2018-19 Tusculum Women's Basketball News

  • Late free throws give Carson-Newman 73-71 win over Pioneers
    February 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Haris Price made two free throws with 18.8 seconds left and forced a turnover on the ensuing possession as Carson-Newman University edged Tusculum University 73-71 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Pioneers sixth in first NCAA Southeast Region rankings
    February 20, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is ranked sixth in the Southeast Region in the initial NCAA Division II regional rankings of the season, released Wednesday.
  • Hodnett, Cupidan named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball forwards Caleb Hodnett and Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Both earn Athlete of the Week honors for a third time this season.
  • Five reach double figures as Pioneers beat Lenoir-Rhyne, 82-57
    February 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University opened the second half with a 13-0 run and placed all five starters in double figures as the Pioneers defeated Lenoir-Rhyne University 82-57 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneer defense shuts down Mars Hill in 67-32 win
    February 13, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Yolizma Cupidan finished with game highs of 15 points and nine rebounds and the Tusculum University women's basketball team shut down its third straight opponent as the Pioneers rolled past Mars Hill University 67-32 in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday evening at Stanford Arena.
  • Bell, Cupidan named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 11, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University lacrosse attack Keegan Bell and basketball forward Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers hold on to seventh in D2SIDA Southeast Region
    February 11, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains seventh in this week's D2SIDA Southeast Region rankings, through games of February 10.
  • Big second half from Duke boosts Pioneers past Queens, 58-41
    February 09, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Kendrea Duke scored all of her game-high 18 points in the second half and Tusculum University held Queens University of Charlotte to 13 points after halftime as the Pioneers defeated the Royals 58-41 Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at the Levine Center.
  • Pioneers thwart Hiwassee 74-30 on Education Day
    February 06, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Freshman Mya Belton and senior Yolizma Cupidan each had career bests scoring 23 and 21 points, respectively to pace the Tusculum University women’s basketball team to a 74-30 victory over Hiwassee College Wednesday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers fall to seventh in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    February 04, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is tied for seventh in this week's D2SIDA Southeast Region poll, through games of Feb. 3.
  • Tusculum recovers after losing big lead, defeats Newberry 71-63
    February 02, 2019
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Tusculum University regrouped after letting a 20-point third-quarter lead slip away and defeated Newberry College 71-63 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Eleazer Arena Saturday afternoon.
  • Devries, Long named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month for January
    January 31, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University track & field athlete Guillaume Devries and basketball guard Mia Long have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for January.
  • #13/21 Anderson outlasts shorthanded Pioneers, 55-46
    January 30, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Anderson University opened the second half with a 13-0 run and held off a fourth-quarter rally from Tusculum University as the Trojans defeated the Pioneers 55-46 Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Devries, Duke named Zaxby's Athetes of the Week
    January 28, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University track & field athlete Guillaume Devries and basketball center Kendrea Duke have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Devries earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Pioneers stay sixth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 28, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains sixth in this week's D2SIDA Southeast Region poll, through games of Jan. 27.
  • Overtime outburst by Cupidan gives Pioneers 72-64 win over Catawba
    January 26, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Yolizma Cupidan scored all of Tusculum's 10 points in overtime as the Pioneers outlasted Catawba 72-64 Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action.
  • Two late free throws give LMU 76-75 win over Pioneers
    January 23, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Emily Griffith made two free throws with 2.2 seconds remaining to finish with a game-high 21 points as Lincoln Memorial University edged Tusculum University 76-75 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Pioneers dip to sixth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 22, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is ranked sixth in the latest D2SIDA Southeast Region poll, through games of January 20.
  • Defense sparks Pioneers to 75-54 win over Newberry
    January 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University forced 29 turnovers and placed four players in double figures in a 75-54 victory over Newberry College in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Monday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Fourth-quarter Pioneer rally falls short in 73-67 loss at Wingate
    January 19, 2019
    WINGATE, N.C. --- Tusculum University rallied from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but a late shooting drought allowed Wingate University to come away with a 73-67 victory in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Cuddy Arena.
  • Three-point shooting leads Carson-Newman to 75-70 win over Pioneers
    January 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Kayla Marosites scored 13 of her game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter as Carson-Newman University defeated Tusculum University 75-70 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • Devries, Long named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University track & field high jumper Guillaume Devries and Mia Long have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Long earns her second Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Win streak lifts Pioneers to fourth in D2SIDA region rankings
    January 14, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- After extending their winning streak to seven games with a pair of victories last week, the Tusculum University women's basketball team has jumped into a tie for fourth in this week's D2SIDA Southeast Region rankings, through games of Jan. 13.
  • Pioneers beat Coker 71-57 for seventh straight win
    January 12, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Mia Long scored a season-high 23 points and set a career best with eight steals as Tusculum University won its seventh straight game Saturday afternoon, beating Coker College 71-57 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers use 23-0 third-quarter run to roll past Mars Hill, 79-46
    January 09, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University outscored Mars Hill University by 32 points in the second half, fueled by a 23-0 run in the third quarter, to earn their sixth straight victory by a score of 79-46 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Mitchell, Cupidan named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 07, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball standouts Brandon Mitchell and Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Donaldson, Patterson named Applebee's Student-Athletes of month for December
    January 07, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball players Donovan Donaldson and Callie Patterson have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for December.
  • Three wins boost Pioneers two spots in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 07, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team climbed two spots to seventh in the latest D2SIDA Division II Southeast Region rankings, through games of Jan. 6.
  • Pioneers hit 12 threes in 66-45 win at Lenoir-Rhyne
    January 05, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Jasmine Williams hit four of Tusculum University's season-high 12 three-pointers as the Pioneers defeated Lenoir-Rhyne University 66-45 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Tusculum to host "Pack the Arena" Night Jan. 16 vs Carson-Newman
    January 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum basketball teams will host its annual “Pack the Arena” Night, Wednesday, January 16th 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 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m.
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