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    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…

  • 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…

  • Sports

    Inside the life of TB3

    The life of a student-athlete comes with many difficulties. School alone is a challenge, but balancing school and sports comes with challenges of its own. Trae Benham (also known as “TB3”), a sophomore guard at Lipscomb, puts it this way, “There’s not a whole lot of things you can do outside of basketball and school just because you’re days kinda hectic…” Obviously, it is a difficult job, but there are many upsides as well. You can learn a whole lot. “It kind of gets easier as the year goes on…finding a balance, finding a schedule, making sure you don’t procrastinate on things…” Being a student-athlete forced Benham to become more…

  • Archive

    Another “stampede-like” year for sports

    Another year has gone by for Bison’s basketball and soccer and it’s been a good one. Although there still are a few sports in season, or just starting their season, the school year is closing fast and it’s time to look back at how the herd handled the rest of the nation. After making it to the ASUN conference playoffs last year, the Men’s basketball team returned once again. The guys didn’t play as well as expected, bringing in a record of 20 wins and 13 losses. But, they ended conference play on a three-game win streak giving them the 5 seed in the tournament. After beating Stetson in a…

  • Sports

    The new look Bisons

    The Lipscomb Men’s basketball season just ended, and the Bisons will not look the same when the season starts next year. The Bisons only have two seniors, but unfortunately, they are two very important players who play a huge role at Lipscomb University. Matt Schner First is Matt Schner. Matt transferred to Lipscomb this year for his final season of college basketball. Matt had previously played at Emory University, a D3 school in Atlanta Georgia (that’s why he only has 1 year of stats on ESPN). If you want to see his Emory stats click here. In his final year at Emory he brought in 23 points, 9 rebounds, and…

  • Series

    Lipscomb by the numbers: Men’s basketball at Liberty

    This week’s Lipscomb by the numbers heads back to an epic conference upset game – the Lipscomb Bison’s against the Liberty Flames. The men’s basketball game on February 4th against the Flames featured a lot of numbers. The Flames were the number one team in the ASUN conference, with a 9-1 win-loss. The Bisons were the number six team in the ASUN, with a 5-5 win-loss. Despite what those numbers might suggest about the outcome of the game, the Bisons beat the number one team in the ASUN 69-64. Beyond those numbers, the attendance at the game was a huge number: 3,587 students and fans packed into Allen. Compared to…

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    As senior night approaches, Ahsan Asadullah looks back on his growth and journey at Lipscomb

    Since stepping onto Lipscomb’s campus as a freshman six years ago, Ahsan Asadullah has seen a lot in his time with Lipscomb Men’s Basketball. He has experienced an injury, a conference championship, postseason victories, a coaching change, a global pandemic, record-breaking accolades, and new teammates. When considering all of this, it wouldn’t be outlandish to say that Asadullah’s time at Lipscomb is one of the most unique careers that we have seen in the program’s long-standing history, and also one of the most storied. With Saturday’s Senior Night approaching, the Bisons’ star veteran talked about his journey at Lipscomb, the many things he has experienced in his career, and the…

  • Sports

    Men’s Basketball shows upward trajectory in win over Bellarmine

    Just over two weeks ago, Lipscomb sat in the basement of the ASUN, but as Lennie Acuff’s program enters the heart of league play it has plenty of reason for hope.  The Bisons encountered a litmus test today and passed with flying colors in its 69-49 win over Bellarmine at Allen Arena. “At this time of year you’re obviously concerned with your record, but you’re more concerned with the direction you’re going and I think our trajectory is up,” Acuff said. It felt like Lipscomb had this one under control for most of the afternoon.  Coach Lennie Acuff’s team went on a 12-0 run midway through the first half and…

  • Opinion,  Sports

    Men’s basketball picked 8th pre-season–why they’re right and why they’re wrong

    Lipscomb Men's Basketball Stock Photo

    It may come as a shock to the system for fans of the Purple and Gold to see a disappointing 6th and 8th position in the ASUN Conference Coaches' and Media Polls, respectively. The rankings, announced by the league office earlier this week, represent what would be a season of stagnation rather than a return to recent dominance. What's yet to be seen is how true those rankings will turn out to be come March.