Oglethorpe Petrels

All times Eastern
Overall: 11-14 - Conference: 6-10
11/15 at LaGrange L, 77-59 BX BX BX BX
11/18 vs. Millikin W, 68-42 BX
11/19 vs. Rose-Hulman L, 68-50 BX
11/26 at Maryville (Tenn.) L, 94-66 RC
11/27 vs. LaGrange W, 83-68
@ Maryville, TN
11/30 vs. Piedmont W, 76-62 BX
12/3 vs. Birmingham-Southern * • L, 63-62 BX
12/5 vs. Emory L, 60-54 RC
12/7 vs. Covenant W, 78-72 BX
12/16 at Sewanee * • L, 61-60 BX
12/18 at Centre * • L, 65-55 BX RC
1/3 vs. Berry W, 93-56 BX
1/6 vs. Rhodes * • L, 76-55 BX
1/8 vs. Millsaps * • W, 65-56 BX
1/13 at Trinity (Texas) * • L, 76-54 BX
1/14 at Southwestern * • W, 77-55 BX RC
1/20 vs. University of Dallas * • W, 76-65 BX
1/22 vs. Austin * • W, 79-52 BX
1/27 at Hendrix * • L, 80-73 BX
1/29 at Colorado College * • L, 61-58 BX
2/3 at Rhodes * • L, 65-62 BX
2/5 at Millsaps * • W, 70-51 BX
2/10 vs. Sewanee * • W, 69-49 BX
2/12 vs. Centre * • L, 74-60 BX RC
2/18 at Birmingham-Southern * • L, 92-80 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 11-14 - Conference: 6-10
12/3 vs. Birmingham-Southern * • L, 63-62 BX
12/16 at Sewanee * • L, 61-60 BX
12/18 at Centre * • L, 65-55 BX RC
1/6 vs. Rhodes * • L, 76-55 BX
1/8 vs. Millsaps * • W, 65-56 BX
1/13 at Trinity (Texas) * • L, 76-54 BX
1/14 at Southwestern * • W, 77-55 BX RC
1/20 vs. University of Dallas * • W, 76-65 BX
1/22 vs. Austin * • W, 79-52 BX
1/27 at Hendrix * • L, 80-73 BX
1/29 at Colorado College * • L, 61-58 BX
2/3 at Rhodes * • L, 65-62 BX
2/5 at Millsaps * • W, 70-51 BX
2/10 vs. Sewanee * • W, 69-49 BX
2/12 vs. Centre * • L, 74-60 BX RC
2/18 at Birmingham-Southern * • L, 92-80 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)

Past Records

2012-13 (17-10, 8-6 SAA)
2011-12 (11-14, 6-10 SCAC)
2010-11 (15-12, 10-6 SCAC)
2009-10 (15-11, 9-7 SCAC)
2008-09 (16-10, 7-7 SCAC)
2007-08 (16-10, 10-4 SCAC)
2006-07 (14-12, 7-7 SCAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Phillip Ponder
Conference: SCAC

Oglethorpe

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 981
Location: Atlanta, GA
Colors: Black, Gold
Region: South
Arena: Dorough Fieldhouse (2000)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

