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Philip Hutcheson
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1997
Philip Hutcheson

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.

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.