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NJCAA Basketball logoCarl Sandburg College's men's basketball program has been a tradition for more than 40 years. The program has won four Arrowhead Conference championships and has had three athletes named NJCAA All-American honorable mention. The Chargers won their first Region IV District A tournament in 2014 to advance to the NJCAA Division II national tournament for the first time in program history. All home games are played inside John M. Lewis Gymnasium at the Main Campus in Galesburg.


Arrowhead Conference Champions
1972, 1984, 1985, 1990
Region Tournament
1985 (runner-up), 2002 (runner-up), 2014

Latest Men's Basketball News Story

  • Chargers Have 5 Reach Double…
  • Chargers Have 5 Reach Double Figures in OT Loss at Kishwaukee

    Feb. 22, 2017
    MALTA — Five Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball player scored in double figures, but the Chargers closed out the regular season with a 99-95 overtime loss at Kishwaukee on Tuesday night.


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  • Chargers Never Trail in Win…
  • Chargers Never Trail in Win Over IVCC on Sophomore Night

    Feb. 16, 2017
    GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team picked up its third straight Arrowhead Conference victory with a 69-58 wire-to-wire win over Illinois Valley on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium… Read More

  • Thurmond’s 5 3-Pointers Help…
  • Thurmond’s 5 3-Pointers Help Chargers Pull Away From BHC

    Feb. 14, 2017
    GALESBURG — A red-hot night from beyond the arc by Isaiah Thurmond (Alton, Ill./Alton) helped the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 81-67 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk on Tuesday… Read More

  • 2nd-Half Rally Gives Sandburg…
  • 2nd-Half Rally Gives Sandburg Men Season Sweep of Sauk Valley

    Feb. 10, 2017
    DIXON — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team shot over 50 percent from the floor and 3-point range to beat Sauk Valley 79-74 on Thursday night, completing a season sweep of the Skyhawks.

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  • Wendling Paces Sandburg Men…
  • Wendling Paces Sandburg Men in Blowout of St. Ambrose JV

    Feb. 3, 2017
    GALESBURG — Matt Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) led a huge finish to the first half that helped the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 88-58 blowout of St. Ambrose JV on Friday night at John M.… Read More