2019-20 Oglethorpe Men's Basketball News

  • Josh Cammon earns SAA weekly men's basketball honor
    January 20, 2020
    The SAA office named Oglethorpe junior forward Josh Cammon the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week Monday, marking the first time this season that a member of the team earned the honor.
  • Men's basketball grabs eighth win in last 10 games with 72-67 decision over Birmingham-Southern
    January 19, 2020
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team won their second game of the weekend and their eighth out of their last 10 Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House, besting the Birmingham-Southern Panthers 72-67 in a tight game throughout, With the win, the Stormy Petrels improved to 11-7 on the season overall and 5-2 in SAA play, putting them in a second-place tie with Hendrix at just a game back of first-place Centre.
  • Men's basketball defeats Millsaps 114-107 in epic triple-overtime game
    January 17, 2020
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team emerged victorious Friday night from one of the craziest games in the annals of Oglethorpe basketball, knocking off the Millsaps Majors 114-107 in the first triple overtime contest of the program's modern history. They fell behind 96-86 with just 1:40 left in the second overtime, but outscored their opponent 11-1 over the rest of the period to send the game to the third extra stanza on an incredible off-balance 3-pointer that junior guard Dimetri Chambers banked in with less than 2 seconds left. The Stormy Petrels outplayed Millsaps in the third overtime, outscoring them 17-10 and pulling away to improve to 10-7 on the season overall and 4-2 in SAA play.
  • Centre runs past men's basketball in second half
    January 12, 2020
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team hung with the homestanding Centre Colonels for much of the contest Sunday afternoon in Danville, Kentucky, but the home side pulled away late for an 81-63 victory. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 9-7 on the season overall and 3-2 in SAA play, pushing them into a three-way tie for third place in the league.
  • Men's basketball holds on late for 77-75 victory at Sewanee
    January 10, 2020
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team remained in what is now a four-way tie for first place in the SAA Friday night in Tennessee, holding off the homestanding Sewanee Tigers 77-75 to improve to 9-6 on the year overall and 3-1 in SAA play.
  • Men's basketball wins second game of weekend, downs Rhodes 77-68
    January 05, 2020
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team got their fifth win in their last six games Sunday at Dorough Field House, controlling the game throughout in a 77-68 victory over the Rhodes Lynx. The win improved Oglethorpe to 8-6 on the season overall and 2-1 in SAA play.
  • Men's basketball secures first SAA win of season in 85-81 double-overtime thriller
    January 03, 2020
    It took over two-and-a-half hours for the Oglethorpe men's basketball team to come away victorious Friday night at Dorough Field House, but the homestanding Stormy Petrels did just that with an 85-81 double-overtime win over the Hendrix Warriors. The victory improved the Petrels to 7-6 overall and 1-1 in SAA play.
  • Men's basketball closes Holiday Inn Express Classic with 67-64 loss to Brevard
    December 30, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team closed out their 2019 with a tight, hard-fought game against the visiting Brevard Tornados as part of the Holiday Inn Express Classic, but they fell 67-64 in the final minute. The defeat dropped the Stormy Petrels to 6-6 on the season.
  • Men's basketball outlasts St. Joseph's 68-63 in first game of Holiday Inn Express Classic
    December 29, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team had to hang on Sunday afternoon on the first day of the Holiday Inn Express Classic, as the visiting Bears of St. Joseph's-Brooklyn came back from a 17-point deficit to take the lead midway through the first half. A couple of big baskets down the stretch secure the 68-63 victory for the Stormy Petrels, though, improving the team to 6-5 and putting them above .500 for the first time since their buzzer-beating win over Maryville (Tennessee) on Nov. 30. The win served as the third straight for the Petrels, who haven't lost since returning from their 2-week break for final exams.
  • Men's basketball defeats Merchant Marine 63-54, claims West Palm Beach Tournament title
    December 21, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball won the West Palm Beach Tournament championship Saturday at Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, knocking off the Merchant Marine Mariners 63-54 to claim the title. The Stormy Petrels ran out to a 39-20 lead at halftime and held off the Mariners in the second half to clinch the 9-point win. The Petrels improved to 5-5 on the season.
  • Men's basketball pulls away from Goucher to halt three-game losing streak
    December 20, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team played a complete game Friday evening against Goucher at the West Palm Beach Tournament in Florida, blowing out the Gophers 91-63 and advancing to the tournament's championship game against Merchant Marine at 3 p.m. Saturday in Oxbridge Gymnasium. The Stormy Petrels improved to 4-5 with the win, snapping a three-game losing streak in the process.
  • Men's basketball succumbs to late Berry run in 67-56 loss
    December 07, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team hung tough with the visiting Berry Vikings Saturday night in the SAA opener for both teams in Dorough Field House. Up by a single point with 3:20 left, though, Berry went on a 12-2 run over a 3-minute stretch to take a 65-54 lead and ice the game. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels to 3-5 on the season overall and 0-1 in SAA play.
  • Men's basketball falls 74-58 at Piedmont
    December 03, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team fell behind the homestanding Piedmont Lions late in the first half Tuesday night in Demorest and never recovered, as they fell 74-58 to their in-state opponent. The result dropped the Stormy Petrels below .500 for the first time in 2019, moving them to 3-4.
  • Men's basketball can't hold second-half lead in 89-87 loss to Johnson University-Tennessee
    December 01, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team led for most of the game Sunday afternoon against Johnson University-Tennessee at the Maryville Thanksgiving Classic, but the Royals came back to take the lead with just over 3 minutes left and held on for an 89-87 win at Maryville's Boydson Baird Gymnasium. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 3-3 on the season.
  • Foster buzzer-beater lifts men's basketball over Maryville in overtime
    November 30, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team secured a big road win Saturday afternoon in Maryville, Tennessee, as junior guard Lane Foster banked in a running 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded to give the Stormy Petrels an 83-81 overtime victory over the homestanding Maryville Scots. The victory improved the team to 3-2 on the season.
  • Shooting woes doom men's basketball in 84-60 loss at No. 6 Emory
    November 23, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team hung tough against the No. 6 Emory Eagles for much of the game Saturday afternoon in Atlanta at Emory's Woodruff Physical Education Center, but poor shooting sunk the visitors in an 84-60 loss. The defeat dropped the Stormy Petrels to 2-2 on the season.
  • Men's basketball bounces back with 71-57 win over Warren Wilson
    November 16, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team bounced back from a tough performance Friday night to take their second game of the Vikings Tipoff Tournament 71-57 over the Warren Wilson Owls Saturday afternoon in Mount Berry. The victory improved the Stormy Petrels to 2-1 on the season.
  • Men's basketball falls to Bob Jones 75-63 in Vikings Tipoff Tournament
    November 15, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Friday evening in Mount Berry, falling to the Bob Jones Bruins 75-63 on the opening day of the Vikings Tipoff Tournament. The loss dropped the Stormy Petrels to 1-1 on the season, and they'll complete their stay at the event Saturday at 2 p.m. against Warren Wilson.
  • Men's basketball starts season off on right foot with 73-55 win over Warren Wilson
    November 09, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team started their season out on a positive note against the visiting Warren Wilson Owls Saturday afternoon at Dorough Field House. The Stormy Petrels used a big run bridging halftime, outscoring the Owls 31-12 over an 11-minute span to put the game away and improve to 1-0 on the season.
  • 2019-20 Men's Basketball Season Preview
    November 08, 2019
    The Oglethorpe men's basketball team is set to tip off their 2019-20 season Saturday from Dorough Field House, as they look to follow up on a fourth-place finish in the SAA in 2018-19 and continue their streak of finishing in the top half of the league standings every year of the conference's existence.