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    Full-court Faith: How AJ McGinnis is embracing change, growth through his walk with God

    When many basketball fans see Bisons’ junior AJ McGinnis, they see a sharpshooting guard that has been one of the most dangerous scorers on the Lipscomb men’s basketball team this season. A spark-plug that provides instant energy to his team and contributed to a NCAA Tournament appearance as a freshman at UNC Greensboro. However, McGinnis’ story and value goes much deeper and much further than being able to put a ball in a hoop, and so did his growth over the offseason. After the Bisons’ victory against Alabama A&M on Nov. 18 2023, McGinnis spoke to media members about where the most growth that he saw over the offseason wasn’t…

  • Sports

    Everything in front of Lipscomb men’s basketball as it approaches crucial point of the season

    The Lipscomb men’s basketball team has had a rollercoaster 2023-2024 season up to this point. From injuries to comebacks, and from heartbreaks to triumphs, the Bisons have just about seen it all in its 24 games of play this season. But the road doesn’t get easier for Lipscomb. As the calendar turns to February and just seven games remain in the regular season, the Bisons are inching closer to the ASUN Championship tournament and their play over the next few weeks will be its most important to this point. Considering that, let’s take a look at where the Bisons currently stand, how they have gotten here, and what will be…

  • 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…

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    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. 

  • 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

    A Lipscomb pep band comeback?

    The atmosphere in Allen Arena is about to change drastically. According to Landon Parrish, Special Assistant to President McQueen, Lipscomb University will have a full-fledged band playing at every basketball game this year. Parrish says, “Without a band, Allen arena just feels empty during games. You can fill dead air during timeouts and transitions with piped-in music from a computer along with the cheer team, but there’s just something missing.” This wouldn’t be the first time Allen Arena’s court is met with live music. Since 2001, the university has had different versions of a band at many games. Parrish has been there to see all of them. The history starts…

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    “The shot” still replayed today

    It may be the most famous few seconds of Lipscomb Sports history. A 75-foot 3-point buzzer beater known as “the shot.” And while this “shot” took place in 2001, 22 years later during every Men’s Basketball game fans get to relive the magic. The video is shown on the screens and then a lucky student gets to try to recreate the shot. Who was the player who took the shot? How did it change his life? Herd Media tracked down Clayton Osborn, a former student, in Utah, to talk about the legendary shot that put his name in the Lipscomb History books. An Answer to Prayer Clayton when looking back…