Lipscomb men’s basketball head coach Lennie Acuff announced three members of his coaching staff Friday, naming Roger Idstrom, Kevin Carroll and Tyler Murray assistant coaches.
The ASUN Conference had its best season in league history in terms of postseason success with the group earning 19 wins in national tournaments, including the ASUN's first-ever national championship.
Former Lipscomb Men's Basketball student-athlete Eli Pepper has signed his first professional basketball contract with Radisson RED Glasgow Rocks of Scotland.
Paul Compton has been part of positive changes through his work as a teacher, coach and administrator at Brentwood Academy. We learned more about him this week in a brief conversation with LipscombSports.com.
Former University of Alabama in Huntsville head coach Lennie Acuff has been named the 19th head men’s basketball coach at Lipscomb University, Director of Athletics Philip Hutcheson announced on Tuesday. Acuff comes to town with more than 550 wins in his 29-year coaching career.
Former Bison Clay Tate has managed to translate lessons learned from basketball at Lipscomb into success in the financial services, construction, real estate and development industries to the point that he’s now a seasoned and top-producing multi-million dollar agent in Nashville.
Garrison Mathews will compete in as many as three games this week with his team – Portsmouth Partnership – set to take the court for the first time at 8 p.m. CT on Thursday.
Lipscomb currently stands third in the race for the ASUN Conference Bill Bibb All-Sports Trophy with nine championships still to be decided.
Casey Alexander resigned today to become the men's basketball head coach at Belmont University.
Mathews will get his first chance to showcase his ability in the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (PIT) April 17-20 in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Rob Marberry has accepted an invitation to play in the Dos Equis 3X3 National Championship. The three-day event is staged (April 5-7) at The Mall of America in Minneapolis.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team fell 81-66 to Texas in the NIT championship game on Thursday night in Madison Square Garden, ending a memorable tournament run and a historic season.
When the Lipscomb men’s basketball team visited Madison Square Garden during Garrison Mathews’ freshman year, he never gave a thought he might one day play there.
Lipscomb will take on Texas in the NIT championship game on Thursday at 6 p.m. on ESPN.
The Bisons are headed to the NIT championship game after defeating Wichita State 71-64 in a thrilling semifinal matchup in Madison Square Garden.
Lipscomb is set to take on Wichita State in the NIT semifinals in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday at 6 p.m. on ESPN.
Garrison Mathews scored a record-breaking 44 points, and Kenny Cooper hit the game-winner as Lipscomb upset NC State 94-93 to advance to the semifinals of the NIT in New York City.
Lipscomb travels to NC State for an 8 p.m. CT quarterfinal matchup in the NIT that will be televised on ESPNU. The winner advances to the semifinals next week in the "Big Apple".
The Bisons turned a one-point deficit late in the first half into a convincing 86-69 beat down of top-seeded UNCG in second-round action of the NIT at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team begins continues its postseason quest on Saturday as the Bisons head back to North Carolina to take on UNC Greensboro in the second round of the NIT.
We learned about his memorable teammates, his successful high school coaching career, and his recent Florida state championship when Greg Watson sat down this week with LipscombSports.com.
Lipscomb and UNCG are set to battle Saturday at 1 p.m. CT on ESPN in a second round matchup in the NIT.
Lipscomb advances to the next round of the NIT with a wild 89-81 victory at Davidson Tuesday night inside John M. Belk Arena.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team begins postseason play on Tuesday as the Bisons head to North Carolina to face Davidson in the first round of the NIT.
The Bisons earned an NIT bid as a No. 5 seed and will visit No. 4 Davidson at 6 p.m. CT on Tuesday in a game to be aired on ESPN3.
A coach saw him playing in a pickup basketball game and that put in motion a college basketball career. Michael Mays is now an accomplished high school teacher and coach who is living out his passion. We learned plenty when he sat down this week with LipscombSports.com.
Already named the ASUN Player of the Year, Lipscomb senior guard Garrison Mathews has been named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District IV team.
Lipscomb came agonizingly close to winning back-to-back ASUN Tournaments on Sunday afternoon, but the Bisons fell just short, losing to Liberty 74-68 in Nashville.
A birth in the NCAA Tournament is on the line on Sunday as the No. 1 seed Lipscomb men’s basketball team defends its ASUN Championship crown against the No. 2 seed Liberty at 2 p.m. in Allen Arena.
Garrison Mathews' 22 points and a stifling Bisons defense powered Lipscomb to a 78-55 victory over #5 NJIT in the ASUN Semifinals Thursday.
No. 1 Lipscomb continues action in the 2019 ASUN Conference Championship Thursday hosting No. 5 NJIT at 7 p.m. at Allen Arena.
Junior guard Kenny Cooper scored 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished 10 assists in the opening game of the ASUN Championship to help Lipscomb defeat Kennesaw State 86-71.
