2019-20 Tusculum Women's Basketball News

  • Pioneers fall in final minute at nationally-ranked Catawba, 53-52
    January 25, 2020
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Taisha DeShazo converted a three-point play with 30.2 seconds left as Catawba College eked out a 53-52 victory over Tusculum University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday at Goodman Gymnasium.
  • Tusculum to participate in #RespectOurGame Initiative during SAC Winter Sportsmanship Week, Feb. 3-9
    January 24, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference will host its winter #RespectOurGame sportsmanship initiative February 3-9. In addition to sportsmanship week, the SAC will also honor its winter sports officials with Officials' Appreciation Week.
  • Tusculum to host "Pack the Arena" Night, Feb. 19 vs Carson-Newman
    January 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University basketball teams will host its annual “Pack the Arena” Night, Wednesday, Feb. 19 when the Pioneers host arch-rival Carson-Newman for a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Pioneer Arena. The women’s game will tip-off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wilson scores 27, Pioneers beat LMU 73-59 for fifth straight win
    January 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Sydney Wilson scored a game-high 27 points, including 21 in the second half, as Tusculum University pulled away after halftime for a 73-59 victory over Lincoln Memorial University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers reach halfway point of SAC schedule on four-game win streak
    January 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With victories in the last four games, the Tusculum University women's basketball team will look to remain among the leaders in the South Atlantic Conference this week as the Pioneers close the first half of conference play on Wednesday with Lincoln Memorial, then travel to league front-runner Catawba on Saturday to begin the second half of their SAC slate.
  • Pioneers slide back to sixth in D2SIDA regional poll
    January 20, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Despite earning a pair of wins against regionally-ranked opponents last week, the Tusculum University women's basketball team dropped one position in this week's D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region Poll, through games of January 19.
  • Two double-digit runs boost Pioneers to 77-57 win over Wingate
    January 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A 20-0 second-quarter run and a 15-0 third-quarter surge propelled Tusculum University to a 77-57 victory over Wingate University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Wilson surpasses 1,000 points, Pioneers rally for 71-66 win at Carson-Newman
    January 15, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Sydney Wilson scored all of her 17 points in the second half, including the 1,000th of her career and the go-ahead basket in the final minute, as Tusculum University rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Carson-Newman University 71-66 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Miselli, Long named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University men’s volleyball outside hitter Matteo Miselli and basketball guard Mia Long have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Long garners her second Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Pioneers face challenges from Carson-Newman and Wingate at season's midpoint
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After a week that included wins over the bottom two teams in the South Atlantic Conference standings, the Tusculum University women's basketball team will face two of the stronger opponents in the conference this week as the Pioneers reach the midway point of their 2019-20 schedule.
  • Pioneers back up to fifth in D2SIDA region poll
    January 13, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team moved back into fifth place in the D2SIDA Division II Women's Basketball Southeast Region poll, released Monday through games of January 12.
  • Arnwine equals career high, Pioneers win 75-63 at Coker
    January 11, 2020
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Jalia Arnwine matched her career high with 19 points and Mia Long scored 15 of her 18 points in the second half as Tusculum University defeated Coker University 75-63 Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at the DeLoach Center.
  • School-record 352 named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    January 09, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 352 student-athletes have been named to the 2019 Tusculum University Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Pioneers tie school record with 18 threes in 94-59 win at Mars Hill
    January 08, 2020
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Tusculum University tied a school record with 18 three-pointers as the Pioneers rolled to a 94-59 victory over Mars Hill University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Stanford Arena Wednesday evening.
  • Tusculum basketball teams boast fifth-best combined record in Tennessee
    January 07, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s and women’s basketball teams have the fifth-best combined won-loss percentage of all colleges and universities in the State of Tennessee.
  • Mitchell, Williams named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball student-athletes Brandon Mitchell and Jasmine Williams have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Gibson earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this season. Mitchell earns his second Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week Award while Williams garners her inaugural honor this season.
  • Pioneers look to extend road success this week at Mars Hill and Coker
    January 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will take to the road this week for a pair of games against South Atlantic Conference opponents. The Pioneers will visit Mars Hill on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 5:30 p.m. and trek to Coker to face the Cobras on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m.
  • Pioneers check in sixth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 06, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team has slipped one spot to sixth in the first D2SIDA Division II Women's Basketball Southeast Region poll of the new year, released Monday through games of Jan. 5.
  • Pioneers shut down by Anderson defense in 56-47 loss to No. 19 Trojans
    January 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Alexy Mollenhauer matched her career high with 30 points and added 12 rebounds to lead 19th-ranked Anderson University to a 56-47 win over Tusculum University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday at Pioneer Arena.
  • Jenkins, Wilson named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month
    January 02, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball standouts Tariq Jenkins and Sydney Wilson have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for December.
  • Pioneers open 2020 with key home game vs. Anderson
    January 02, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Following a two-week respite from South Atlantic Conference action, the Tusculum University women's basketball team returns to face Anderson University in a key league matchup Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • Three double-doubles boost Pioneers to 72-64 exhibition win over Alice Lloyd
    December 31, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University pulled away in the fourth quarter and defeated Alice Lloyd College 72-64 in women's basketball exhibition action Tuesday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Johnson honored as SAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
    December 23, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C.. --- Tusculum University forward Kasey Johnson has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 22, the SAC office announced Monday.
  • Jenkins, Johnson named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    December 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball student-athletes Tariq Jenkins and Kasey Johnson have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Gibson earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this season. Jenkins earns his third Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week Award while Johnson garners her inaugural honor this season.
  • Pioneers force 32 turnovers in 71-55 win at Queens
    December 21, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Tusculum University overcame long-range shooting woes by forcing Queens University into 32 turnovers as the Pioneers beat the Royals 71-55 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Curry Arena.
  • Wilson scores career-high 28, Pioneers rally to beat UVa-Wise 89-85
    December 18, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Sydney Wilson scored a career-high 28 points as Tusculum University rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half to defeat UVa-Wise 89-85 Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers return to action this week vs. UVa-Wise, Queens
    December 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After taking a week off for finals, the Tusculum University women's basketball team returns to action with a pair of South Atlantic Conference games this week against UVa-Wise and Queens.
  • Pioneers ranked fifth in latest D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    December 16, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is ranked fifth in the latest D2SIDA Division II Women's Basketball Southeast Region poll, released Monday through games of December 15.
  • Jenkins, Sutton named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    December 09, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball standouts Tariq Jenkins and Maddie Sutton have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Gibson earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this season. Jenkins earns his second Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week Award while Sutton earns her inaugural honor this season.
  • Pioneers climb into tie for fourth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    December 09, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team has climbed into a tie for fourth in the latest D2SIDA Division II Southeast Region poll, through games of December 8.
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