Highlighted by trips to take on Alabama, Navy, Purdue, Texas and Tennessee, the Bisons will face a challenging campaign in 2017-18.
The 2016-17 season for Lipscomb men's basketball was one for the record books as the squad claimed a number of new marks, especially on the offensive end of the floor.
George Brammeier, Cam Miller and Brett Wishon were honored by the NABC on Tuesday for their work in the classroom last season.
The Bisons picked up the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award for the second straight year for their work off the court.
Former Lipscomb men's basketball head coach Don Meyer will be inducted into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame in November.
With 82.27 percent of student-athletes claiming a 3.0 grade-point-average or higher, the Bisons have earned the ASUN Conference Academic Champions Trophy for the 4th-straight year.
Make your summer plans now to signup for the Lipscomb basketball summer camps for both boys and girls. The camps range from ages five all the way to rising seniors in high school.
The Bisons gathered in Allen Arena on Wednesday night to honor the best of the last year in Lipscomb Athletics.
After leading the Bisons in scoring and becoming the fastest player in the NCAA Division I era for Lipscomb to reach the 1,000-point mark, Garrison Mathews has been named to the NABC First-Team All-District 3.
Garrison Mathews scored 29 points en route to becoming the fastest player in the NCAA era at Lipscomb to reach the 1,000-point mark but it was not enough as the Bisons fell 91-85 to a hot shooting North Florida squad.
With a chance to advance to the ASUN Championship final on the line for the first time since 2006, the No. 2 Bisons are set to host No. 3 seed North Florida at 7 p.m. on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
The Bisons got a 30-point effort from sophomore guard Garrison Mathews en route to a 97-66 win over NJIT in the quarterfinal round of the 2017 ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Championships. Lipscomb advances to host No. 3 seed North Florida on Thursday night at 7 p.m.
The No 2. Bisons play host to No. 7 NJIT on Monday night at Allen Arena. Tickets are available online or by calling 615-966-HERD (4373)
Sophomores Garrison Mathews and Rob Marberry were named to the 2017 ASUN All-Conference team on Sunday with Mathews garnering a unanimous first-team selection, while Marberry was named to the second team.
Lipscomb's Cam Miller and Eli Pepper were honored on Friday with selections to the 2017 ASUN Conference Men's Basketball All-Academic team. The Bisons were the only team with two selections on the eight-member team.
On the heels of leading the Bisons to an 85-74 road win at Kennesaw State on Thursday night with a 24-point effort, junior guard Nathan Moran has been named the ASUN Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
The Bisons erupted for 62 points in the first half en route to an 85-72 ASUN Conference road win at Kennesaw State to close out the 2016-17 regular season. Lipscomb returns home on Monday night to open the ASUN Championships at 7 p.m.
Bison basketball assistant coaches Steve Drabyan and Sean Rutigliano shares about why they are passionate about coaching
The Bisons close out 2016-17 regular season action with an ASUN Conference tilt at Kennesaw State on Thursday night at 6 p.m. before coming home to open the first round of the ASUN Championship at Allen Arena on Monday night.
Hoyt Kirk was a baseball and basketball player and a two-sport collegiate coach who preaches on a weekly basis.
Behind an 81-69 home win over Jacksonville on Senior Day at Allen Arena, the Bison clinched at least a No. 2 seed in the upcoming ASUN Conference Championship that gets underway on Feb. 27.
Lipscomb will honor seniors Cam Miller, Josh Williams and Brett Wishon on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena against ASUN Conference foe Jacksonville at 4 p.m.
The Bisons dropped a 93-82 decision to North Florida on Thursday night at Allen Arena falling to 9-3 in ASUN play and second place in the standings.
The Bisons return home to host ASUN foe North Florida on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. The game features $1 tickets and $1 popcorn in honor of the team being tied atop the league standings.
Daniel Dennison loved his time at Lipscomb both on and off of the basketball court and remains an avid supporter of athletics.
Things have not always gone according to the script for senior Josh Williams but the veteran player has continually adapted and adjusted to the curveballs he has been thrown and is set to finish his career as one of the best ever to don a Lipscomb jersey.
In honor of the Bisons sitting tied in first place in the ASUN Conference standings. Thursday night's game will feature $1 tickets and $1 popcorn.
Garrison Mathews averaged 19.5 points per game and 3.5 rebounds per outing last week as the Bisons moved into a tie for first place in the ASUN Conference standings with three games remaining.
Sophomore center Rob Marberry led the Bisons to a 2-0 week on the road last week as the team moved into a tie with FGCU atop the ASUN Conference standings and clinched a first-round game of the ASUN Championship at Allen Arena on Feb. 27.
The Bisons used a 15-4 run to start the second half en route to a 97-85 ASUN Conference win at Stetson on Saturday afternoon. The win moves Lipscomb to 9-2 in league play and keeps the Purple and Gold atop the conference standings with three games remaining.
Sitting tied atop the ASUN standings with FGCU, the Bisons travel to take on Stetson on Saturday afternoon in a key road contest in DeLand, Fla. Tipoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons used a smothering defensive effort on Thursday night to claim a 65-60 road win over FGCU on their home floor and claim a share of the ASUN Conference lead with just four games remaining in the regular season.
The Bisons head to Ft. Myers on Thursday night with the chance to move into a tie for first place with a win over FGCU at Alico Arena. The game will air live on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons hit 10 threes in the second half to pull away from NJIT in an 87-63 win on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return home on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. to host ASUN foe NJIT for Star Wars Day and the Adoption Rally at Allen Arena.
Sophomores Rob Marberry and Garrison Mathews each scored 29 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 92-80 road ASUN conference win over USC Upstate on Monday night. With the win the Bisons improve to 6-2 in league play and return home on Saturday afternoon to host NJIT.
The two teams took to the court just last Wednesday and they will meet again on Monday night as the Bisons take on USC Upstate at 6 p.m. in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The Bisons improved to 5-2 in ASUN play with a 66-62 win at NJIT on Saturday afternoon in Newark, N.J. Garrison Mathews led all scorers with 21 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double.
The Bisons will take on the Highlanders at 3 p.m. at the Fleisher Athletic Center on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons trailed by as many as 21 points but were able to mount a furious comeback on Tuesday night in an 84-77 win over ASUN foe USC Upstate.
Bennett is one of the top scorers in Lipscomb basketball history.
Wednesday night will mark the first time in over a decade that the Bisons will host a "hump day" game as ASUN co-leader USC Upstate comes to Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m. Catch the game live on ESPN3 and via the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons struggled early from beyond the arc and could never recover in a 90-84 ASUN loss at North Florida on Saturday night in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Bisons continue league action on Saturday night taking on co-leader North Florida at 6 p.m. at UNF Arena. The contest will air live on ESPN3 and via the WatchESPN app.
Sophomore guard Garrison Mathews scored an NCAA era record 39 points on Thursday night to lead the Bisons to a 112-95 ASUN win at Jacksonville.
The Bisons make the trek to Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday to open ASUN road action at Jacksonville University.
The Bisons got a 24-point effort from Josh Williams in an 84-80 loss to FGCU on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The Bisons wrap up a 4-game homestand on Saturday afternoon hosting ASUN co-leader FGCU at 4 p.m. at Allen Arena.
The Bisons scored 58 points in the paint to improve to 2-0 in league play with a 94-68 win over Stetson on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
ASUN play continues for men's hoops hosting Stetson for Lipscomb Missions night and Educator Appreciation night
The Bisons host Stetson at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena. The first 1,000 guests will receive a David Lipscomb bobblehead. The game also features free admission for all teachers and their families as part of Educator Appreciation night.
The Bisons got 24 points from sophomore center Rob Marberry to open ASUN Conference play with an 81-76 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The Bisons are slated to open ASUN play on Saturday afternoon hosting Kennesaw State at Allen Arena. The contest will air live on ESPN3 and via the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons notched four double-doubles and set six records in a 126 win over Fisk on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
After nearly a month away, the Bisons return home to host cross-town foe Fisk at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena. The final nonconference contest of the year will air on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
After a 22-point effort in a win at Missouri last Thursday, Nathan Moran has been named the ASUN Player of the Week.
The Bisons got 22 points and five rebounds from guard Nathan Moran en route to an 81-76 win over Missouri on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.
The Bisons continue road action on Thursday night taking on SEC foe Missouri at Mizzou Arena at 7 p.m. The game is slated to air online on SEC Network +
After helping lead the Bisons to a road win at Austin Peay last Tuesday, freshman guard Kenny Cooper has been named the ASUN Conference Newcomer of the Week.
The 6th Annual Lipscomb Athletics Adoption Rally is set for Feb. 4, 2017 as the Bisons and Lady Bisons host NJIT.
The Bisons used a season high 18 triples to down Austin Peay 99-85 on Tuesday night in Clarksville. Sophomore guard Garrison Mathews led the way with a 28 point night.
The Bisons continue road action on Tuesday night taking on Austin Peay at 7 p.m. at the Winfield Dunn Center in Clarksville. The game will air on the OVC Digital Network.
After averaging 20.5 points per game and hitting the game-winning shot against Tennessee Tech on Saturday, senior guard Josh Williams has been named the ASUN Conference Player of the Week for his efforts.
Senior guard Josh Williams propelled the Bisons to an 81-79 win at Tennessee Tech on Saturday night with a 25-point effort including a game-winning three with 0.2 seconds remaining.
The Bisons head across I-40 again on Saturday night for a 6 p.m. contest against Tennessee Tech at the Eblen Center.
The Bisons put up 58 points int the first half at Thompson-Boling arena on Thursday night but could not hang on in a 92-77 loss to Tennessee.
The Bisons head to Knoxville on Thursday night for a 6 p.m. matchup with the Volunteers that is set to air on SEC Network + and the WATCHESPN app.
After averaging 30.5 points per game last week, sophomore guard Garrison Mathews has been named the ASUN Player of the Week for his efforts.
Behind eight treys, sophomore guard Garrison Mathews scored 36 points to lead the Bisons to a 98-84 win over Morehead State on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The Bisons host OVC foe Morehead State on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. in the first-ever meeting between the two schools in Nashville. The game will air on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons saw a last second game-winning attempt rim out allowing Belmont to hang on for a 78-76 overtime victory on Tuesday night. Garrison Mathews led the way for Lipscomb with 25 points.
The Bisons play host to Belmont on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. in a contest that will air live on ESPN3 from Allen Arena.
Averaging 16.3 points per game and hitting 73.1 percent from the field, sophomore center Rob Marberry has been named the ASUN Newcomer of the Week
A clean look at a trey refused to go down and Saturday afternoon for the Bisons and the end result was a 72-71 loss to Tennessee State at Allen Arena.
The Bisons continue home action on Saturday afternoon hosting Tennessee State at 4 p.m. The contest will air live on ESPN3.
The Bisons set a school record for most point in regulation against a NCAA Division I opponent in a 104-85 win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return to Allen Arena on Thursday night for a 6:30 p.m. contest against Tennessee Tech on ESPN3.
A 24-point effort including a perfect 11-for-11 from the field by sophomore center Rob Marberry was not enough as the Bisons dropped a gut wrenching 64-62 contest to Belmont at the Curb Event Center on Tuesday night.
The Bisons head to the Curb Event Center on Tuesday night for the 139th edition of the "Battle of the Boulevard"
The Bisons struggled early and were unable to recover in a 91-68 loss at Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon at the Fifth Third Arena.
Following a quick break in action for Thanksgiving, the Bisons return to action on Saturday at Cincinnati at 1:30 p.m. at Fifth Third Arena. The game will air live on Fox Sports Ohio and ESPN3.
The Bisons are set to host Latino Heritage Night on Dec. 1 against Tennessee Tech at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena.
The Bisons got a 22-point effort from Garrison Mathews but could not overcome 23 turnovers in an 85-69 loss to Fordham on Sunday afternoon.
The Bisons dropped a 90-72 decision to Fairleigh Dickinson in the Johnny Bach Classic at the Rose Hill Gym in Bronx, New York,
Rebounding and turnover woes proved to be too much to overcome on Friday night for the Bisons in a 90-77 loss to Saint Peter's in the Johnny Bach Classic in Bronx, New York.
The Bisons head to the Empire State for the Johnny Bach Classic taking on Saint Peters, Fairleigh-Dickinson and Fordham in the three-day event.
The Bisons notched seven players in double figures in a 99-70 win over Piedmont on Tuesday night at Allen Arena in the Music City.
The Bisons return home to host Piedmont for the first time in nearly 17 years on Tuesday night at Allen Arena. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free magnet schedule.
The Bisons got a 27-point effort from sophomore guard Garrison Mathews but it would not be enough to dig out of an early deficit as Lipscomb fell 89-75 to Morehead State on Sunday afternoon.
The Bisons travel to Morehead, Kentucky on Sunday for the first meeting against Morehead State since 1958.
Led by 22 points from sophomore transfer Rob Marberry, the Bisons opened 2016-17 action with a 96-53 win over Sewanee on Friday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The 16th season of NCAA Division I basketball is set to get underway with a special noon day game at Allen Arena against Sewanee.
Ahsan Asadullah and Greg Jones have signed their National Letters of Intent to play for the Bisons starting in 2017-18.
In the final episode of "Meet the Bisons" Lindsey Nance sits down with redshirt sophomore transfer Rob Marberry.
Kim Austin is overseeing the new club for children in the seventh grade or younger who want to support the Bisons.
The Bisons will take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Nov. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Fifth Third Bank Arena. The contest will air on Fox Sports Ohio as well as ESPN3.
As "Meet the Bisons" heads down the stretch we sit down with 1,000-point scorer Josh Williams.
Senior guard Cam Miller sits down for an interview in the latest Meet the Bisons.
Freshman guard Michael Buckland takes his turn on "Meet the Bisons".
In this episode of "Meet the Bisons" hear from junior guard Nathan Moran
Asa Duvall sits down for "Meet the Bisons" to talk about his injury at his old stomping grounds.
Junior guard Nathan Moran shares his story of faith in this episode of "This is My Calling"
Sophomore transfer Matt Rose sits down for the latest edition of "Meet the Bisons"
Freshman guard John Matt Merritt is the featured guest in this episode of "Meet the Bisons" where he talks about his love of hunting, his favorite concert and more.
Senior guard Josh Williams has been named to the 2016-17 ASUN Conference Preseason All-Conference squad.
Freshman guard Kenny Cooper checks in with his edition of "Meet the Bisons"
Sophomore forward Eli Pepper sits down for Meet the Bisons.
Aaron Korn sits down to talk about a number of things including his favorite burger in Nashville.
Garrison Mathews sits down for an interview and gives insight into his favorite movie, favorite home-cooked meal and more.
The Bisons took to Don Meyer Court for the first official practice of the season.
Freshman Kenny Bunton sits down to talk about life on campus including his guitar playing skills.
Senior forward Brett Wishon sits down for a one-on-one interview.
The Bisons mission trip to the Dominican Republic is featured this week on WKRN's "Positively Tennessee"
Learn a little bit about junior George Brammeier as we are 55 days away from the opening game at Allen Arena against Sewanee.
The Bisons made the trek to Ft. Campbell last week for a daylong training session with the U.S. Army.
Cam Miller shares the last day for the men's basketball team in the Dominican Republic and then recaps the trip as a whole and how it changed lives.
Rising senior Josh Williams talks about the lasting impact the men's basketball team has left on the community.
Senior guard Cam Miller carries us through the ending stages of construction and the impact being made on Day five in the Dominican Republic.
Freshman guard Michael Buckland talks about the tireless work the Bisons continue in the DR.
The Bisons began the prep for their fence instillation while also holding basketball clinics for the kids on day three of their Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic.
Rising senior Brett Wishon shares his thoughts as the team spent time Sunday worshiping with the locals and exploring the areas where they will be doing their work this week.
The Bisons began their mission trip to the Dominican Republic on Saturday including spending some time with a local youth group.
The 2016-17 Lipscomb men's basketball schedule is out. Here are the 10 things you need to know about the upcoming season.
The Bisons were honored by the NABC as one of just 27 NCAA Division I schools to finish the season with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
The 2017 ASUN Men's Basketball Championship will air live on ESPN on March 5 at 2 p.m. after seeing strong viewing numbers for the 2016 Championship that aired on ESPN2.
Pat Summitt's reach was far and wide and that is easily evidenced by the impact she left on the Lipscomb staff.
The Bisons have claimed the Atlantic Sun Conference Presidents' Academic Trophy for the third straight year after having 278 student-athletes finish the academic year with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Jason Shelton is making the move from college to high school basketball coaching.
Former Lipscomb head coach Don Meyer will be honored next fall by the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The closest and one of the fiercest rivalries in all of college basketball has gotten some recent exposure on the small screen as GAMEON featured the annual tussle.
The Bisons got a 27-point night from freshman Garrison Mathews in a 96-75 loss to Stetson in the A-Sun Tournament semifinals at Allen Arena.
The No. 6 Bisons are set to take on No. 7 Stetson on Thursday night in a semifinal matchup of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.
Kyle Stephens was part of the transition from NAIA to NCAA and has returned home to practice medicine.
The Bisons got 35 points from J.C. Hampton and an upset to claim a 92-89 overtime win over Jacksonville in the first round of the A-Sun Championship. Lipscomb will return home on Thursday night to host No. 7 Stetson at 6 p.m. at Allen Arena.
Junior Cam Miller and sophomore George Brammeier have been selected to the 2016 Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball All-Academic team for their work on the court and in the classroom.
With the 2015-16 regular season in the books, a trio of Bisons have been picked up postseason honors from the Atlantic Sun Conference.
The Bisons open the 2016 Atlantic Sun Conference tournament on Tuesday night taking on No. 3 seed Jacksonville at 6 p.m. at Swisher Gymnasium in Jacksonville, Florida. Follow the contest live on ESPN3.
Hitting just 4-of-32 from beyond the arc, the Bisons dropped a 73-57 to Kennesaw State in the regular season finale for both teams.
The Bisons wrap up the 2015-16 regular season on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena against Kennesaw State in a game that features major playoff implications.
Led by a 21-point effort from freshman Garrison Mathews, the Bisons claimed a hard-fought 77-74 win at Stetson on Saturday afternoon.
The Bisons wrap up 2015-16 regular-season road action on Saturday afternoon taking on A-Sun foe Stetson at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN3.
The Bisons never seemed to find the groove on Thursday night in an 82-67 loss to FGCU at Alico Arena in Ft. Myers, Florida.
The Bisons head down the stretch of A-Sun action with a 6 p.m. contest at FGCU on Thursday night. The contest will air live on ESPN3.
Noted author, motivational speaker and senior vice president for the Orlando Magic, Pat Williams will be the special guest for the 8th-Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence on April 16 at Allen Arena.
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association named freshman guard Garrison Mathews the Player of the Week in the state of Tennessee for the newcomer's play last week against Jacksonville and North Florida.
After averaging 19 points, 10 rebounds and five assists per game last week, freshman guard Garrison Mathews was named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week.
The Bisons got 24 points from Nathan Moran and 23 from Garrison Mathews to down A-Sun leader North Florida 94-87 on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena
The Bisons continue home action on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. hosting A-Sun co-leader North Florida at Allen Arena.