March 28, 2014
Stormy Petrels Earn Multiple All-State Honors from Georgia Coaches
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team was well-represented in the Georgia Basketball Coaches...
March 27, 2014
Oglethorpe's Tyler Courson to Participate in Georgia Coaches' Senior All-Star Game
Oglethorpe senior Tyler Courson is set to compete in the Georgia Basketball Coaches' Association...
March 4, 2014
Tyler Courson Named to All-SAA Second Team, Four Other Stormy Petrels Receive Honorable Mention
Senior guard Tyler Courson of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was named All-SAA Second Team...
March 2, 2014
Oglethorpe Falls Just Short in SAA Championship, Loses 76-75 in Overtime
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team was just 30 seconds away from an SAA title Sunday in Danville,...
March 1, 2014
Stormy Petrels Knock Off Birmingham-Southern in SAA Semifinals, Advance to Final
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team got a game-winning jumper from senior guard Tyler Courson...
February 28, 2014
Stormy Petrels Defeat Millsaps in SAA Quarterfinals, Advance to Semis
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team held off sixth-seeded Millsaps Friday night in the SAA...
February 23, 2014
Oglethorpe Suffers a Tough Loss to Millsaps to End Regular Season
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffered a tough loss Sunday in Jackson, Miss., falling to the...
February 21, 2014
Oglethorpe Can't Recover from Poor First Half, Loses at Birmingham-Southern
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team fell behind the home-standing Birmingham-Southern Panthers...
February 17, 2014
Oglethorpe's Courson Named SAA Player of the Week for Third Time This Season
Senior guard Tyler Courson of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was named the SAA Men's Basketbal...
February 16, 2014
Stormy Petrels Use Hot Shooting to Down Rhodes, 81-74
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team used brilliant shooting to outlast the Rhodes Lynx Sunday...
February 14, 2014
Stormy Petrels Ride Second-Half Run to 80-66 Victory Over Hendrix
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team used an 18-6 run over a 6:28 span in the middle of the second...
February 9, 2014
Stormy Petrels Get Back on Track with Road Win Over Sewanee
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Sunday afternoon in Sewanee,...
February 7, 2014
Oglethorpe Falls to No. 25 Centre, 77-67
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffered a 77-67 defeat to No. 25 Centre Friday night in...
February 4, 2014
Courson's come a long way for Oglethorpe
"A lot of people have invested time in me to help make me a better basketball player, and it's...
February 2, 2014
Oglethorpe Suffers Tough Loss to Birmingham-Southern
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team fell behind Birmingham-Southern early Sunday afternoon in...
January 31, 2014
Stormy Petrels Survive Another Overtime Thriller
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team has participated in six overtime games this season and won them...
January 25, 2014
No. 21 Stormy Petrels Bounce Back with 82-69 Victory Over Sewanee
The 21st-ranked Oglethorpe men's basketball team bounced back from a tough loss on Friday night with...
January 24, 2014
No. 21 Oglethorpe Suffers Tough Loss to SAA Rival Centre
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team lost twice on Friday evening at Dorough Field House, losing the...
January 18, 2014
No. 24 Stormy Petrels Ride Hot Start to 76-61 Victory
The 24th-ranked Oglethorpe men's basketball team got off to a blazing start against in-state SAA...
January 16, 2014
Hoopsville On Demand: Playing well
Dave McHugh talked to some of the teams playing well midway through January including No. 2 Wooster,...
January 14, 2014
Stormy Petrels Ranked in D3hoops.com Men's Top 25 for First Time Ever
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team earned a spot in the D3hoops.com Top 25 for the first time ever...
January 12, 2014
Stormy Petrels Win Second Straight Double OT Contest, Extend Best Start in Modern Program History
For the second time this weekend, the Oglethorpe men's basketball team needed double overtime to...
January 10, 2014
Stormy Petrels Beat Hendrix in Double OT Thriller
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team defeated Hendrix in a double-overtime barn-burner Friday night...
December 30, 2013
Stormy Petrels Take Country Inn and Suites Holiday Classic with 77-76 Victory over Stevenson
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team posted their second win of the Country Inn and Suites Holiday...
December 29, 2013
Stormy Petrels Down Rust in Country Inn and Suites Holiday Classic Opener
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team defeated Rust, 80-72, in their opening game of the Country Inn...
December 16, 2013
Oglethorpe's Patrick Named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Sophomore guard Drew Patrick of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was named the SAA Men's...
December 9, 2013
Oglethorpe's Courson Named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Second Time This Season
Oglethorpe senior guard Tyler Courson was named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week today...
December 9, 2013
Stormy Petrels Upset Emory, 97-86
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team rode a 38-point performance from sophomore guard Drew Patrick...
December 7, 2013
Stormy Petrels Defeat Piedmont, 81-67
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team improved to 8-1 Saturday night with an 81-67 victory over...
December 5, 2013
Stormy Petrels Survive, 83-82, in SAA Opener
MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Oglethorpe men's basketball team got all it could handle from a game Berry...
December 1, 2013
Stormy Petrels Earn Hard-Fought Overtime Victory over Maryville (Tenn.)
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team got a big neutral-court win over Maryville (Tenn.) Sunday at...
November 30, 2013
Oglethorpe Suffers First Loss of Season at LaGrange
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, falling at...
November 26, 2013
Oglethorpe Trounces Covenant, 86-55
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team scored early and often against Covenant Tuesday night at...
November 23, 2013
Stormy Petrels Rout Toccoa Falls, 90-53
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team routed Toccoa Falls Saturday night, 90-53, at Dorough Field...
November 21, 2013
Stormy Petrels Run Away from Warren Wilson, 63-50
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team completed their season-opening road trip with a 3-0 record...
November 18, 2013
Courson Named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Senior guard Tyler Courson of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was named the SAA Men's Basketbal...
November 16, 2013
Oglethorpe Goes 2-0 in Equinox Classic, Defeats Haverford
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team wrapped up a highly successful Equinox Classic with a victory...
November 15, 2013
Stormy Petrels Nab Overtime Win from Season Opener in Philadelphia
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team got their season off on the right foot in Philadelphia's...
February 22, 2013
Oglethorpe Tops Sewanee in SAA Tournament Quarterfinals, 59-53; Advances to Play Centre in Semis
The Oglethorpe men's basketball team defeated Sewanee in the quarterfinal round of the SAA Tournamen...
December 5, 2011
Oglethorpe Upset Bid Over Emory Comes Up Short
Playing their second Top 20 ranked opponent in 3 days, the Oglethorpe men's basketball team was...
May 16, 2011
Oglethorpe takes summer trip to Costa Rica
Division III teams are allowed one foreign tour every three years. Oglethorpe went to Italy in 2008...
March 1, 2011
Ward Leads Entire Oglethorpe Starting Five with Postseason Honors
The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2010-11 Men's Basketball award winners on...
February 27, 2011
Ward Sets SCAC All-Time Rebounding Mark
Oglethorpe senior forward Todd Ward of New Milford, Conn. beacame the all-time leading rebounder in...
November 17, 2010
Heated rivalry in Hot-lanta
It will never be Hope-Calvin, or Amherst-Williams, but Oglethorpe and Emory have certainly become...
November 16, 2010
Oglethorpe, Emory Stake Claim to College Basketball's Best Rivalry
While the Division I bluebloods of men’s college basketball rivalries like those between...
November 16, 2010
Oglethorpe's Ward Records Milestone in Petrel Win
Oglethorpe University senior forward Todd Ward of New Milford, Conn. became only the 13th men's...

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