Garrison Mathews was named Player of the Year, Rob Marberry joined Mathews on the First Team, Ahsan Asadullah landed All-Freshman honors and Casey Alexander was tabbed ASUN Coach of the Year.
A new season begins Monday inside Allen Arena as Lipscomb begins its title defense of the ASUN crown when the top-seeded Bisons host No. 8 Kennesaw State at 7 p.m.
Senior Eli Pepper earned a spot on the ASUN All-Academic squad for the third-straight season, while Matt Rose and Michael Buckland joined him.
Lipscomb wrapped up the regular season with an ASUN Conference championship after defeating North Alabama 87-75 Friday night at Flowers Hall in Florence, Alabama.
Lipscomb and UNA tips off at 6 p.m. in Florence with ASUN seeding on the line. A win by the Bisons would clinch at least a share of the ASUN regular season title.
A junior college transfer, he found his way to Nashville in the fall of 1968 as a basketball recruit of Coach Ken Dugan. Learn more about Larry Lingerfelt, who sat down for a few minutes this week to speak with www.LipscombSports.com.
Behind a season high 16 treys on Senior Night, the Lipscomb men’s basketball team held on to defeat NJIT 81-77 Monday in the regular season home finale at Allen Arena.
With ASUN standings and tournament seeding on the line, Lipscomb and NJIT meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. with a lot to play for in the home finale at Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team had its worst shooting night of the season in a 67-61 road loss to Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday night in Fort Myers, Florida.
Lipscomb hits the road for an all-important ASUN contest with Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday at 6 p.m. CT.
Senior sharpshooter Garrison Mathews became the ASUN’s all-time leader with 317 career 3-pointers as the Bisons defeated the Owls 83-67 on the road Saturday afternoon.
The Bisons and Owls tip off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in an ASUN Conference matchup at the KSU Convocation Center.
Lipscomb had its 11-game winning snapped Wednesday in a 74-66 loss to Liberty in Allen Arena.
The game will feature the ASUN’s two heavy hitters with the Bisons sitting atop the league standings at 11-0 and the Flames only one game back at 10-1.
Eli Pepper nabs his first-career ASUN Player of the Week honor after a monster 27-point, 14-rebound performance against Jacksonville.
Eli Pepper scored a career-high 27 points with 14 rebounds and six assists to help the Bisons stave off the Dolphins 86-77 Saturday in Nashville.
The Bisons and Dolphins tip things up at 4 p.m. Saturday in Allen Arena.
The Bisons dominated UNF 92-55 on the road Wednesday to win their 10th straight game, which is the longest streak in their D-I era.
The Bisons head to the “River City” of Jacksonville, Florida on Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. ASUN conference meeting with North Florida at UNF Arena.
Ahsan Asadullah was named the ASUN's Newcomer of the Week after averaging 9.5 PPG and 6.5 RPG to lead the Bisons in a pair of big league victories.
For the 12th time in his illustrious career, Lipscomb's Garrison Mathews takes home ASUN Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors.
Behind 14 points from Kenny Cooper and a 28-point contribution from the bench in the first half, the Bisons jumped on North Alabama early and rolled to a 102-80 win in Allen Arena, extending their win streak to nine games.
The Bisons return home Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. to host ASUN foe North Alabama for Star Wars Day and the Adoption Rally at Allen Arena.
Lipscomb proved the road to the top still runs through Nashville as the Bisons welcomed Liberty to the league in dominating fashion with a 79-59 victory Tuesday in the Vines Center.
Both teams are 7-0 in league play and are ranked among the top mid-major programs in the country. It will be the first-ever meeting between the schools when they meet at 6 p.m. (CT) Tuesday in Lynchburg, Va.
The Franklin, Tennessee native averaged 29.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in route to earning the Lou Henson National Player of the Week for a third time in his career.
For the 11th time in his decorated career, Mathews takes home Player of the Week honor after a prolific week scoring the basketball, as he averaged 29.0 PPG and shot 55.3 percent from the field.
The shorthanded Bisons beat Stetson 88-65 on the road Sunday in DeLand, Florida. The win marked the 100th victory for head coach Casey Alexander at Lipscomb.
Lipscomb makes its second trip of the season to the Sunshine State when the Bisons take on the Stetson Hatters at 3 p.m. (CT) Sunday in ASUN Conference action in the Edmunds Center.
Garrison Mathews hit six threes and recorded season highs with 31 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bisons outlast FGCU 89-81 in a tough ASUN battle Thursday in Allen Arena.
The Bisons welcome two-time defending ASUN Conference regular season champion FGCU to Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m. for a rematch of last season’s ASUN Championship game.
The Bisons picked up an 86-57 win over Kennesaw State Monday to move to 14-4 overall and 5-0 in league play, giving them their best start in the ASUN in program history.
