2018-19 Carson-Newman Men's Basketball News

  • Benson’s Bunch set for White Out Wednesday against defensively-minded Pioneers  
    February 19, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (13-11, 6-10 South Atlantic Conference) takes on the league’s toughest scoring defense when archrival Tusculum (12-12, 8-8 SAC) makes its way to Mossy Creek for a Wednesday tip at 8 p.m.
  • Turnovers, slow start undo Eagles at Catawba
    February 16, 2019
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Carson-Newman (13-11, 6-10 South Atlantic Conference) turned it over a season-high  21 times and Catawba (19-5, 12-4 SAC) used a big first half run to collect a 90-75 win over the Eagles Saturday in Goodman Gym. 
  • Turnovers, slow start undo Eagles at Catawba
    February 16, 2019
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Carson-Newman (13-11, 6-10 South Atlantic Conference) turned it over a season-high  21 times and Catawba (19-5, 12-4 SAC) used a big first half run to collect a 90-75 win over the Eagles Saturday in Goodman Gym. 
  • Eagles take on surging Indians Saturday in Goodman Gym
    February 15, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (13-10, 6-9 South Atlantic Conference) takes on the hottest team in the Southeast Region when it takes the floor Saturday afternoon.
  • Abraham sizzles, Eagles annihilate Anderson 96-70
    February 13, 2019
    ANDERSON, S.C. – Malik Abraham (Snellville, Ga.) sneaked into a wooden horse, emerged within the walls of the Abney Center and reigned down three after three on Anderson (13-11, 7-9 South Atlantic Conference) Wednesday night in the Electric City to power Carson-Newman (13-10, 6-9 SAC) to its first road win in two months.
  • Eagles look to let the good times roll in Electric City
    February 12, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – When Carson-Newman (12-10, 5-9 South Atlantic Conference) makes the trek over to Anderson, S.C. to take on the Anderson Trojans (13-10, 7-8 SAC), the Eagles will be looking to accomplish a couple of things for the first time in two month. 
  • Bates’ layup in final seconds sinks Coker
    February 09, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mason Bates (Cookeville, Tenn.) became the 27th member of Carson-Newman’s 1,000-point club, but it was his 1,007th point that proved to be the most important.
  • Eagles take aim at ninth straight win over Coker
    February 08, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (11-10, 4-9 South Atlantic Conference) will look to contain and confound one of the SAC’s most frenetic teams when Coker (3-18, 1-13 SAC) comes to town for a 4 p.m. tip inside Holt Fieldhouse Saturday. 
  • Carson-Newman - Mars Hill part two, Electric Boogaloo set for Feb. 25
    February 07, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman and Mars Hill will resume play from their suspended men's basketball game Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. inside Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Basketball versus Mars Hill rained out, we swear it’s not a typo
    February 06, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Holt Fieldhouse sprung a leak in the middle of a frog-strangler, and play was suspended early in the second half of Carson-Newman’s men’s basketball game with Mars Hill.
  • Carson-Newman, Mars Hill meet with SAC tournament position at stake
    February 05, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – For the past four weeks, Carson-Newman (11-10, 4-9 South Atlantic Conference) has held onto the last spot in the league standings granted a berth into the South Atlantic Conference Tournament.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne surges to 100-91 overtime win over C-N
    February 02, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne (16-4, 9-3 South Atlantic Conference) overcame a 19-point first half deficit with good free-throw and three-point shooting to down Carson-Newman (11-10, 4-9 SAC) in overtime 100-91 Saturday at Shuford Gym. 
  • Eagles look for elusive Shuford win streak with trip to Hickory
    February 01, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – When Carson-Newman (11-9, 4-8 South Atlantic Conference) takes on Lenoir-Rhyne (15-4, 8-3 SAC) Saturday at 4 in Hickory, the Eagles will be trying to do something that no Carson-Newman team has done this century – win back-to-back games at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. 
  • Bates, Eagles chop down Railsplitters 79-75
    January 30, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Bolstered by clutch free throws from senior Mason Bates (Cookeville, Tenn.) in the final four minutes, Carson-Newman (11-9, 4-8 South Atlantic Conference) snapped a five-game losing streak to Lincoln Memorial (14-5, 9-3 SAC) with a riveting 79-75 win over their rivals to the north Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Orange Out Wednesday, Eagles meet surging ‘Splitters in Holt
    January 29, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (10-9, 3-8 South Atlantic Conference) will try to shrug off a last-second loss to Wingate when Lincoln Memorial (14-4, 9-2 SAC) enters Holt Fieldhouse for an 8 p.m. tip Wednesday.
