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June 20, 2012
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.
May 23, 2012
After 13 years on the bench, Jay Walton is set to being a new chapter in his life working for Nashville Sporting Goods.
May 08, 2012
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.
May 03, 2012
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.
April 30, 2012
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.
April 18, 2012
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.
April 12, 2012
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.
April 02, 2012
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.
March 12, 2012
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.
March 02, 2012
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.
February 29, 2012
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.
February 28, 2012
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.
February 28, 2012
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.
February 27, 2012
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.
February 26, 2012
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.
February 25, 2012
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.
February 24, 2012
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.
February 23, 2012
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.
February 22, 2012
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
February 20, 2012
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.
February 19, 2012
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.
February 18, 2012
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.
February 17, 2012
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.
February 13, 2012
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.
February 12, 2012
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.
February 11, 2012
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.
February 11, 2012
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
February 10, 2012
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.
February 03, 2012
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.”
February 02, 2012
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.
February 02, 2012
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.
January 31, 2012
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.
January 30, 2012
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.
January 30, 2012
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.
January 28, 2012
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.
January 27, 2012
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
January 23, 2012
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.
January 22, 2012
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.
January 21, 2012
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.
January 20, 2012
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.
January 17, 2012
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.
January 16, 2012
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.
January 15, 2012
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.
January 14, 2012
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.
January 13, 2012
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.
January 12, 2012
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.
January 11, 2012
Lipscomb athletics marketing has several exciting events coming up during the second half of the home 2011-12 basketball schedule.
January 09, 2012
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.
January 06, 2012
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.
January 05, 2012
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
January 04, 2012
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.
January 03, 2012
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
January 03, 2012
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.
January 02, 2012
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.
January 01, 2012
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
December 31, 2011
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.
December 28, 2011
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.
December 27, 2011
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.
December 27, 2011
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.
December 23, 2011
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.
December 21, 2011
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.
December 20, 2011
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.
December 19, 2011
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.
December 18, 2011
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.
December 15, 2011
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.
December 14, 2011
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.
December 13, 2011
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.
December 12, 2011
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.
December 11, 2011
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.
December 11, 2011
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.
December 11, 2011
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.
December 10, 2011
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.
December 09, 2011
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
December 07, 2011
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.
December 06, 2011
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.
December 06, 2011
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.
December 05, 2011
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.
December 04, 2011
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.
December 04, 2011
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.
December 03, 2011
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.
December 02, 2011
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.
December 01, 2011
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.
December 01, 2011
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.
November 30, 2011
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.
November 30, 2011
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.
November 29, 2011
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.
November 28, 2011
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.
November 27, 2011
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
November 23, 2011
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.
November 22, 2011
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
November 22, 2011
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.
November 21, 2011
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.
November 21, 2011
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.
November 19, 2011
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.
November 18, 2011
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.
November 17, 2011
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.
November 16, 2011
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.
November 16, 2011
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.
November 13, 2011
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.
November 12, 2011
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.
November 11, 2011
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.
November 10, 2011
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.
November 10, 2011
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.
November 09, 2011
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.
November 09, 2011
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.
November 08, 2011
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.
November 08, 2011
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.
November 08, 2011
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.
November 06, 2011
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.
November 06, 2011
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.
November 03, 2011
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."
November 01, 2011
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.
October 31, 2011
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.
October 26, 2011
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.
October 26, 2011
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.
October 25, 2011
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.
October 25, 2011
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.
October 14, 2011
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.
October 14, 2011
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.
October 12, 2011
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.
October 12, 2011
Lipscomb senior sharp-shooter Jordan Burgason was selected by the league coaches to the Preseason All-Atlantic Sun Team, the conference office announced Wednesday.
October 11, 2011
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.
October 10, 2011
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.
October 08, 2011
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.
October 07, 2011
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.
October 06, 2011
The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2011-12 Preseason Men's Basketball Awards. Lipscomb's Robert Boyd is a candidate for Defensive Preseason Player of the Year. Fans can vote at the A-Sun Facebook page.
October 05, 2011
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.
September 22, 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.
September 20, 2011
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.
September 15, 2011
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.
September 07, 2011
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.
September 06, 2011
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.
August 24, 2011
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.
August 15, 2011
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.
August 14, 2011
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.
August 13, 2011
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.
August 12, 2011
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.
August 11, 2011
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.
August 11, 2011
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.
August 10, 2011
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.
August 10, 2011
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.
August 05, 2011
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.
August 03, 2011
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.
July 30, 2011
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.
July 29, 2011
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.
July 29, 2011
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.
July 27, 2011
The Lipscomb men's basketball team is collecting "Health Kits" for their trip to the Dominican Republic Aug. 10-16.
July 25, 2011
Lipscomb head coach Scott Sanderson announced Monday that Cory Stanton will transfer to the Bisons from Clemson.
July 22, 2011
Two-time all-conference selection Josh Slater signed a one-year professional contract Friday with BG Göttingen of the German BBL League.
July 19, 2011
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"
July 13, 2011
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.
July 11, 2011
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.
July 06, 2011
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.
July 03, 2011
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.
June 30, 2011
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.