrowsky today announced that Tony Caputo has been named head men’s basketball coach.

March 8, 2012
Men's Basketball Ends Season on High Note
One day after dropping its opening-round matchup at the 2012 USCAA National Tournament, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team ended its season on a high note Thursday with a dominant 78-50 victory over Lindenwood University-Belleville.

March 7, 2012
Knights Suffer Opening-Round Loss to Oakwood
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team’s run at back-to-back USCAA national championships ended prematurely on Wednesday as the Knights suffered a 53-63 opening-round loss to Oakwood University.

March 6, 2012
Seven Knights Receive USCAA Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its All-American and national academic selections for the 2011-12 men’s division I basketball season honoring seven members of the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team.

March 3, 2012
Tony Caputo to Coach Knights at USCAA National Tournament
Richard G. Whitehead, acting president of Southern Virginia University, today announced that Tony Caputo will coach the men’s basketball team at the USCAA national tournament in Uniontown, Pa., next week as the Knights defend their 2011 title.

February 29, 2012
Men's Basketball Receives No. 2 Seed at Nationals
After a 15-10 finish to the regular season, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team today received a No. 2 seed at the 2012 USCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship tying last year for the highest postseason seed in program history.

February 25, 2012
Knights End Regular Season with Loss at Berkeley
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team closed out its regular season-schedule with an 88-97 loss at Berkeley College-New York on Saturday afternoon finishing at 15-10 heading into postseason play.

February 24, 2012
Southern Virginia Wins Sixth Straight
All five starters scored in double-figures as the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team collected its sixth straight win on Friday night coasting past Berkeley College-New Jersey 77-50.

February 21, 2012
Knights Complete Perfect Season at Home
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team set a single-season record for home wins during Tuesday’s Senior Night matchup with the University of Maine at Fort Kent as the Knights cruised past the Tigers 89-65 on route to a perfect 10-0 record in The Barn this season.

February 18, 2012
Knights Complete Season Sweep of Crusaders for Fourth Consecutive Victory
Five different Knights reached double figures as the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team completed its season sweep of Tennessee Temple University with an 80-71 win over the Crusaders.

February 15, 2012
Fourteen Different Knights Score as Southern Virginia Runs Past Barber-Scotia
Led by a balanced offensive attack—fourteen different Knights scored during Wednesday's victory—the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team swept its season series with Barber-Scotia College running away from the Mighty Sabers with an 80-56 wire-to-wire win in The Barn.

February 11, 2012
Jacobson Trio Combines for 50 at Apprentice
The Jacobson Trio combined for 50 points in the absence of leading scorer Casey Nye on Saturday as the Knights completed their regular season sweep of USCAA-rival The Apprentice School defeating the Shipbuilders 77-73 in Newport News, Va.

February 4, 2012
A. Jacobson Scores 20 as Knights Win Record 18th Straight at Home
Fueled by a team-high 20 points from sophomore Anders Jacobson, who came off the bench after missing the Knights’ past two games with a hamstring injury, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team pushed its program-record home winning streak to 18 games on Saturday with a 74-68 victory over Valley Forge Christian College at home in The Barn.

February 2, 2012
Lancers Run Past Knights 84-103
The Southern Virginia University basketball team lost at NCAA Division I Longwood University for the fifth straight season on Thursday night falling to the Lancers 84-103 at Willet Hall.

January 28, 2012
Nye Leads Knights in Upset of Apprentice
Fueled by 21 points from junior Casey Nye, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team avenged its only home loss in the past three seasons on Saturday by upsetting USCAA-rival The Apprentice School 90-59 in the Knight Sports Arena.

January 25, 2012
Knights Drop Second Straight at WVU-Tech
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season on Wednesday night falling 72-99 at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

January 20, 2012
Dragons Defeat Knights, Snap Five Game Streak
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team suffered its first loss in nearly two months on Friday falling at Virginia University of Lynchburg 67-70 ending the Knights five-game win streak.

January 13, 2012
Men’s Basketball Wins Both Games at the Knights New Year Classic, Pushes Home Winning Streak to Record 16 Games
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team pushed its home winning streak to a program-record 16 games this weekend winning two home contests at the Knights New Year Classic defeating Asbury University 61-54 on Friday followed by a 64-56 win on Saturday over Tennessee Temple University.

January 10, 2012
Behind Balanced Attack Knights Win Record 14th Consecutive Home Game
For the second time this season the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team had five players reach double-figures as the Knights pushed their home winning streak to a program-record 14 games Tuesday night against the Golden Bears of West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

December 1, 2011
A. Jacobson, Nye Lead Knights to Season Sweep of Virginia Intermont
Casey Nye and Anders Jacobson scored 18 points apiece at home on Thursday evening helping the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team snap its six-game skid and complete a season sweep of Virginia Intermont College with a 71-56 victory over the Cobras.

November 25, 2011
Southern Virginia Ends Road Trip with Two Losses at Clarion Inn Thanksgiving Tournament
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team dropped both of its games at the Clarion Inn Thanksgiving Tournament over the weekend falling on Friday to host-school Colorado Mesa University 54-79 followed by a 72-70 loss on Saturday afternoon to Rocky Mountain College.

November 23, 2011
Southern Virginia Drops Fourth Straight at Southern Utah
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team dropped its fourth consecutive road game on Wednesday falling at NCAA Division I Southern Utah University 58-75.

November 18, 2011
Knights Drop Both Games at Carroll Tournament
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team came up empty at the Carroll Tournament this past weekend falling to tournament host Carroll College 83-87 on Friday evening followed by a 65-76 loss to Rocky Mountain College on Saturday.

November 11, 2011
Knights Suffer First Loss at Elizabeth City
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team suffered its first loss of the young season Friday night falling 53-70 at NCAA Division II Elizabeth City State University.

November 9, 2011
Jacobson Trio Shines as Knights Hold Off Cobras
Sophomore guard Anders Jacobson led all players on Wednesday with a career-high 26 points helping the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team move to 3-0 on the season with a 91-79 win at Virginia Intermont College.

November 5, 2011
Knights Conquer Dragons
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team moved to 2-0 on the season with a hard-fought victory over the Virginia University of Lynchburg on Saturday as the Knights conquered the Dragons 68-53 in the final game of the Southern Virginia Fall Classic.

November 4, 2011
Pendleton Becomes Men's Basketball All-Time Winningest Coach as Knights Run Past Bulldogs in Season Opener
Fourth-year head coach Brian Pendleton became Southern Virginia University men’s basketball all-time winningest coach on Friday as the Knights stormed past Union College in their season opener defeating the Bulldogs 82-61 in front of a ruckus home crowd.