Jags Basketball Play Tennessee State In Atlants For Coaches Vs Cancer Classic

November 19, 2012 · Filed Under Basketball, Men's · Comment 

The University of South Alabama Men’s Basketball team will take on Tennessee State in the next game of the Coaches vs Cancer Classic in Atlanta, Georgia. This will be the first meeting by the two schools.

The Tennessee State Tigers enter the game winless with an 0-3 record coming off of a 72-43 defeat at Minnesota on Thursday. Tennessee State head coach Travis Williams is in his first season with the Tigers, his fourth overall as a head coach.

The Jags enter the game after defeating William Carey in the Jags home opener 82-64 for their 21st consecutive home opener win.

Through November 16th the Jags are ranked #4 RPI by RealTimeRPI while being ranked #148 by the Sagarin rankings. TSU ranked #262 RPI and #177 in the Sagarin.

This is the first time the Jaguars has started the season 2-0 since the the 1996-1997 season when they finished 23-7 and won the Sun Belt title and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.

In the second half against William Carey, Antoine Allen and Xavier Roberson combined to go 6-of-7 from the three-point arc. Augustine Rubit scored a game-high 20 points and missed a double-double by a single rebound. He scored 16 of his 20 in the first half and is currently in a tie for fifth place in the conference with an average of 16.0 points per game.

Javier Carter blocked seven shots against William Carey to extend his blocks streak to eight game. He leads the conference with an average of 6.5 blocks per game. Mychal Ammons recorded his third consecutive double-double with 19 points and a career high 13 rebounds. He is averaging 15.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in his last 11 games. He also leads the conference in rebounding with 12.0 per game while also ranking second in the conference in field goal percentage (66.7%).

The game will tip-off at 4pm EST, 3pm Central at the Georgia State Sports Arena. The game can be heard on 105.5 FM WNSP or on their web stream at http://www.wnsp.com/.

WNSP Announced As The Broadcast Home For Jaguars Football This Fall

August 7, 2009 · Filed Under Football, News · Comment 

Friday, Jaguars Sports Marketing announced that WNSP 105.5 FM in Mobile will be the broadcasting home for Jaguars football games this fall.

As expected by many Lee Shirvanian, the longtime voice of the Jaguar Men’s basketball and baseball teams, will be calling the play-by-play action with Rick Cleveland handling the color analysis. Pat Greenwood will be hosting the pre and postgame shows in addition to halftime activities and sideline reporter for the network.

Shirvanian has been the voice of the Jags for 30 years and is also the co-hot of the “Morning Sportscenter” on WNSP as well as serving as co-hosting the Coach Joey Jones Radio Show which ended its run on March 25 of this year with a potential return to the airwaves closer to kickoff of the season.

Rick Cleveland is the freshman football coach at UMS-Wright Prep School in Mobile as well as the head boy’s tennis coach. He also serves as the host of “Prep Sports Weekly” and the “Prep Sports Report.”

Pat Greenwood, the longest-tenured member of the NBC 15 staff in Mobile, having worked there since 1997. He became the station’s sports director in 1997 but returned to news in September 2007.

USA will hit the field to take on Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy at Ladd-Peebles Stadium for their first ever football game on Saturday, September 5th with kickoff scheduled for 4pm. Visit USAJaguars.com or call (251)461-4USA for tickets.