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March 04, 2014
Junior forward Malcolm Smith scored 24 points to reach the 1,000 point mark for his career but the Bisons would drop a heartbreaking double-overtime contest to ETSU 89-88 in the opening round of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championship.
March 03, 2014
The Bisons are set to open the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championship on Tuesday night against No. 4 seed ETSU in Johnson City. Make sure to listen in on 94.9 Game 2 or watch online on ASun-TV
March 03, 2014
Bison freshmen Josh Williams and J.C. Hampton have been a critical part of the team's success in 2013-14. On Monday, the duo were named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman team.
March 01, 2014
The Bisons picked up a big 83-76 win over A-Sun foe Stetson on Saturday morning at Allen Arena. Josh Williams led the way with 23 while Martin Smith added 20 for the Purple and Gold.
February 28, 2014
The Bisons wrap up the regular season on Saturday morning hosting Stetson. With a win over the Hatters and a North Florida loss to Kennesaw State, Lipscomb would host a first-round playoff on Tuesday night at Allen Arena.
February 27, 2014
The Bisons drained 15 3-pointers en route to a 92-71 win over A-Sun co-leader Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday night at Allen Arena. With the win, the hopes of hosting a first-round game on campus next Tuesday remain alive.
February 26, 2014
The Bisons are set to A-Sun co-leader FGCU on Thursday night at 6 p.m. at Allen Arena. With a pair of wins this week, Lipscomb could be in position to host a first-round of the A-Sun tournament that begins next Tuesday.
February 21, 2014
The Bisons were able to overcome shooting 16.7 percent from beyond the arc to down A-Sun foe Northern Kentucky 70-66 on Friday night. Malcolm Smith led the Bisons with a 21-point effort on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor.
February 20, 2014
The Bisons return home on Friday night to take on A-Sun foe Northern Kentucky in a league battle that will air on CSS. The game will also be carried on 94.9 Game 2 as well as ASun.TV.
February 17, 2014
Helping the Bisons clinch a berth in the 2014 A-Sun Tournament, freshman guard Josh Williams has picked up his third A-Sun Newcomer of the Year award. Williams averaged 18 points and added 7.5 rebounds per game
February 16, 2014
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team show toughness and resiliency to get a 76-73 Atlantic Sun Conference road win at Kennesaw State Sunday afternoon. The win improved Lipscomb to 12-14 overall and 7-8 in the conference.
February 15, 2014
The Bisons take the court at the KSU Convocation Center on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. CT taking on A-Sun Foe Kennesaw State in the final regular-season road game of the 2013-14 season. The game will air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2
February 14, 2014
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team could not buy a bucket in the first half and Mercer could not miss. The Bears flexed their muscles behind 10 made 3-pointers and took a decisive 79-48 victory on its home court Friday night.
February 13, 2014
The Bisons have made it through the snow and ice in the Peach State to get ready to battle with A-Sun leader Mercer on Friday night at Hawkins Arena in Macon. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. The game will air on 94.9 Game 2 and be carried on ASun.TV
February 12, 2014
Since Old Man Winter has decided to again turn the state of Georgia white, the Bisons games against Mercer and Kennesaw State have been pushed back a day each.
February 08, 2014
The Bisons got a career-high 27 points from Malcolm Smith and 22 from J.C. Hampton but could not keep up with ETSU on Saturday afternoon falling 96-88 at Allen Arena.
February 07, 2014
The Bisons look to make it five-straight Atlantic Sun Conference wins on Saturday afternoon hosting ETSU at 4 p.m. The game will air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
February 07, 2014
Darth Vader and members of his Imperial Empire will be on hand Saturday at 4 p.m. as the Bisons host ETSU. The annual event is a favorite among the Bisons fans and the Nashville community.
February 06, 2014
Freshman guard Josh Williams drained a three with 2.2 seconds remaining on Thursday night as the Bisons downed USC Upstate 77-75 at Allen Arena. Williams scored 21 on the night to go with 21 from redshirt-freshman guard J.C. Hampton
February 05, 2014
The Bisons host Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate on Thursday night at 6 p.m. at Allen Arena. The contest is set to air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
February 04, 2014
The Bisons are excited to host the 3rd-Annual Adoption Rally on Saturday night as A-Sun foe ETSU comes to Allen Arena. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. as the Buccaneers come to town.
February 03, 2014
After averaging 15 points per game last week in the Bisons conference road sweep, redshirt-freshman guard J.C. Hampton has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week.