  • Logan’s leaner sinks Eagles in final second, 76-74
    January 26, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Wingate (11-8, 7-4 South Atlantic Conference) guard Emarius Logan knocked down a 15-foot runner from the free-throw line after splitting a double-double team with 0.6 seconds left to down Carson-Newman (10-9, 3-8 SAC) Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Carson-Newman searches for consistency when Wingate comes to town Saturday
    January 25, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (10-8, 3-7 South Atlantic Conference) last five games have all amounted to a tale of two halves.  The Eagles will try to correct that trend when Wingate (10-8, 6-4 SAC) arrives in Holt Fieldhouse for a 4 p.m. tipoff Saturday. 
  • Golden Bulls’ torrid second half sinks Eagles 85-71
    January 21, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Johnson C. Smith (4-10) became the first team in 12 years to shoot better than 70 percent in a half on Carson-Newman (10-8) en route to an 85-71 win over the Eagles’ Monday night in Holt Fieldhouse.
  • C-N wraps up nonconference play with Golden Bulls
    January 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (10-7, 3-7 South Atlantic Conference) takes aim at a 16th consecutive regular season non-conference win when Johnson C. Smith (3-10, 1-6 CIAA) makes the trek to Holt Fieldhouse Monday at 7 p.m. 
  • Carson-Newman tries to right ship against up-tempo Wolves
    January 18, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After finishing 4-for-25 from the field to close Wednesday night’s loss at Tusculum, Carson-Newman (9-7, 2-7 South Atlantic Conference) will try to get back to winning basketball Saturday at 4 p.m. inside Holt Fieldhouse against high-octane Newberry (5-9, 1-6 SAC). 
  • Teichmann touted as TSWA Player of the Week
    January 16, 2019
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For the second time this season, Carson-Newman senior guard Grant Teichmann (Brentwood, Tenn.) has been named the Tennessee Sportswriters’ Association State Player of the Week, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Second half offensive woes down C-N at Tusculum
    January 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. –  Carson-Newman was limited to just 17 second half points with a 31-13 Tusculum scoring spurt in the final 18 minutes of gameplay en route to a 63-49 loss to Tusculum on Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Eagles, Pioneers set to renew rivalry in Greeneville
    January 15, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (9-6, 2-6 South Atlantic Conference) makes the short jaunt on 11-E east to Greeneville to challenge Tusculum (6-8, 2-4 SAC) Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at Pioneer Arena.
  • Rebounding, free throws help No. 9 Queens stave off Carson-Newman 81-77
    January 12, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carson-Newman (9-6, 2-6 South Atlantic Conference) got career efforts from Grant Teichmann (Brentwood, Tenn.) and Nick Rogers (Knoxville, Tenn.), but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 9 Queens (15-2, 7-0 SAC) presence on the glass and at the free throw line. 
  • Eagles tackle top-flight Royals Saturday
    January 11, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (9-5, 2-5 South Atlantic Conference) faces one of its toughest tests of the season when it makes the jaunt over to Charlotte, N.C. to challenge No. 9/13 Queens (14-2, 6-0 SAC) Saturday at Curry Arena at 2 p.m.
  • Balanced effort helps Eagles topple Trojans 87-79
    January 09, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Seven different players scored at least eight points and Carson-Newman (9-5, 2-5 South Atlantic Conference) turned it over a season-low six times en route to an 87-79 win over Anderson (8-7, 2-5 SAC) Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • C-N searches for fast start against Trojans
    January 08, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. –  Carson-Newman (8-5, 1-5 South Atlantic Conference) head coach Chuck Benson has indicated that he wants the Eagles ready to roll from the jump when Anderson (8-6, 2-4 SAC) pays a visit to Holt Fieldhouse Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  • Indians early surge too much for C-N to overcome, Eagles fall 81-64
    January 05, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Catawba (11-2, 4-1 SAC) raced out to a 28-6 advantage before stiff-arming Carson-Newman (8-5, 1-5 SAC) to an 81-64 win over the Eagles Saturday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles welcome league’s top scoring offense, Catawba to Holt Fieldhouse
    January 04, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (8-4, 1-4 South Atlantic Conference) will see its defense tested when the Catawba College Catawba Indians (10-2, 3-1 SAC) arrive for a 4 p.m. tip inside Holt Fieldhouse Saturday.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Athlete of the Year
    January 02, 2019
    The Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department has been debutting the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester. These are the fall nominees for Male Athlete of the Year, the final category that we unveil over the holiday break.
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