Though it led throughout most of the game, Azusa Pacific couldn't hold off a fast-charging John Brown, which scored 6 of the game's final 7 points to beat the Cougars, 70-67.
Azusa Pacific has been matched with John Brown in the opening round of the NAIA Tournament. The Cougars and Golden Eagles tip off at 10:30 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, March 26, in Kansas City's famed Municipal Auditorium
Guard Chris Victor nailed a game-winning shot to give Concordia a 69-67 upset victory over Azusa Pacific in the GSAC Tourney title game.
Defense wins championships, and Azusa Pacific advanced to the GSAC Tourney Finals with its defense, allowing just 18 second half points in a 64-49 win over Point Loma.
Jeff Staniland loves to play Cal Baptist, and it's a good thing too. On a night when GSAC Player of the Year Caleb Gervin was iced, Staniland dumped in 26 in a 91-81 win.
Azusa Pacific stands alone as GSAC champion for a 10th time in 11 years after the Cougars downed Point Loma Nazarene, 91-55.
Westmont used its backdoor cutting offense to beat Azusa Pacific, 85-75, but since Concordia lost as well, the Cougars used a backdoor of their own to claim at least a share of its 10th GSAC crown in 11 years.
Azusa Pacific moved to within 1 victory of clinching another GSAC crown by downing Vanguard, 80-57, in a conference game in Azusa.
Jeff Staniland poured in a career-high 29 points to lead the NAIA's No. 5-ranked Cougars past California Baptist, 109-74, in an important GSAC game.
When it mattered most, Azusa Pacific displayed some impressive character and rebounded from disappointment with a 94-84 victory over Concordia.
The storied Azusa Pacific-Biola rivalry wrote yet another amazing chapter as the Eagles rallied from 25 down to beat No. 5-ranked Azusa Pacific, 72-69, before a sellout crowd in La Mirada.
Caleb Gervin put on an afternoon show in the Felix Event Center to lead the NAIA's No. 6-ranked Azusa Pacific to a 97-59 victory over Fresno Pacific.
For the fourth time this season, Azusa Pacific had to rally on the GSAC road, using a late second-half burst to down The Master's, 66-63.
Ryan Dillon scored a season-high 19 points to lead a quartet of Cougars who registered season-bests as Azusa Pacific downed Christian Heritage, 109-82.
Senior forward Matt Moore came off the bench to record career-highs 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead Azusa Pacific past Hope International.
Azusa Pacific avoided defeat when Point Loma couldn't land any of its 3-point bombs, allowing the Cougars to previal 64-63.
Azusa Pacific's Kevin Daley, the 2001 GSAC Player of the Year, serves as Michael Jordan's double in Gatorade's current "23 vs. 39" commercial.
Westmont's Chris Clark got a little more help from his friends and as a result the Warriors' upset No. 4-ranked Azusa Pacific, 84-81, to snap the Cougars' 11-game winning streak.
Azusa Pacific used a 25-5 run over the last half of the game to come back and beat California Baptist, 77-63, for the Cougars' 11th consecutive victory.
Southern California Saturday's are meant to be enjoyed at the beach, and for Azusa Pacific there seemingly is no better place to go than Costa Mesa where the Cougars enjoyed the beach air and an easy 111-89 victory over Vanguard.
Caleb Gervin and Ladrick Simon pulled a one-two punch on Biola, combining for 46 points to lead the NAIA's No. 5-ranked Azusa Pacific to a 69-64.
Two-time All-GSAC guard Caleb Gervin has been named NAIA Player of the Week for his individual effort in the Cougars' victories last week over Fresno Pacific and top-ranked Concordia
For the seventh time this season, Azusa Pacific played a nationally-ranked team, and this time the Cougars collected the program's first-ever victory over a No. 1-ranked team, beating Concordia, 97-86.
Jeff Staniland began driving the gut which in turn opened the Cougar offense and all the perimeter parts that come with it. As a result, Azusa Pacific rallied to down Fresno Pacific, 71-65.
Jeff Staniland buried a 3-pointer from the corner with 33 seconds left to give the Cougars' the lead for good in an 90-86 win over The Master's.
Azusa Pacific took Interstate 15 to get to the gym, but then the Cougars took Caleb Gervin's third 28-point outing to a 93-85 win over Christian Heritage.
An 11-day layoff had no ill effect on the NAIA's No. 8-ranked Azusa Pacific, which bolted to a 15-0 lead and then pounded the Fighting Bees of St. Ambrose, 103-59.
Azusa Pacific rained 3-pointers early in the second half, including 3 straight to open up a comfortable 12-point lead on its way to an 83-58 victory over Knoxville College in the NAIA Shootout in Azusa.
Given a second chance, senior guard Caleb Gervin made amends for a near game-losing mistake by scoring 10 consecutive points in OT to lead Azusa Pacific to a 86-81 victory over No. 12 Faulkner.
Azusa Pacific opened the game with a 21-2 lead then pasted the worst loss in GSAC history on Hope International, 126-65, in both team's GSAC opener.
Cal State Bakersfield held Azusa Pacific scoreless over the final 2:24 of the game to keep the Cougars at bay and hold on for an 88-77 victory.
There was little that could slow Ryan Dillon down as he rained threes from all over the court to lead Azusa Pacific to a 93-70 victory over Dominican at the 16th Annual Cougar Classic.
Ladrick Simon carried Azusa Pacific to a 92-82 victory over Cal State Monterey Bay by recording game-highs of 24 points and 7 rebounds.
Azusa Pacific woke up from its slumber long enough to put together a 10-2 run to take control of the game and put away Occidental, 77-64
It took a balanced attack by a variety of Cougars to get Azusa Pacific past Lewis-Clark State for a 70-59 victory in Spokane, Wash.
Azusa Pacific seemingly couldn't make a shot on its first road game of the season and as a result fell to Carroll College, 80-73, in a tournament in Spokane, Wash.
In a game of huge runs, Azusa Pacific fashioned the biggest one of the night over the final 7 minutes of the game to beat Union, 85-63
Popular national magazine Street & Smith's has picked Azusa Pacific as its top-ranked NAIA men's basketball team in its season preview magazine which hit the stands this week.