February 01, 2014
The Bisons emerged from an Atlantic Sun Conference defensive slug fest on Saturday night with a 60-58 win at North Florida. Redshirt freshman J.C. Hampton sank the game winner for Lipscomb with 45 seconds remaining.
January 31, 2014
The Bisons continue road play on Saturday night with a 6 p.m. contest at North Florida. Lipscomb looks to make it three straight on the road after Thursday night's 88-76 win at Jacksonville
January 30, 2014
Freshman guard Josh Williams poured in 27 as the Bisons downed Atlantic Sun foe Jacksonville 88-76 on Thursday night in the "Sunshine State".
January 29, 2014
The Bisons continue conference road action on Thursday night at Veteran's Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. against the Jacksonville Dolphins. Tune in to the game on 94.9 Game 2.
January 29, 2014
Rick Clark was a double-sport standout for Lipscomb University in the late 60's. He was a four-year letterman in basketball serving as co-captain as a junior and senior. He also lettered on the tennis team earning co-MVP honors as a senior.
January 27, 2014
Bisons freshman guard Josh Williams has been named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week for the second time in three weeks after helping lead the Purple and Gold to a one-point road win at Northern Kentucky.
January 24, 2014
Malcolm Smith scored 21 points and twin brother Martin Smith added 15 as the Bisons earned a road win at Northern Kentucky 75-74 on Friday night.
January 23, 2014
The Bisons continue league action on Friday night taking on Northern Kentucky at 6 p.m. at the Bank of Kentucky Center. The contest is set to air on CSS as well as ESPN3 in certain markets.
January 18, 2014
With starters Malcolm Smith and Talbott Denny on the shelf, the Bisons found tough going even tougher against Mercer on Saturday afternoon as the Purple and Gold fell 87-66 to the Bears in league action.
January 17, 2014
The Bisons continue home Atlantic Sun Conference action on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. against Mercer at Allen Arena. The contest is set to air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
January 16, 2014
The Bisons got 22 points from redshirt-freshman guard J.C. Hampton and 21 points from junior forward Malcolm Smith to top A-Sun foe Kennesaw State 88-83 on Thursday night at Allen Arena
January 15, 2014
Men's basketball returns to home action on Thursday night at 6 p.m. hosting Atlantic Sun Conference foe Kennesaw State. The game is set to air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2
January 13, 2014
After posting 28 points against Jacksonville and 34 at ETSU last week, Bison freshman guard Josh Williams has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week.
January 11, 2014
Giving up 13 3-pointers on the afternoon, the Bisons fell 84-70 in road action at Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate on Saturday afternoon. Redshirt freshman guard J.C. Hampton led the Bisons with 17 points.
January 10, 2014
The Bisons head to Spartanburg, S.C. on Saturday afternoon for a 3 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference contest at USC Upstate that is set to air on ESPN3.
January 09, 2014
On the heels on Monday night's 28-point performance against Jacksonville, Bison freshman guard Josh Williams scored 34 points off the bench on Thursday night on 13-of-17 shooting to help lead Lipscomb past ETSU 82-80.
January 08, 2014
The Bisons continue A-Sun action on Thursday night at ETSU at 6:00 p.m. Catch the action live on 94.9 Game 2 or on ASun.TV.
January 06, 2014
Freshman guard Josh Williams poured in 28 points on Monday night against Jacksonville but it would not be enough as an inury and illness saddled Bison squad fell 88-85 at Allen Arena.
January 05, 2014
Men's hoops continues home action on Monday night at 5 p.m. at Allen Arena as Jacksonville ventures to the "Music City. The contest is set to air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
January 04, 2014
The Bisons mounted a late run to pull within one but could not keep the run going eventually falling 78-73 to North Florida on Saturday afternoon. Junior forward Martin Smith led all scorers with 20 points.
January 03, 2014
With the last home game on Dec. 4, the Bisons finally return to action at Allen Arena on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. The contest will air on both ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
January 01, 2014
A slow start in the first five minutes of the second half led to a lead that the Bisons could not overcome in a 75-62 Atlantic Sun Conference loss to Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday night in Ft. Myers.
December 31, 2013
The Bisons continue Atlantic Sun Conference road action on Wednesday in a New Year's Day affair at Florida Gulf Coast. The game is set to air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
December 30, 2013
Men's basketball opened the 2013-14 Atlantic Sun Conference slate on Monday night with a tough 65-63 loss at Stetson. Khion Sankey and J.C. Hampton led the Bisons with 14 apiece.
