ESPANOLA, N.M. – Following a 2-9 start to the season, the Ashford men's basketball team knew if they were going to make a return trip to the national tournament, it wouldn't be easy.
With a conference championship up for grabs on Saturday in front of a raucous crowd cheering against them, the Saints achieved their goal in the most thrilling way possible, with a 92-87 triple overtime win over Northern New Mexico University to win the 2015 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division II Men's Basketball Championship.
ESPANOLA, N.M. – The Ashford men's basketball team opened up post-season play in impressive fashion on Friday (Feb. 27) afternoon, and are now one win away from clinching the program's third national tournament appearance in the last five years.
Junior Damon Overton had 22 points off the bench for the Saints, who rode a red-hot shooting first half to a 67-47 win over Rochester College (Mich.) in the semifinals of the 2015 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division II Men's Basketball Championship.
ESPANOLA, N.M. – Before they tip-off at the 2015 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Division II Men's Basketball Championship, three Saints collected all-conference awards at the pre-tournament banquet on Thursday (Feb. 26) night.
LINCOLN, Ill. – Five players recorded double-figures for the Ashford men's basketball team on Monday night (Feb. 23) in an 87-27 win over Lincoln Christian University in the Saints' regular season finale.
DUBUQUE, Iowa – With the regular season winding down, the Ashford men's basketball team continued their recent hot streak on Saturday, downing Clarke University, 65-49, to win their second game in less than 24 hours.