2019-20 Tusculum Women's Basketball News

  • Pioneers up to sixth in NCAA Southeast Region rankings
    February 27, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team moved up one position to sixth in the second edition of the 2019-20 NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, through games of Sunday, Feb. 23.
  • Johnson hits career-high five threes, scores 21 in 67-48 win at LMU
    February 26, 2020
    HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University outscored Lincoln Memorial University by 20 points over a 13-minute span of the second half as the Pioneers earned a 67-48 victory over the Railsplitters Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Pioneers hit the road to close regular season at LMU, Wingate
    February 24, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With a second consecutive 20-win season and a top-four position in the South Atlantic Conference secured, the Tusculum University women's basketball team will look to improve its chances of qualifying for the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time in eight years as the Pioneers wrap up the regular season this week.
  • Long honored as SAC Player of the Week
    February 24, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University senior guard Mia Long has been honored as the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week ending Feb. 23, after leading the Pioneers to two conference wins and scoring her 1,000th career point last week.
  • Long reaches 1,000 points, Pioneers celebrate Senior Day with 75-66 win over Coker
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Mia Long scored a game-high 20 points, including the 1,000th of her career, as Tusculum University held Coker University scoreless for nearly eight minutes in the fourth quarter to come away with a 75-66 victory in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers seventh in first NCAA Southeast Region rankings
    February 20, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is ranked seventh in the initial NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, which were released this week.
  • Arnwine three caps rally from 13 down as Pioneers beat Carson-Newman 79-74
    February 19, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jalia Arnwine hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 25.4 seconds left as Tusculum University rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to defeat Carson-Newman University 79-74 in a key South Atlantic Conference women's basketball game Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers wrap up home schedule with Carson-Newman, Coker this week
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will play its final two regular-season home games this week, as the Pioneers host rival Carson-Newman on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. and Coker on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers fall in 54-51 nailbiter at #17 Anderson
    February 15, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- Anderson University moved into sole possession of first place in the South Atlantic Conference as the Trojans edged Tusculum University 54-51 in a SAC women's basketball showdown Saturday afternoon at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Williams scores career-high 19 as Pioneers roll past Mars Hill, 91-47
    February 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jasmine Williams scored a career-high 19 points as Tusculum University rolled to a 91-47 win over Mars Hill University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers look to keep pace atop SAC standings this week
    February 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will travel from one end of the South Atlantic Conference standings to the other this week as the Pioneers look to keep pace in the four-team scramble atop the league.
  • Pioneers remain seventh in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    February 10, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains seventh in the D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region poll, through games of February 9.
  • Pioneers pull away late to beat Queens 58-49
    February 08, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Strong shooting in the fourth quarter helped Tusculum University finish off a 58-49 victory over Queens University of Charlotte Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers force 31 turnovers in 69-63 win at UVa-Wise
    February 05, 2020
    WISE, Va. --- Tusculum University forced UVa-Wise into 31 turnovers as the Pioneers defeated the Cavaliers 69-63 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at the Prior Convocation Center.
  • Pioneers look to finish season sweeps of UVa-Wise and Queens this week
    February 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will try to duplicate its formula for success in January when the Pioneers open the first full week of February with games at Virginia-Wise on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and at home against Queens on Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Pioneers ranked seventh in latest D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    February 03, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team has dropped one position to seventh in the latest D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region Poll, through games of February 2.
  • Newberry builds early lead, beats Pioneers 73-60
    February 01, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Newberry College built a 15-point lead after one quarter and went on to a 73-60 victory over Tusculum University Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Johnson scores career-high 34 as Pioneers recover for 2OT win at L-R
    January 29, 2020
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Kasey Johnson scored a career-high 34 points and Mia Long added a season-high 25 points as Tusculum University recovered after squandering a late fourth-quarter lead to defeat Lenoir-Rhyne University 88-84 in double overtime in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Kampshoff, Wilson named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University right-side hitter Shaun Kampshoff and guard Sydney Wilson have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers hold on to sixth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 27, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains sixth in the D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region Poll, through games of January 26.
  • Pioneers to face Lenoir-Rhyne and Newberry this week
    January 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will look to regroup after a tough last-second loss to conference frontrunner Catawba, as the Pioneers face off with Lenoir-Rhyne and Newberry in action this week.
  • 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.
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