December 29, 2013
The Bisons open Atlantic Sun Conference play on Monday night at 6 p.m. on the road at Stetson. The contest is set to air on 94.9 Game 2 with Jonathan Seamon calling the action.
December 19, 2013
The Bisons got 27 points from Clarksville native Martin Smith en route to a hard-fought 88-83 win at Austin Peay on Thursday night.
December 18, 2013
The men's basketball team is set to take on Austin Peay in Clarksville on Thursday night at 7 p.m. to finish nonconference action. Catch the game live on 94.9 Game 2.
December 14, 2013
The Bisons got 23 points from junior forward Martin Smith but came up short 84-75 at Georgia on Saturday afternoon.
December 13, 2013
With fall semester exams in the books, the Bisons return to the hardwood on Saturday afternoon with a 3 p.m. tilt against SEC foe Georgia. Listen to the contest live on 94.9 Game 2.
December 09, 2013
Bison junior forward Martin Smith has been named both the Atlantic Sun Conference and the College Sports Madness Player of the Week for the league. Smith averaged 21 points last week for the Purple and Gold.
December 07, 2013
The Bisons could not overcome a 5-point halftime deficit against OVC foe Murray State falling 73-69 on Saturday afternoon in Murray, Ky. Martin Smith led the Purple and Gold with 18 points.
December 06, 2013
The Bisons are set to head north to Kentucky on Saturday afternoon for a 3 p.m. nonconference contest against Ohio Valley Conference foe Murray State.
December 05, 2013
Freshman guard Josh Williams scored a season-high 20 points including five in the final 1:08 of the game as the Bisons downed Tennessee Tech 87-79 on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
December 04, 2013
Bisons basketball returns to Allen Arena on Thursday night against in-state foe Tennessee Tech with a 6 p.m. tipoff on ESPN3. The contest is the final home game of the 2013 calendar year.
November 30, 2013
The Bisons trailed only one at half but Georgetown used a strong second-half opening to take a 70-49 win on Saturday at the Verizon Center in Washington.
November 29, 2013
The Bisons are set to go toe-to-toe with Big East foe Georgetown on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. The game will be carried in the Nashville are on Fox Sports South as well as on 94.9 Game 2.
November 26, 2013
Martin and Malcolm Smith combined for 50 points on Monday night as the Bisons topped homestanding UT-Martin 95-84. Up next for Lipscomb is a Saturday contest at Georgetown.
November 24, 2013
The Bisons will travel outside the city of Nashville for the first time in the 2013-14 season on Monday night for a 7:30 p.m. game at UT-Martin. The game will be broadcast on 94.9 Game 2 the flagship station of Lipscomb athletics.
November 20, 2013
The Bisons ran into a scorching hot Belmont team on Wednesday night at the Curb Event Center. The Bruins shot a blistering 56 percent from the field as Lipscomb fell 94-64.
November 19, 2013
The Bisons and Bruins meet for the 134th time on Wednesday night at the Curb Event Center on the Belmont campus at 7 p.m. The contest will air live on 94.9 Game 2.
November 18, 2013
Sophomore forward Talbott Denny sank a career best 22 points and added a career high 11 rebounds as the Bisons defeated Tennessee State 75-70 on Monday.
November 17, 2013
It was over a decade ago the last time the Bisons and Tigers met on the hardwood but the series renews on Monday night at the Gentry Center on the TSU campus. Tune in to 94.9 Game 2 to catch the game on the new home for Bison basketball.
November 15, 2013
The Bisons got a game-high 21 points from J.C. Hampton and 15 more from Khion Sankey but it would not be enough to down Vanderbilt on Friday night as the purple and gold fell 80-69.
November 14, 2013
The Bisons make the short trek to Memorial Gymnasium on Friday night to take on Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt at 7 p.m. Tickets remain and can be purchased by contacting the Vanderbilt ticket office at 615-322-GOLD
November 14, 2013
Casey Alexander has inked a pair of high school standouts for the 2014-15 season as Aaron Korn and George Brammeier have signed national letters of intent to play for Lipscomb.
November 11, 2013
The Bisons placed four players in double figures en route to an 88-78 win over Oakland City on Monday night marking the first win of the Casey Alexander era. Carter Sanderson and Malcolm Smith led the way for Lipscomb with 19 points each.