The meeting will be the 27th contest all-time between the two schools with the Bisons owning a 19-7 advantage in the series after having won 14 of the last 16 against the Owls.
Rob Marberry scored a game-high 23 points and finished 11 of 12 from the floor to lead Lipscomb over NJIT 70-52 on Wednesday night in ASUN Conference action in Newark, New Jersey.
Lipscomb heads to the Garden State with a 5-2 lead in the all-time series against NJIT, including a 3-0 mark against the Highlanders in Newark.
Mathews extends his conference record with his 10th ASUN Player of the Week honor after guiding the Bisons to a 2-0 mark in league play.The senior averaged 22.5 PPG last week as the Bisons defeated North Florida and Stetson at home.
The story of the game was Garrison Mathews becoming the program’s all-time leading scorer and three-point shooter in its NCAA era behind a 20-point, six-rebound performance against the Hatters.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team continues home ASUN Conference action on Saturday afternoon hosting Stetson at 4 p.m. at Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Behind 20 points and 11 rebounds, Eli Pepper set the program’s NCAA era rebounding record to help the Bisons take down North Florida, 81-66, Wednesday in their ASUN Conference home opener at Allen Arena.
The Bisons open ASUN Conference home action on Wednesday night hosting the North Florida Ospreys at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena.
Four players scored in double figures and the Lipscomb Bisons held off a pesky Jacksonville squad 77-74 Saturday night in the ASUN Conference opener at Swisher Gym in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Bisons kick off 2019 ASUN play on Saturday with a trip to the Sunshine State where they will visit Swisher Gym to take on the Jacksonville Dolphins at 5 p.m. on ESPN+.
The Bisons coughed the ball up a season-high 22 times in an 84-67 loss to Clemson Sunday afternoon in the final nonconference contest of the season.
The Bisons get back to action Sunday with a trip to Littlejohn Coliseum to take on Clemson at 2 p.m.
Garrison Mathews earned his record-setting ninth career ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor on Sunday after producing a pair of 22-point performances and leading the team to wins over Vermont and Covenant.
Seniors Garrison Mathews and Rob Marberry combined for 43 points to help the Lipscomb men’s basketball team to a marquee nonconference win, 91-66, over the Vermont Catamounts Friday night inside Allen Arena.
The Bisons wrap up its 2018 home slate on Friday when they welcome to town Vermont. The teams will tip-off at 7:15 p.m. in Allen Arena.
Behind a defensive effort that forced 23 turnovers, the Lipscomb men’s basketball team downed nonconference foe Covenant 119-48 on Monday night at Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Bisons are set to host Covenant on Monday night at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena. The game will air live on ESPN+.
The Bisons went on the road to face the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday night, and the Bisons came achingly close to pulling off the upset, falling 72-68 in a physical contest at the KFC Yum! Center.
Lipscomb men’s basketball gets another shot at making a statement on a national stage Wednesday when the Bisons travel to the Bluegrass State to take on the Louisville Cardinals at 6 p.m. (CT) inside the KFC Yum! Center.
The senior produced back-to-back 26-point efforts on 65.5% shooting from the field as he helped the Bisons improve their record to 7-2.
In its first home game in more than three weeks, Lipscomb used the one-two punch of Rob Marberry and Ahsan Asadullah to take a 107-81 win over Navy on Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The Bisons will look to get back on track Sunday against Navy in their first game at home in more than three weeks. Tip is set for 1:30 p.m. on ESPN+
A chaotic final minute cost the Lipscomb men’s basketball team on Tuesday night at the Curb Event Center as the Bisons fell 76-74 to Belmont in the Battle of the Boulevard.
The 8th Annual Adoption Rally is set for the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader against first-year ASUN Conference foe North Alabama on Feb. 2 in conjunction with the annual Star Wars Day at Allen Arena.
The Bisons (6-1) will look to finish off a perfect five-game road trip and avenge their only loss of the season in the 144th installment of the storied rivalry on ESPN+.
Lipscomb received 557 total points from a panel of 31 mid-major coaches around the country. They were just 33 behind UNC Greensboro in fifth.
The senior garnered his 8th-career weekly honor, tying him with Centenary’s Willie Jackson (1980-84) for the most ASUN Men's Basketball Player of the Weeks awards in league history.
Behind a season high 29 points from Garrison Mathews, the Lipscomb men’s basketball team went on the road Saturday and knocked off in-state rival Middle Tennessee 84-74 at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro.
Despite meeting 51 times in the series history, the Bisons and Blue Raiders will cross paths for the first time since 2007 when the teams tip it up at 5 p.m. in the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro.
Mathews takes home the seventh ASUN Player of the Week award of his career after wins over No. 18 TCU and Morehead State.
