2018-19 Carson-Newman Men's Basketball News

  • Six inducted into Carson-Newman Hall of Fame Saturday
    April 13, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman sent six new members into its athletics hall of fame Saturday evening in a ceremony in the Stokely Memorial Building on Carson-Newman's campus. 
  • Six headed into Carson-Newman Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday
    April 12, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman will send six new members into its athletics hall of fame on Saturday, April 13 with a dinner and ceremony in the Stokely Memorial Building at 6:30 p.m.
  • Nominees unveiled, voting open for Sixth Annual Frosty Awards
    April 04, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The nominees for 13 Frosty Awards categories have been released after selection from the Frosty Awards Committee.  The Sixth Annual Frosty Awards will take place in Gentry Auditorium on Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
  • Oglesby returns to Jefferson City, joins Benson’s staff as assistant
    April 02, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head men’s basketball coach Chuck Benson has announced the hiring of former Clemson Tiger Terrence Oglesby as Carson-Newman’s newest assistant coach.
  • Teichmann recognized with SAC postseason laurels
    March 07, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman senior guard Grant Teichmann (Brentwood, Tenn.) has wrapped up his senior campaign with an All-SAC accolade from the South Atlantic Conference, the league office announced Thursday morning.
  • Late first-half run powers top-seeded Queens past Carson-Newman in SAC quarters
    March 06, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Top-seeded and No. 6 Queens (28-3) powered out a 17-5 run late in the first half and never looked back in an 84-75 win over eighth-seeded Carson-Newman (15-14) Wednesday night at Curry Arena in the quarterfinals of the Pilot/Flying J SAC Men’s Basketball Championships. 
  • Top-seeded, ninth-ranked Queens awaits Carson-Newman in opening round of Pilot/Flying J SAC Basketball Tournament
    March 05, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (15-13) will look to do something that hasn’t been done in 15 years when it travels to top-seeded and ninth-ranked Queens (27-3) for the quarterfinals of the Pilot/Flying J SAC Basketball Championships.
  • Eagles secure eighth-straight winning campaign with dominant effort at Newberry
    March 02, 2019
    NEWBERRY, S.C. – Carson-Newman (15-13, 8-12 South Atlantic Conference) held Newberry (10-18, 5-15 SAC) without a bucket for two separate four-minute stretches and controlled both ends of the floor in an 89-78 triumph Saturday at Eleazer Arena.
  • C-N looks to lock up winning season at Newberry
    March 01, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (14-13, 7-12 South Atlantic Conference) will be looking to lock up an eighth consecutive winning season when the Eagles wrap up the regular season Saturday at Newberry (10-14, 5-14 SAC) with a 4 p.m. tipoff at Eleazer Arena.
  • Carson-Newman, Mars Hill set to finish rain out game with SAC tournament spot on the line
    February 24, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman (13-13, 6-12 SAC) can for all intents and purposes lock up the final spot in the South Atlantic Conference tournament when it resumes its rained out game with Mars Hill (9-16, 3-14 SAC) from Feb. 6. Mars Hill will be inbounding the ball with 13:04 to play in the second half, trailing the Eagles 56-44.  
  • No. 9/10 Queens spoils C-N senior day 102-88
    February 23, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – No. 9/10 Queens (25-3, 17-1 South Atlantic Conference)  rattled off a 12-0 run spanning the halftime break and drilled 14 threes to withstand an early Carson-Newman (13-13, 6-12 SAC) surge Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles celebrate four with senior day matchup against No. 10/9 Queens
    February 22, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (13-12, 6-11 South Atlantic Conference) pays homage to four seniors when No. 10/9 Queens (24-3, 16-1 SAC) comes to Holt Fieldhouse for a 4 p.m. tipoff Saturday. 
  • Bates named Google Cloud Academic All-District
    February 21, 2019
    ORLANDO – For the third time in five years, Carson-Newman men's basketball has had a player earn Google Cloud Academic All-District honors.
  • Hot-shooting Pioneers push past Eagles with second-half surge  
    February 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Tusculum (13-12, 9-8 South Atlantic Conference) rattled off a 23-5 run late in the second half to collect a 79-65 win over Carson-Newman (13-12, 6-11 SAC) Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse.
  • 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.
  • After 19 days, Carson-Newman finally downs Mars Hill 85-73
    February 06, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – It only took Carson-Newman (14-13, 6-12 South Atlantic Conference) 456 hours to beat Mars Hill (9-16, 3-14 SAC) 85-73. Monday evening in Holt Fieldhouse, The Eagles and Lions wrapped up the final 13:04 of a suspended game from Feb. 6.
  • 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.
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