November 11, 2013
Redshirt freshman J.C. Hampton has been named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week after his 20-point effort against Belmont last Friday night.
November 10, 2013
The Bisons return to Don Meyer Court on Monday night hosting Oakland City at 6 p.m. The contest is set to air on ESPN3 and 94.9 Game 2.
November 08, 2013
The Casey Alexander era of Lipscomb basketball kicked off on Friday night with a tough 87-83 loss to Belmont in the "Battle of the Boulevard." The Bisons got 34 points off the bench but could not overcome 33 made free-throw attempts by the Bruins.
November 07, 2013
The Casey Alexander era of Lipscomb basketball opens Friday night at 6 p.m. as the Belmont Bruins come to Allen Arena. Limited tickets are available.
November 06, 2013
After Bailey Heflin graduated from Lipscomb University he became a coach at the school, serving as head coach for track and as an assistant coach for basketball.
October 31, 2013
The Bisons got 23 points including 21 second-half points from junior Martin Smith as Lipscomb downed long-time foe Freed-Hardeman 95-83. Next up Lipscomb hosts Belmont on Nov. 8
October 30, 2013
A Halloween night renewing of the Lipscomb-Freed-Hardeman rivalry is set for Thursday night. Stay dry out of the rain and get free admission in costume at 6 p.m. at Allen Arena.
October 23, 2013
Lipscomb basketball has a new home on the airwaves for 2013-14 as 94.9 Game 2 is now the flagship for Bison basketball.
October 23, 2013
The start of the 2013-2014 basketball season for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons is only a few days away. Assistant coach John Wild points out that the fall preseason may be more of a challenge in terms of time to get things done than during the season because of the preparation necessary to get ready.
October 21, 2013
As part of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference social media day, head coach Casey Alexander and Khion Sankey will be on hand to answer fan and media submitted questions live from Allen Arena.
October 15, 2013
A total of 30 Lipscomb men's and women's basketball games are set to air on ESPN3 during the 2013-14 season including 24 originated from Allen Arena. Leading off the broadcast schedule is the men's "Battle of the Boulevard" on Nov. 8
October 02, 2013
The Bisons 2013-14 schedule looks to feature three television games including the Nov. 30 game at Georgetown on FSN and both Northern Kentucky games that will air on CSS.
September 27, 2013
The men's basketball team got 2013-14 practice started on Friday afternoon at Allen Arena highlighted by a visit from former NBA skipper Stan Van Gundy
September 24, 2013
The Bisons and Lady Bisons got a special treat on Tuesday afternoon as Coach Don Meyer was in the Music City and dropped by for a special preseason chat with the teams.
September 19, 2013
The ironman for the Lipscomb basketball team a year ago, rising junior Martin Smith has been named to the Lindy's Sports Preseason All-Atlantic Sun Conference Second Team.
September 05, 2013
Bisons head coach Casey Alexander has added a trio of newcomers to the team completing the 2013-14 roster for the Purple and Gold.
August 15, 2013
The 2013-14 schedule is set for Bison basketball including marquee road matchups at Georgetown, Georgia, Murray State and Vanderbilt. Season tickets are on sale now by visiting BeHerdLU.com or calling 615-955-HERD (4373).
July 10, 2013
Lipscombsports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former Bison James Poindexter, who is now a basketball coach at McAdory High School in McAlla, Ala.
June 28, 2013
Lipscombsports.com had the chance to sit down with new men's basketball coach Casey Alexander and find out about how the first month back in Nashville has gone.
June 26, 2013
Lipscombsports.com had a chance this week to catch up with former Bison Rodrigo Martinez, who is in Nashville for camp with several of his players from Switzerland.
June 24, 2013
Men's basketball head coach Casey Alexander welcomed more than 50 former Bisons back on Sunday afternoon for a luncheon in the Hall of Fame room at Allen Arena.
June 19, 2013
Roger Idstrom, Dwight Evans, and Steve Drabyn have been hired as assistant coaches by head coach Casey Alexander to complete the men's basketball staff. All three were part of Alexander's staff at Stetson.
June 12, 2013
Lipscombsports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former Bison guard Trey Williams, who is now a special education teacher and boys basketball coach at Lead Academy in Nashville.
June 12, 2013
New Lipscomb basketball head coach Casey Alexander is set to host a luncheon on Sunday, June 23 to welcome back all former players and program assistants.
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