2017-18 Tusculum Men's Basketball News

  • Pioneers eclipse 300 treys in a season, fall 81-64 at Anderson
    February 21, 2018
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- The Anderson University men’s basketball team placed five players in double figures to lead the Trojans to an 81-64 win over Tusculum Wednesday night at the Abney Athletic Center in South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne edges Tusculum 82-79 in nail-biter
    February 17, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Lenoir-Rhyne men’s basketball team closed out the game with a 6-1 run over the final two minutes as the Bears edged Tusculum 82-79 Saturday at Pioneer Arena in South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Second half run not enough in 112-103 loss at Carson-Newman
    February 14, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Carson-Newman’s Charles Clark scored 32 points including 24 in the second half to lead the Eagles to a 112-103 South Atlantic Conference victory over Tusculum Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Four Pioneers score in double figures in 104-93 loss at Coker
    February 10, 2018
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Jake Barrett scored 21 points, including 17 in the second half in Coker’s 104-93 South Atlantic Conference win over Tusculum Saturday afternoon at the DeLoach Center.
  • Woods scores career-high 31 in Tusculum's 97-71 win over Mars Hill
    February 07, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Peyton Woods poured in a career-high 31 points to lead the Tusculum men’s basketball team to a 97-71 South Atlantic Conference victory over Mars Hill Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Tusculum to host "Pack the Arena" Night this Wednesday
    February 05, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum basketball teams will host its annual “Pack the Arena” Night, this Wednesday night (Feb. 7) when the Pioneers welcome Mars Hill for a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Pioneer Arena. The women’s game will tip-off at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m.
  • Woods pours in 24 as Pioneers fall in heart-breaker 81-75 to Wingate
    February 03, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Wingate used a 25-6 run in the final 11 minutes of the game to rally from an 18-point second half deficit to defeat host Tusculum 81-75 Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Tusculum, Winston-Salem State basketball game cancelled
    January 30, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Due to electrical issues at the C.E. Gaines Center, Tuesday's non-conference basketball game between Tusculum and Winston-Salem State has been cancelled. The game will not be made up this season.
  • Peeler, McMillen named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    January 29, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum basketball guard Zailan Peeler and track distance runner Nicole McMillen have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week.
  • Catawba rallies to 99-97 win at Tusculum
    January 27, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Catawba’s Malik Constantine scored the final five points of the game, including his go-ahead tip-in with 1:04 remaining to lead the Indians to a 99-97 come-from-behind win over Tusculum Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • No. 2 LMU stays hot as Pioneers fall 103-70 on the road
    January 24, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Lincoln Memorial’s Dorian Pinson scored a career-high 30 points in leading the second-ranked Railsplitters to a 103-70 South Atlantic Conference win over in-state foe Tusculum Wednesday night at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Tusculum to honor basketball greats with number retirement ceremony
    January 22, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Two Tusculum basketball legends will be honored with the retirement of their jersey numbers announced Doug Jones, vice president of student success and athletics. TC greats Ralph Horne ‘57 and Susan Starnes Brown ‘97 will be honored this Saturday (Jan. 27) when the Pioneers host Catawba for a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Pioneer Arena.
  • Smallwood scores 18 in 92-57 road loss at No. 4 Queens
    January 20, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Queens University Charlotte used a 15-0 first half run and never looked back as the fourth-ranked Royals defeated visiting Tusculum 92-57 Saturday afternoon at Curry Arena in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action.
  • Anderson edges Tusculum 69-68 in SAC clash
    January 18, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Anderson’s Randall Shaw canned the winning basket with 10.1 seconds remaining and the Trojans turned away two shots at the end to preserve a 69-68 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum Thursday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Wednesday basketball DH postponed 24 hours, Tusculum hosts Anderson Thursday
    January 17, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Wednesday's South Atlantic Conference basketball doubleheader between Tusculum and Anderson has been postponed due to inclement weather.
  • Donaldson scores 26, Pioneers rally past Newberry 99-87
    January 13, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Donovan Donaldson poured in a career-high 26 points as the Tusculum men’s basketball team rallied from an 11-point second half deficit to defeat Newberry 99-87 Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Tusculum to host "Pack the Arena" Night on Feb. 7
    January 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum basketball teams will host its annual “Pack the Arena” Night, Wednesday, Feb. 7 when the Pioneers welcome Mars Hill for a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Pioneer Arena. The women’s game will tip-off at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m.
  • Pioneers pour in 18 treys in 91-86 home loss to Eagles
    January 10, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Carson-Newman’s Shaun Jones scored a career-high 27 points as the Eagles rallied from a 10-point second half deficit in defeating host Tusculum 91-86 Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Donaldson, Long named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    January 08, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum basketball players Donovan Donaldson and Mia Long have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week. The duo each earns this honor for a second time this season.
  • Pioneers fall 79-72 in overtime at Lenoir-Rhyne
    January 06, 2018
    HICKORY, N.C. --- The Lenoir-Rhyne men’s basketball team used a 23-4 run spanning the end of regulation and into overtime as the Bears rallied to a 79-72 South Atlantic Conference win over visiting Tusculum Saturday afternoon at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Tusculum basketball to hold "Orange Crush" Night this Wednesday
    January 04, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum athletic department has designated Wednesday, January 10th as “Orange Crush” Night as the Pioneers host arch-rival Carson-Newman for a South Atlantic Conference basketball doubleheader at Pioneer Arena. The women’s game will tip off at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m.
  • Tusculum rallies to 85-71 win at Mars Hill to open new year
    January 03, 2018
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- The Tusculum men’s basketball team used a 40-10 run to overcome an 11-point deficit as the Pioneers opened the new year with an 85-71 South Atlantic Conference win at Mars Hill Wednesday night at Stanford Arena.
  • Donaldson, Wilson named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month
    January 02, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum basketball players Donovan Donaldson and Sydney Wilson have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for December.
  • Pioneers fall in exhibition to ETSU, 84-65
    December 28, 2017
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. --- A 24-2 run late in the first half by ETSU sparked the Bucs to an 84-65 victory over Tusculum in men's basketball action Thursday night at Freedom Hall.
  • Pioneers fall to Barton 100-97 as monumental rally falls just short
    December 19, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- For the second consecutive game, a furious second-half rally by the Tusculum men's basketball team came up one basket short, as the Pioneers fell 100-97 to Barton Tuesday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • School-record 323 named to Tusculum Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    December 18, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 323 student-athletes have been named to the 2017 Tusculum Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, Vice President of Student Success and Athletics.
  • Donaldson, Wilson named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    December 18, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum basketball players Donovan Donaldson and Sydney Wilson have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers rally from 16 down but fall just short at Wingate, 73-72
    December 16, 2017
    WINGATE, N.C. --- Tusculum overcame a 16-point second-half deficit against Wingate, but ultimately fell short as the Bulldogs came away with a 73-72 victory Saturday afternoon at Cuddy Arena in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action.
  • Tusculum drops last second heart-breaker 100-97 in overtime to Coker
    December 13, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Coker’s Donte Samuels the game-winning three-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Cobras to a 100-97 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Woods, Johnson named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    December 11, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum basketball players Peyton Woods and Kasey Johnson have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week. Both earn this honor for a second time this season.
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