2017-18 Carson-Newman Men's Basketball News

  • Senior day showdown set between C-N and Wingate
    February 23, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (21-6, 13-6 South Atlantic Conference) will honor four senior student athletes and one senior manager when it takes on Wingate (14-13, 11-8) in the final regular season game inside of Holt Fieldhouse Saturday at 4 p.m. 
  • Tall task awaits Eagles in Harrogate in top-ranked Railsplitters
    February 21, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (21-5, 13-5 South Atlantic Conference) makes the drive up US-25E to Harrogate, Tenn. with a mighty challenge awaiting at the end of the one-hour, 10-minute drive – a matchup with the number one team in the country.
  • Eagles drop to fifth in second region rankings
    February 21, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS  – Carson-Newman's men's basketball program has slipped to fifth in the second Southeast Region Rankings, the NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Top-ranked Railsplitters outlast resilient Eagles
    February 21, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman stayed within arm’s length of the No. 1 team in the nation but was not able to fully contain the Railsplitters as the Eagles fell 89-77 in Tex Turner Arena on Wednesday evening.
  • Another one, Clark picks up AstroTurf SAC Player of the Week honors again
    February 20, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. - For a record-tying fifth time this season and record-extending 11th time in his career, senior guard Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday morning.
  • Staunch second half sends C-N soaring over Catawba 104-89
    February 17, 2018
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Carson-Newman (21-5, 13-5 South Atlantic Conference) kept persistent pressure on the SAC’s leading scorer and used a torrid shooting effort to snap a three-game losing skid to Catawba College’s Catawba Indians (10-14, 6-12) with a 104-89 triumph inside Goodman Gym Saturday evening. 
  • Streaking Indians await Eagles in Goodman Gym
    February 16, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (20-5, 12-5 South Atlantic Conference) takes on one of the hottest teams in the South Atlantic Conference when it travels to Salisbury, N.C. to take on the Catawba College Catawba Indians (10-13, 6-11) from Goodman Gym Saturday at 4 p.m.
  • Clark makes cut for final 50 for Bevo Francis Award
    February 16, 2018
    BALWDWIN CITY, Kan. – Carson-Newman senior guard Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) has been included in the final 50 for the watch list for the Bevo Francis Award, presented to the nation's top small college basketball player. 
  • Men’s hoops opens in fourth in initial region rankings
    February 14, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS  – Carson-Newman’s men’s basketball program has been ranked fourth in the first Southeast Region Rankings, the NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Triumvirate of Clark, Bates and Jones powers Eagles in shootout win over Tusculum
    February 14, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (20-5, 12-5 South Atlantic Conference) got a combined 79 points from Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.), Mason Bates (Cookeville, Tenn.) and Shaun Jones (Lawrenceville, Ga.) and took a 112-103 victory from Tusculum (6-18, 4-13 SAC) in a game bereft of defense Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Rivalry renewed – Eagles, Pioneers clash in Holt Fieldhouse
    February 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (19-5, 11-5 South Atlantic Conference) can clinch home-court advantage in the first round of the South Atlantic Conference Tournament Championships with a win Wednesday night over Tusculum (6-17, 4-12 SAC) inside of Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • Late first-half spurt carries No. 2 Queens over No. 24 Carson-Newman
    February 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – No. 24 Carson-Newman (19-5, 11-5 South Atlantic Conference) and No. 2 Queens (23-1, 15-1 SAC) battled to a stalemate for 36 minutes and 30 seconds, the other 3:30, squarely belonged to the second-ranked team in the country. 
  • Nationally-ranked showdown set for Saturday between No. 24 Carson-Newman and No. 2 Queens
    February 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – For the second time this season, No. 24 Carson-Newman (19-4, 11-4 South Atlantic Conference) matches wits with a nationally-ranked foe inside Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • Clark adds TSWA Player of the Week hardware to trophy case
    February 06, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A day after earning player of the week honors from the South Atlantic Conference, senior guard Charles Clark has picked up state player of the week recognition from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.  
  • Eagles check back into D2SIDA Top 25
    February 06, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Carson-Newman's men's basketball program has climbed back into the D2SIDA Media Poll Top 25.  
  • Clark lays claim to 10th career AstroTurf SAC Player of the Week Award
    February 05, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For a record-setting 10th time in his career and a fourth time this season, Carson-Newman senior guard Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday morning.
