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Tusculum basketball teams boast fifth-best combined record in Tennessee

Tusculum basketball teams boast fifth-best combined record in Tennessee

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.

Tusculum's basketball teams have a combined 19-7 record for a .731 won-loss percentage which is currently listed fifth of the 32 four-year colleges and universities in the state which sponsor both a men's and women's program.

The TU men are 10-4 and are tied for second in the South Atlantic Conference standings at 5-1. The Tusculum women own a 9-3 overall record and are tied for third place in the league with a 4-2 SAC worksheet.

Lee University has the best combined record in the state at 23-4 for a .852 won-loss percentage, while Memphis (21-7) and Freed-Hardeman (18-6) are tied for second with a .750 percentage. Bryan's 22-8 combined record is fourth-best in the state at .733, while Tusculum rounds out the top-five at .731.

Bethel (23-9, .718) is sixth, followed by Union (20-8, .714), Lincoln Memorial (17-7, .708) and Tennessee (19-8, .703).  Vanderbilt (19-9, .678) and Martin Methodist (19-9, .678) are tied for 10th.

Tusculum's won-loss percentage is second in the state amongst Tennessee's 10 NCAA Division II colleges and universities as well.

The Pioneers return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Mars Hill for a SAC doubleheader with the women's game tipping off at 5:30 p.m. and the men's game at 7:30 p.m.

 

2019-20 Best Combined Basketball Records in Tennessee

4-year Colleges and Universities only (as of Jan. 6, 2020)

Rk

Team

Div.

Men

Women

Overall

Pct

1

Lee

NCAA II

10-3

13-1

23-4

.852

T2

Memphis

NCAA I

12-2

9-5

21-7

.750

T2

Freed-Hardeman

NAIA

8-3

10-3

18-6

.750

4

Bryan

NAIA

8-7

14-1

22-8

.733

5

TUSCULUM

NCAA II

10-4

9-3

19-7

.731

6

Bethel

NAIA

10-5

13-4

23-9

.719

7

Union

NCAA II

9-5

11-3

20-8

.714

8

Lincoln Memorial

NCAA II

13-1

4-6

17-7

.708

9

Tennessee

NCAA I

8-5

11-3

19-8

.704

T10

Vanderbilt

NCAA I

8-5

11-4

19-9

.679

T10

Martin Methodist

NAIA

9-5

10-4

19-9

.679

12

Lemoyne-Owen

NCAA II

7-4

7-4

14-8

.636

T13

Austin Peay

NCAA I

8-7

9-4

17-11

.607

T13

Belmont

NCAA I

10-5

7-6

17-11

.607

15

King

NCAA II

10-4

6-7

16-11

.593

16

ETSU

NCAA I

13-3

5-10

18-13

.580

17

Carson-Newman

NCAA II

5-7

8-4

13-11

.541

18

Cumberland

NAIA

10-6

5-9

15-15

.500

19

Maryville

NCAA III

2-9

10-4

12-13

.480

20

Middle Tennessee

NCAA I

4-11

9-5

13-16

.448

21

Tennessee State

NCAA I

10-5

2-10

12-15

.444

22

Tennessee Wesleyan

NAIA

5-7

6-7

11-14

.440

23

Tennessee Tech

NCAA I

3-12

9-4

12-16

.428

24

Milligan

NAIA

7-6

5-11

12-17

.413

T25

Rhodes

NCAA III

3-10

7-6

10-16

.384

T25

UT-Martin

NCAA I

4-9

6-7

10-16

.384

27

Chattanooga

NCAA I

10-5

1-13

11-18

.379

28

Lane

NCAA II

6-7

3-8

9-15

.375

29

Christian Brothers

NCAA II

5-8

3-7

8-15

.347

30

Lipscomb

NCAA I

6-9

4-11

10-20

.333

31

Trevecca Nazarene

NCAA II

1-14

3-12

4-26

.133

 

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