Aurora Spartans

Schedule

All times Eastern
Overall: 17-9 - Conference: 15-5
11/15 vs. Millikin Final W, 87-63 BX
11/18 at Loras Final L, 112-99 BX
@ Bloomington, Ill.
11/19 at Webster Final W, 87-73 BX
@ Bloomington, IL
11/25 at North Central (Ill.) Final L, 88-78 BX RC
11/30 at Concordia-Chicago * • Final W, 106-95 BX RC
12/3 at Lakeland * • Final W, 90-79 BX
12/6 at Marian * • Final W, 91-84 BX PH
12/10 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • Final W, 101-94 BX
12/14 vs. Benedictine * • Final L, 96-93 BX RC
12/31 vs. Wisconsin Lutheran * • Final W, 86-77 BX
1/7 at MSOE * • Final L, 77-71 BX
1/10 vs. Rockford * • Final W, 96-80 BX
1/12 at Dominican * • Final L, 96-60 BX RC
1/14 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • Final W, 75-61 BX
1/18 vs. Illinois Tech Final L, 87-71 BX
1/21 vs. Marian * • Final W, 91-74 BX
1/22 vs. Lakeland * • Final W, 96-80 BX
1/25 vs. Concordia-Chicago * • Final W, 114-95 BX
1/28 at Edgewood * • Final W, 102-80 BX
1/31 at Benedictine * • Final L, 103-76 BX RC
2/4 vs. MSOE * • Final W, 90-81 BX
2/8 vs. Dominican * • Final W, 90-85 BX
2/11 at Concordia (Wis.) * • Final W, 75-73 BX
2/14 at Rockford * • Final L, 89-85 BX PH
2/18 vs. Edgewood * • Final W, 104-83 BX
2/24 vs. Concordia (Wis.) Final L, 90-86 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 17-9 - Conference: 15-5
11/30 at Concordia-Chicago * • W, 106-95 BX RC
12/3 at Lakeland * • W, 90-79 BX
12/6 at Marian * • W, 91-84 BX PH
12/10 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 101-94 BX
12/14 vs. Benedictine * • L, 96-93 BX RC
12/31 vs. Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 86-77 BX
1/7 at MSOE * • L, 77-71 BX
1/10 vs. Rockford * • W, 96-80 BX
1/12 at Dominican * • L, 96-60 BX RC
1/14 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 75-61 BX
1/21 vs. Marian * • W, 91-74 BX
1/22 vs. Lakeland * • W, 96-80 BX
1/25 vs. Concordia-Chicago * • W, 114-95 BX
1/28 at Edgewood * • W, 102-80 BX
1/31 at Benedictine * • L, 103-76 BX RC
2/4 vs. MSOE * • W, 90-81 BX
2/8 vs. Dominican * • W, 90-85 BX
2/11 at Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 75-73 BX
2/14 at Rockford * • L, 89-85 BX PH
2/18 vs. Edgewood * • W, 104-83 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
/conf/NACC/Men/2016-17/standings-div1 : /conf/NACC/Men/2016-17/standings-div2 : /conf/NACC/Men/2016-17/standings

2016-17

Benedictine 19-1 23-5
Aurora 15-5 17-9
Concordia (Wis.) 14-6 18-10
Wisconsin Lutheran 12-8 16-11
MSOE 11-9 12-13
Dominican 9-11 12-14
Rockford 8-12 9-16
Marian 7-13 8-17
Lakeland 6-14 8-17
Edgewood 5-15 5-20
Concordia-Chicago 4-16 5-20

Past Records

2017-18 (20-9, 16-4 NACC)
2016-17 (17-9, 15-5 NACC)
2015-16 (20-6, 16-4 NACC)
2014-15 (20-8, 15-5 NACC)
2013-14 (18-9, 14-6 NACC)
2012-13 (22-7, 14-2 NATHC)
2011-12 (13-13, 8-8 NATHC)
2010-11 (15-12, 9-7 NATHC)
2009-10 (18-11, 11-5 NATHC)
2008-09 (16-13, 10-6 NATHC)
2007-08 (22-7, 16-2 NATHC)
2006-07 (25-3, 16-2 NATHC)

Team Info

Coach: Lance Robinson (Aurora)
Conference: NACC

Aurora

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 3461
Location: Aurora, IL
Colors: Royal Blue, White
Region: Central
Arena: Thornton Gymnasium (1500)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

April 9, 2019 Airy to lead Aurora men’s basketball program Aurora today announced the hiring of Matt Airy, a Division III assistant coach, as head coach of the Spartans men's basketball program.
March 6, 2019 Robinson resigns as Aurora men's coach After three seasons as head coach of Aurora and two NCAA Tournament bids, Lance Robinson has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
March 3, 2018 Aurora knocks off WashU with buzzer beater by Marcus Myers The 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament First Round on Friday, March 2 at Washington University, St. Louis was the site for a game Aurora University will be talking about for decades to come. The Spartans were victorious over the highly ranked Washington Bears 82-80 behind a buzzer beating shot from AU senior guard Marcus Myers.
March 2, 2018 Aurora upsets Wash U. with buzzer beater After Wash U. tied the game with 1.6 seconds left, Aurora's Max Vickers unleashed a 75-foot pass from out of bounds that Marcus Myers corralled and launched a jumper from the wing for the game-winner as time expired.
February 25, 2018 Aurora wins NACC Tournament Championship in thrilling fashion Aurora University will represent the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference after the Spartans claimed the 2017-2018 NACC men's basketball Tournament title on Saturday night on the Aurora University campus and Lancaster Court in Thornton Gymnasium. The top-ranked Spartans of Aurora University defeated long-time rival Benedictine University 76-71 in yet another thrilling match-up between the programs.
February 23, 2018 Spartans advance to NACC Tournament Championship with win over Edgewood The 2017-2018 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference men's basketball Tournament Semi-Final round was welcomed to the Aurora University campus and Lancaster Court in Thornton Gymnasium on Friday, February 23. The top-ranked Spartans of Aurora University defeated #6 Edgewood College 76-63 in the night cap to advance to the NACC Tournament Championship on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. AU will face long-time rival Benedictine University who earlier in the night defeated Concordia University Wisconsin 69-67.