  • Carson-Newman dominates in OT, takes down Lenoir-Rhyne  89-79
    February 03, 2018
    HICKORY, N.C. – Carson-Newman (19-4, 11-4 South Atlantic Conference) ripped off a 20-point overtime session to complete a 16-point comeback and seal a season-sweep over Lenoir-Rhyne (9-12, 7-8 SAC) Saturday afternoon at Shuford Gymnasium.
  • C-N searches for first win in The Shu in three years
    February 02, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (18-4, 10-4 South Atlantic Conference) makes the trip along I-40 over to Hickory, N.C. looking for its first win in three tries at Lenoir-Rhyne’s (9-11, 7-7 SAC).  Tipoff from Shuford Memorial Gym is set for 4 p.m. Saturday.
  • Clark collects fourth career triple-double, Eagles thump Trojans 112-81
    January 31, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Senior guard Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) climbed into a wooden horse, emerged behind the fortifications of a city and dropped his fourth career triple-double on Anderson’s Trojans (7-14, 5-8 South Atlantic Conference) to guide Carson-Newman (18-4, 10-4 SAC) to a 112-81 pummeling of the Trojans Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Eagles close out January against Anderson
    January 30, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (17-4, 9-4 South Atlantic Conference) looks to put a bow on the month of January when Anderson (7-13, 5-7 SAC) pays a visit to Holt Fieldhouse Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. 
  • No letdown, Carson-Newman skins Cobras 104-92
    January 27, 2018
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Carson-Newman (17-4, 9-4 South Atlantic Conference) wiped its hands of a weird Wednesday loss at Mars Hill by tallying its best offensive performance in a road game in more than a year with a 104-92 takedown of Coker (8-12, 5-7 SAC) Saturday afternoon at the DeLoach Center. 
  • Carson-Newman takes longest road trip of the season with lengthy jaunt to Coker
    January 26, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (16-4, 8-4 South Atlantic Conference) makes the 306-mile jaunt deep into the heart of the Palmetto State to tussle with high-octane Coker (8-11, 5-6 SAC) Saturday at 4 p.m. inside the DeLoach Center.
  • Three Drill Factory sessions set for summer
    January 25, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman's men's basketball program will play host to a trio of camps this summer, running from June 4-8, July 2-6 and August 6-10.
  • Last second technical turns game on its head, Eagles fall at Mars Hill 78-77  
    January 24, 2018
    MARS HILL, N.C. – Carson-Newman (16-4, 8-4 South Atlantic Conference) had a one-point game locked up at Mars Hill (3-16, 1-11 SAC) with under a second left. However, with 0.6 seconds left and possession of the basketball in a one-point game, the Eagles were whistled for a technical foul. 
  • Eagles trek up mountain to take on struggling Mountain Lions
    January 23, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (16-3, 8-3 South Atlantic Conference) makes the short trek into the Blue Ridge Mountains vying to keep Mars Hill (2-16, 0-11 SAC) down with an 8 p.m. tipoff scheduled from Stanford Arena Wednesday evening. 
  • No. 18 Eagles drop dimes, Newberry in 109-87 triumph
    January 20, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (16-3, 8-3 South Atlantic Conference) reset its single-game team assists record and used a scorching second half to bury Newberry (9-9, 4-7 SAC) 109-87 Saturday evening inside Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • No. 18 Eagles look for redemption in SAC clash with Newberry Saturday
    January 19, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – No. 18 Carson-Newman (15-3, 7-3 South Atlantic Conference) will look to rebound from its worst home loss in school history when it welcomes Newberry (9-8, 4-6 SAC) to Holt Fieldhouse for a 4 p.m. tip Saturday.
  • No. 3 Railsplitters ramrod No. 18 Eagles 108-69
    January 17, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In the first battle between nationally ranked foes inside Holt Fieldhouse in more than 15 years, No. 18 Carson-Newman (15-3, 7-3 South Atlantic Conference) was found wanting. 
  • Eagles, ‘Splitters collide in epic SAC clash
    January 16, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – No. 18 Carson-Newman (15-2, 7-2 South Atlantic Conference) and No. 4/3 Lincoln Memorial (15-1, 9-0) match wits Wednesday night at 8 inn Holt Fieldhouse in a battle of nationally ranked foes.
  • Jones ensnares AstroTurf SAC Player of the Week
    January 16, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the fourth time this season, a Carson-Newman men’s basketball player has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week. 
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