• Former Eagle basketball standout Tony Mills passes away
    May 31, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Former 1960’s Carson-Newman basketball standout John Anthony (Tony) Mills has passed away. He was 62. Mills was the first African-American basketball player at Carson-Newman, and played for the Eagles from 1966-1970.
  • Carson-Newman men's basketball signs seven student-athletes for 2011-12 season
    May 20, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball program has signed seven student-athletes for the 2011-12 season, head coach Chuck Benson announced Friday.
  • Carson-Newman's Sanders named to SAC All-Freshman Team
    March 04, 2011
    ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman freshman guard Ishmael Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) was named to the South Atlantic Conference All-Freshman Team, league officials announced Friday.
  • Eagles fall at top-seeded Lincoln Memorial, 74-57, in SAC Tournament
    March 02, 2011
    HARROGATE, Tenn. — The eighth-seeded Carson-Newman men's basketball team held a two-point halftime lead but was unable to slow down top-seeded Lincoln Memorial in the second half, as the Railsplitters pulled away for a 74-57 victory on Wednesday in the first round of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Eagles will play role of underdog in SAC Tournament opener at LMU on Wednesday night
    February 28, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Saturday night’s loss to Anderson University means that the Carson-Newman College men’s basketball team draws its toughest possible match up in the opening round of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament. The eighth-seeded Eagles will travel to Tex Turner Arena to face top-seeded and No. 13-ranked Lincoln Memorial University Wednesday night.
  • Pairings announced for 2011 Food Lion SAC Tournament; No. 8 Eagles travel to No. 1 Lincoln Memorial
    February 27, 2011
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Carson-Newman Eagles received the No. 8 seed and will travel to top-seeded Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday in the first round of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament.
  • Eagles fall to Anderson, 69-62, in regular season finale
    February 26, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision to Anderson on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse in the final regular season game for both squads.
  • Eagles come up short at No. 13 Lincoln Memorial, 83-78
    February 23, 2011
    HARROGATE, Tenn. — No. 13 Lincoln Memorial held off a late rally by the Carson-Newman men's basketball team to pull out an 83-78 victory on Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference action at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Carson-Newman's Sanders named SAC Player of the Week
    February 21, 2011
    ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman freshman guard Ishmael Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) has been named the South Atlantic Conference men's basketball Player of the Week, league officials announced Monday.
  • Eagles drop two overtime thriller at Newberry, 106-105
    February 19, 2011
    NEWBERRY, S.C. - Newberry College's Tony Davis scored a career-high 38 points as the Wolves held off a hot-shooting Carson-Newman Eagles squad for an exciting 106-105 double overtime win in Eleazer Arena on Saturday evening.
  • Sanders' 51 Breaks C-N and SAC Single-Game Scoring Record in Win over Mars Hill, 106-86
    February 16, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — One game after honoring former Eagle great Chris Jones, freshman guard Ishmael Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) broke Jones' school scoring record by firing in a South Atlantic Conference record 51 points and connecting on a school record 11 3-pointers to lead the Carson-Newman men's basketball team to a 106-86 victory over Mars Hill on Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Sanders lifts Eagles past Lenoir-Rhyne, 65-57
    February 12, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Freshman guard Ishmael Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) fired in a game-high 22 points to lead the Carson-Newman men's basketball team to a 65-57 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday night in South Atlantic Conference action at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Carson-Newman to host "Chris Jones Night on Saturday
    February 10, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - One of Carson-Newman basketball’s all-time greats returns to Mossy Creek this weekend. Carson-Newman’s first athletic All-American and former head men’s basketball coach Chris Jones will be honored on “Chris Jones Night” this Saturday as the Eagles play host to Lenoir-Rhyne University. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. in Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles fall to hot-shooting Pioneers, 78-72
    February 09, 2011
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team was unable to overcome a hot-shooting Tusculum team on Wednesday night, as the Pioneers pulled out a 78-72 victory in South Atlantic Conference action at Pioneer Arena.
  • Eagles fall at Wingate, 71-46
    February 05, 2011
    WINGATE, N.C. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team dropped a 71-46 decision to Wingate University on Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Cuddy Arena.
