2019-20 Tusculum Men's Basketball News

  • Tusculum closes out home schedule with Eagles, Cobras
    February 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will close out the home portion of the 2019-2020 schedule when they host Carson-Newman and Coker this week at Pioneer Arena.
  • Gibson named SAC AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    February 17, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University guard Trenton Gibson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week announced league officials Monday.
  • Pioneers secure key 74-66 road win at Anderson
    February 15, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- Tariq Jenkins poured in 18 points including a pair of key three-pointers in a second half run to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to a 74-66 South Atlantic Conference victory at Anderson University Saturday afternoon.
  • Pioneers down Mars Hill 80-66, remain in top half of SAC standings
    February 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Trenton Gibson scored in double figures for a seventh straight game to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to an 80-66 South Atlantic Conference victory over Mars Hill University Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers face Mars Hill, Anderson in key SAC match-ups
    February 11, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team takes on Mars Hill University and Anderson University in a pair of key South Atlantic Conference match-ups.
  • Winning streak ends in 87-72 loss to defending SAC champs
    February 08, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Daniel Carr poured in 28 points, while Van Turner, Jr. added 23 to lead the Queens University of Charlotte men’s basketball team to an 87-72 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Smith stays hot, Pioneers down Cavs 78-68 for third straight win
    February 05, 2020
    WISE, Va. --- Dillon Smith scored a career-high 22 points, while Caleb Hodnett and Brandon Mitchell each posted a double-double as the Tusculum Pioneers defeated UVa-Wise 78-68 Wednesday night at the Prior Center in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Mitchell, McMillen named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month for January
    February 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University forward Brandon Mitchell and distance runner Nicole McMillen have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for January.
  • Gibson, Petit named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University guard Trenton Gibson and sprinter Hachlaine Petit have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Tusculum takes on UVa-Wise, Queens in SAC clashes this week
    February 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will be looking to build upon an undefeated week as the Pioneers travel to UVa-Wise on Wednesday before returning home to host defending South Atlantic Conference champion Queens University of Charlotte on Saturday.
  • Smith pours in 20, Pioneers sweep season series over Wolves
    February 01, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Senior Dillon Smith scored 20 points and went a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line to lead the Tusculum University men?s basketball team to a 75-66 South Atlantic Conference win over Newberry College Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Gibson has career night, Pioneers earn key road win at Lenoir-Rhyne
    January 29, 2020
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Tusculum University’s Trenton Gibson scored a career-high 26 points while Brandon Mitchell posted his team-leading sixth double-double in the Pioneers’ 77-70 road win at Lenoir-Rhyne University Wednesday night at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • TU faces Lenoir-Rhyne, Newberry in SAC rematches
    January 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will look to return to its winning ways when the Pioneers face a pair of South Atlantic Conference foes this week.
  • First half run sparks Catawba to 82-75 win over Tusculum
    January 25, 2020
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- The Catawba Indians placed five players in double figure scoring and used a 20-3 run in the first half en route to an 82-75 South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball victory over the Tusculum Pioneers Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.
  • 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.
  • LMU shoots lights out in win at Tusculum
    January 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Lincoln Memorial University placed all five starters in double figures and shot a blistering 66 percent from floor to lead the third-ranked Railsplitters to a 96-81 South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball win at Tusculum University Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Tusculum pits SAC's top defense against league's top offensive teams this week
    January 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will face two of the top offensive clubs in the South Atlantic Conference this week as the Pioneers hit the midway point of the league schedule.
  • Pioneers use defense, first half run to down Wingate 75-53
    January 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team opened the game with a 26-8 run and led wire-to-wire as the Pioneers defeated Wingate University 75-53 Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Second-half rally not enough as Pioneers fall 72-68 at Carson-Newman
    January 15, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Tripp Davis scored a game-high 24 points and Carson-Newman University shot nearly 52 percent from the field in a 72-68 win over Tusculum University in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action at Holt Fieldhouse Wednesday night.
  • Tusculum faces Carson-Newman, Wingate in SAC hoops this week
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will be looking to get back to its winning ways when the Black & Orange faces two important South Atlantic Conference tests this week.
  • Tale of two halves as Pioneers fall 67-58 at Coker
    January 11, 2020
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- The Coker University men’s basketball team out-scored Tusculum University 37-14 in the second half including 27-8 in the final 12:35 as the Cobras rallied to a 67-58 South Atlantic Conference victory Saturday afternoon 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.
  • Mars Hill wins at the buzzer, 67-66 as Tusculum rally comes up empty
    January 08, 2020
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Mars Hill’s Ja’Shawn Brooks hit the game-winning three-pointer with 0.4 seconds left to give the Lions a 67-66 win over visiting Tusculum Wednesday night at Stanford Arena.
  • 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 climb two spots to sixth in D2SIDA Region Poll
    January 06, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team climbed up two spots and are listed sixth in this week’s D2SIDA Southeast Region Poll. The Pioneers (10-4, 5-1 South Atlantic Conference) are riding a four-game winning streak and are tied for second place in the SAC standings.
  • Pioneers take winning streak on the road for two SAC games this week
    January 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team takes its four-game winning streak on the road this week for a pair of South Atlantic Conference contests at Mars Hill University (Wed. – 7:30 p.m.) and Coker University (Sat. – 2 p.m.).
  • Mitchell shines, Pioneers win fourth straight in 70-54 victory over Anderson
    January 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University junior Brandon Mitchell recorded career-highs 17 rebounds and six blocked shots to go along with his game-high 18 points as the Pioneers led wire-to-wire in a 70-54 South Atlantic Conference win over Anderson University Saturday afternoon 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.
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