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  • News,  Sports

    Bison Triumph: Thrilling buzzer-beater caps Star Wars night victory over Jacksonville Dolphins

    The Bisons win at the Buzzer with free throws by Derrin Boyd in a thrilling 84-82 victory over the Dolphins of Jacksonville. Will Pruit was by far the player of the game with 19 points, 8 rebounds and finished 4-5 from three-point land. Boyd was just as steady with quite 24 points.   Fans enjoyed a Star Wars themed game, nothing short of spectacular. There were several Star Wars characters in Allen Arena Circle for fans to meet. On another note, the 12th Annual Adoption Rally took place during the first half. 3 families were recognized at mid-court. Lipscomb Athletics gave 100% of the proceeds given towards the rally to…

  • Sports

    Lipscomb Bisons’ late run seals victory in gritty battle against TSU Tigers

    The Bisons come into this game after an emotional 72-71 loss against rival Belmont. Today’s game was not much different. The Bisons took the win within the final minutes of the game thanks to Will Pruit and Joe Anderson’s stellar performance.   Tennessee State asserted their dominance early. The Tigers were very physical and pushed the ball well in transition early. This sped up Lipscomb and forced turnovers. The Tigers forced 10 turnovers and scored 11 points because of that. Defensively, the Bisons’ mixed it up with a duo of 212 and 131 zone packages to keep TSU out of the paint. Unfortunately, it allowed TSU to go 6-18 from three in…

  • Multimedia,  Sports

    Three-point barrage and bench brilliance: Lipscomb Lady Bisons dominate Johnson (Tenn.)

    The Lady Bisons (6-3) dominated Johnson (Tenn)(7-6) 85-49 on a slow Sunday afternoon for the Lady Bisons. Three-point shooting, and bench depth were major factors in today’s victory.   It was over before it even started. The Lady Bisons dominated Johnson (Tenn.) from the start. The Royals could not defend Lipscomb’s 11 three pointers in the first half. This gave the Bisons the ability to go a little deeper into their roster than normal with 22 bench points in the first half. It wasn’t just offense that was clicking for Lipscomb. Defensively, they generated 21 points off Johnson’s 12 turnovers. They also out rebounded Johnson 22-11 in the first half.  The…

  • Multimedia,  Sports

    Battle of the Boulevard 2023 Preview

    Herd Media's Brandon Bigsby and Belmont Vision's Bree Fabbie preview this year's matchup. The Lipscomb Women and Men are playing back-to-back starting at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6th on the campus of Belmont University. Be sure to follow Herd Media and listen to The Bison for live updates during the 2023 edition of Battle of the Boulevard.

  • Sports

    Bison basketball: A new year

    The hardwood is once again alive as the Lipscomb University Men’s Basketball Team embarks on a new season. With high hopes, formidable talent, and a hunger for success, the team has set their sights on making this season a memorable one. After falling short to Kennesaw State in last year’s ASUN tournament, the hunger for not only revenge but a championship is fueling this team. The Bisons are currently 6-3, still staying undefeated at home after trouncing The University of Tennessee Chattanooga on November 29th. Will Pruitt rattled home 22 points while grabbing 16 rebounds in the landslide victory over the Mocs. However, Pruitt isn’t the only player who’s stepped…

  • Sports

    The 150th Battle of the Boulevard

    The Battle of the Boulevard is upon us once again. After last year, and the way it ended in such dramatic fashion, with Jacob Ognacevic hitting the game winner in the final seconds, the stakes are higher than ever. This rivalry is iconic in college basketball. Two programs. One street. Lipscomb currently leads in the all time record with 77 wins while Belmont has 73 Last year was a battle for the ages. 16 lead changes throughout the whole game and some very clutch performances by multiple players. Trae Benham dropped in 22 points for the Bison’s collecting 7 rebounds as well. Also, Freshman Cade Thompson rattled in 15 points…

  • Sports

    Comeback Queens: Lady Bisons battle back for thrilling 77-73 victory against Morehead State

    The Lady Bisons struggled in the first quarter against a solid Morehead State defense. The Beakers found the three-pointer early and often, jumping to an 11-0 lead before the Bisons were forced to call a timeout. Lipscomb’s Molly Heard eventually found the team’s first points of the game 4 minutes into the first quarter. Heard was the only scoring Bison in the first quarter with 5 points. 

  • Sports

    Men’s Soccer wins its third straight ASUN conference tournament championship 

    Lipscomb University men’s soccer won its third straight ASUN Championship Saturday, defeating Bellarmine 1-0.   The Bisons were charging early, but it was not easy. Excellent goal protection by Bellarmine’s Lukas Tharp prevented a set of goals early from Malachi Jones. That included a saved penalty kick by Tharp to keep the Bisons from catching an early lead.  Solid defending by Lipscomb set them up to take a 1-0 lead in the 40th minute. Jones was able to find Javanne Smith, who then flicked it into the net.   In the 75th minute, the Bisons found trouble. Juan Carlos Rodriguez received a red card, putting the Bisons down a man and having to go…

  • Campus Life,  Sports

    Tunes and Lunatics: Could the return of a pep band be the next step for Lipscomb’s rising student section?

    In late September, you may have gotten an email from Lipscomb Athletics, reading “Lipscomb Basketball Pep Band Interest Form”. When you click on the link to the form you then begin to read this: “The Lipscomb University pep band will embark on its inaugural season this year! If you are interested in learning how to contribute to the electric atmosphere of Allen Arena during the 2023-24 Bison basketball season, complete the form below and we will follow up in the coming weeks about the first interest meeting.” Yes, you read that right. An official Lipscomb pep band is coming to basketball games beginning with the upcoming 2023-2024 season. Lipscomb used…

  • Sports

    Bisons athletics are booming midway through conference play

    Attending sporting events and cheering on your team is always a good time, it’s even more fun when they’re winning. Right now, Lipscomb is doing just that. Not just one, but many of Lipscomb’s sports teams are ranked first in the ASUN right now. So how good are these teams? Let’s break it down. The volleyball team is undefeated in conference play with an unblemished record of 4-0. Three of the four conference games they won were on the road. The Bisons are on a six game winning streak, defeating Abilene Christian and Belmont before diving into conference play. Head coach Brandon Rosenthal‘s squad has loads of depth and one…