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Bruce Bowers
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
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.
Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate Someone to the Athletic Hall of Fame

To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please forward nomination material to Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb University Athletics, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951. The formal deadline for nominations is December 1 of the year prior to induction. To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please provide as much data as possible in support of your nomination.

Nominees must fall into one of three categories with the following criteria taken into consideration:

  • Athlete: Career statistics; Conference, Regional, All-American and National honors; Leadership, service and continued support of Lipscomb University are all taken into consideration for each nominee.
  • Coach: Career record; Length of tenure, number of all-conference, all-region, all-american and scholar-athletes, as well as, impact made on the school. Post Lipscomb success is also taken into consideration for the Coach category
  • Meritorious Service: Truly exceptional contributions and service to the athletic program by one who does not qualify for the athlete or coach category.