2012-13 News

May 7, 2013
Jacobson Named to VaSID All-State Second Team
The association of Virginia Sports Information Directors today announced its 2012-13 VaSID College Division All-State Men’s Basketball selections with Southern Virginia University senior point guard Isaac Jacobson garnishing All-State Second Team honors.

May 6, 2013
Jacobson Earns Capital One Academic All-District Honors
Senior Isaac Jacobson of the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team was named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

May 3, 2013
2012-13 Men’s Basketball Season Recap
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team closed out a record-breaking year finishing with a 17-7 record and continuing a program-best 28-game home winning streak.

March 5, 2013
Nye Earns All-Tournament Honors
Senior shooting guard Casey Nye today was named to the 2013 USCAA All-Tournament Team after leading the Knights with a combined 35 points in two games at this year’s national tournament.

February 28, 2013
Southern Virginia Ends Season with Semi-Final Loss to Rochester
One of the best men’s basketball seasons in university history came to an end Thursday evening as Southern Virginia University fell to No. 1 seeded Rochester College 59-47 in the USCAA National Semi-finals.

February 27, 2013
Knights Upset Lindenwood and Advance to National Semi-Finals
The No. 5-seeded Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team upset No. 4-seeded Lindenwood University-Belleville 91-79 on Wednesday and earned an opening-round win at the USCAA National Tournament for the fourth time in the past five years.

February 26, 2013
Six Knights Earn USCAA Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its All-American and Academic All-American selections honoring six members of the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team.

February 20, 2013
Men's Basketball Receives No. 5 Seed at USCAA National Tournament
The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team today received a No. 5 seed at the 2013 USCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship hosted by Penn State University-Fayette in Uniontown, Pa., from Feb. 26 to Mar. 2.

February 19, 2013
Knights Complete Perfect Home Record, Extend Streak to 28 Games
Fueled by a season-high 24 points from senior Isaac Jacobson (Kitty Hawk, N.C.), the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team completed a perfect 8-0 record at home on Tuesday with a 73-52 win over the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in front of a ruckus crowd on Senior Night.

February 16, 2013
Knights Extend Home Streak to 27 Games Behind 24 Points From Nye
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team completed its season sweep of Virginia University of Lynchburg on Saturday as the Knights defeated the Dragons 75-58 and extended their school record home winning streak to 27 games.

February 13, 2013
Knights Extend Home Streak to 26 with Blowout Win Over Riverhawks
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team snapped a two-game slide at home on Wednesday with a 101-64 win over West Virginia University-Parkersburg as the Knights extended their home winning streak to a school record 26 games.

February 9, 2013
Knights End Four-Game Road Trip with Loss at Mary Washington
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team lost back-to-back games for the first time this season on Saturday falling 62-54 at the University of Mary Washington.

February 6, 2013
Caputo Honored as Pioneer Coach
On a night when he led the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team to a thrilling 96-87 overtime win over USCAA-rival The Apprentice School and the program’s best start with an 11-3 record on Jan. 26, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tony Caputo was honored as the university’s Pioneer Coach.

February 4, 2013
Southern Virginia Honors Henderson as Pioneer Scholar-Athlete
Prior to the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team earning a thrilling 96-87 overtime win over USCAA-rival The Apprentice School on Feb. 2, former men's basketball player Ryan Henderson was honored with the Pioneer Scholar-Athlete Award.

January 29, 2013
Last Second 3-Pointer Halts Southern Virginia's Five-Game Winning Streak
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of 2013 at Frostburg State University on Tuesday as the Bobcats’ DeSean Antoine swished a deep 3-pointer with only three seconds remaining to defeat the visiting Knights 87-84.

January 26, 2013
Men's Basketball Pushes Home Streak to 25 with Overtime Win
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team extended its current home winning streak to 25 games on Saturday with a thrilling 96-87 overtime win over USCAA-rival The Apprentice School.

January 23, 2013
Men's Basketball Extends Home Winning Streak to 24 Games, Shows Support for Brooks Family
On a night when the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team dedicated its performance to Nattie Brooks, wife of senior shooting guard Payton Brooks, the Knights pulled off an emotional 63-53 comeback victory over the University of Mary Washington and extended their home winning streak to a school record 24 games.