The Bisons came from behind to claim a 93-92 win over A-Sun co-leader Jacksonville on Thursday night at Allen Arena. Freshman Eli Pepper led Lipscomb with a 19-point, six-rebound night.
The Bisons return to Allen Arena on Thursday night to host A-Sun co-leader Jacksonville at 6:30 p.m.
Holding USC Upstate to just 22.7 percent from beyond the arc and forcing 19 turnovers, the Bisons claimed a 78-65 A-Sun road win on Saturday afternoon in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The Bisons head to USC Upstate on Saturday to take on the Spartans at the G.B. Hodge Center. The contest will air live on ESPN3.
23 turnovers were too much to overcome for the Bisons on Monday night in a 90-78 loss to A-Sun newcomer NJIT at Allen Arena. David Wishon led Lipscomb with a career-high 24 points.
The Bisons continue home action at Allen Arena on Monday night hosting A-Sun newcomer NJIT at 6:30 p.m. The game will air live on ESPN3.
In a game that saw 18 lead changes it would be USC Upstate that prevailed in the end as the Bisons dropped a 92-91 decision on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return to Allen Arena on Saturday afternoon to host A-Sun foe USC Upstate at 4 p.m. as part of the annual Adoption Rally and Star Wars with all proceeds from the game going to 10 families in the process of adopting.
The Bisons made it 3-straight A-Sun wins on Wednesday night with an 81-72 win over NJIT in Newark. Freshman Garrison Mathews led all scorers with a 19-point, 9-rebound effort.
The Bisons are set to take on A-Sun newcomer NJIT on Wednesday night in Newark, New Jersey. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. and the game will air live on ESPN3.
After leading the Bisons to a 2-0 record in A-Sun play last week, freshman Garrison Mathews has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week.
19 treys propelled the Bisons to a 91-75 Atlantic Sun Conference win over FGCU on Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena. J.C. Hampton led the way with a career high 26 points.
Due to the hazardous travel conditions, Saturday's A-Sun basketball doubleheader against FGCU has been postponed until Sunday afternoon.
The Bisons continue home A-Sun play on Saturday afternoon as FGCU comes to Allen Arena with a 4-0 mark in league play in tow. The contest will air on ESPN3 from Don Meyer Court.
The Bisons got a career-high 19 points and a career high eight rebounds from freshman Garrison Mathews en route to a 92-87 A-Sun win over Stetson on Thursday night.
The Bisons return to Allen Arena on Thursday night against A-Sun foe Stetson at 6:30 p.m. in the league home opener. The contest will air on ESPN3.
Junior J.C. Hampton reached the 1,000-point mark with a 17-point effort but it would not be enough as the Bisons fell 76-73 to A-Sun foe Jacksonville on Saturday night.
The Bisons look to pick up the first A-Sun win of the season on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at Swisher Gymnasium against Jacksonville. The game will air live on ESPN3
The Bisons played a solid final 20 minutes of action on Thursday night in the "River City" but A-Sun leading North Florida was too strong as the Ospreys took a 95-83 win at UNF Arena.
Two of the nation's top-3 most prolific 3-point shooting teams will take the court on Thursday night as the Bisons visit North Florida at 6 p.m. The game will air live on ESPN3
Freshman forward Eli Pepper has been named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week after his 22-point, 17-rebound performance against Kennesaw State on Saturday.
The Bisons got career highs in points (22) and rebounds (17) from freshman Eli Pepper but it would not be enough in a 102-86 loss to Kennesaw State on Saturday to open A-Sun play.
The Bisons are set to open A-Sun conference play on Saturday afternoon at the KSU Convocation Center to take on Kennesaw State at 4:30 p.m. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPN3.
The Bisons posted a strong effort against Akron on Saturday night but the Zips were able to hang on for an 80-73 win at James A Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio.
The Bisons spent the entire month of December and now open the New Year at Akron on Saturday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Shooting 29 percent in the second half including 16.7 percent beyond the arc, the Bisons dropped an 80-56 decision to Chattanooga on Tuesday night at Allen Arena.
Men's basketball continues home play hosting Chattanooga on campus for the first time since 1969. The contest tipsoff at 6:30 p.m. and will air on ESPN3.
The Lipscomb Bisons weren't able to sustain their strong first half effort in a 92-84 loss to Austin Peay.
The Bisons return home on Sunday afternoon to host nonconference foe Austin Peay at 2 p.m. at Allen Arena.
The Bisons led by as many as 16 in the second half but could overcome a late surge by Tennessee State falling 89-86 at the Gentry Center.
After a quick break from action for exams, the Bisons return to action on Thursday night at Tennessee State at 7 p.m. at the Gentry Complex.
An injury suffered in the first half of last Saturday's game against Princeton has forced junior guard Josh Williams to the bench for the remainder of the season.
The Bisons got a career high 25 points from junior guard J.C. Hampton but it would not be enough in a 78-64 loss to Princeton on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
The men's basketball team continues home action on Saturday afternoon hosting Princeton at 4 p.m. at Allen Arena.
The Bisons used 15, 3-pointers to cruise to an 83-53 win over long-time foe Cumberland on Thursday night at Allen Arena. Junior guard J.C. Hampton led the offensive attack with 15 points.
Lipscomb continues home action on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. hosting Cumberland for the first time since 2001 at Allen Arena. The game will air on ESPN3 with Jonathan and Justin Seamon calling the action.
14, 3-pointers would not be enough for the Bisons on Monday night as Lipscomb fell 93-84 to Belmont at Allen Arena. Josh Williams led the team with a 21-point effort.
The 138th meeting between Lipscomb and Belmont men's basketball on the hardwood will take place on Monday night at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena. The contest will air on ESPN3.
The Lipscomb men's basketball team got a career-high 16 points from freshman Garrison Matthews, but it was not enough to hold off the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon inside Allen Arena as the Bisons dropped an 81-78 decision in nonconference action.
After a 17-day absence, the Lipscomb men's basketball team returns to Allen Arena on Saturday afternoon to take on Tennessee Tech at 4 p.m. The contest will air on ESPN3.
The Bisons got 20 points from Josh Williams, 19 from Nathan Moran and 17 from J.C. Hampton but it would not be enough in a 105-89 loss to Belmont on Tuesday night at the Curb Event Center.
The Bisons will travel up Belmont Boulevard on Tuesday night for a 7 p.m. contest against Belmont at the Curb Event Center. The game will be broadcast on the OVC Digital Network.
Junior guard Josh Williams became the 45th member of the 1,000 point club on Friday afternoon as the Bisons dropped a 92-76 decision at South Carolina. Williams is the fastest player of the NCAA Division I era to reach the mark.
The Bisons travel to Columbia, South Carolina on Friday for a 1 p.m. contest against South Carolina at the Colonial Life Center. The contest will air on SEC Network +
One of the primary reasons Mark Campbell chose Lipscomb University was his desire to prepare for a career as a basketball coach. In addition to being in the top 20 all-time in scoring, he also learned his coaching lessons well. He spent some time this week talking with Lipscombsports.com.
The Lipscomb (3-4) men’s basketball team closed out the Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge with a dominating 79-65 victory over Florida Atlantic (1-4). The Bisons turned in an all-around performance, playing solid on both offense and defense.
The Lipscomb (2-4) men’s basketball team notched its second loss of the weekend 79-67 against Northeastern (4-0) on Saturday at the Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge. Junior J.C. Hampton led the Bisons in points, 22, and rebounds, six
Despite a hot-shooting night from behind the arc, the Lipscomb men’s basketball team dropped a close contest to Miami (Ohio) on Friday night 70-68 at the Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge.
The Bisons head north this weekend for three games in Oxford, Ohio site of the Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge. Lipscomb takes on host Miami (Ohio) on Friday night before a battle with Northeastern on Saturday and Florida Atlantic on Sunday.
Led by a 21-point effort from junior guard J.C. Hampton, the Bisons rolled to a 96-69 win over Oakland City on Tuesday night at Allen Arena. 11 different Bisons found their way into the scoring column in the win.
The Bisons open 2015-16 home action on Tuesday night hosting Oakland City at Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m. The game will air live on ESPN3 with Jonathan and Justin Seamon calling the action.
Freshman forward Eli Pepper got his Lipscomb career off to a good start in the 49th Annual Cable Car Classic in Santa Cara, California this past weekend. His play resulted in him being named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week.
The Bisons got 21 points from junior guard J.C. Hampton but it would not be enough as Lipscomb fell 82-69 to Denver in the final game of the 49th Annual Cable Car Classic
Giving up an 11-0 run to start the second half doomed the Bisons against Milwaukee on Saturday night in the 49th Annual Cable Car Classic in Santa Clara, California.
It took two extra frames but the men's basketball squad opened 2015-16 with a thrilling 65-63 win over Santa Clara in the 49th Annual Cable Car Classic. Sophomore guard Nathan Moran led Lipscomb with a career high 25.
The Bison basketball team will tipoff the 2015-16 season this weekend with an appearance in the 49th-Annual Cable Car Classic in Santa Clara, California. Lipscomb will take on host Santa Clara on Friday followed by contests against Milwuakee and Denver on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
Lipscomb men's basketball has signed Michael Buckland, Kenny Bunton and Kenny Cooper to National Letter's of Intent for 2016-17, head coach Casey Alexander announced on Wednesday.
Junior guard Josh Williams was named to the preseason Lou Henson Award watch list on Monday. The award is presented annually to the top mid-major player in the nation.
The midstate men's basketball coaches got together for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer luncheon on Thursday at Lipscomb's Allen Arena.
Carter Sanderson was an athlete at Lipscomb University and now he plans to make a career covering sports and interviewing athletes. He has completed an internship with Fox Sports Southwest.
Junior guard Josh Williams was named a unanimous pick to the 2015-16 Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason all-league team. The Bisons were picked to finish fourth in the league by the coaches while the media predicted Lipscomb to finish third.
The Lipscomb men's basketball team officially opened practice for the 2015-16 season on Friday night with a spirited workout in McQuiddy Gymnasium. Head Coach Casey Alexander offers his thoughts on the team's first go.
One of the key members of the 1986 NAIA National Championship basketball team was forward Bob Ford. He visited campus this week and spoke to the members of the 2015-16 team. He also spent some time with Lipscombsports.com.
Charles Frasier's athletic career at Lipscomb as a basketball player was brief, but his impact on the school has lasted for decades. He spent some time between classes and meetings with students to talk with Lipscombsports.com.
Former Bison big man Justin Glenn is living in the Big Apple with a view of Central Park. LipscombSports.com had a chance to catch up with him for this week's Where Are They Now?
Bison fans are excited about the upcoming 2015-16 men's basketball season. Check out the 10 things you need to know about the schedule.
George McIntosh, a member of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame, passed away Thursday night after a long illness.Visitation will be at Brentwood Hills Church of Christ Sunday, July 12, 1-3 p.m. The funeral will follow at 3. Walt Leaver and Randall Pardue will be officiating.
Sean Rutigliano has been hired by Lipscomb men's basketball head coach Casey Alexander as an assistant coach for the Bisons. Rutigliano comes to Lipscomb after a four-year stint as an assistant coach with the Army West Point men's hoops team.
Michael Voss has his mind in basketball as he prepares to take over as the head boy’s basketball coach at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro. Voss worked as a student assistant basketball coach and also played soccer at Lipscomb. He spent some time this week talking with LipscombSports.com.
Former Franklin Road Academy standout Rob Marberry will transfer from Western Kentucky to join the Bisons men's basketball squad for 2015-16.
Malcolm Montgomery is back home. The former Lipscomb basketball standout has returned to Gallatin High School as the coach for the girls’ basketball team. (Photo by Adam Brown/Gallatin News)
7-foot-2 College of Charleston graduate transfer David Wishon has been signed by Lipscomb head coach Casey Alexander to join the squad for the 2015-16 season.
After helping lead the Bisons to the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship semifinals, junior forward Talbott Denny has been named to the all-tournament squad.
The Bisons dug a first-half hole that wast too deep to dig out of on Thursday night in a 71-57 loss to top-seeded North Florida. J.C. Hampton led the Bisons with a 16-point night as Lipscomb finished the season 14-17 overall.
John Friend (left) is technically retired but he still serves as a consultant and chief fundraiser for the athletics department at Purdue-Calumet. He played basketball at Lipscomb, but is known throughout the country as a top football coach and is a frequent speaker at clinics.
The No. 5 Bisons head to the Sunshine State on Thursday night for a 6 p.m. A-Sun Tournament semifinal game at No. 1 North Florida. The game will air live on 102.1 The Light as well as ESPN and the WatchESPN app.
The No. 5 Bisons opened the 2015 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship with a 76-73 overtime win at No.4 Northern Kentucky. Senior Martin Smith led the way with a 13-point night. The Bisons head to top-seeded North Florida on Thursday night for a semifinal matchup with the Ospreys.
The road to the A-Sun championship begins in the Bluegrass State for the Bisons with a 6 p.m. tilt against Northern Kentucky. The game will air locally on 94.9 Game 2 as well as ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
Sophomore guard Josh Williams has been named first-team All-Atlantic Sun Conference by a vote of the league coaches. Williams and the Bisons open the 2015 A-Sun Tourney on Tuesday night at Northern Kentucky.
The Bisons placed five scorers in double figures en route to a 94-75 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday morning at Allen Arena. Lipscomb returns to action on Tuesday night in the opening round of the A-Sun Tournament.
The Bisons wrap up the 2014-15 regular season on Saturday morning hosting Kennesaw State at 10 a.m. at Allen Arena. There will be free coffee, donuts and mugs.
Lipscomb senior forward Malcom Smith has decided to leave the men's basketball program. He finishes his career as one of only 44 players to score 1,000 points or more for the Bisons.
John Pierce is the all-time leading scorer in collegiate basketball history; a record that many think will never be surpassed. As coach at Franklin Road Academy he was busy this week with sub-state competition, but was able to spend some time talking with Lipscombsports.com.
Shooting just 27 percent on the night, the Bisons dropped a 70-47 Atlantic Sun Conference decision at USC Upstate on Wednesday night. Sophomore Josh Williams led the Bisons with a 15-point night.
With a forecast of 4-6 inches of snow for Wednesday night, the Bisons key game at USC Upstate has been moved up to a 5 p.m. tip. The game will air in its entirety on ESPN3 but will be joined in progress on 94.9 Game 2 at 5:45 p.m..
The final regular-season road tilt is set to be an important one on Wednesday night as the Bisons take on USC Upstate at 6 p.m. at the G.B. Hodge Center. The contest will air on 94.9 Game 2 and ESPN3.
The Bisons got 22 points from J.C. Hampton, 21 points from Josh Williams and 19 points and 10 rebounds from Chad Lang in an 87-83 win at Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon.
The Bisons continue Atlantic Sun Conference road action on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. taking on homestanding Jacksonville. The contest will air on 94.9 Game 2 as well as ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons opened the game with a 44-point half at North Florida on Thursday night but could not keep pace with the Ospreys in a 93-78 loss at UNF Arena. Sophomore guard Josh Williams led Lipscomb with a 23-point night.
The Bisons continue A-Sun play on Thursday night at North Florida taking on the Ospreys at UNF Arena at 6 p.m. The contest will air on ESPN3 and via the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons tried to rally from 14 points down in the second half against FGCU but a last-second trey from freshman Nathan Moran just would not go down as Lipscomb fell 76-74 to the A-Sun leading Eagles.
Atlantic Sun Conference leader FGCU comes to Allen Arena on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. The game is set to air on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
It took 29 from Malcolm Smith and 25 from Josh Williams for the Bisons to outlast a resilient Stetson team 87-85 on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return home to Allen Arena on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. to host A-Sun foe Stetson. The contest will air on ESPN3 as well as the WatchESPN app.
The Bisons hit just four shots from the field in the first half en route to a 77-60 loss at Northern Kentucky on Saturday night in Highland Heights, Ky. Josh Williams led the Bisons with a 21-point effort in the loss.
The Bisons close out a 3-game road run on Saturday night taking on Northern Kentucky at the Bank of Kentucky Center in Highland Heights, Kentucky. The contest will air live on 94.9 Game 2 as well as on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
Despite leading for more than 26 minutes on Saturday afternoon, the Bisons dropped a 75-73 decision at Stetson. Josh Williams led Lipscomb with 21 points ahead of Malcolm Smith, who scored 19.
The Bisons are set to continue A-Sun road action on Saturday at noon taking on league foe Stetson at the Edmunds Center. Tune in on 94.9 Game 2 or on ESPN3 to catch all of the action.
Atlantic Sun Conference action continued for the Bisons on Thursday night with Lipscomb dropping a 78-62 decision at FGCU in the Sunshine State. Sophomore guard J.C. Hampton led the Purple and Gold with 13 points, six rebounds and three assists.
The Bisons head to the Sunshine State this week to take on FGCU and Stetson. The trip gets started on Thursday night at 6:05 p.m. as Lipscomb battles the Eagles at Alico Arena on ESPN3.
Bleacher Report has named the annual "Battle of the Boulevard" between Lipscomb and Belmont as one of the top-10 "Under-the-Radar" rivalries. The website ranked the rivalry between the Bisons and Bruins as No. 4.
The Bisons dropped the first A-Sun contest of the year on Saturday falling the league leader North Florida 75-66. Lipscomb got 21 points from Josh Williams and 13 from Malcolm Smith. Talbott Denny and J.C. Hampton added 12 and 11, respectively.
Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. marks a battle between A-Sun unbeatens Lipscomb and North Florida at Allen Arena. The contest also is Star Wars Day and the annual Adoption Rally.
J.C. Hampton notched his first career double-double scoring 17 points and dishing out 10 assists as the Bisons rallied for an 80-77 double-overtime win over A-Sun foe Jacksonville on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return to Allen Arena on Thursday night looking to stay atop the Atlantic Sun with a win over Jacksonville. The contest tips off at 6:30 p.m. and will air live on ESPN3
Sophomore guard Josh Williams picked up A-Sun co-Player of the Week honors on Monday after leading the Bisons to a 2-0 record a week ago in league play. Williams averaged 23 points per game for the Purple and Gold as Lipscomb improved to 3-0 in the A-Sun.
Malcolm Smith scored 29 and Josh Williams added 28 as the Bisons downed A-Sun foe Kennesaw State to improve to 3-0 in league play for the first time in school history.
The Bisons head to the "Peach State" on Saturday afternoon for a 1 p.m. contest with A-Sun foe Kennesaw State. The game will air on ESPN3 and on 94.9 Game 2.
The Bisons got 18 points from sophomore Josh Williams en route to a 60-58 Atlantic Sun Conference win over USC Upstate. The victory marked the sixth-straight win at Allen Arena for the Purple and Gold.
The Bisons put a five-game home winning streak on the line on Tuesday night hosting A-Sun foe USC Upstate at 6:30 p.m. The game will air live on ESPN3.
Sophomore guard Josh Williams scored 24 points as the Bisons opened conference play with an 80-61 win over Northern Kentucky.
The Bisons continue home action on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena. The game will air live on ESPN3 with Jonathan and Justin Seamon calling the game.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team came out on fire on Monday night sinking the first eight shots from the floor in a 90-53 win over Rhodes at Allen Arena. Sophomore guard Josh Williams led four Bisons in double figures with a game-high 16.
