2019-20 Tusculum Women's Basketball News

  • Pioneers wrap up home schedule with Carson-Newman, Coker this week
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will play its final two regular-season home games this week, as the Pioneers host rival Carson-Newman on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. and Coker on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers fall in 54-51 nailbiter at #17 Anderson
    February 15, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- Anderson University moved into sole possession of first place in the South Atlantic Conference as the Trojans edged Tusculum University 54-51 in a SAC women's basketball showdown Saturday afternoon at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Williams scores career-high 19 as Pioneers roll past Mars Hill, 91-47
    February 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jasmine Williams scored a career-high 19 points as Tusculum University rolled to a 91-47 win over Mars Hill University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers look to keep pace atop SAC standings this week
    February 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will travel from one end of the South Atlantic Conference standings to the other this week as the Pioneers look to keep pace in the four-team scramble atop the league.
  • Pioneers remain seventh in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    February 10, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains seventh in the D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region poll, through games of February 9.
  • Pioneers pull away late to beat Queens 58-49
    February 08, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Strong shooting in the fourth quarter helped Tusculum University finish off a 58-49 victory over Queens University of Charlotte Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers force 31 turnovers in 69-63 win at UVa-Wise
    February 05, 2020
    WISE, Va. --- Tusculum University forced UVa-Wise into 31 turnovers as the Pioneers defeated the Cavaliers 69-63 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at the Prior Convocation Center.
  • Pioneers look to finish season sweeps of UVa-Wise and Queens this week
    February 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will try to duplicate its formula for success in January when the Pioneers open the first full week of February with games at Virginia-Wise on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and at home against Queens on Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Pioneers ranked seventh in latest D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    February 03, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team has dropped one position to seventh in the latest D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region Poll, through games of February 2.
  • Newberry builds early lead, beats Pioneers 73-60
    February 01, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Newberry College built a 15-point lead after one quarter and went on to a 73-60 victory over Tusculum University Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Johnson scores career-high 34 as Pioneers recover for 2OT win at L-R
    January 29, 2020
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Kasey Johnson scored a career-high 34 points and Mia Long added a season-high 25 points as Tusculum University recovered after squandering a late fourth-quarter lead to defeat Lenoir-Rhyne University 88-84 in double overtime in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Kampshoff, Wilson named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University right-side hitter Shaun Kampshoff and guard Sydney Wilson have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers hold on to sixth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 27, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains sixth in the D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region Poll, through games of January 26.
  • Pioneers to face Lenoir-Rhyne and Newberry this week
    January 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will look to regroup after a tough last-second loss to conference frontrunner Catawba, as the Pioneers face off with Lenoir-Rhyne and Newberry in action this week.
  • Pioneers fall in final minute at nationally-ranked Catawba, 53-52
    January 25, 2020
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Taisha DeShazo converted a three-point play with 30.2 seconds left as Catawba College eked out a 53-52 victory over Tusculum University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday at Goodman Gymnasium.
  • Tusculum to participate in #RespectOurGame Initiative during SAC Winter Sportsmanship Week, Feb. 3-9
    January 24, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference will host its winter #RespectOurGame sportsmanship initiative February 3-9. In addition to sportsmanship week, the SAC will also honor its winter sports officials with Officials' Appreciation Week.
  • Tusculum to host "Pack the Arena" Night, Feb. 19 vs Carson-Newman
    January 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University basketball teams will host its annual “Pack the Arena” Night, Wednesday, Feb. 19 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 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wilson scores 27, Pioneers beat LMU 73-59 for fifth straight win
    January 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Sydney Wilson scored a game-high 27 points, including 21 in the second half, as Tusculum University pulled away after halftime for a 73-59 victory over Lincoln Memorial University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers reach halfway point of SAC schedule on four-game win streak
    January 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With victories in the last four games, the Tusculum University women's basketball team will look to remain among the leaders in the South Atlantic Conference this week as the Pioneers close the first half of conference play on Wednesday with Lincoln Memorial, then travel to league front-runner Catawba on Saturday to begin the second half of their SAC slate.
  • Pioneers slide back to sixth in D2SIDA regional poll
    January 20, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Despite earning a pair of wins against regionally-ranked opponents last week, the Tusculum University women's basketball team dropped one position in this week's D2SIDA Women's Basketball Southeast Region Poll, through games of January 19.
  • Two double-digit runs boost Pioneers to 77-57 win over Wingate
    January 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A 20-0 second-quarter run and a 15-0 third-quarter surge propelled Tusculum University to a 77-57 victory over Wingate University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Wilson surpasses 1,000 points, Pioneers rally for 71-66 win at Carson-Newman
    January 15, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Sydney Wilson scored all of her 17 points in the second half, including the 1,000th of her career and the go-ahead basket in the final minute, as Tusculum University rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Carson-Newman University 71-66 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Miselli, Long named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University men’s volleyball outside hitter Matteo Miselli and basketball guard Mia Long have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Long garners her second Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Pioneers face challenges from Carson-Newman and Wingate at season's midpoint
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After a week that included wins over the bottom two teams in the South Atlantic Conference standings, the Tusculum University women's basketball team will face two of the stronger opponents in the conference this week as the Pioneers reach the midway point of their 2019-20 schedule.
  • Pioneers back up to fifth in D2SIDA region poll
    January 13, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team moved back into fifth place in the D2SIDA Division II Women's Basketball Southeast Region poll, released Monday through games of January 12.
  • Arnwine equals career high, Pioneers win 75-63 at Coker
    January 11, 2020
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Jalia Arnwine matched her career high with 19 points and Mia Long scored 15 of her 18 points in the second half as Tusculum University defeated Coker University 75-63 Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at the DeLoach Center.
  • School-record 352 named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    January 09, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 352 student-athletes have been named to the 2019 Tusculum University Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Pioneers tie school record with 18 threes in 94-59 win at Mars Hill
    January 08, 2020
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Tusculum University tied a school record with 18 three-pointers as the Pioneers rolled to a 94-59 victory over Mars Hill University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Stanford Arena Wednesday evening.
  • Tusculum basketball teams boast fifth-best combined record in Tennessee
    January 07, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s and women’s basketball teams have the fifth-best combined won-loss percentage of all colleges and universities in the State of Tennessee.
  • Mitchell, Williams named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball student-athletes Brandon Mitchell and Jasmine Williams have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Gibson earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this season. Mitchell earns his second Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week Award while Williams garners her inaugural honor this season.
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