Behind Ahsan Asadullah’s 15 points and nine rebounds, the Lipscomb men’s basketball team picked up a convincing 87-55 road victory over Morehead State Sunday in E.T. Johnson Arena in Morehead, Kentucky.
Lipscomb men’s basketball continues road action Sunday for a 1:05 p.m. matinee matchup against Morehead State at the E.T. Johnson Arena in Morehead, Kentucky.
The Bisons went into Schallmaier Arena Tuesday night and knocked off #18 TCU, 73-64, to give the program its first-ever win over a ranked opponent in the Division I era.
For the 6th-straight year, Lipscomb leads the ASUN Conference All-Sports standings in the race for the Bill Bibb Trophy after the conclusion of the conference fall seasons.
Lipscomb head coach Casey Alexander announced on Tuesday the signing of trio (L to R) - Kaleb Coleman, KJ Johnson and Jacob Hobbs - to the 2019-20 recruiting class for the Bisons.
The Bisons will look to keep the early-season momentum going Tuesday at No. 18 TCU with a 7 p.m. tip in the Ed and Rae Schallmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team started off their Texas road trip the right way, knocking off SMU 79-73 in Dallas at the Moody Coliseum on Saturday night.
The Bisons travel to Dallas on Saturday for their first game away from home when they take on SMU. They will tip things up at 6 p.m. in Moody Coliseum.
The first Battle of the Boulevard of the 2018-19 season lived up to the rivalry’s moniker as Lipscomb and Belmont duked it out for all 40 minutes, with the Bruins coming out on top 87-83.
Lipscomb continues home action Thursday night hosting the 143rd installment of the “Battle of the Boulevard” as Belmont comes to Allen Arena for a 6:30 p.m. tip.
The Bisons improved to 2-0 on the young season with an 86-79 win over Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena in Nashville. Kenny Cooper led the way with a career high 24 points.
Lipscomb continues a three-game home stand to open the season Saturday afternoon with a 3 p.m. contest against crosstown foe Tennessee State at Allen Arena.
Simply A Fan, a full-service sports travel and adventure company based out of Nashville, has announced plans to organize and run trips to selected Lipscomb University men’s basketball road games for the 2018-19 basketball season.
The big man was efficient, as he drained 11-of-12 shots from the floor and poured in a game-high 26 points to lead the Bisons past Sewanee 97-53 in Tuesday's season opener.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team kicks off its 88th season of play Tuesday night hosting Sewanee at 7:15 p.m. at Allen Arena.
The induction ceremony of the 2018 Hall of Fame class will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center in St. Joseph, Missouri.
To accommodate a scheduling conflict for SMU, the Lipscomb men's basketball game versus the Mustangs has been moved up a day to Saturday, November 17 at 6 p.m. at the Moody Coliseum in Dallas, Texas.
The Bisons were tabbed the preseason ASUN favorite by the league’s coaches on Wednesday. Senior guard Garrison Mathews was selected the Preseason Player of the Year, while senior forward Rob Marberry joined him on the 10-player Preseason All-ASUN squad.
Lipscomb Athletics will induct seven new members into the departmental Hall of Fame on Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m.
The ticket plans are on sale today and can be purchased online, or by calling the Lipscomb ticket office at 615-966-HERD (4373). You can also visit the ticket office at the main entrance of Allen Arena.
Lipscomb returns its top six scorers from a season ago who combined for 2,479 points and 91.5 percent of the team’s scoring.
Head coach Casey Alexander put together a tough slate for his 2018-19 squad with trips to Louisville, Clemson and TCU and home games with Belmont, Navy and Vermont.
The Bisons made their way from Florence to Milan with a stop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa along the way. Adam Notteboom brings us along in the latest blog post.
After so much going on with the Bisons in Italy, Lipscomb associate head coach Rodger Idstrom recaps the past two days for the group - including a bike tour and another W from the team.
On day three in Italy, the Bisons visit the Colosseum in the morning and take down Stella Azzurra, 54-41, in the of three games on their 10-day exhibition tour.
Junior Matt Rose blogs about the team's second day in Italy as they toured the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.
The men's basketball team landed safely in Rome, Italy and quickly began soaking in the sights and sounds.
The Bisons jump on a plane Tuesday morning for a unique 10-day tour of Italy. Visits to world-renowned landmarks and three games against professional Italian and Lithuanian clubs highlight the journey.
Thirty ASUN Conference student-athletes, administrators & league representatives attended the 2018 Summer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Meetings from July 22-24 on the campus of Lipscomb University.
The Bisons landed a trio of players on the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court Tuesday as Eli Pepper, George Brammeier and Matt Rose each picked up the accolade.
The Bisons received commendation from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Wednesday for its work in the classroom as a recipient of the sixth annual Team Academic Excellence Award.