The Bisons return home to the friendly confines of Allen Arena on Monday night hosting Rhodes at 7:30 p.m. The contest will air live on ESPN3 with Jonathan and Justin Seamon calling the action.
Unable to sink a basket over the final 9:33, the Bisons dropped a hard-fought 72-60 decision to homestanding Missouri on Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.
Men's basketball returns to action on Saturday afternoon with a 4 p.m. tilt at SEC foe Missouri. The game is slated to air live on 94.9 Game 2 in the Nashville area as well as on the SEC Network.
The Bisons were unable to hang on to the ball on Monday night in a 78-60 loss at Chattanooga. The 24 miscues were a season-high and led to 32 points for the Mocs.
Renewing a series that dates back to 1962, the Bisons are set to battle with Chattanooga on Monday night at 6 p.m.
Sophomore guard Josh Williams scored a game-high 21 on 8-of-13 shooting to give Lipscomb a 69-63 win over Austin Peay. The victory halts a two-game skid and send the Bisons into the Christmas break with some momentum.
With over 3,000 frequent flyer miles logged this week, the Bisons return home on Sunday afternoon for a matinee with Austin Peay at 2 p.m. at Allen Arena. The contest will also air on ESPN3 and via the WatchESPN app.
Princeton drained 14 treys on Friday night as the Bisons hit only 2-of-16 en route to a 77-55 loss to the Tigers. Malcolm Smith led all scorers with 20 points.
Men's basketball wraps up a 3-game road swing on Friday night taking on Ivy League foe Princeton at 7 p.m. at Jadwin Gymnasium. The game will air live on 94.9 Game 2.
Lipscomb faced a No. 9 Texas team that had its offense get on track early and often as the Bisons fell 106-61 to the Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
The Bisons are set for a 7 p.m. tip on Tuesday night at No. 9 Texas at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The contest will air nationally on the Longhorn Network as well as ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
Fresh off a 21-point effort against Austin Peay on Saturday night, Lipscomb sophomore Brett Wishon has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week.
Sophomore forward Brett Wishon drained seven treys to lead the Bisons to a 68-59 win over Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon in Clarksville.
The Bisons return to action on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. making the trip to Austin Peay to battle the Governors at the Winfred Dunn Center in Clarksville. Catch the action live on 94.9 Game 2.
LipscombSports.com got a chance to catch up with former Bison Wade Tomlinson Sunday after the women's basketball game with Tennessee. Tomlinson has been a familiar face around the Lipscomb campus this year.
Behind a 22-point effort from senior forward Malcolm Smith, the Lipscomb men’s basketball downed cross-town foe Tennessee State 77-68 on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. The veteran hit 8-of-11 from the field and added six free throws at the line to lead the Bisons (3-4).
The men's basketball team returns home on Saturday afternoon for "Christmas with the Bisons" hosting Tennessee State at 4 p.m. The first 400 fans will receive a special "Christmas sweater" t-shirt. The jolly old elf himself will also be on hand for plenty of selfies.
Sophomore guard Josh Williams paced the Bisons with 22 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the floor but it would not be enough as Lipscomb dropped an 84-79 decision at Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night in Cookeville.
The Lipscomb men's basketball team heads to Cookeville on Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. contest against Tennessee Tech. Tune in to 94.9 Game 2 to catch all the action live.
The Bisons outpaced the Buffaloes 40-35 in the second half but a 14-point, halftime deficit was too much to overcome in an 84-75 loss to Colorado on Sunday afternoon in Boulder.
It will be a battle between the Bisons and Buffaloes on Sunday as Lipscomb visits Colorado on Sunday at Noon on the Pac-12 Network nationwide. The game will also air in the Nashville area on 94.9 Game 2.
The Bisons dug an early hole that was too much to dig out in an 82-77 loss to rival Belmont at the Curb Event Center. Malcolm Smith scored 21 points, grabbed six boards and dished four assists in the loss. Twin brother Martin added 21 for the Purple and Gold.
The Bisons continue action in the Music City on Monday night with the shortest trip of the season to take on Belmont at 7 p.m. at the Curb Event Center. Tickets still remain through the Belmont Ticket Office.
Freshman guard Nathan Moran led the way for the Bisons on Saturday night with 16 points en route to a 74-63 win over Transylvania.
It's been nearly 30 years since Lipscomb and Transylvania have met on the hardwood but the drought will end on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena as the Pioneers come to the "Music City".
Former Bison standout Adnan Hodzic is headed to Greece to continue his professional basketball career after signing to play for the Aires Trikala Basketball Club.
J.C. Hampton led the Bisons with 13 points Thursday night, but it was not enough to keep pace with the hot-shooting Commodores in a 72-62 loss inside Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of Vanderbilt.
The Bisons will make the trip to Vanderbilt on Thursday night to take on the Commodores at 8 p.m. on FSN. The game will also be carried live on 94.9 Game 2.
Bison basketball head coach Casey Alexander has announced the signing of high school players Garrison Mathews and Eli Pepper to National Letters of Intent.
In front of a boisterous crowd inside Allen Arena the Lipscomb men’s basketball team could not slow the hot-handed Belmont and fell 87-62 in the 135th edition of the Battle of the Boulevard. Martin Smith finished the night with 12 points on 3-of-9 shooting.
Sophomore Josh Williams picked up his first career Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week award after leading the Bisons to a 91-70 win over Berry on Friday night. Williams scored 32 points against the Vikings on 9-of-15 shooting from the floor.
The Bisons are set to host the 135th installment of the Battle of the Boulevard on Monday night at Allen Arena. A limited number of tickets are available by contacting the Lipscomb Ticket office.
The Lipscomb Bisons opened the regular basketball season on a successful note with a 91-70 win over Berry College Friday night at Allen Arena.
Men's basketball returns to Allen Arena on Friday night as the Bisons host Berry at 8 p.m. The Purple and Gold return four double-figure scorers from the 2013-14 squad including preseason All-Atlantic Sun Conference picks Martin Smith and J.C. Hampton.
The Bisons will make first-time appearances this season on the SEC, Longhorn and PAC-12 networks along with all 14 Atlantic Sun Conference contests airing on ESPN3.
Get to know 2014 preseason All-Atlantic Sun Conference selection Martin Smith. Remember the Bisons tipoff 2014-15 action on Friday night hosting Berry at 8 p.m. at Allen Arena.
Austin Gwin goes behind the scenes with sophomore point guard J.C. Hampton on the latest installment of Herd Nation.
The Atlantic Sun Conference has released the 2014-15 season preview video featuring men's basketball. Watch as Jonathan Seamon checks in with Casey Alexander, Malcolm and Martin Smith.
A quick Q&A with senior forward Malcolm Smith, who looks forward to traveling once he finishes school at Lipscomb.
The Bisons and Lady Bisons welcomed the 2014-15 season ticket holders to Allen Arena on Monday night for the 3rd-Annual Mr. Lee's Pizza Party.
Men's basketball legend John Pierce will be inducted into the 2015 Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame for his play on the court. The induction ceremony is scheduled for June 6, 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville.
A behind-the-scenes look into big man Charles Smith, who loves visiting all of the great places to eat in Nashville.
The Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball coaches have selected the Bisons to finish the 2014-15 season in third place according to the preseason poll. The league media slotted the Purple and Gold one place higher in second place.
Lipscombsports.com had a chance to catch up with freshman guard Aaron Korn, who's hidden skill is ping pong.
Go behind the scenes of the Bisons first team practice of 2014-15 with the sights and sounds from head coach Casey Alexander.
Insight from head coach Casey Alexander following the Bisons opening practice of the 2014-15 season.
A quick Q&A with Bisons freshman guard Asa Duvall, who lists his favorite place to eat in Nashville as Pinewood Social.
Lipscombsports.com with a Q&A for junior guard JJ Butler. The Maryland native hopes to one day run a Fortune 500 corporation.
When the Bisons travel over to West End to take on Vanderbilt in November, the game has been selected to air on FSN as part of the Southeastern Conference's distribution package.
A quick Q&A with redshirt-sophomore point guard J.C. Hampton, who has a special place in his heart for special needs children.
A quick Q&A men's hoops freshman Nathan Moran, who wants to become a basketball trainer after finishing college.
A quick Q&A with Lipscomb senior guard Chad Johnson, who you probably didn't know has his own blog.
A quick Q&A with Lipscomb redshirt-sophomore Brett Wishon, who you probably didn't know shoots right but writes left.
With key nonconference matchups against Texas, Missouri, Colorado, Princeton and Vanderbilt, the slate is set for the 2014-15 men's basketball season. Season tickets are already on sale and can be bought through the Lipscomb ticket office.
Bisons head coach Casey Alexander spent a few minutes this week recapping a busy summer of workouts and trips on the recruiting trail.
Former men's basketball greats Roy Sewell Jr. and John Henderson, who are both members of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame, have recently passed away.
The Bleacher Report has named Lipscomb men's basketball one of three teams that could become the next mid-major power in college basketball. The Bisons are joined on the short list by Georgia State and Winthrop.
LipscombSports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former men's hoopster Jason Hopkins, who has just taken a job as the head boys' basketball coach at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington
LipscombSports.com recently caught up with former basketball player Greg Glenn, who has returned to campus as head of school of Lipscomb Academy.
Sunday afternoon's 2 p.m. Celebration of Life honoring former Lipscomb head coach Don Meyer is set to air on ESPN3 live from Allen Arena
Frank Bennett spent more than 20 years working alongside Coach Don Meyer as the head coach of the Lipscomb women's basketball team. Coach Bennett took a few minutes this week to reflect on Coach Meyer's legacy at Lipscomb.
Former Bison men's basketball head coach Don Meyer has passed away peacefully at his home in Aberdeen, S.D. after a lengthy battle with cancer.
With the additions of Asa Duvall, Nathan Moran and Chad Lang, Bison basketball will have five new faces joining the team for 2014-15. The trio joins George Brammeier and Aaron Korn, who signed last fall.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Freshman guard Josh Williams poured in 27 as the Bisons downed Atlantic Sun foe Jacksonville 88-76 on Thursday night in the "Sunshine State".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bisons got 23 points from junior forward Martin Smith but came up short 84-75 at Georgia on Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Lipscomb basketball has a new home on the airwaves for 2013-14 as 94.9 Game 2 is now the flagship for Bison basketball.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Bisons head coach Casey Alexander has added a trio of newcomers to the team completing the 2013-14 roster for the Purple and Gold.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take a glimpse at Sunday's press conference introducing Casey Alexander as the 18th men's basketball coach in school history as well as media coverage around the web.
The selection of Casey Alexander as the 18th coach of the storied Lipscomb men's basketball program has drawn praise from the basketball community.
With 18 years of coaching experience in the Atlantic Sun Conference including the last two as head coach at Stetson, Casey Alexander has been named the 18th coach in the history of the Lipscomb men's basketball program.
Lipscombsports.com caught up with Eddie Ard, a former men's basketball player at Lipscomb, who is an investment adviser representative for Primerica Advisors in Brentwood, Tenn.
Jackson, Miss. standout Josh Williams from Jackson Prep has signed a National Letter of Intent to suit up for the Bisons in 2013-14.
As a basketball player at Lipscomb University Michael Lusk was known for his moves on the court. He is still on the move, but in a different way. In his work at School of the Legends Lusk finds himself moving in circles with NFL players and personnel.
After 14 years on the Lipscomb sidelines, Bisons men's basketball head coach Scott Sanderson has resigned as announced by Philip Hutcheson director of Athletics on Tuesday.
The Atlantic Sun Conference will revamp its basketball tournament format for the 2014 edition of the General Shale A-Sun Basketball Championships.
The Bisons were held to 21 percent shooting in the second half en route to an 82-48 Atlantic Sun Tournament opening-round loss to Mercer on Wednesday night in Macon, Ga.
Senior guard Deonte Alexander finished with a game-high 15 points in the Bisons 82-48 loss to Mercer in the opening round of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament in Macon, Ga.
The Bisons open the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference basketball tournament on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. CST against top seed Mercer. The game will air on ESPN3 and 102.5 The Game.
Redshirt-freshman center Stephen Hurt has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference "Freshman of the Year" as voted on by the league coaches.
Missing the final five shots from the floor proved to be costly for the Bisons on Saturday night in an 85-78 loss to North Florida in the regular season finale.
Hosting the 2nd-annual Adoption Rally and "Senior Night", the Bisons conclude the 2012-13 regular season with a chance to clinch the No. 6 seed in next week's Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.
The Bisons got 24 points from sophomore Martin Smith and 20 from redshirt freshman Stephen Hurt to claim a 77-73 win over Jacksonville on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return home on Thursday night at 7:15 p.m. hosting Jacksonville on ESPN3
Senior guard Deonte Alexander scored a game-high 22 points as the Bisons downed Kennesaw State 70-55 on Saturday afternoon to secure a berth in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championship.
Looking to clinch a berth in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Basketball Championship, the Bisons take on Kennesaw State on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in Kennesaw, Ga.
The Bisons came strong out of the gate on Thursday night but quickly faded in an 83-58 loss to A-Sun leader Mercer in Macon, Ga.
The Bisons loaded the bus on Wednesday afternoon for the final regular-season road trip of the year heading south for a Thursday-night A-Sun battle with Mercer.
After leading the Bisons to an upset of then A-Sun leader FGCU, redshirt freshman Stephen Hurt has been named "Newcomer of the Week" by the league.
With twin brother Malcolm sidelined due to injury, sophomore forward Martin Smith stepped up and filled the gap with a career-high 30 point effort leading LU to a 74-64 win over A-Sun lead FGCU.
The Bisons are set for a 6:30 p.m. battle on Saturday night on ESPN3 against A-Sun leading Florida Gulf Coast. A number of characters from "Star Wars" will make appearances throughout the night at Allen Arena.
The men's basketball team stumbled out of halftime and allowed Stetson to go on a 24-6 run in the second half en route to a 76-66 loss on Thursday night at Allen Arena.
Men's basketball continues home action on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. hosting A-Sun foe Stetson at Allen Arena. The contest airs exclusively on ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app.
Deonte Alexander scored 22 points while Malcolm and Martin Smith each scored 11 as the Bisons cruised to a 76-58 win over Northern Kentucky on Friday night.
Men's basketball returns home on Friday night with a 6 p.m. contest against Northern Kentucky that airs on CSS.
Martin Smith scored 21 points and twin brother Malcolm added 18 but the Bisons fell 90-88 in overtime at ETSU.
The men's basketball team continues A-Sun road action on Saturday afternoon with a 3 p.m. contest at ETSU in Johnson City. Watch live on ASun.TV or listen in on 102.5 The Game.
Double-doubles by Khion Sankey and Malcolm Smith were not enough as the Bisons fell 83-71 to USC Upstate on Thursday night in the Palmetto State.
The Bisons get the second half of the Atlantic Sun Conference schedule underway on Thursday night with a 6 p.m. game that will air on ESPN3.
The Bisons got 20 points from senior guard Deonte Alexander but a slow start to the second half plagued Lipscomb in a 71-65 loss to Mercer on Saturday night.
The Bisons continue home action on Saturday night against Mercer at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN. Along with "We Back Pat" night honoring the Pat Summitt Foundation, the LU coaches will participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer "Suits and Sneakers" game day.
The Bisons got double-doubles from Malcolm Smith and Stephen Hurt to earn a 79-72 overtime win over A-Sun foe Kennesaw State at Allen Arena.
The Bisons return home on Thursday night hosting A-Sun foe Kennesaw State in a game that airs exclusively on ESPN3.
After scoring a career-high 29 points in the Bisons come-from-behind win at FGCU on Thursday and a 23-point effort at Stetson on Saturday, senior guard Deonte Alexander has been named the TSWA Player of the Week.
The Bisons continued A-Sun road action on Saturday afternoon falling 85-69 to Stetson at the Edmunds Center. Deonte Alexander led LU with 23 points.
The Bisons take on Stetson on Saturday afternoon at 2:15 p.m. in DeLand, Fla. The game will air on ESPN3 and will be available via the WatchESPN app.
Sparked by a 29-point night from Deonte Alexander, the Bisons mounted a comeback against A-Sun foe FGCU Thursday night for an 87-78 overtime win.
Men's basketball continues A-Sun play on Thursday night at 6 p.m. at Florida Gulf Coast. The game will air live on ASun.TV and 102.5 The Game.
Starting with the men's hoops home game against Kennesaw State, Lipscomb will broadcast nine home basketball games before the end of the regular season.
Giving up 10 three pointers in the first half, the Bisons built a deep hole and were unable to recover falling 67-53 to A-Sun newcomer Northern Kentucky.
Meeting for the first time in 42 years, men's hoops travels to Northern Kentucky on Friday for an A-Sun battle.
Redshirt freshman Stephen Hurt has been recognized for his play in the month of December by being named the Atlantic Sun Conference Crons Achiever of the Month.
The Lipscomb basketball teams will honor long-time University of Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt with a “We Back Pat” event on Saturday, Jan. 26 as the Lady Bisons host Mercer at 4 p.m. followed by the Bisons game at 6:30 p.m.
For the third time in four weeks, Stephen Hurt has been named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week. Hurt averaged 17.7 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game last week.
The Bisons ran into a scorching hot USC Upstate squad on Monday night falling 98-61 to the Spartans at Allen Arena.
The Bisons continue home A-Sun action on Monday with a special 5 p.m. tip against USC Upstate.
The Bisons returned home for the first time in 28 days and got 19 points from Deonte Alexander and a 17-point, 13-rebound double-double from Stephen Hurt to down ETSU 60-56 on Saturday night.
The Bisons return home to Allen Arena on Saturday night after 28 days hosting A-Sun foe ETSU. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.
Steven Hurt scored 30 points and added 11 rebounds but the Bisons could not keep pace with Jacksonville falling 85-71 on Wednesday night in the Sunshine State.
Men's hoops wraps up a five-game road slate on Wednesday night at Jacksonville. Tipoff is set for 6:15 p.m. The game airs live on 102.1 The Light and on ASun.TV
The Bisons got an 18-point, 13-rebound effort from Malcolm Smith but it would not be enough to top North Florida in the A-Sun opener.
In order to avoid conflict with the BCS national championship game, next week's doubleheader against USC-Upstate has been moved to a 2:30/5 p.m. start.
Men's basketball returns to action on Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. against North Florida in the league opener for both squads.
Posting a pair of double-doubles on the road against Austin Peay and Memphis, redshirt freshman Stephen Hurt has been named Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week for the second-straight week.
Center Stephen Hurt made it three-straight double-doubles but it would not be enough as Lipscomb fell 62-56 on Thursday night at the FedEx Forum in Memphis.
The men's basketball finishes the nonconference schedule on Thursday night with a 7 p.m. contest against Memphis that airs on Fox Sports South.
Behind a 23-point, 18 rebound performance from redshirt freshman Stephen Hurt, the Bisons mounted a heroic comeback to down Austin Peay 87-84 on Tuesday night.