January 22, 2013
Men’s Basketball to Support Nattie Brooks, Raise Awareness for GTD
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team is dedicating Wednesday’s home game against Mary Washington University to Nattie Brooks, wife of senior shooting guard Payton Brooks, who at the age of 24 was recently diagnosed with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)—a rare illness caused by pregnancy-related tumors.

January 15, 2013
Nye Breaks 1,000-point Barrier, Named Player of the Week
In addition to being honored prior to the start of Friday's game for becoming the third player in Southern Virginia University men's basketball history to eclipse the 1,000-point mark, senior shooting guard Casey Nye (Kaysville, Utah) earned another accolade today when the United States Collegiate Athletic Association announced him as the USCAA Men's Basketball Division I Player of the Week.

January 15, 2013
Men's Basketball Collects Third Straight Win
Ten different members of the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team scored on Tuesday as the Knights defeated West Virginia University-Parkersburg 90-72 for their third straight lopsided win of the semester.

January 12, 2013
Men's Basketball Defeats Berkeley, Extends Home Winning Streak to 23
Four different Knights reached double figures on Saturday as the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team extended its current home winning streak to 23 games with a 88-69 victory over Berkeley College of New Jersey in the final game of the 2013 Knight New Year Classic.

January 11, 2013
Nye Nets 25 as Knights Down Dragons
Just over one month after collecting a 81-54 victory at Virginia University of Lynchburg , the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team opened up its spring semester schedule on Friday with a nearly identical 82-54 win over the Dragons.

December 13, 2012
Men's Basketball Ends Semester with 86-74 Loss at Longwood
Despite outscoring its NCAA Division I-opponent in the second half, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team dropped Friday’s contest 86-74 at Longwood University.

December 8, 2012
Knights Conquer Dragons Behind 23 from A. Jacobson
Behind a season-high 23 points from Anders Jacobson, the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team defeated the Virginia University of Lynchburg Dragons 81-54 on Saturday in the final game of the 2012 VUL Classic.

December 7, 2012
Knights Run Past Tigers 98-53
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team opened the VUL Classic on Friday with a dominant 98-53 victory over the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

December 4, 2012
Four-Game Streak for Men's Basketball Ends at Liberty
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team had its four-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday at Liberty University with the NCAA Division I Flames handing the Knights a 76-51 loss.

December 1, 2012
Knights Top Mountaineers to Extend Winning Streak to Four
Senior guard Casey Nye (Kaysville, Utah) scored 20 of his season-high 22 points in the second half including 9-for-9 from the charity stripe on Saturday to lead the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team in a 79-68 win over tournament-host Berea College.

November 30, 2012
Knights Clip Eagles Behind Career Night from Evans
Sophomore Wesley Evans scored a career-high 27 points on a scorching 9-for-11 shooting night, including 7-for-8 from behind the arc helping the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team secure a 97-84 win over Asbury College in Friday’s opening game of the 2012 Berea Classic.

November 20, 2012
Men's Basketball Extends Home Winning Streak to 21 Games
For the second consecutive game, four members of the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team reached double figures as the Knights extended their program-record home winning streak to 21 games on Tuesday with a 76-56 win over Barber-Scotia College.

November 19, 2012
I. Jacobson and J. Jacobson Named to All-Tournament Team
Two of the three Jacobson brothers—Isaac Jacobson and Jonathan Jacobson—on the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team were named to the Daly Seven Hotels Invitational All-Tournament Team after solid performances against Guilford College and Johnson and Wales University over the weekend.

November 17, 2012
Knights Win Big Over Johnson and Wales with Balanced Scoring Attack
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team bounced back from Friday’s four-point loss to Guilford College with a decisive 86-56 victory over Johnson and Wales University on Saturday earning a 1-1 split at the Daly Seven Hotels Invitational.

November 16, 2012
Men's Basketball Drops Season Opener at Guilford 71-67
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team dropped its season opener for the first time in six seasons on Friday with a 71-67 loss at Guilford College.

November 15, 2012
Men's Basketball Season Preview
The 16th season of Southern Virginia University men’s basketball begins at Guilford College—the Quakers are entering their 106th season of basketball—on Friday with the Knights seeking a season-opening win for the sixth consecutive year.