2017-18 Carson-Newman Men's Basketball News

  • Registration open for Williams' Drill Factory
    April 13, 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 a shooting camp August 6-10.
  • Nominees unveiled, voting open for Fifth Annual Frosty Awards
    April 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The nominees for 14 Frosty Awards categories have been released after selection from the Frosty Awards Committee.  The Fifth Annual Frosty Awards will take place in Gentry Auditorium on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m.
  • Men's basketball program seeks managers for 2018-19
    April 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman's men's basketball program is seeking applications for student managers for the 2018-19 academic year.  
  • Cheer camp set for July
    April 08, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman cheer coach Christy Bowlin has announced a cheer camp for July 20-22 for third through ninth graders. 
  • Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics announces retirement
    April 04, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics Allen Morgan has announced that he will be retiring after six years leading the C-N athletic department, effective June 30, 2018.
  • Clark gathers All-America honors from Division II Bulletin, becomes program's second two-time All-American
    March 26, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - With an All-American accolade from the Division II Bulletin, Carson-Newman senior guard Charles Clark (Murfressboro, Tenn.) has joined Carson-Newman legend Gil Lutrell (1963 and 64) as the only two-time All-Americans in the history of the Carson-Newman men's basketball program. 
  • NABC tabs Clark to all-region first team
    March 16, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the third time in his career, Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) has been lauded with all-region honors as a first teamer by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the organization announced Friday. 
  • Clark nets all-region honors for third time
    March 12, 2018
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. - For the third time in his career, Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) has been lauded with all-region honors.  The senior guard wraps up his career with an all-region first team accolade from the Division II Conference Commissioner's Association, the group announced Monday morning.  
  • No. 25 Lakers use late second-half run to oust C-N from NCAA tournament
    March 10, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (23-8) led for nearly 30 minutes, but No. 25 Clayton State used a 12-3 run late in the second half to be ahead at the final horn and take a 75-69 win over the Eagles in the opening round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Eagles’ foray into NCAA tournament begins with No. 25 Clayton State
    March 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Fifth-seeded Carson-Newman (23-7) cranks open NCAA tournament play in the Southeast Regional Saturday night at 8 against fourth-seeded and 25th-ranked Clayton State (23-6) at Tex Turner Arena in Harrogate, Tenn. 
  • DANCING! Eagles return to NCAA tournament
    March 05, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – For the third time in five years, Carson-Newman men’s basketball has made the NCAA tournament. The NCAA announced its pairings for the Division II national tournament with a selection show late Sunday night. 
  • Eagles prepped for No. 5 Queens in SAC semifinals
    March 02, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (23-6) will look to score an upset over the number five team in the country and advance to a second SAC title game in four years when it challenges Queens (27-2) Saturday evening at 7:30 in the South Atlantic Conference Tournament Semifinals at Furman’s Timmons Arena. 
  • Clark, Jones grab all-conference honors from SAC
    March 01, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman men’s basketball seniors Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) and Shaun Jones (Lawrenceville, Ga.) have been selected for All-South Atlantic Conference honors, the league office announced Thursday afternoon.
  • Eagles hold steady in fifth in final region rankings
    February 28, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS - Carson-Newman's men's basketball program remained in fifth place in the final region ranking, released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA.
  • Potent second-half push powers third-seeded Eagles past sixth-seeded Wolves and into SAC semis
    February 28, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Sixth-seeded Carson-Newman (23-6) cranked through a monster second half run aided by some lockdown defense to tote the Eagles to a 102-82 triumph over Newberry (15-14) Wednesday evening in Holt Fieldhouse in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Tournament Championship.
  • Third-seeded Eagles lock in for SAC quarterfinal clash with sixth-seeded Wolves
    February 27, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Third-seeded Carson-Newman (22-6) begins its quest for a fourth South Atlantic Conference Tournament Championship with an 8 p.m. matchup with the Newberry Wolves (15-13) Wednesday inside of Holt Fieldhouse.  
  • Eagles stave off late Bulldog push, cement senior day win 80-76
    February 24, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (22-6, 14-6 South Atlantic Conference) withstood a late 11-2 Wingate (14-14, 11-9 SAC) push to collect a wire-to-wire 80-76 win over the Bulldogs Saturday evening at Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • 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. 
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