Redshirt freshman big man Stephen Hurt has been named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week after collecting his first career double-double against the Kentucky Widlcc
Men's basketball continues road action on Tuesday night taking on in-state foe Austin Peay at 7 p.m. Listen live on 102.5 The Game
The Bisons made it a 10-point game early in the second half but No. 22 Kentucky put the clamps down on the LU offense as the Purple and Gold fell 88-50 on Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena.
The Bisons return to action on Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. against No. 22 Kentucky. The game will air on Fox Sports Net/Sportsouth as well as 102.5 The Game.
Junior college transfer Khion Sankey was named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week for his efforts on the court.
The Bisons got a career-high 22 points from sophomore forward Martin Smith en route to an 86-62 win over UT Martin on Saturday night.
The Bisons return home on Saturday night to host in-state rival UT-Martin at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Arena.
The men's basketball team dropped a 100-66 nonconference battle at Belmont on Tuesday night at the Curb Even Center. Khion Sankey led the Bisons with 15 points in the loss.
The Bisons make the short trek to the Curb Event Center on Tuesday night to take on Belmont. The 6 p.m. game airs on CSS and ESPN3
Placing four players in double figures, the Bisons downed Tennessee Tech 80-64 on Friday night at Allen Arena. Senior Deonte Alexander led the way with 17 for LU.
Men's basketball continues home action on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. as Tennessee Tech comes to Allen Arena.
Malcolm Smith scored 22 and twin brother Martin added 17 but the Bisons could not hold on for the upset against Murray State falling 88-79 on Monday night.
The Bisons return home on Monday night hosting OVC defending champ Murray State at Allen Arena for the first time. Tipoff is at 6:30 p.m. for the ESPN3 exclusive contest.
Shooting just 24.5 percent from the floor, the men's basketball team dropped a 91-45 decision at Ole Miss on Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.
Men's basketball heads to Oxford, Miss. on Friday afternoon for a 4 p.m. tilt against Ole Miss. Tune in on 102.5 The Game for all of the action.
Payton Hulsey and Matt Panaggio have signed national letters of intent to suit up for the Bisons beginning in 2013 adding dept to the LU backcourt.
Fueled by a 22-point night from sophomore Malcom Smith, the Bisons overcame a 16-point, second-half deficit to down Gardner-Webb on the road.
Men's hoops hits the road for the first time on Wednesday night at former A-Sun foe Gardner-Webb. Tune in live on 102.1 The Light.
Men's basketball improved to 1-1 on the season behind a 73-55 win over Maryville (Mo.) on Monday night at Allen Arena.
Men's basketball returns to the hardwood on Monday night looking to rebound from Friday night's "Battle of the Boulevard" loss to Belmont. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. and the game can be heard on 102.1 The Light
The Bisons opened the 2012-13 season with an 89-60 loss to Belmont. Senior Deonte Alexander led Lipscomb with 14 points.
The nation's closest rivalry renews on Friday night with the 131st edition of the "Battle of the Boulevard" at Allen Arena broadcast live on ESPN3.
LipscombSports.com recently had a chance to catch up with former Lipscomb Athletics men's basketball player Dr. Rich Martin, who now lives in Montgomery, Ala.
Lipscomb, the Atlantic Sun Conference and ESPN3 will bring six live events from Allen Arena to multiple platforms in the month of November.
The inside look of Bison Basketball with highlights from exhibition play against Freed-Hardeman.
The men's basketball team opened the 2012-13 season with a 99-84 exhibition win over Freed Hardeman on Thursday night. Redshirt freshman Stephen Hurt led LU with 21 points and 12 rebounds.
Men's basketball hosts long-time foe Freed Hardeman on Thursday night in the final tuneup for the 2012-13 season. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m. at Allen Arena.
LipscombSports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former men's basketball player Andy Blackston, who is currently athletic director and head boy's basketball coach at Madison Academy in Alabama.
The inside look at Bison basketball continues this week as LipscombSports.com chats with freshman Charles Smith
The men's basketball team was picked eighth in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason polls in votes by the coaches and the media.
LipscombSports.com recently had a chance to catch up with former Lipscomb Athletics men's basketball player Michael Teller, who now lives in Raleigh, N.C..
The men's basketball team opened fall camp on Friday evening in preparation of the upcoming 2012-13 season. LU opens the season Nov. 9 hosting Belmont at Allen Arena.
With just under a month left before the season tips off LipscombSports.com delivers the third installment of Bisons Corner.
The second installment of the Bisons Corner makes its debut as Lipscomb inches closer to the start of the 2012-13 season on Nov. 1 against Freed Hardeman.
A new inside the scenes look at Bison basketball as LipscombSports.com takes a closer look at the program.
LipscombSports.com recently had a chance to catch up with Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Famer Gary Colson, who now lives in Santa Barbara, Calif.
At No. 2 in the countdown of the top stories from 2011-12 is the naming of the Allen Arena floor to Don Meyer Court.
With road contests against Kentucky, Memphis and Ole Miss, a home game against Murray State and home-and-home contests against Belmont, the Bisons are taking on the very best in NCAA basketball.
As we get closer to the top story of 11-12, LipscombSports.com takes a look at No. 4 as the Bisons rallied to claim the "Battle of the Boulevard" 85-74
The men's basketball team will make its first trip to Lexington, Ky., since 2005 to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Dec. 15.
Former Bison standout Adnan Hodzic has spent much of the summer in Nashville working on different aspects of his game as he anticipates returning to professional basketball overseas this fall.
With 187 student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or better during the 2011-12 academic year, Lipscomb leads the A-Sun in All-Academic honorees. The Bison and Lady Bisons placed better than 74 percent of student-athletes on the All-Academic registry.
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson has selected Ryan Cahak as the new assistant for the Bisons. Cahak comes to Nashville after a pair of seasons with Tennessee as a graduate assistant
Lipscomb hall of famer Bruce Bowers recently took a few moments to chat with LipscombSports.com. Bowers is still a member of the Nashville community working the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.
Incoming freshman John Ross Glover from University School of Jackson (TN) was named to the 2012 PARADE All-America basketball team. Glover, a 6-foot-4 guard, averaged 30.7 points and 7.2 rebounds as a senior. He was one of 40 senior from across the country honored by the weekly magazine.
After 13 years on the bench, Jay Walton is set to being a new chapter in his life working for Nashville Sporting Goods.
Lipscomb basketball coach Scott Sanderson has announced the addition of two more players for the 2012-2013 season. Forward Talbott Denny from, Tucson, Ariz., and point guard JJ Butler from Abingdon, Md., near Baltimore, have both signed their national letters to play for Lipscomb.
Lipscomb and Belmont will continue the "Battle of the Boulevard" playing twice next season in men's basketball, the schools announced Thursday. The first game is Nov. 9 in Allen Arena with a rematch scheduled for Dec. 4 at the Curb Event Center.
Jackie Bradford’s road to the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame began on the campus of Lipscomb University. As a basketball player he excelled at LU, serving as co-captain and earning MVP honors in both of his two years with the Bisons. He earned honorable mention as an NAIA All-American his senior year.
Lipscomb seniors Justin Glenn and Leah McAlister recently received the A.D. Hancock/Walter Nipper Sportsmanship Award from the Nashville City Civitan Club. The award is given based on leadership, character and sportsmanship.
Lipscomb men’s basketball coach Scott Sanderson and his coaching staff naturally looked for talented players for the 2012 recruiting class, but they were also looking for much more.
Don Meyer, a former college basketball coach who has impacted countless athletes both on and off the court, was presented with the 2012 John Lotz “Barnabas” Award by the FCA. The award presentation was made during the FCA Coaches Luncheon at the NCAA Men’s Final Four in New Orleans.
When the final buzzer sounded Feb. 29 in the Atlantic Sun Tournament the basketball career of Jacob Arnett also ended. But even though Arnett will no longer wear a Lipscomb uniform he will still be on campus as he enters the College of Pharmacy.
As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, the NAIA recently announced a 75th Anniversary All-Star Team featuring 60 players and 15 coaches. Lipscomb's Philip Hutcheson, John Pierce and Don Meyer were selected to the team.
The men's basketball team lost a battle with Mercer 61-53 to end its season in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Tournament in Macon, Ga. Freshman Zavion Williams led Lipscomb with 17 points.
Lipscomb enters the eight-team General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Tournament at the University Center on the campus of Mercer University as a No. 7 seed. Wednesday night at 7:30 central time they will face No. 2-seeded Mercer, the tournament host. The game will be on ESPN3 and 102.5 The Game.
Senior center Justin Glenn was named to the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference team, the league announced Tuesday. Glenn has a 3.4 grade point average and graduates this summer with an undergraduate and graduate degree in accounting.
Freshman forward Malcolm Smith was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team, the conference office announced Monday. The Clarksville, Tenn., native averages 9.9 points and 4.4 rebounds in 30 games.
When center Justin Glenn walked off of Don Meyer Court for the last time there was a tear in his eye. The sadness wasn’t over the fact he had fouled out of the game Monday. But the realization that he would never take another shot or grab another rebound at Allen Arena was an emotional one for him.
The Lipscomb Bison utilized a strong second half shooting performance and dominated in the paint in a 74-71 victory at Kennesaw State Saturday. Freshman Malcolm Smith led four Bison in double-figures with 21 points.
Lipscomb concludes the 2011-12 regular season Saturday against Kennesaw State at the Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga. The game will be carried on 102.5 The Game. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. and coverage begins at 3:45 with the Lyons Chevrolet pregame show.
The men's basketball team dropped a 63-54 decision to Mercer Thursday night in Macon, Ga. Senior Justin Glenn had his sixth double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Lipscomb closes the regular season Saturday at Kennesaw State. The game is set to tip at 4 p.m. central.
Lipscomb meets Mercer in Macon, Ga., Thursday at 6:30 p.m. central to start the Bison's final road swing of the 2011-12 season. It will be coach Scott Sanderson's 500th game in 16 seasons as a head coach. The game will be broadcast on LipscombSports.com
This basketball season has been a war of attrition for the Lipscomb Bison and the lack of depth has been difficult to overcome in the final days of the regular season despite good team efforts by the players that remain. Monday night the Bison fell 66-57 to ETSU in the final regular season home game.
The Lipscomb Bison conclude their 2011-12 home schedule Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Allen Arena against the ETSU Bucs. The game will be carried on ESPN3 and 102.5 The Game. Justin Glenn and Jacob Arnett will be honored prior to the game in a "Senior Night" ceremony.
USC Upstate guard Ty Greene hit a 3-pointer with less than a second remaining to lift the Spartans to a 62-61 victory against the Lipscomb men's basketball team Saturday evening in Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bison return to Allen Arena Saturday evening for a 6:30 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference matchup with USC Upstate on ESPN3 and 102.5 The Game. Malcolm Smith leads Lipscomb in scoring at 9.7 points per game.
The men's basketball team lost 89-68 at Florida Gulf Coast Monday night. Lipscomb shot 39.7 percent from the field, was 5-of-18 from the 3-point line, and missed 14 free throws. Malcolm Smith led Lipscomb with 19 points.
The Lipscomb men’s basketball team goes for its third win in four outings Monday at 6 p.m. central against Florida Gulf Coast in Ft. Myers, Fla. The game will be broadcast on 102.5 The Game presented by Jackson.
The men's basketball team overcame adversity and question marks to win 99-91 in overtime against Stetson in DeLand, Fla. Junior Deonte Alexander led Lipscomb with 27 points, a career-high.
The Lipscomb Bison travel to DeLand, Fla., Saturday to face the Stetson Hatters in a 2:15 p.m. central Atlantic Sun Conference matchup. The game will be broadcast on 102.1 The Light and on LipscombSports.com
Lipscomb University Athletic Director Philip Hutcheson announced today that senior guard Jordan Burgason has been dismissed from the men’s basketball team for a violation of team rules.
Friday night in front of a standing room only crowd of 5,387, the second largest crowd in Allen Arena history, the Lipscomb Bison fell 84-58 to rival Belmont in the second installment of the “Battle of the Boulevard.”
Friday's Battle of the Boulevard against Belmont has sold out. A limited number of standing room only tickets are being sold through LipscombTickets.com for $10 each. The game is set to tip at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on CSS, ESPN3, and 102.5 The Game.
The second "Battle of the Boulevard" between Lipscomb and Belmont is Friday night at 6 p.m. in Allen Arena. The game will be televised on CSS and broadcast on 102.5 The Game and ESPN3. Limited tickets are available for the game.
Approximately 70 reserved seats and 50 general admission seats remain for Friday's men's basketball game against Belmont in Allen Arena, the athletic ticket office announced Tuesday afternoon. Tickets are $15 for a reserved seat and $12 for a general admission seat.
The men's basketball team jumped out to a 15-point halftime lead Monday evening against the Jacksonville Dolphins and went on to win 82-68 in front of 2,424 fans in Allen Arena. Freshman Malcolm Smith led Lipscomb with 21 points.
Lipscomb will go for the season sweep of Jacksonville Monday in Allen Arena at 6:30 p.m. The Lipscomb Sports Network presented by Jackson will broadcast the action on 102.5 The Game. Children 12 and under will receive free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.
The Lipscomb Bison celebrated Star Wars night, but the force was not with them. The Bison started out on the wrong foot in the first half and were unable to recover despite a much stronger second half in a 71-59 Atlantic Sun loss to North Florida Saturday night at Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bison go for their 100th win in Allen Arena Saturday at 6:30 p.m. against the North Florida Osprey in the annual “Star Wars Day” with Lipscomb basketball. The game will be carried on 102.5 The Game
The men's basketball team struggled throughout Monday's game at USC Upstate in Spartanburg eventually falling 61-52. Deonte Alexander and Martin Smith led Lipscomb with 10 points each.
Senior sharp shooter Jordan Burgason and the Lipscomb Bison meet the USC Upstate Spartans Monday in Spartanburg, S.C., at 6 p.m. The game will be carried on 102.1 The Light and LipscombSports.com.
Senior Jordan Burgason drained nine 3-pointers tying his own single-game record and posted a career-high 33 points Saturday afternoon as Lipscomb defeated ETSU 73-65 in Johnson City, Tenn. Lipscomb hit a season-high 15 treys.
Senior Jordan Burgason and the men's basketball team takes on ETSU Saturday in Johnson City, Tenn. In the last seven games, Burgason averages 20 points and shoots 56.7 percent from beyond the arc. The Lipscomb Sports Network will broadcast the 3 p.m. central game on 102.5 The Game.
The NAIA is celebrating 75 years of basketball history in 2012. Fans are invited to vote on the men's basketball 75th anniversary team. Lipscomb has four former players plus Coach Don Meyer nominated for the team.
Freshman Damarius Smith nailed a 3-pointer with less than a second left in overtime to give the men's basketball team a 104-103 win Monday night against the Stetson Hatters in Allen Arena. Senior Jordan Burgason led Lipscomb with 24 points.
The Lipscomb Bison welcome the Stetson Hatters to Allen Arena Monday for a 6:30 p.m. Atlantic Sun Conference matchup. The game will be carried on 102.5 The Game and ASun.TV presented by Jackson.
The men's basketball team dropped an 84-80 overtime decision Saturday evening to Florida Gulf Coast in Allen Arena. Jordan Burgason led Lipscomb with 18 points. The Bison are back in action in Allen Arena Monday at 6:30 p.m.
After starting the season on a strong note, scoring a season-high 28 points against SIU Edwardsville and 22 against Gardner-Webb, Zavion Williams underwent knee surgery. It will be his fourth game back when Lipscomb hosts Florida Gulf Coast Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in Allen Arena.
Former Bison Adnan Hodzic, is playing for the Walter Tigers Tübinge of the German BBL League. He is his team's leading scorer in its first two games of 2012 and is averaging 7.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in 17 contests in which Tübingen is 6-11.
Lipscomb athletics marketing has several exciting events coming up during the second half of the home 2011-12 basketball schedule.
It was a moment that would have seemed improbable 12 years ago — longtime coach Don Meyer walking onto the basketball court at Lipscomb University, with friends and university officials there to celebrate the naming of the court in his honor.
Six Bison scored in double figures, led by senior Jacob Arnett's 17 points, and Lipscomb rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Belmont 85-74 Friday night at Curb Event Center.
Lipscomb and Belmont meet Friday at Belmont’s Curb Event Center for the first of two times in their final season as Atlantic Sun Conference opponents. The game is set to tip at 7:05 p.m. and will be carried on 102.5 The Game and LipscombSports.com
North Florida shot nearly 60 percent from the field and went on a 23-4 first half run as the Osprey cruised by the Bison 82-61 Wednesday evening in Jacksonville. Jordan Burgason led Lipscomb with 19 points while Justin Glenn contributed 12 points and eight rebounds.
The Lipscomb Bison continues its seven game road trip with its sixth stop Wednesday night at North Florida, located in Jacksonville, for a game set to tip at 6:45 p.m. central. The game will be carried on 102.5 The Game and LipscombSports.com
Throughout the 2011-2012 basketball season Jonathan Seamon will be keeping a blog of his travels with the men's basketball team. Jonathan has served as the radio announcer for the Bison since his first days on the Lipscomb campus in 1973. Today's installment is from Jacksonville, Fla.
Lipscomb opened the second half with a 15-2 run lifting the Bison to a 77-71 win at Jacksonville Monday snapping an eight-game road losing streak. The Bison play North Florida Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. central. The game will be carried on 102.5 The Game.
The Lipscomb Bison usher in 2012 in Florida with their fifth straight road game Monday at 6:15 p.m. central time against the Jacksonville Dolphins in Swisher Gymnasium. The game will be carried on 102.5 The Game and LipscombSports.com
Scott Sanderson's men's basketball team returned Dec. 27 for practice with two sessions a day in preparation for an Atlantic Sun game Jan. 2 at Jacksonville, the first of three straight conference road games.
Individual game tickets to the Battle of the Boulevard in Allen Arena on Feb. 3 are now on sale for $15 for a reserved seat and $12 for a general admission ticket in the final men's basketball conference matchup between the Bison and the Belmont Bruins.
Jordan Burgason set the Bison NCAA era program record for three-pointers in a single game with nine at Iowa State en route to earning the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Player of the Week Award, announced Tuesday by the league office.
Individual tickets to the "Battle of the Boulevard" against Belmont on Friday, Feb. 3, will go on sale Thursday at 8 a.m. on LipscombSports.com. Tickets are $15 for a reserved seat and $12 for a general admission seat.
Throughout the 2011-2012 basketball season Jonathan Seamon will be keeping a blog of his travels with the men's basketball team. Jonathan has served as the radio announcer for the Bison since his first days on the Lipscomb campus in 1973. Today's installment is from Memphis and Iowa State.
Senior Jordan Burgason nailed nine three-pointers, a school NCAA era record, and tied the Hilton Coliseum record in Lipscomb’s 81-64 loss to Iowa State. He had 30 points, a team season-high.
Senior Jordan Burgason returns to his home of Ames, Iowa, as the Lipscomb Bison meet Iowa State Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Coliseum. The Lipscomb Sports Network presented by Jackson will carry the game on 102.5 The Game.
Lipscomb used a late second half run to take the Memphis Tigers down to the wire in an 85-75 loss Monday at the FedExForum. Jordan Burgason and Deonte Alexander led Lipscomb with 16 points each. Both hit four 3-pointers.
