2018-19 Tusculum Men's Basketball News

  • Pioneers honored at annual Athletic Awards Banquet
    May 07, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Widchard Guervil, Annie McCullough and Nicole McMillen were named the Tusculum University Athletes of the Year at “An Evening with the Pioneers” Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena. Over 600 student-athletes, coaches and guests were in attendance at the event, which honors Tusculum’s student-athletes for both on the field and off the field success.
  • Sign up TODAY for the PSAAC Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk
    March 11, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University Pioneer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (PSAAC) will host the eighth annual Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 6 on the Greeneville campus.
  • Gibson named SAC Freshman of the Year, Donaldson earns All-SAC honors
    March 07, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Trenton Gibson has been named the 2018-2019 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Year announced league officials on Thursday.
  • Donaldson named TSWA Player of the Week
    March 06, 2019
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University guard Donovan Donaldson has been named the College Basketball Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA). He earns this honor for a second time this season.
  • Late run lifts Lenoir-Rhyne to 70-58 win over Tusculum in SAC Quarterfinal
    March 06, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Cory Thomas poured in a game-high 24 points to lead the fifth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne University men’s basketball team to a 70-58 win over No. 4 seed Tusculum University Wednesday night in a quarterfinal game of the 2019 Pilot Flying J South Atlantic Conference Championship.
  • Donaldson, Mazur named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    March 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University guard Donovan Donaldson and beach volleyball player Melissa Mazur have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Donaldson named AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    March 04, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University guard Donovan Donaldson has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Donaldson earns this honor for a second time this season.
  • Ticket prices announced for Wednesday's SAC quarterfinal basketball game at Tusculum
    March 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will host Lenoir-Rhyne University in a quarterfinal game of the 2019 Pilot Flying J South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Championship this Wednesday night at 7 p.m. from Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers seeded fourth, host Lenoir-Rhyne Wednesday in SAC Quarterfinal
    March 03, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will be the No. 4 seed in the 2019 Pilot / Flying J South Atlantic Conference Championship and will host fifth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne University in a quarterfinal contest this Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena. The game will tip-off at 7 p.m.
  • Donaldson, Gibson shine in TU's sixth straight victory, Pioneers win 79-65 over Wingate
    March 02, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Donovan Donaldson made his Senior Day a memorable one as he poured in 24 points to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to a 77-65 South Atlantic Conference win over Wingate University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena in the regular season finale for both teams.
  • Donaldson, Cupidan named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month for February
    March 01, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball players Donovan Donaldson and Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for February.
  • Donaldson's late bucket ends Pioneer drought versus LMU, 78-76
    February 27, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Donovan Donaldson scored the go-ahead basket with 36.5 seconds remaining as Tusculum University snapped a 24-game losing streak to Lincoln Memorial University with a 78-76 victory in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Quick start sparks Pioneers to fourth straight win
    February 23, 2019
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team scored the first 12 points of the game and led wire-to-wire in Saturday’s 79-65 South Atlantic Conference win at Coker College.
  • Caleb Hodnett named to Google Cloud Academic All-District men's basketball team
    February 21, 2019
    DALLAS --- Tusculum University forward Caleb Hodnett has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Academic All-District 3 Men’s Basketball first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Pioneers win 79-65 at Carson-Newman behind 23-5 second-half run
    February 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- A 23-5 run in the latter stages of the second half propelled Tusculum University to a 79-65 victory over Carson-Newman University in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Hodnett, Cupidan named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball forwards Caleb Hodnett and Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Both earn Athlete of the Week honors for a third time this season.
  • Hodnett named AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Caleb Hodnett has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
  • Pioneers edge Bears 56-54 in men's basketball thriller
    February 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University’s Dillon Smith hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:29 remaining and held off a last second charge from Lenoir-Rhyne as the Pioneers held on for a thrilling 56-54 win over Lenoir-Rhyne University, Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena in men’s basketball action.
  • Pioneers erase early deficit, win 81-73 at Mars Hill
    February 13, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Caleb Hodnett and Donovan Donaldson scored 21 points apiece as Tusculum University rallied from a 12-point deficit to defeat Mars Hill University 81-73 Wednesday night at Stanford Arena in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action.
  • Tusculum men fall 97-88 at No. 11/10 Queens
    February 09, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Shaun Willett recorded his NCAA Division II leading 21st double-double of the season to pace the Queens University of Charlotte to a 97-88 South Atlantic Conference victory over Tusculum University Saturday afternoon in men’s basketball action at Curry Arena.
  • Hodnett, Wilson named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball forward Caleb Hodnett and track & field athlete Destini Wilson have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Donaldson, Hodnett rally Pioneers to 96-91 road win at Newberry in 2OT
    February 02, 2019
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Donovan Donaldson matched a career-high with 32 points while Caleb Hodnett added a career-best 27 as the Tusculum University men’s basketball team overcame a 14-point second half deficit to win in double-overtime, 96-91 at Newberry College Saturday afternoon at Eleazer Arena in South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Anderson rallies in final minute to stun Pioneers, 68-66
    January 30, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A 10-0 run by Anderson University in the final minute was capped by a three-point play from Shawn Benard with 8.3 seconds left as the Trojans rallied to stun Tusculum University 68-66 in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action at Pioneer Arena Wednesday night.
  • Tusculum has four-game home winning streak snapped in 72-55 loss to Catawba
    January 26, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Catawba College men’s basketball team made all 28 of its free throw attempts en route to a 72-55 South Atlantic Conference victory over host Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Donaldson tabbed TSWA Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    January 24, 2019
    NASHVILLE --- Tusculum University guard Donovan Donaldson has been named the Tennessee Sportswriters Association College Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games from January 14-20.
  • Jenkins nets 24 in Pioneers' 86-72 setback at LMU
    January 23, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Kamaran Calhoun scored a game-high 27 points and Cameron Henry added 22 as Lincoln Memorial University beat Tusculum University 86-72 in a South Atlantic Conference men's basketball game Wednesday night at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Donaldson named AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    January 22, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University guard Donovan Donaldson has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played January 14 through 20.
  • Donaldson, Minus named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball guard Donovan Donaldson and track sprinter Raygene Minus have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Donaldson earns his third Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Tusculum rallies to 91-81 overtime win over Newberry for fifth straight victory
    January 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum Pioneers overcame a sluggish first half and a 13-point second half deficit to defeat visiting Newberry 91-81 in overtime Monday afternoon at Pioneer Arena in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Donaldson scores career-high 32, Pioneers win 80-77 in overtime at Wingate
    January 19, 2019
    WINGATE, N.C. --- Tusculum senior Donovan Donaldson poured in a career-high 32 points to lead the Pioneers to an 80-77 overtime win at Wingate Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action at Cuddy Arena.
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