  • Leatherwood’s career night leads Eagles past Brevard, 81-72
    February 02, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Kevin Leatherwood (Charlottesville, Va.) scored a career high 22 points, including the first bucket on a decisive 10-0 run in the second half, as the Eagles beat visiting Brevard College, 81-72, Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles' rally comes up short in 85-75 loss to Catawba
    January 29, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A furious second-half rally by the Carson-Newman men's basketball team came up short on Saturday night, as Catawba held on for an 85-75 victory in South Atlantic Conference action at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles let first-half lead slip away, fall to No. 8 LMU, 90-69
    January 26, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Eighth-ranked Lincoln Memorial rallied from a nine-point deficit late in the first half to beat the Carson-Newman Eagles, 90-69, on Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse. With the win, LMU improves to 17-0 on the year and 9-0 in South ATlantic Conference play, while the Eagles fall to 8-9 overall and 5-4 in league play.
  • Eagles set for showdown with 10th-ranked Lincoln Memorial
    January 24, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — After an inauspicious start to the 2010-11 season, the Carson-Newman men's basketball team has made a remarkable turnaround, playing its way into the mix atop the South Atlantic Conference standings.
  • Carson-Newman's Sullivan earns SAC Player of the Week honors
    January 24, 2011
    ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman junior guard Antonio Sullivan (Louisville, Ky.) has been named the South Atlantic Conference men's basketball Player of the Week, league officials announced Monday.
  • Eagles rally to defeat Anderson, 75-71, for fourth straight victory
    January 22, 2011
    ANDERSON, S.C. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to knock off Anderson University, 75-71, on Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Tumer's last-second heroics lift Eagles to 73-71 win at Mars Hill
    January 19, 2011
    MARS HILL, N.C. — Junior guard Bradley Tumer (Mt. Dora, Fla.) knocked down a jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining to lift the Carson-Newman men's basketball team to a thrilling 73-71 victory at Mars Hill on Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference action at Stanford Arena.
  • Eagles survive late Lenoir-Rhyne rally to claim 60-58 victory
    January 17, 2011
    HICKORY, N.C. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team held off a late rally by Lenoir-Rhyne to claim a 60-58 victory on Monday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Shuford Gymnasium.
  • Eagles outlast Newberry, 99-89
    January 15, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team knocked down a season-high 14 3-pointers and held Newberry to a season-low 27.7 percent shooting, as the Eagles topped the Wolves, 99-89, in a fast-paced South Atlantic Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Pioneers Slow Down Eagles, 61-54
    January 12, 2011
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- The Carson-Newman Eagles struggled to only 19 first-half points in a 61-54 loss to rival Tusculum in a South Atlantic Conference men's basketball game Wednesday night at Holt Field House. The visiting Pioneers controlled the tempo and forced 15 Carson-Newman turnovers in turning an 11-point halftime lead into their sixth win of the season.
  • Eagles collect first SAC victory of the season, 96-89, at Brevard
    January 05, 2011
    BREVARD, N.C. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team led wire-to-wire on its way to a 96-89 victory at Brevard College on Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference action in Boshamer Gymnasium.
  • Carson-Newman men's basketball announces dates for Christmas camp
    December 15, 2010
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman men's basketball program has announced dates for a Christmas camp for both boys and girls. The camp will be held on Dec. 22-23 at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Last-second basket lifts Bluefield College past Eagles, 80-78
    December 15, 2010
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Bluefield College forward Byron Carpenter sank a turnaround jumper in the lane with one second remaining to lift the Rams to an 80-78 victory over the Carson-Newman men's basketball team on Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles rally for 79-76 victory at Lees-McRae
    December 11, 2010
    BANNER ELK, N.C. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team rallied from an early 16-point deficit to defeat Lees-McRae, 79-76, on Saturday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Bulldogs hold off Eagles, 62-53
    December 06, 2010
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman men's basketball team rallied to within two points with less than three minutes left on Monday, but Wingate answered with an 8-1 run to seal a 62-53 victory in South Atlantic Conference action at Holt Fieldhouse.
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