Lipscomb and Memphis meet at the FedExForum Monday at 6 p.m. in a game televised on CSS. This is the second straight year the teams face off after a 75-hiatus in the series. The game can also be heard on 102.5 The Game in Middle Tennessee.
Lipscomb committed 23 turnovers leading to 37 points for No. 24-ranked Murry State Thursday night in an 89-65 loss for the Bisons. Malcolm Smith led Lipscomb with 13 points.
For the first time since March 1948, the Lipscomb Bisons and the No. 24-ranked Murray State Racers meet on the basketball court Thursday at 7 p.m. at the CFSB Center in Murray, Ky. The game can be heard on LipscombSports.com and on 102.1 The Light.
Junior college transfer Deonte Alexander was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week Tuesday for the week of Dec. 6-12. It was the third straight week that a Bison was honored with the award.
Trading jump shots for headshots, former Lipscomb men’s basketball player Brett Staal turned in his jersey this fall to become a full-time model in New York City.
Two mini-plan options are on sale for $35 with both including a reserved seat at the "Battle of the Boulevard" game against Belmont on Feb. 3. In addition to the Belmont game, one package includes three Saturday games and the other includes three Monday games.
Still Christmas shopping? Order a Lipscomb replica basketball jersey today. Prices start at $22 per jersey and come in the following sizes: youth large, adult small, and adult extra large.
The Lipscomb athletic department has a limited supply of tickets available in a Lipscomb section at the Memphis (Dec. 19) basketball game. Tickets are $12 and are located in section 203 or 204 of the FedexForum.
Sophomore Robert Boyd (23) and junior Deonte Alexander (21) had career scoring highs for the Bisons Saturday night at the Eblen Center in Cookeville in an 89-87 overtime loss to Tennessee Tech.
Lipscomb begins a seven-game, five-week road swing Saturday evening at Tennessee Tech in the Eblen Center in Cookeville, Tenn. Game time is 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on LipscombSports.com
On Saturday, Dec. 3, the playing court at Allen Arena was named after former men's basketball coach Don Meyer. Click on the image above for a video of the dedication ceremony.
The Bisons placed four players in double-figures and forced 22 turnovers in a 70-55 win against UT Martin Tuesday night in Allen Arena. It was the fifth win in six outings for Lipscomb. The Bisons embark on a seven-game road trip Saturday at Tennessee Tech.
Freshman forward Malcolm Smith was honored Tuesday as the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week for the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 5. He averaged 19 points and 8.5 rebounds on the week.
Lipscomb hosts UT Martin Tuesday at 6:30 in Allen Arena as the Bisons go for their fifth win in six outings. Tickets are available for $9. The game will be broadcast on LipscombSports.com and ASunTV.
The Atlantic Sun Conference and ESPN have teamed up to deliver exclusive content on its signature multi-screen sports network ESPN3. The addition of games on ESPN3 extends ESPN’s current five-year deal with the Atlantic Sun, which continues through the 2013-14 season.
The Allen Arena playing court was named after former men's basketball coach Don Meyer in a ceremony held at Saturday's basketball game against Kennesaw State. Meyer is the all-time winningest men’s collegiate basketball coach with a record of 923-324 in 38 years as a head coach.
Class has been in session for forward Malcolm Smith since the start of basketball practice. Nine games into his freshman season he appears to be ready to move up to the head of the class. Saturday he scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Bisons to a 75-52 win over Kennesaw State.
Lipscomb welcomes former coach Don Meyer and many players from his 24 years at the helm of Bisons (4-4, 0-1 A-Sun) to Saturday’s Atlantic Sun Conference matchup against the Kennesaw State Owls (2-4, 0-1 A-Sun) in Allen Arena. The game is scheduled for noon.
Saturday, the floor at Allen Arena will be named after legendary Lipscomb head coach Don Meyer. Former players from across the globe are returning to campus for the weekend, with a reception scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning for former players and coaches to visit with Meyer.
Freshman Malcolm Smith led Lipscomb with a career-high 20 points for the Bisons in a 79-72 loss to the Mercer Bears in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both teams. Senior Jordan Burgason had 16 points.
For the third straight season the Lipscomb Bisons (4-3, 0-0 A-Sun) open Atlantic Sun Conference action against the Mercer Bears (4-2, 0-0 A-Sun). The teams face off Thursday at 7:15 p.m. in Allen Arena.
Thursday is the first of December and there's no better way to start the holiday season than by celebrating Christmas with the Bisons and Lady Bisons as Mercer visits for the A-Sun Conference opener. Fans are invited to have their Christmas photos taken with Santa starting at 5:45 p.m.
Freshman point guard Zavion Williams was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week Tuesday after averaging 13.0 points in Lipscomb's three wins last week.
Senior center Justin Glenn posted the first double-double of the season for the Bisons with 12 rebounds and 12 points Monday night in a 67-59 win over Austin Peay at Allen Arena. The Bisons host Mercer Thursday at 7:15 p.m. in Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bisons (3-3) open a four-game home stand Monday at 6:30 p.m. against Austin Peay (0-7) of the Ohio Valley Conference. Tickets start at $9. The game can be heard on 102.1 The Light and on LipscombSports.com
Led by senior Jordan Burgason with six threes and 20 points in his season debut, Lipscomb came from behind to defeat Sacred Heart 79-77 Wednesday afternoon capturing the Mayan Division title of the Cancun Challenge. It was Scott Sanderson's 200th win at the helm of the Bisons.
The Bisons play for the Cancun Challenge Mayan Division Championship Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. central against Sacred Heart of the Northeast Conference at the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico. The game can be heard on 102.1 The Light and LipscombSports.com
Freshman Zavion Williams scored 28 points, including 13 from the free throw line, and sophomore Robert Boyd hit a three-pointer with 3.8 seconds remaining to lift the Bisons to a 90-87 win against SIU Edwardsville Tuesday in the Cancun Challenge.
Monday in Cancun, Mexico, the Bisons held a morning practice and then had time to relax before the tournament banquet in the evening. This video shows some sights of the resort plus comments from Coach Scott Sanderson on Tuesday's game against SIU Edwardsville.
Atlantic Sun Conference leading scorer Zavion Williams (15.5 ppg) and the Lipscomb Bisons take on SIU Edwardsville Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico. Steve Selby will have the call for the Lipscomb Sports Network presented by Jackson on 102.5 The Game.
Sophomore Robert Boyd scored a career-high 21 points hitting six three-pointers, also a career best, as the Lipscomb Bisons fell 78-70 to Illinois State Saturday afternoon at Redbird Arena.
The Bisons basketball team (1-2) plays their second of four games as part of the Cancun Challenge Saturday in Normal, Ill., against Illinois State (1-1). The game is set to tip at 4 p.m.
Junior Jacob Arnett scored a career-high 17 points and sophomore Robert Boyd added 16 points in the opening game of Cancun Challenge, a 79-64 loss at Illinois Thursday evening. Lipscomb faces Illinois State Saturday at 4 p.m.
The Lipscomb Bisons begin a four-game road trip as part of the Cancun Challenge Thursday evening at Illinois. The game is set to tip at 8 p.m. and will be televised on the Big Ten Network. The Lipscomb Sports Network will broadcast the game in Nashville on 102.1 The Light.
Buddy Harston wonders how a 4-year-old orphan wandering the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa could find himself spending Christmas in America seven years later with a new family and he has only one answer - God’s providence.
Freshman guard Zavion Williams scored a game-high 22 points and had six steals but the Lipscomb Bisons fell 74-71 to Gardner-Webb after committing 25 turnovers and losing the rebounding battle 41-28.
The Lipscomb Bisons host former Atlantic Sun foe and current Big South Conference member Gardner-Webb Sunday evening at 7:15. Tickets are available starting at $9.
The Bisons opened the 2011-12 season with a 96-53 win Friday night in Allen Arena against Fort Valley State. Senior Justin Glenn led Lipscomb with 16 points on 7-of-7 shooting. Lipscomb hosts Gardner-Webb Sunday evening at 7:15 in Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bisons open the 2011-12 season against Division II Fort Valley State of the Southern Intercollegiate League Friday at 7:15 p.m. in Allen Arena. As part of Veteran’s Day, fans are encouraged to wear red in honor of those who have served in the Armed Forces.
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson announced the signings of John Ross Glover from the University School of Jackson in Jackson, Tenn., and Charles Smith from Southwind High School in Memphis, Tenn., to National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period.
The Lipscomb Fellowship of Christian Athletes will lead a devotional at 6:15 p.m. Sunday in McQuiddy Gym prior to the Bisons' 7:15 p.m. game against Gardner-Webb. The devotional is open to everyone attending the game.
Many people will say that a big breakfast is the way to start the day, but Lipscomb Bisons basketball coach Scott Sanderson long ago found a more important way to begin his morning.
Jim Allen was inducted into the Lipscomb athletics Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. Jim is a long-time friend of Lipscomb athletics and has served the Lipscomb community for many years, first in the administration and now as a Trustee.
Farrell Gean was inducted into the Lipscomb athletics Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. Farrell attended Lipscomb from 1968-72 where he achieved the rare accomplishment of lettering four years in both basketball and baseball.
John Friend was inducted into the Lipscomb athletics Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. Friend was a member of the Bison basketball team from 1954-57 playing a leading role in Lipscomb’s march to the VSAC tournament all four years, including the championship game in 1956.
Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com ranked the top 50 shooters in the nation as part of his college basketball preseason coverage. He ranked Lipscomb senior guard Jordan Burgason the No. 24 shooter in the nation.
The Big Ten Network will broadcast the men's basketball game against Illinois on Nov. 17 and Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) will carry the Bisons' game at Memphis on Dec. 19, the networks recently announced.
Men's basketball assistant coach Jay Walton contributes to CollegeChalktalk.com's coaches diary series. He recently wrote his first entry of the season entitled "We Talkin' Bout Practice."
To be a solid defensive team it takes a thief or two to keep the opposition in check. In Tuesday night’s 97-69 exhibition win over Freed-Hardeman Lipscomb’s defense stole the ball 16 times and forced a total of 24 turnovers.
Tuesday night at Allen Arena the Bisons will pay Freed-Hardeman University in an exhibition game at 6:30 p.m. The game will be live on 102.5 The Game and ASun.TV. Tickets are available starting at $7 for adults and $5 for children.
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson recently sat down with the "Voice of the Bisons" Jonathan Seamon to preview the 2011-12 Bisons. Lipscomb hosts Freed-Hardeman in an exhibition Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m.
This fall Lipscomb athletics has been working to make parking simple for our basketball fans. For each men’s game this season, at least two shuttles will be running from the David Lipscomb Campus School football field to the front doors of Allen Arena.
With the first nine practices complete, Lipscomb basketball coach Scott Sanderson sat down with LipscombSports.com to provide insight on the Bisons. Lipscomb host Freed-Hardeman in an exhibition on Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Allen Arena.
Lipscomb Athletics has announced the launch of its new Adoption Rally program, a groundbreaking venture designed to help families defray the mounting costs of adopting children while filling the stands at Lipscomb's Allen Arena for men's basketball games.
College basketball practices opened across the country Friday evening and the Bisons were no exception hosting their inaugural practice of the 2011-12 season in Allen Arena. Play the video to watch highlights from practice and hear comments from head coach Scott Sanderson.
The Bisons basketball team opens practice for the 2011-12 season Friday at 5 p.m. in Allen Arena. This is the second launch of practice for the Bisons who received ten practice days prior to their foreign tour to the Dominican Republic in August.
Lipscomb Director of Athletics Philip Hutcheson announced Wednesday that Jim Allen, Beth Willis Dolente, John Friend and Farrell Gean will be inducted as the latest members of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Nov. 5 on the Lipscomb University campus.
Lipscomb senior sharp-shooter Jordan Burgason was selected by the league coaches to the Preseason All-Atlantic Sun Team, the conference office announced Wednesday.
The Lipscomb Sports Network presented by Jackson recently announced its 2011-12 men's basketball radio broadcast schedule. Lipscomb's flagship station, 102.5 The Game, will carry 22 Bisons game while sister station 102.1 The Light will broadcast four additional games in Middle Tennessee.
Individual game tickets for the 2011-12 basketball season are on sale now. Tickets start at $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.
Bisons junior Deonte Alexander was recently recognized by Sporting Newsas one of the top-20 junior college transfers in the nation. Alexander joins the Bisons this season after averaging 17 points at East Mississippi Community College last year.
Middle Tennessee's Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-off Breakfast will be Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Lipscomb's Allen Arena. The breakfast will feature all six NCAA Division I basketball coaches from the area including Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for college students.
The basketball court at Lipscomb’s Allen Arena will be named in honor of former head men’s basketball coach Don Meyer. The dedication will take place in a ceremony on Dec. 3, 2011.
Cancun Challenge organizers announced today that tournament passes will be available for this fall's Division I men's basketball event played in Cancun, Mexico.
The men's basketball exhibition game against Freed-Hardeman has been moved to Tuesday, Nov. 1. The game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and will be carried live on 102.5 The Game and ASun.TV.
The Atlantic Sun Conference and Comcast Sports Southeast will continue their partnership during the 2011-12 basketball season. The "Battle of the Boulevard" against Belmont in Allen Arena on Friday, Feb. 3 will be televised as part of the package.
Lipscomb director of athletics Philip Hutcheson announced an agreement with 102.5 The Game to serve as the Official Sports Station of Lipscomb Athletics and broadcast over 20 regular season men’s basketball games for the 2011-12 season.
The Bisons and Lady Bisons announced their home games times for the 2011-12 basketball season Tuesday. As part of an overall focus on making games even more family-friendly, most games will start at 6:30 p.m. this season.
Season tickets and mini-packages for the 2011-12 men's and women's basketball season are now on sale to the public. Season tickets are $150 while mini-packages start at $45 for the ultimate convenience of fans that may not be suited for a season ticket.
In their final day in the Dominican Republic, the Bisons basketball team visited La Romana Orphanage in the morning and played their final exhibition game in the evening, a 92-83 victory against La UASD.
Sunday morning the Bisons basketball team attended a Dominican church in San Pedro called "John 3:16" and in the evening the Bisons defeated Club Calero 111-73 behind 17 points from freshman Zavion Williams.
JUAN DOLIO, D.R. – After two busy days in the Dominican Republic between service work and games, Saturday was a day of sightseeing and relaxation for the Bisons basketball team.
The men's basketball team won its opening two games of its foreign tour to the Dominican Republic Friday defeating San Carlos 97-74 and San Lazaro 100-88.
Flexibility is a key virtue for the Lipscomb men’s basketball team on their foreign tour to the Dominican Republic. Thursday's exhibition game was canceled due to a broken generator.
The Bisons spent their first morning in the Dominican Republic visiting a village whose destitute residents formerly worked at a now-closed sugar cane farm. The visit was a very emotional and eye-opening stop for the Bisons.
The Lipscomb men's basketball team spent Wednesday traveling to the Dominican Republic for their foreign exhibition tour which runs through Tuesday, Aug. 16. This is the first of daily updates from the road with the Bisons.
Jay Walton, Damarius Smith and Robert Boyd discuss the men's basketball trip to the Dominican Republic. The Bisons leave Wednesday morning to play five exhibition games and perform mission work. They return Tuesday, Aug. 16.
With the first week of men's basketball practice complete, head coach Scott Sanderson spoke with LipscombSports.com about the practices and newcomers Zavion Williams, Deonte Alexander, Stephen Hurt, and Marvin Williams.
With only four returning scholarship letterwinners on his roster for this season, Coach Scott Sanderson has utilized every opportunity in the 2011-12 men's basketball schedule to get his young team ready for the postseason.
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson spoke with LipscombSports.com Saturday morning after the second men's basketball practice in preparation for their trip to the Dominican Republic.
Lipscomb forward Brian Wright announced Friday that he will not return for his senior year with the Bisons. Wright averaged 5.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in his 81-game career.
The men's basketball team begins practice at 6 p.m. Friday evening in preparation for their "foreign tour" to the Dominican Republic Aug. 10-16. Lipscomb is allowed 10 days of practice prior to the trip.
The Lipscomb men's basketball team is collecting "Health Kits" for their trip to the Dominican Republic Aug. 10-16.
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson announced Monday that Cory Stanton will transfer to the Bisons from Clemson.
Two-time all-conference selection Josh Slater signed a one-year professional contract Friday with BG Göttingen of the German BBL League.
Former Lipscomb basketball coach Don Meyer was named the No. 44 best coach in history in Bleacher Report's "100 Best Coaches in College Basketball History"
Adnan Hodzic, a four-year starter for the Lipscomb basketball team, signed a one-year contract Tuesday to play professionally with the Walter Tigers of the German BBL League.
With so many new faces on this year's roster, the basketball season can't start soon enough for Lipscomb men's basketball Coach Scott Sanderson. At least, with the Bisons upcoming tour through the Dominican Republic taking place later this summer, Sanderson won't have to wait very long.
Men's basketball in the Atlantic Sun Conference continued its steady climb up the RPI ladder during the 2010-11 season by finishing the year as the 17th ranked conference.
For decades, local teams and individuals have compiled extraordinary records in a variety of sports. Ten of them stand out above the others and might never be broken. The Tennessean ranks Philip Hutcheson and John Pierce's scoring records No. 4 in Middle Tennessee.
Lipscomb basketball guard Brandon Barnes asked for and was granted a release from the Bisons. He intends to transfer to Cal State Bakersfield to play for his father, Rod Barnes.
Most students spend their summer breaks on vacations and back at home. Lipscomb's six newcomers are an exception though taking classes and playing pick-up basketball with their teammates on the Lipscomb campus.
Eight Lipscomb University athletic teams received perfect NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and twelve teams exceeded the national average for private schools in the latest report issued Tuesday by the NCAA.
Lipscomb will play in the 2011 Cancun Challenge operated by Triple Crown Sports. The Bisons will play at Illinois and Illinois State before heading to Cancun to face SIU Edwardsville and one additional team on November 22 and 23.
The Bosnian Senior National Team has selected Adnan Hodzic to join its team and he will first represent his native country at the 2011 European Basketball Championship in Lithuania.
Former Bisons basketball player Jason Hopkins (2006 to 2008) was recently named the head basketball coach at Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu. Since graduating Hopkins had played professionally and coached at Cochise College.
Lipscomb junior college signee Deonte Alexander was named the top incoming player in the Atlantic Sun Conference by the National Hoops Report run by respected recruiting analyst Justin Young.
Lipscomb Bisons basketball signed Deonte Alexander, a 6-foot-1 junior college transfer from East Mississippi Community College, and Stephen Hurt, a 6-foot-10 center from Siegel High School, coach Scott Sanderson announced Wednesday.
Mike Hammond stayed close to Lipscomb University after graduating. He is the vice president and headmaster of David Lipscomb Campus School. He and his wife, Carol, have four children and eight grandchildren, and he took some time to talk with lipscombsports.com.
Lipscomb basketball players Zach Brown and Milos Kleut have asked for their release from the Bisons.
Malcolm and Martin Smith, Lipscomb basketball signees and twin forwards from Clarksville Academy, were recognized in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" in the March 14 issue.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches has announced the NABC Division I All-District teams for 2011. Lipscomb senior center Adnan Hodzic was named a District III First Team member. Lipscomb senior guard Josh Slater earned second team honors.
