Hall of Fame

Bruce Bowers

TYPE Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED 1992
Bruce played basketball for Lipscomb University from 1968-72. While in a Bison uniform, Bruce set many records including most points in a game. It was on January 6, 1972, when Bruce first scored 52 points to set a Lipscomb University single-game scoring record, a record that still stands to date. Bruce would later equal the accomplishment, scoring 52 points again during his senior season, and finished as Lipscomb's all-time scorer at htat time with 1650 career points. Bruce has devoted his time to working with young people, serving as a high school teacher and coach and for the past 15 years as an administrator with the Metropolitan Public Schools here in Nashville. Bruce Bowers will always be remembered as one of the great players to wear a Lipscomb basketball uniform.