Hall of Fame
Philip Hutcheson

Philip Hutcheson

TYPE Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED 1997

Philip Hutcheson played basketball at Lipscomb from 1986-1990. During Philip’s outstanding career he was named NAIA All-American each of his four seasons and the NAIA player of the Year in 1990. One of the highlights of Philip’s career came on March 16, 1990 when he became College Basketball’s All-Time Scorer. Philip would finish his career with 4,106 points and score in double figures in all 155 career games. During his career the Bisons would win an amazing 139 games, including a National Record 41 wins in 1990. Philip was just as successful in the classroom as he graduated as Valedictorian with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Philip was also the recipient of the James R. Byers Award and voted the Bachelor of Ugliness by the Lipscomb student body. At the conclusion of his career his uniform became the first Lipscomb jersey to ever be retired. In March of 1997, Philip was honored by the NAIA with his induction into the NAIA Hall of Fame. Philip finished his career as the most decorated athlete to ever wear a Lipscomb uniform. Philip Hutcheson had a tremendous career and set the standard which all Lipscomb student-athletes will be measured by for years to come.