Farrell Gean played both baseball and basketball for Lipscomb from 1968-72. He is the last male athlete at Lipscomb to play two sports for four seasons. He was a part of the 1971 "Miracle' Bisons. He is in his 30th year as a professor of accounting at Pepperdine.
The Lipscomb Bisons ended the season on a disappointing note falling 73-63 to Mercer in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Tournament Thursday night at the University Center in Macon.
No. 4 seed Lipscomb opens the 2011 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Championship against No. 5 seed and tournament host Mercer University at 8 p.m. central time Thursday evening.
The Bisons return to the scene of their last loss with more on their minds than simple revenge. Lipscomb lost 68-67 to Mercer Feb. 26 at the University Center. Thursday night at 8 the two teams will meet again in the quarterfinals of the A-Sun Tourney.
Ray Dickerson played both basketball and baseball while at Lipscomb University, with a little track on the side. He lives with his wife, Sandy, just down the street from his alma mater, and spends his time taking care of his 6-year-old grandson. He took a moment to talk with lipscombsports.com about his time at Lipscomb.
Seniors Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater were both named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team, the conference office announced Tuesday. It was the second straight year the duo was named to the first team.
With the Atlantic Sun Conference's regular-season complete, the field, seeds and game times for the General Shale Brick Men's Basketball Championships have been set. No. 4 seed Lipscomb opens Thursday against No. 5 seed Mercer at 8 p.m.
Senior guard Josh Slater scored 23 points and hit 15-of-17 free throw attempts as the Lipscomb Bisons fell 68-67 at the Mercer Bears Saturday afternoon in the University Center.
Lipscomb ends the 2010-11 regular season against the Mercer Bears Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. central time in the University Center in Macon, Ga. Lipscomb has won the last five meetings and owns a 12-4 series lead over the Bears.
Junior guard Jordan Burgason scored 21 points on seven three-pointers as the Lipscomb Bisons defeated the Kennesaw State Owls 82-67 Thursday evening at the Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga.
It's all about taking it one game at a time for the Bisons basketball team, but even they are having trouble separating the final two games of the regular season. Thursday they visit Kennesaw St. Saturday they close out the regular season at Mercer.
Greg Eubanks grew up going to Lipscomb schools before attending Lipscomb University. He now spends his time working for Rich Printing, and raising his three kids with his wife Kathy. He took some time to talk about his memories of playing basketball with lipscombsports.com.
Lipscomb closed out the home part of the season on a disappointing note falling 102-95 to ETSU Saturday night in double overtime. It was “Senior Night” for center Adnan Hodzic, guard Josh Slater, forward Michael Teller and forward Brandon Brown.
Coach Scott Sanderson will need a total team effort from his Lipscomb Bisons if they are going to beat ETSU Saturday night at 6:30 at Allen Arena. He has been pleased with the play of his role players the past couple of games.
Guard Josh Slater became the first player in Lipscomb's NCAA history to earn a triple-double as he led the Bisons to a 71-52 win over USC Upstate. Slater scored 10 points, made 10 steals and was credited with 12 assists in 27 minutes of play.
The Bisons still have lessons to learn with four regular season games left on the schedule. The next class session will be Thursday night at 7 when USC Upstate visits Allen Arena for an Atlantic Sun game.
Adnan Hodzic led Lipscomb with 22 points as the Bisons shot 54.9 percent and held a 32-23 rebounding advantage in an 81-76 win against Campbell Thursday evening in Buies Creek, N.C. Lipscomb hosts USC Upstate next Thursday at 7 p.m.
In the brief history of the Pope Center/Gore Arena at Campbell University the Lipscomb Bisons have posted a 2-0 record. Thursday night the Bisons will try to get back on the winning track when the two teams meet at 6 p.m. in Buies Creek, N.C.
For the second straight game the Bisons went into halftime behind by double digits. Despite outscoring Jacksonville by four in the second half, Lipscomb lost 78-68 Saturday afternoon. Josh Slater led Lipscomb with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
When the Bisons face Jacksonville Saturday afternoon at 2:15 at Swisher Gym the focus will be on playing an effective and consistent defensive game.
The Bisons could never recover from a slow start Thursday night at North Florida in a 72-62 loss. Lipscomb shot 30.8 percent with 11 turnovers in the first half and trailed by 16, 35-19, at the half. Josh Slater led Lipscomb with 19 points.
The Bisons, who have won four games in a row and five of their last six, will get tested on the road in Jacksonville, starting Thursday night at North Florida.
Greg Glenn is head of school for Westbury Christian School in Houston. As a basketball coach his teams won 12 state championships. He was in Nashville last week and dropped by campus. He talked with Lipscombsports.com during his visit.
The Lipscomb Bisons hit an NCAA era game-high 17 shots from 3-point range Sunday afternoon in an 88-71 win over Florida Gulf Coast at Allen Arena.
The Bisons have lost one conference game at home and they want to avoid adding another Sunday afternoon at 2 when Florida Gulf Coast visits Allen Arena.
The Bisons beat Stetson 82-62 Friday night at Allen Arena, their third win in a row and their fourth in the last five games. The Bisons are back at home Sunday at 2 to face Florida Gulf Coast.
More rebounds and fewer turnovers will be the mantra tonight when the Lipscomb Bisons face a rematch with Stetson at 7 at Allen Arena. Stetson won the first meeting this season 76-66.
Belmont ended Adnan Hodzic's double-figures scoring streak earlier this month and he returned that favor by scoring a game-high 26 points as the Bisons won the second edition of the "Battle of the Boulevard" 73-64 Tuesday night at Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bisons have worked hard to improve since their first meeting with Belmont this season. The Bisons get a second chance as the "Battle of the Boulevard" moves to Allen Arena Tuesday night. The game will be televised on CSS.
Adnan Hodzic scored 12 points leading 11 Bisons who scored as Lipscomb rolled to a 76-55 win at USC Upstate Sunday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C. The Bisons now look to Tuesday as they host Belmont at 7 p.m. in the "Battle of the Boulevard."
The Bisons have had very little time to regroup after Friday's loss to ETSU in preparation for Sunday afternoon's game with USC Upstate at 1.
Reserved and general admission tickets are sold out for Tuesday's "Battle of the Boulevard" against Belmont, the athletic department announced Thursday. Standing room only (SRO) tickets are available for $9 online and $10 at the box office.
Lipscomb fell 68-67 at the ETSU Bucs Friday night in the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week. Senior guard Josh Slater led the Bisons with 27 points while senior forward Adnan Hodzic posted a double-double with 14 points and ten rebounds.
The Bisons will be out to stay on the winning track when they visit ETSU Friday night in an Atlantic Sun game at 6. The game will be televised regionally on CSS.
Adnan Hodzic tied his season high with 33 points, Jordan Burgason added 20 and Brandon Brown chipped in with a season-high 18 as the Lipscomb Bisons beat Campbell 92-81 Monday night at Allen Arena.
Coach Scott Sanderson expects his Lipscomb Bisons to be more disciplined Monday night at 7:15 when Campbell visits Allen Arena for an Atlantic Sun game.
The Lipscomb Bisons are going to use the 88-52 loss Thursday night at Belmont as a painful learning experience as they prepare for Monday night's game with Campbell and the rest of the A-Sun season.
The Lipscomb Bisons expect center Adnan Hodzic and guard Josh Slater to produce, but if they are going to be successful against Belmont Thursday night they need some unexpected players to step up.
Lipscomb guard Josh Slater scored a season-high and game-high 30 points as the Bisons ralled in the final five minutes of the second half to beat UNF 80-76 Monday at Allen Arena.
Basketball is played with a team of five, but for most of the season the Bisons have been depending on Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater. Heading into Monday's game with North Florida coach Scott Sanderson is looking for some consistent help.
Game times for Lipscomb's basketball doubleheader with the University of North Florida on Monday have been changed to noon for the men's game and 2:15 p.m. CST for the women's game. Admission for both games will be complimentary.
The Bisons are seeking answers after losing 60-56 to Jacksonville Saturday in A-Sun play at Allen Arena. The next challenge for the Bisons is Monday night when North Florida visits.
Coach Scott Sanderson knows his Bisons can play better than what he has seen so far this season as they head into Saturday's A-Sun game with Jacksonville. The best thing is his players agree with him and are working hard to improve.
The Bisons bounced back from a poor second half defensive performance Monday to win 75-61 at Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday evening at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla. It was the lowest point output by a Lipscomb opponent this season.
Coach Scott Sanderson is frustrated by inconsistent defensive play from his Bisons as they head into Wednesday night's A-Sun game at Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, Fla.
After not hitting a field goal for the first 8:36 of Monday's game against Stetson, the Bisons were never able to get in a groove eventually falling 76-66 in DeLand, Fla. Lipscomb's 18 first half points were its lowest total in the last seven season.
After road losses at Alabama and Memphis, the Bisons return to Atlantic Sun Conference action for their final 18 regular season games. Lipscomb travels to DeLand, Fla., Monday evening at 6:15 p.m. to face the Stetson Hatters.
The Bisons fell to No. 21-rated Memphis 88-70 Thursday night at the FedExForum. But coach Scott Sanderson is looking to the future as the Bisons next 18 games are all in the A-Sun. His biggest concern is finding help for Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater.
The Lipscomb Bisons will face their third nationally-ranked team this season when they visit the FedEx Forum to face the No. 21-rated Memphis Tigers Thursday night.
ESPN College Basketball Nation Blog: Adnan Hodzic's journey to Lipscomb didn't follow the traditional path. As a young boy in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War, Hodzic was more concerned with his family's future than with shooting baskets.
Seniors Josh Slater and Adnan Hodzic were two of 12 players named to the Bleacher Report's All Mid-Major Team: Mid-Season Edition. Hodzic was selected as a starter and Slater was picked as a reserve.
The Lipscomb Bisons made a move in the second half, but they were unable to trim the deficit against Alabama in a 71-51 loss Tuesday night at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson grew up in Tuscaloosa, Ala. He brings his Bisons back for the second time in his coaching career at Lipscomb Tuesday night at 7 at the Coleman Coliseum.
The Lipscomb Bisons rolled to a 99-73 win over Kennesaw State in an Atlantic Sun Conference game Saturday night at Allen Arena. Adnan Hodzic was the top scorer with 25 points, 19 of them in the second half.
A crowd of nearly 250 people attended the newly renovated McQuiddy Gymnasium on Friday as the Lipscomb Athletic Department held a luncheon with former legendary basketball coach Don Meyer and ESPN's Buster Olney.
The Bisons host the Kennesaw State Owls in Atlantic Sun action Saturday night in Allen Arena. The game is set to tip at 8:15 p.m. Lipscomb will seek to avenge its 72-69 first round loss to the No. 8 seed Owls in last year's A-Sun Tournament.
Atlantic Sun Player of the Year Adnan Hodzic, from Lipscomb, set the Bisons' Division I career scoring record leading the Bisons to a pair of road wins to win his fifth Player of the Week honor, the conference announced on Tuesday.
MACON, Ga. – One month into the 2010-11 NCAA men's basketball season, the Atlantic Sun Conference has moved up across the board in the ratings indexes bolstered by strong performances across the league.
Senior forward Adnan Hodzic scored 23 points, all in the second half, to become Lipscomb's NCAA-era leading scorer as the Bisons put on an offensive clinic Saturday evening in a 98-94 win against Tennessee Tech in the Eblen Center.
The Lipscomb University Bisons look for the season sweep against Ohio Valley Conference opponents when they trek to Cookeville, Tenn., Saturday to face Tennessee Tech. Game time is 7 p.m. from the Eblen Center.
The Lipscomb athletic department is excited to announce the availability of mini-packages. Each package includes reserved seats to Lipscomb's home game against Belmont and two packages include tickets to the "Battle" at Belmont.
Tne Lipscomb Bisons swept a two-game series with Austin Peay winning 73-70 Tuesday night at the Dunn Center in Clarksville as guard Josh Slater scored a game-high 23 points.
The Bisons travel an hour northwest to Clarksville to face Austin Peay State University at the Winfield Dunn Center. It is the home opener for Austin Peay. The game is set to tip at 7 p.m. central time.
The Bisons overcame both a terrible start and a determined Mercer team for a 77-65 win in their A-Sun opener Saturday night at Allen Arena.
The Bisons open Atlantic Sun Conference action Saturday against Mercer. Game time is 6:30 p.m. in Allen Arena. All fans are encouraged to bring a toy to benefit Toys for Tots.
The Lipscomb athletic department has a limited supply of tickets available in a Lipscomb section at the Alabama (12/21) and Memphis (12/30) basketball games. Each game ticket is $12.
Cooper Wood is a busy man. He works for the family business, Jim Wood and Associates, and also coaches softball and serves as an assistant in basketball at Nashville Christian. He and his wife, Diane, keep up with four children and three grandchildren. He paused long enough to talk with lipscombsports.com.
Don Meyer and ESPN's Buster Olney will host a book signing for Olney's book “How Lucky You Can Be: The Story of Coach Don Meyer” on Saturday, Dec. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Allen Arena. There will also be a luncheon with the duo on Friday, Dec. 17.
Brandon Barnes scored a career-high 25 points while Adnan Hodzic, Brandon Brown, and Josh Slater each posted double-doubles as the Bisons stormed from being down 13 to winning 90-71 at UT-Martin Saturday afternoon in Martin, Tenn.
Lipscomb travels to UT Martin Saturday afternoon in their final non-conference tune-up before opening A-Sun play next weekend. Game time is 4 p.m. central time from Martin, Tenn.
Ricky Bowers is a busy man at the Ensworth School serving as associate head of the school and athletics director, as well as the football coach and boy's basketball coach. He also follows the play of his daughter Anna, the leading scorer for the Lady Bisons so far this season in addition to spending time with his wife and three other children.
The Lipscomb Bisons were outmatched by the #12/13 Baylor Bears Monday night falling 72-60 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas. Jordan Burgason led Lipscomb with 15 points.
In their first trip back to the Lone Star State since losing to UTEP in the 2006 NIT, the Lipscomb University Bisons (2-1) face the No. 17-ranked Baylor Bears (3-0) Monday night at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas at 7 p.m. central time.
Lipscomb assistant basketball coach Jay Walton writes a blog for CollegeChalkTalk.com. In his latest entry Walton gives a month-by-month look at the life of a college basketball coach.
Senior center Adnan Hodzic scored 33 points and brought down 16 rebounds as the Lipscomb University Bisons defeated Austin Peay State University 104-101 in overtime Thursday night in Allen Arena.
The Bisons revive an old rivalry with Austin Peay for the first time in 48 years as the teams meet in Allen Arena Thursday night at 7:15 p.m. central time.
The Lipscomb Bisons basketball coaching staff has signed four new players for the 2011-2012 season _ Zavion Williams from West Creek in Clarksville, Tenn.; twins Malcolm and Martin Smith from Clarksville Academy and Marvin Williams from White Station High School in Memphis.
Freshman guard Robert Boyd led the Lipscomb Bisons with 20 points in a 103-78 win over Stillman College Monday night at Allen Arena. Boyd was one of five Bisons to finish in double figures and one of 12 to play 10 or more minutes.
The Lipscomb University Bisons open their 2010-11 home schedule Monday evening against Stillman College, a NCAA Division II institution from Tuscaloosa, Ala. Game time is 7 p.m.
The Lipscomb Bisons opened their 2010-11 campaign with an 80-66 loss at No. 8 North Carolina. Senior guard Josh Slater scored 21 points and grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Lipscomb Bisons are starting off the season with one of their biggest challlenges in the NCAA history of the program Friday night against No. 8-ranked North Carolina in Chapel Hill at 6. The game will be televised live on Fox Sports South.
Former Lipscomb University coach Don Meyer will be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Meyer is one of 11 inductees to be enshrined at the hall of fame's annual banquet on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville.
The Atlantic Sun Conference and ESPN reached an agreement to air one of the nation's top rivalries, Lipscomb at Belmont, exclusively on ESPN3.com. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, January 13 from the Curb Event Center.
It was billed as “throw back” night. For the first 10 minutes of the first half it looked like one of the old games between Lipscomb and Trevecca. But the Bisons pulled away from their old rivals from the NAIA days, winning 106-59.
The Lipscomb Bisons will give a nod to their NAIA days to open the 2010-2011 basketball season. Thursday night at 7 in Allen Arena the Bisons will welcome Trevecca Nazarene, an old foe and major rival from the TranSouth Conference.
The expectations are high for the Lipscomb Bisons basketball team this season and one of the reasons is the depth of the team. Fans can get a first look at the team Thursday night when Trevecca Nazarene visits Allen Arena for an exhibition game at 7.
Center Adnan Hodzic and guard Josh Slater are the headliners for the Lipscomb Bisons basketball team this season, but there are four freshmen bubbling with personality and talent who have possibly made the biggest impact during preseason practices.
Lee Marsh and his family have been longtime supporters of Lipscomb University and the athletic program for many years. A successful businessman, Lee Marsh is now retired allowing him even more time to watch Lipscomb athletic teams perform. He and his wife, Joyce Ann Marsh, seldom miss an athletic event on the Lipscomb campus.
George McIntosh was a tennis and basketball player at Lipscomb and later served as the tennis coach. He is the president of the Jim Wood Golden Bison Club, part of the National Bison Club, that meets each month in the Hall of Fame room at Allen Arena.
The Bisons have been picked by the A-Sun coaches and media to win both the regular season and tournament championships in the conference. Adnan Hodzic is preseason Player of the Year. He and Josh Slater are preseason All-Conference.
The Lipscomb Bisons will officially start basketball practice Friday night, but they will be spending the weekend in workouts at the University of the South at Sewanee.
A poll posted on the Fox Sport website has named Lipscomb basketball coaches Jay Walton and Shaun Senters as two of the top five assistant coaches in the Atlantic Sun Conference. At least 75 percent of the coaches in the A-Sun voted.
Alan Banks played basketball for the Lipscomb Bisons as coach Don Meyer was in the early stage of developing a national reputation for the program. His financial planning business and his children keep him busy now but he found time this week to talk with LipscombSports.com.
The Bisons will open the season with an exhbition game with Trevecca Nazarene and have also changed the day of the "Battle of the Boulevard" game with Belmont at Allen Arena as the 2010-11 schedule is finalized.
Interest in the Bisons basketball team this summer is as hot as the pavement on Granny White Pike at noon under the August sun. The Bisons tied for the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship last season and return all of their starters including center Adnan Hodzic, the A-Sun Player of the Year.
Bernard Card was known for his hustle on the basketball court as a member of the Lipscomb Bisons. He is working just as hard in the corporate world as well. He was inducted in the Campbell Sales Company Hall of Fame this summer for his success as part of the Campbell Soup team.
Adnan Hodzic never had a plastic basketball hoop or an orange foam basketball growing up. He rarely even went outside to play. Instead, Hodzic remembers running through the streets of Sarajevo with his mother with bullets flying.
David Fox recently named Adnan Hodzic as his most underrated player in the nation at Rivals.com's weekly College Basketball Roundtable.
Men's basketball coach Scott Sanderson and Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis talked about the process of recruiting with 104.5 The Zone's Mark Howard on Friday, July 16. Click the "Play" icon to listen.
Nashville City Paper: “Man, time goes by fast,” Eddie Ard said as he thought back to his Lipscomb hoops career. The 6-foot-5 swingman averaged 15.4 points over his last three college seasons at and scored more than 1,500 points in his career
The Bison basketball team will open its 2010-11 season on Nov. 12th against the University of North Carolina. Road trips to Baylor, Alabama and Memphis highlight the rest of the non-conference schedule. The Bisons host Belmont on Jan. 26.
Men's basketball coach Scott Sanderson will be an in-studio guest from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday morning on 104.5 The Zone's "Wake Up Zone" show. He'll be discussing the recruiting process and the upcoming season with host Mark Howard.
The 2010-11 Lipscomb Bisons basketball schedule will be released Thursday morning via the weekly athletics e-mail. To be the first to know this year's exciting matchups and to stay updated on the latest news throughout the year, click below to sign up
Tom Kelsey played for the Lipscomb Bisons basketball team from 1982-86 and was a key part of the 1986 NAIA National Championship team. He is the men's basketball coach at Belhaven University.
The Atlantic Sun Conference recently concluded its annual spring meetings of athletics directors, senior woman administrators and faculty athletic representatives. Among the issues the membership approved were a replay system for men's and women's basketball and the creation of new academic honors.
Former Lipscomb Bisons basketball coach Don Meyer, the all-time wins leader for NCAA/NAIA men's college coaches, has been selected to receive the 2010 John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award by the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tom Kelsey is a former Lipscomb Bisons basketball player who was part of the 1986 NAIA National Championship Team. UCLA coach John Wooden's life was celebrated with a memorial service Saturday at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Kelsey recalls his dream of a lifetime one-on-one meeting with Wooden.
Frank Downing played for the Lipscomb basketball team in the late 1940s. He is retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital. He has fond memories of his time at Lipscomb and spent some time with LipscombSports.com to share some of them.
Adnan Hodzic withdrew from the National Basketball Association draft late Thursday and will return to Lipscomb University this fall for his senior season.
Lipscomb University head coach Scott Sanderson announced the signing of forward Damarius Smith from Kenwood High School in Clarksville, Tenn. The 6-foot-4, 185-pound Smith averaged 20 points, six rebounds and eight assists as a senior.
Lipscomb power forward Adnan Hodzic has declared that he will enter the 2010 NBA Draft. Hodzic does not intend to hire an agent and therefore he will be eligible to return to Lipscomb next year if he removes his name from the draft at a later date.
Lipscomb junior center Adnan Hodzic continues to receive accolades for his performance this season having been named an Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press.
Marcus Bodie was one of the most exciting players in Bisons basketball history playing from 1986 to 1990. He is college basketball's all-time steals leader with 440 steals.
Center Adnan Hodzic and guard Josh Slater received postseason awards this week. Hodzic was honored by three different groups.
Lipscomb center Adnan Hodzic can add the Sporting News Atlantic Sun Player of the Year Award to his collection. The junior was named earlier this month as the A-Sun Player of the Year by a vote of coaches and the media. He has greatly surpassed expectations with his success on the court.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson has been preaching all season long that consistent defense was the way to win. But an inconsisent defensive performance knocked the No.1-seeded Bisons out of the A-Sun Tournament Wednesday with a 72-69 loss to No. 8 seed Kennesaw State.
The No. 1 seed Lipscomb Bisons open the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Championship Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. against No. 8 seed Kennesaw State.
Wimp Sanderson is not shy about offering advice to his son Scott about how to coach the Lipscomb Bisons, but he doesn't think anyone is listening. He would be surprised how much his son listens when it comes to winning conference tournaments.
Lipscomb junior center Adnan Hodzic was named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Year while junior guard Josh Slater was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team, the conference office announced Tuesday morning.
Lipscomb's Adnan Hodzic helped the Bisons to a 2-0 week against Mercer and Kennesaw State and the No. 1 seed in the General Shale Brick A-Sun Basketball Championships, earning the junior center Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday.
The Bisons won a share of the Atlantic Sun regular season championship and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament with an 85-73 win over Mercer Saturday. Center Adnan Hodziic scored a career high 37 points and pulled down 17 rebounds.
Lipscomb assistant men's basketball coach Jay Walton is participating in CollegeChalkTalk.com's National Coaches' Diary Series. His first entry is entitled "The Art of the Post Feed"
The Lipscomb Bisons are still in the running for the A-Sun Championship and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament, but Mercer is one of the obstacles standing in their way. Saturday at 5 at Allen Arena the two teams will play live on CSS.
Lipscomb center Adnan Hodzic scored 24 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to become the first A-Sun player since 2005 to reach the 20-20 level in those categories in a game. The Bisons won 74-66 Thursday night at Allen Arena against Kennesaw St.
Rebounding will be a major key to the Bisons success Thursday night against Kennesaw State and Saturday against Mercer. The Bisons average 36.4 rebounds per game while holding opponents to 33.8 per game.
The Lipscomb Bisons have two practices and two games left in the regular season. In many ways they are in control of their destiny, but they also need some help if they are going to emerge as the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion and the No. 1 seed in next week's tournament.
Lipscomb's Josh Slater continued to make his push for the Atlantic Sun's player of the year award by leading the Bisons to a pair of victories, netting the junior his second Player of the Week award, the conference announced on Monday.
Saturday men's basketball against Mercer has been selected as the Atlantic Sun “Hot Game” and will be televised on CSS and ESPN360.com, the conference announced Monday morning. To accommodate the broadcast, the men will tip at 5 p.m. while the women will play at 2 p.m.
Juniors Josh Slater and Adnan Hodzic scored 26 points each as the Lipscomb Bisons defeated Stetson 85-71 Saturday evening in the Edmunds Center.
The Lipscomb Bisons play their final road game of the season Saturday in DeLand, Fla., against Stetson at 6 p.m. CT. Lipscomb has not won at Stetson in six meetings in the NCAA-era.
Josh Slater flirted with a triple-double Thursday evening finishing with 19 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds in Lipscomb's 93-75 win against Florida Gulf Coast in Alico Arena.
In the 10 games Lipscomb has won in the A-Sun they have allowed an average of 68 points. They have given up 81 points per game in six loses. Coach Sanderson is seeking defensive consistency in the final games of the season.
Lipscomb was unable to hold on to a 14-point first half lead against the strong second half shooting of USC Upstate falling 81-74 Thursday evening. Upstate outscored the Bisons 50-34 in the second half.
The Lipscomb Bisons will be seeking their fourth straight road win of the season tonight at USC Upstate at 6:30. The Bisons enter the game tied for the lead in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
It was a true team effort as the Lipscomb Bisons won 79-61 over Jacksonville Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena. The win moves the Bisons into a share of first place in the A-Sun.
The Lipscomb Bisons have a chance to move into first place in the Atlantic Sun Sunday afternoon when they face Jacksonville at 1 at Allen Arena. Based on the past few games fans are encouraged to stay in their seats until the final buzzer.
The Lipscomb Bisons made two long runs, but time ran out in a 72-70 last second loss to North Florida Friday night at Allen Arena. The Bisons, 9-5 in the A-Sun, are tied with Belmont for second place, one-half game behind Jacksonville.
The trio of Adnan Hodzic, Josh Slater and Jordan Burgason has been leading the way for the Lipscomb Bisons, but coach Scott Sanderson is looking for some help from the rest of the team as North Florida visits Friday night at 7 at Allen Arena.
John Mansfield played basketball at Lipscomb from 1958-60. Today he spends a great deal of his time serving as an Abraham Lincoln presenter, making public appearances across the country as the 16th president of the United States.
Junior guard Josh Slater drained a three from in front of the Lipscomb bench with 0.2 seconds left to give the Lipscomb Bisons a 60-59 win against Campbell Monday evening.
Josh Slater delivered back-to-back career outings last week to give the Lipscomb Bisons critical road wins against Belmont and ETSU. The junior earned his first Player of the Week award, the conference announced on Monday.
The Bisons made the six-hour journey across snowy North Carolina to reach Buies Creek where they will attempt to complete the sweep of their three-game road trip when they face Campbell Monday at 7 p.m. CT.
Josh Slater had a career-high and team season-high 35 points and Jordan Burgason hit a 19-foot jumper with 4.5 seconds left in overtime to lift the Lipscomb Bisons over ETSU 85-84.
The Lipscomb Bisons travel to ETSU Saturday afternoon to attempt to avenge a loss only nine days earlier on a last second shot by ETSU's Jarvis Jones. Game time is set for 3 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
The Lipscomb men's basketball coaches will wear sneakers instead of dress shoes Saturday against ETSU as part of Coaches vs. Cancer® Suits and Sneakers awareness weekend.
David Fox of Rivals.com named Allen Arena as one of the Top 10 surprising home-court advantages in the nation.
Lipscomb holds a narrow lead on ETSU in the A-Sun All-Academic race. The Bisons' percentages for men's cross country, men's basketball and women's basketball all top the conference. The Bisons lead with 87 student-athletes on the team.
Josh Slater scored a game-high 26 points, with 12 coming from the free throw line, and Adnan Hodzic added 25, with seven points on free throws, as the Lipscomb Bisons beat Belmont 78-72 Tuesday night at the Curb Event Center.
The Lipscomb Bisons won the first round of the "Battle of the Boulevard", but they will be facing a more confident Belmont team Tuesday night at the Curb Event Center.
It's impossible to overlook Josh Slater when he's on the basketball court. The junior guard for Lipscomb plays with an energy and a level of enthusiasm that is undeniable.
Adnan Hodzic, Josh Slater and Jordan Burgason combined to score 71 points, but the rest of the Bisons only chipped in with 11 in an 86-82 loss to Campbell Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson spent Friday's practice session preparing his Bisons for Saturday's game against Campbell at Allen Arena. But he knows their minds are still on the last second shot in their 71-69 loss to ETSU Thursday night.
ETSU is considered to be the second biggest rival for the Lipscomb Bisons. Thursday night the game went down to the wire with the Bisons losing 71-69 on a last second shot.
The Lipscomb Bisons will face two of the biggest tests of the season. Thursday night ETSU visits Allen Arena followed by Campbell on Saturday. Control of first place in the conference could be determined by the outcome of these games.
Junior center Adnan Hodzic scored 29 points as the Lipscomb Bisons blew past North Florida 79-55 Saturday evening at UNF Arena. The teams were whistled for a combined 55 fouls and were 42-of-69 from the free throw line.
The Lipscomb University Bisons (8-8, 5-2 A-Sun) look to earn a split on their road trip Saturday evening against North Florida (9-8, 4-3 A-Sun). Game time is set for 6 p.m. CT in UNF Arena.
Jordan Burgason hit seven second half treys but the Bisons were not able to complete their rally from a 16-point first half deficit falling to Jacksonville 79-73 Thursday evening.
The Lipscomb Bisons have won their last four games and sit on top of the Atlantic Sun Conference with a 5-1 record as they face Jacksonville Thursday night on the road.
Guard Josh Slater led the Lipscomb Bisons with 16 points and 14 rebounds on the way to a 64-53 win over Belmont Monday night in Allen Arena in the 125th meeting between the two teams and the 20th anniversary of the "Battle of the Boulevard".
General admission tickets are still available for $15 for tonight's basketball doubleheader through the Athletic Ticket at 615-966-5899. They may also be bought through the box office beginning at 4 p.m. Shuttle service will be available between Stokes Elementary and Allen Arena tonight.
Emotions always run at a high level when the Lipscomb Bisons and Belmont Bruins meet in the "Battle of the Bouvleard". Both have an early share of first place in the Atlantic Sun which raises the importance of the game to an even higher level.
Monday night's game with Belmont becomes even more important as the Lipscomb Bisons enter the game tied with the Bruins for first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference after beating USC Upstate 80-66 at Allen Arena Saturday night.
The Bisons have won their last two games, but point guard Johnny Lee and his teammates are still seeking improvement as they head into Saturday night's game with USC Upstate at Allen Arena.
Lipscomb's men's basketball game against Belmont Monday at 8 p.m. will be shown on ESPN360.com, ESPN Full Court, and the Bright House Sports Network, the Atlantic Sun conference announced Friday. Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) will distribute and also broadcast the game as part of the A-Sun television package.
The Lipscomb Bisons beat arch-rival Belmont 124-107 Feb. 17, 1990 in front of an NAIA record crowd of 15,399 fans at Vanderbilt's Memorial Gym. The crowd is one of the main things that former players in the game remember.
Jordan Burgason and Johnny Lee each scored a game-high 22 points and Brandon Brown added 20 as the Lipscomb Bisons beat Florida Gulf Coast 89-79 Monday night at Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bisons continue their homestand Monday evening against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles. Game time is 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for $7.
Center Adnan Hodzic scored a game-high 29 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds as the Lipscomb Bisons beat Stetson 84-63 Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena in an Atlantic Sun game.
The Lipscomb Bisons ring in the New Year as they return to Atlantic Sun Conference action to face Stetson in Allen Arena Saturday at 3:15 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for $7.
Junior center Adnan Hodzic's 34 points and 13 rebounds against Arizona last Monday garnered him a share of this week's Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week Award.
Arizona's Nic Wise drained a three-pointer as the buzzer expired to give Arizona an 83-82 overtime win over Lipscomb. Adnan Hodzic had a career-high 34 points to go along with 13 rebounds
The Lipscomb Bisons close out the pre-Christmas schedule Monday night at Arizona, a Pac-10 team.
Junior center Adnan Hodzic has already accomplished a great deal for the Lipscomb Bisons, but he is constantly fine-tuning his game as the coaching staff works with him to find an even higher performance level.
Junior center Adnan Hodzic scored his 1,000th career point Saturday against No. 25 Cincinnati but the Bearcats proved too versatile dropping the Bisons 80-52.
The Lipscomb Bisons will face the Cincinnati Bearcats Saturday at 1 p.m. CST. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Ohio and streamed at ESPN360.com.
Tickets to the 125th meeting between Lipscomb and Belmont on Jan. 11 in Allen Arena are now on sale through the Lipscomb Athletic Ticket Office at 615-966-5899.
The Bisons closed out the home portion of their pre-Christmas scheduled with 105-68 win over Oakland City, an NCAA Division II team Saturday night at Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bisons offense continues to roll while coach Scott Sanderson and his staff work on defensive fine-tuning as Oakland City, an NCAA Division II team, visits Allen Arena Saturday night.
The Bisons followed up a lackluster first half with a strong second half both offensively and defensively to defeat SIU Edwardsville 94-74 Thursday night at Allen Arena. It was the 250th win for Sanderson in his career.
Coach Scott Sanderson would like the gift of defensive consistency for his team, but he can't wait until Christmas to get his wish. The Bisons start a two game homestand Thursday night when SIU Edwardsville visits Allen Arena for a game at 7.
Junior Josh Slater scored a career high for the second straight game finishing with 29 points in Lipscomb's 97-91 loss to Kennesaw State Saturday evening at the Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga.
Matt Shaw, a 6-7 forward from Kennesaw, Ga., has asked for his release from the Lipscomb basketball team.
The Lipscomb Bisons seek their second Atlantic Sun win Saturday against a much improved Kennesaw State squad. Game time is 6:30 p.m. CST at the Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Ga.
Sophomore Jordan Burgason hit eight 3-pointers scoring 31 points while juniors Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater netted 25 and 24 points, respectively, in Lipscomb's 98-89 win against the Mercer Bears Thursday evening.
The Lipscomb Bisons open Atlantic Sun Conference play Thursday evening as they take on the Mercer Bears at the University Center in Macon, Ga. Game time is 6:30 p.m. CST.
Adnan Hodzic led Lipscomb (1-4) with 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Lipscomb Bisons defeated SIU Edwardsville (0-5) 67-64 Saturday afternoon in Edwardsville, Ill.
The Lipscomb Bisons (0-4) seek their first win of the 2009-10 season when they travel to SIU Edwardsville (0-4) Saturday afternoon. Game time is 2 p.m. in the Vadalabene Center.
The Lipscomb Bisons played tough with No. 17 Ohio State but in the end fell 84-64 to the Big Ten team in Columbus Tuesday evening.
When Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson put together his schedule, he knew this year's would be the toughest during his 11 years at Lipscomb and the difficult schedule would make his team better prepared for A-Sun conference games.
The Lipscomb athletic department will host a pregame rally at The Columbus Renaissance hotel Tuesday at 4:15 (ET) prior to the men's basketball game with Ohio State that evening.
Adnan Hodzic scored 24 points and Josh Slater added 19 but the Lipscomb Bisons were unable to pull out a victory over Tennessee Tech falling 92-89 Thursday evening in Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb men's basketball squad takes the court in Allen Arena at 7 p.m. on Thursday against Tennessee Tech seeking its first win of season. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door.
Lipscomb men's basketball coach Scott Sanderson announced the signing of Robert Boyd at Wednesday's Fastbreak Club Luncheon. Boyd is a 6'3 guard from two-time defending state champion Fulton High School in Knoxville, Tenn.
Josh Slater scored 20 points and Adnan Hodzic added 18 as the Bisons fell 95-73 Monday night to Vanderbilt on the road at Memorial Gym.
The Lipscomb University Bisons (0-1, 0-0 A-Sun) travel across town to face Vanderbilt University (0-0, 0-0 SEC). Game time is set for 7 p.m. (CT) in Memorial Gym.
Lipscomb jumped out to a 16-7 lead behind 13 early points from Brandon Brown, but the Bisons were not able to overcome a strong shooting performance by Elon University as Lipscomb fell 91-86 in their season opener Saturday evening in Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb Bisons will tip off their regular season Saturday against Elon in Allen Arena at 7 p.m. They will attempt to avenge an overtime loss at Elon last year. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door.
After spending several years as one of the top defensive teams in the A-Sun, Lipscomb showed during a nine-game win streak last year that it had an offense capable of scoring lots of points.
MACON, Ga. - 11 Days of A-Sun Men's Basketball takes its second trip to Nashville, Tenn. - this time for a look at the Lipscomb Bison - the team that tied for first in the preseason coaches' poll
Tickets are now on sale to the public for seats inside a special Lipscomb section at the Bisons basketball game at Ohio State on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The tickets are located in the lower level and are available for $27.
Josh Slater posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds in Lipscomb's 88-59 win over Freed-Hardeman Thursday evening in an exhibition.
Lipscomb University Hall of Fame men's basketball star John Kimbrell passed away on the morning of Thursday Nov. 5 as a result of an unexpected aneurysm suffered the previous week. He was 46 years old.
The Bisons play host to former NAIA rival Freed-Hardeman Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in Allen Arena. Tickets are available at the door for $7. Laser Chase of Cool Springs is sponsoring a pregame "Farmer Night" cookout from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Lipscomb athletics hosted an afternoon of community events Tuesday leading up to HoopapaLUza and the kickoff to his year's basketball season.
Lipscomb's home men's and women's basketball games against Belmont on Jan. 11 will be broadcast on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS). To accommodate the television broadcast the women's game will tip off at 5:30 p.m. and the men's game will start at 8 p.m.
Lipscomb University has received ticket allotments for Lipscomb's men's basketball games at Vanderbilt University and Ohio State. These tickets are now on sale to National Bison Club members.
With basketball season right around the corner, Lipscomb Athletics is hosting a “Meet Your Seat” night next Tuesday Nov. 3 in conjunction with HoopapaLUza, the annual basketball kickoff event.
Life-changing moments rarely are planned, which is why many times they go unrecognized until months or even years later. As a 5-year-old, however, Adnan Hodzic understood immediately that his life never was going to be the same.
Junior center Adnan Hodzic is surrounded by several solid shooters on the court, but there is no doubt that his play inside will dictate much of the success for the Bisons this season.
The Bisons officially start basketball practice for the 2009-2010 season Friday night. One of the top concerns for coach Scott Sanderson is finding a point guard to provide consistent leadership on the court.
The Bisons nave been picked to win the A-Sun Conference tournament title and tie for the regular season crown, the conference office announced Wednesday. Adnan Hodzic was named to the preseason All-Conference Team
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson will participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast Thursday, Oct. 8 at the Wildhorse Saloon. Sanderson will join local head coaches Kevin Stallings, Rick Byrd, and John Cooper in discussing the upcoming basketball season.
USA Today: If there is a bright spot in the picture, it is that Lipscomb looks to have the makings of a contender next season. Four starters return, including the top two scorers, Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater. Justin Glenn, a 6-foot-8 transfer from Centenary, will join the team.
Lipscomb head basketball coaches Scott Sanderson and Frank Bennett announced the 2009-10 Fastbreak Club luncheon schedule this afternoon. The first lunch will be Wednesday, Oct. 14 at noon.
Lipscomb basketball camp schedules for the summers of 2010 and 2011 were announced Wednesday by men's basketball coach Scott Sanderson. Registration for the 2010 camps will start early next year.
Lipscomb's men's basketball matchup at Belmont on Tuesday, January 26 will be televised live on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) at 6 p.m.
With the start of school comes the start of individual workouts, weight training and daily pickup games for the Lipscomb basketball squad. But the Bisons took part of their Tuesday afternoon off from basketball to serve in the South Nashville community.
Fans of Lipscomb athletics should turn to ESPN Sunday night at 8 (CDT) for the 17th annual ESPY Awards presentation. The event was filmed Wednesday night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles with former Lipscomb basketball coach Don Meyer receiving the "Jimmy V Perseverance" Award.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson has prepared his toughest schedule in his 11-year tenure as Ohio State, Cincinnati, Vanderbilt and Arizona highlight the non-conference foes for the Bisons during the 2009-10 season.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson has prepared his toughest schedule in his 11-year tenure as Ohio State, Cincinnati, Vanderbilt and Arizona highlight the non-conference foes for the Bisons during the 2009-10 season.
Former Lipscomb University basketball coach Don Meyer will receive the “Jimmy V Award for Perseverance” from EPSN at the ESPY Awards.
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson announced Thursday that Nashville native Johnny Lee will join the Bisons basketball squad for the 2009-10 season. Lee, who completed his undergraduate degree at George Washington University last week, played three years as a point guard for the Colonials.
Lipscomb basketball player Jimmy Oden, a 6-3 guard from Murfreesboro, Tenn., has asked for his release from the Bisons.
The Bisons and Lady Bisons celebrated the 2008-2009 basketball seasons Monday night with a banquet in Allen Arena. Justin Glenn, Brett Staal and Brian Wright received special recognition.
The 2009 Lipscomb basketball banquet will be held Monday, April 13th at 6 p.m. in Allen Arena. The banquet is open to Bison and Lady Bison fans. The cost is $15 per person which includes dinner. Everyone is asked to RSVP to Sherie Eubanks by Thursday, April 9 at 615-966-6479.
The Lipscomb Bisons were unable to carry any momentum from Thursday's 30-point win in the first round of the Atlantic Sun Championship into Friday's semifinal matchup with Jacksonville. The Dolphins held Lipscomb scoreless for the first five minutes of the game before cruising to an 88-72 victory ending Lipscomb's season and snapping its nine game win streak.
Brandon Brown posted his third double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Lipscomb University Bisons defeated Campbell University 82-52 in the first round of the 2009 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Championship.
The Lipscomb men's basketball team opens postseason play Thursday night against Campbell in the Atlantic Sun Championship at 8:30 p.m. in Allen Arena. The game will be televised on CSS.
Sophomore center Adnan Hodzic was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team and forward Brian Wright was named to the All-Freshman team, the conference announced Tuesday.
Tickets to the 2009 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Basketball Tournaments are now on sale through Ticketmaster. The Atlantic Sun men's and women's basketball championships run simultaneously March 4-7 in Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn.
Sophomore center Adnan Hodzic was named the Mid-Majority Baller of the Week for his efforts in Lipscomb's wins over Jacksonville and North Florida last week.
It wasn't his last game on the court inside Allen Arena because the Lipscomb University Bisons will host the Atlantic Sun Championship next week, but Michael Lusk certainly put on a Senior Day show Saturday against North Florida barely missing a triple-double. Lusk had 21 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists in Lipscomb's 90-69 win.
Six members of the Lipscomb men's basketball team posted in double figures as the Bisons defeated Jacksonville 92-82 Thursday evening in Allen Arena to win their seventh consecutive game.
After six games on five different days of the week in a two week period, the Lipscomb University Bisons were ready to conclude their road schedule Sunday afternoon in Kennesaw, Ga. Lipscomb defeated Kennesaw State 61-44 with the support of 37 points off the bench in a sloppy game.
The Lipscomb University Bisons jumped out to a 12-2 lead Friday evening and went on to defeat Mercer University 88-67 in the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week. It was the fifth consecutive win for the Bisons who continued their run to improve their seed in the Atlantic Sun tournament.
Tonight's men's basketball game at Mercer will be broadcast on a tape delay on Cox Sports Television tonight at 10 p.m. Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast, ESPN360.com and the Bright House Sports Network will carry the game live at 6 p.m.
Lipscomb University announced Wednesday that its men's basketball game at Mercer this Friday will be available live online at ESPN360.com in addition to the previously announced television broadcasts on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and the Bright House Sports Network as part of the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week.
Facing a three-game in five-day gauntlet that featured two of the Atlantic Sun's frontrunners, Lipscomb's Adnan Hodzic pushed the Bisons back to a .500 conference record to earn his second Player of the Week award of the season, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
When the Lipscomb University Bisons and East Tennessee State University met on Jan. 17 in Johnson City, Lipscomb had a 15-point halftime lead but committed 27 turnovers before eventually falling in overtime. Monday evening in Allen Arena the Bisons held a 15-point lead at the half and held on for a 96-91 win against ETSU.
While it was the third game in six days for the Lipscomb University Bisons, the Bisons certainly weren't lethargic Saturday afternoon against USC Upstate in Allen Arena. The Bisons took the first lead of the game on a layup by Adnan Hodzic and extended their lead 17-8 at the midpoint of the first half to cruise to a 77-44 win over the Spartans.
Adnan Hodzic scored 28 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to power the Bisons past Belmont 73-68 in the "Battle of the Boulevard" in front of 4,778 fans in Allen Arena.
The Bisons are looking to even the season series with Belmont in tonight's "Battle of the Boulevard" in Allen Arena. Game time is 6 p.m. The game will be televised live on CSS.
Brian Wright scored a career high 23 points and Adnan Hodzic had 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Lipscomb University Bisons defeated the Campbell University Fighting Camels Monday evening in Buies Creek, N.C.
January was a heartbreaking month for the Lipscomb University Bisons. Six losses by an average of 3.7 points. February didn't start any better for the Bisons with a 76-73 loss to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Monday evening in Alico Arena.
Stetson University connected on 22-of-30 free throws, including 12-of-14 in overtime, to slip past the Lipscomb University Bisons 85-81. It was the third overtime loss of the year for the Bisons. Michael Lusk led the Bisons with a career high 22 points, including 13 in overtime.
The Lipscomb University Bisons used exceptional ball movement in a 90-78 victory over the Kennesaw State Owls Monday evening in Allen Arena. Lipscomb dished out 27 assists on 30 field goals. Michael Lusk had a career high eight assists.
Saturday was Family Day with the Bisons. The afternoon was full of fun and excitement. Thanks to the 501st Legionnaire of Stormtroopers, several Star Wars characters made an appearance at Allen Arena. Larry & Bob from VeggieTales were there too. After the game kids got to see the Bisons in their locker room and shoot on the Allen Arena baskets that were lowered to eight feet.
It had been 21 days since the last Lipscomb victory. Five games. Five losses by a combined 20 points. The Bisons were thirsty for a victory. Saturday afternoon the Bisons delivered a total team effort in front of a “Family Day” crowd in Allen Arena snapping the losing streak with a 84-68 victory over the Mercer Bears.
USC Upstate squeaked past the Lipscomb Bisons 57-56 Monday afternoon at the Hodges Center in Spartanburg, S.C. Adnan Hodzic led the Bisons with 17 points while Josh Slater added 15.
Lipscomb jumped out of the boxes Saturday to a 15 point lead at halftime, but the Bisons turned the ball over 12 times and ETSU converted 13-of-16 free throws in the second half to catch the Bisons, force overtime, and eventually pull out the victory 85-82. Sophomore Adnan Hodzic scored a career-high 30 points in the loss.
Tickets to Lipscomb's Feb. 12 matchup with Belmont in Allen Arena went on sale Tuesday. All remaining single-game tickets are $15 and are bleacher seats. Chick-fil-A Brentwood Family Four Packs are also on sale for $99. The package includes four reserved chair back seats and four Chick-fil-A sandwiches at the Belmont game, the Jan. 24 doubleheader with Mercer, the Feb. 16 men's game against ETSU, and the Feb. 28 doubleheader with North Florida.
The Lipscomb Bisons fell 79-74 to Belmont Monday evening in the Curb Event Center. Lipscomb never led, but was tied at 63 with 5:15 remaining. Sophomore Josh Slater led Lipscomb with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons travel down the Boulevard tonight to face Belmont in this year's first installment of the "Battle of the Boulevard." Women play at 5 and the men follow at 7:15. Tickets are still available.
The Bright House Sports Network will broadcast Lipscomb's Feb. 20 men's basketball game at Mercer in the Central Florida and Tampa Bay media markets. Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) will distribute and also broadcast the game as part of its weekly Atlantic Sun Game of the Week.
Campbell's Jundard Hartley nailed a fadeaway three-pointer from the corner in front of his bench as time expired to give Campbell a 69-68 win over the Lipscomb University Bisons Thursday evening in Allen Arena.
Adnan Hodzic scored 19 points and Brian Wright added 12 for the Lipscomb University Bisons in a 76-68 loss to Stetson University Monday evening in Allen Arena. Stetson opened the game on a 10-0 run. The Bisons didn't post their first points until Wright connected on a jumper at 16:47.
Adnan Hodzic scored a career high 26 and Josh Slater posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 82-76 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Saturday in Allen Arena.
MACON, Ga. - Despite falling behind by 21 in the first half, Adnan Hodzic led the comeback as he scored 17 of his 19 points over the final 21 minutes of play leading Lipscomb past Indiana. For his effort, the sophomore earned his first Player of the Week award, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
The Bisons fought back from being down 21 points in the first half to defeat the Indiana Hoosiers 74-69. Indiana products Michael Teller and Adnan Hodzic scored 19 each for Lipscomb.
The Lipscomb Bisons (4-6, 1-1 A-Sun) will face the Hoosiers (5-6, 0-0 Big Ten) Sunday at 5 p.m. at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
ELON, N.C. – The first few minutes of each half can set the tone for a team or create a difficult spread to close. The Bisons allowed Elon to go on early runs at the beginning of both halves Monday night in a 79-76 loss at Elon. While the Bisons went on their own runs to close the gap and forced overtime, the energy expended with an injury-shortened bench provided a significant obstacle to overcome during the extra period.
The scoreboard read 78-58 at the end of the game as the NC State Wolfpack defeated the Lipscomb University Bisons Saturday afternoon. If not for a seven minute stretch late in the first half when the Wolfpack went on a 14-0 run, the Bisons might have had an opportunity for a marquee win.
The Lipscomb University Bisons will face a tall challenge in both the literal and physical sense when they face North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday at 1 p.m. The N.C. State Wolfpack, members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, are 6-1 on the year. Their sole loss was on the road to No. 22 Davidson 72-67. But the Bisons (4-4, 1-1 A-Sun) will also have to face a starting frontcourt that checks in at 6-9, 6-9 and 6-6 while combining to average 42.5 points and 20.3 rebounds.
Barry Brewer, a Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame member, passed away on Dec. 10 after an 11-year battle with cancer. Brewer was Lipscomb men's basketball coach Scott Sanderson's best friend for the last 10 years, a proud Lipscomb graduate, and perhaps Bison athletics' most active plain-clothes cheerleader. Grant Boone celebrates the positive influence his cousin left on this world.
The Lipscomb University Bisons have traditionally been known for their strong defense leading the Atlantic Sun in field goal percentage defense two of the last three years. This year the Bisons defense had been struggling, allowing opponents to shoot 44.3 percent for seventh in the A-Sun. But Tuesday night against SIU Edwardsville, the Bisons unveiled a new starting lineup and the defense that opponents have come to expect in a 70-47 win.
Rarely are basketball games defined in the first few ticks of the clock. Saturday afternoon the Lipscomb University Bisons turned the ball over on each of their first four possessions in an 83-67 loss at Jacksonville University. While Jacksonville only jumped to a 4-0 lead off the first turnovers, the Bisons struggled throughout the game with the quick athleticism of Jacksonville.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Entering Atlantic Sun Conference play coming off two difficult losses, the Lipscomb University Bisons connected on early shots to propel themselves to a 69-54 win over North Florida. Lipscomb shot 68.4 percent from the field in the first half to jump to a 16 point halftime lead.
It was snowing outside the Eblen Center Monday night as the Lipscomb Bisons arrived for their game against Tennessee Tech. Unfortunately the cold weather converted into a chilly start for the Bisons. The Bisons found themselves chasing the Golden Eagles for the majority of the game eventually falling 78-71.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Lipscomb Bisons traveled to Birmingham, Ala., Monday night to face the Samford Bulldogs in their first road game of the year. The Bulldogs frustrated the Bisons with their precision-style Princeton offense and pulled away in the second half to defeat Lipscomb 57-50.
Free throws down the stretch can propel a team to a win or allow a game to slip through a team's hands. With Tuesday's free throw struggles fresh in the Bisons minds, Lipscomb hit 17-of-20 free throws in the second period to propel itself to a 70-58 win over Southeastern Louisiana.
Lipscomb University head coach Scott Sanderson announced the signing of two guards and a center for the 2009-2010 season. Brandon Barnes from Chapel Hill High School in Douglasville, Ga., and Zach Brown from William Mason High School in Mason, Ohio, will join the Bisons backcourt next year. Serbian native Milos Kleut of North Cobb Christian in Kennesaw, Ga., will provide another big body in the Lipscomb post.
It was a game played mainly in the post, with the teams combining for 72 points in the paint, while Lipscomb's starting center Adnan Hodzic was out nursing an injured lower leg. Senior forward Thomas Pfaff filled in beautifully for Hodzic at center scoring a career-high 20 points. He also posted his second consecutive double-double grabbing a game-high 11 rebounds.
The Lipscomb Bisons used a balanced attack to dispatch Oakland City University 121-54. Seven Bison scored in double figures with Brian Wright leading the way with 21 points. The game started on a sour note for Lipscomb when sophomore center Adnan Hodzic injured his lower leg on the opening tip.
Former Lipscomb forward Eddie Ard was selected by the Utah Flash in the eighth round of the 2008 National Basketball Association Developmental League Draft. A four-year starter at Lipscomb, Ard finished his career with 1,624 points. He earned First Team All-Atlantic Sun honors his sophomore year and Second Team All-Atlantic Sun honors his junior and senior seasons.
If the Bisons basketball team gives coach Scott Sanderson the right answers to most of the questions surrounding the 2008-2009 season then they should challenge for the Atlantic Sun regular season championship and their first NCAA Tournament berth.
It may have just been an exhibition game, but the old rivalry was rekindled between two sister schools as Lipscomb held off Freed-Hardeman 63-59 in Allen Arena. The Bisons led by as many as 11 points in the second half, but the Lions roared back to reach within two points with 10 seconds left in the game. However, a couple of free-throws by Adnan Hodzic sealed the win for the Bisons.
With the basketball season about to get underway, the men's basketball media guide is now online in a PDF format for fans to get the most comprehensive coverage of the upcoming season.
Classrooms and offices across Lipscomb's campus may have been dark on Friday for fall break, but the lights were shining bright in Allen Arena. The Bisons took the court late Friday afternoon for their first practice in preparation for the upcoming season.
The Bisons were picked fourth in both the coaches and media preseason polls released Wednesday by the Atlantic Sun Conference. Lipscomb will open its season on November 4 in an exhibition game against Freed-Hardeman in Allen Arena.
Lipscomb basketball teams will play three regular season games on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) as part of the Atlantic Sun Conference television package. An additional nine postseason games will be broadcast in March from Allen Arena during the Atlantic Sun Conference basketball tournaments.
Lipscomb sophomore guard Josh Slater recently returned from a sports mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The trip gave Slater an opportunity not only to play against the Dominican national teams and top club teams, but also an opportunity to serve underprivileged children.The trip was organized by SCORE International, a group that organizes many sports mission trips around the world each year.
Wayne Dedrick has decided to pursue a professional baseball career. Dedrick, the 30th round selection of the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, signed a contract with the club Thursday morning. Dedrick had previously signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Lipscomb University.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson jumped at the opportunity to play Indiana, not only seeking a signature game, but also to increase Lipscomb's presence in the prospect-heavy state. The Bisons are heading to Bloomington, Ind., to face off against the Hoosiers on Sunday, December 28th. Lipscomb travels to NC State on Dec. 20. Cross-town rival Belmont visits Allen Arena on Feb. 12.
Wayne Dedrick could not have had a better high school senior year. He signed a basketball scholarship from Lipscomb and lead Hillcrest High School to the state basketball title. Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson was justifiably elated when Dedrick arrived in Nashville, enrolled in summer school and began working out, preparing for his career as a Bison. But that all changed when Dedrick was unexpectedly selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the MLB draft.
Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson jumped at the opportunity to play Indiana, not only seeking a signature game, but also to increase Lipscomb's presence in the prospect-heavy state. The Bisons are heading to Bloomington, Ind., to face off against the Hoosiers on Sunday, December 28th. Lipscomb travels to NC State on Dec. 20. Cross-town rival Belmont visits Allen Arena on Feb. 12.
Wayne Dedrick could not have had a better high school senior year. He signed a basketball scholarship from Lipscomb and lead Hillcrest High School to the state basketball title. Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson was justifiably elated when Dedrick arrived in Nashville, enrolled in summer school and began working out, preparing for his career as a Bison. But that all changed when Dedrick was unexpectedly selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the MLB draft.
With a 3-0 record in pool play, the Reach USA team featuring Bisons Michael Teller and Brandon Brown entered the tournament in Turkey on a roll. Unfortunately the team was upset by the Hoge School of Belgium 47-43 in overtime.