2019-2020 Carson-Newman Men's Basketball News

  • Two-man show powers Wolves past C-N
    January 18, 2020
    NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry (10-6, 6-4 South Atlantic Conference) got a combined 47 points from two players while Carson-Newman (6-10, 3-7 SAC) was held to its second lowest shooting percentage of the season in an 80-63 loss to the Wolves at Eleazer Arena Saturday afternoon. 
  • Eagles traipse to Newberry for duel with Wolves
    January 17, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (6-9, 3-6 South Atlantic Conference) hits the road for the penultimate game of the front half of SAC play with a date with Newberry (9-6, 5-4 SAC) Saturday at Eleazer Arena.
  • Tickets on sale for annual Hall of Fame banquet
    January 16, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Tickets are now on sale for Carson-Newman's annual Hall of Fame Banquet, slated for Friday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Stokely Memorial Building on Carson-Newman's campus.
  • C-N stops skid, staves off pesky Pioneers
    January 15, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (6-9, 3-6 South Atlantic Conference) stiff-armed Tusculum (10-7, 5-4 SAC) through a late rally to snap a four-game losing streak and collect a 72-68 win over the Pioneers Wednesday night inside Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • Eagles prep for rivalry matchup with parsimonious Pioneers
    January 14, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head men’s basketball coach Chuck Benson’s phrase “The style makes the fight” will flow through Wednesday’s rivalry matchup between the Eagles (5-9, 2-6 South Atlantic Conference) and Tusculum Pioneers (10-6, 5-3 SAC) when the teams tip at 7:30 p.m. inside Holt Fieldhouse.
  • No. 24 Queens prevails in power-outage delayed contest with C-N
    January 11, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – No. 24 Queens (11-3, 6-2 South Atlantic Conference) staved off a late Carson-Newman (5-9, 2-6 SAC) rally and both teams weathered an hour-long power outage in an 84-72 win for the Royals Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • C-N reopens doors to Holt with top 25 battle against Queens
    January 10, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (5-8, 2-5 South Atlantic Conference) will play host to its second top-25 team this year when No. 24 Queens (10-3, 5-2 SAC) enters Holt Fieldhouse Saturday for a 4 p.m. tip. 
  • Crucial late-game turnovers cost C-N on road at L-R
    January 08, 2020
    HICKORY, N.C. – Carson-Newman (5-8, 2-5 SAC) coughed up three turnovers in the final 120 seconds to erase any chances of a late-game comeback in an 85-80 loss at Lenoir-Rhyne (7-5, 3-4 SAC) Wednesday night at Shuford Gym.
  • Eagles battle with Bears in Hickory
    January 07, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (5-7, 2-4 South  Atlantic Conference) will have to contend with one of the county’s top three-point shooting teams when it pays a visit to Lenoir-Rhyne (6-5, 2-4 SAC) for a 7:30 tip from Shuford Gym Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Turnovers trip up Eagles in 98-91 loss to Catawba
    January 04, 2020
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Carson-Newman (5-7, 2-4 South Atlantic Conference) coughed up 22 turnovers and Catawba (10-2, 5-1 South Atlantic Conference) pounced to collect a  98-91 win over the Eagles Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.
  • Benson’s Bunch opens 2020 with roadtrip to Salisbury
    January 03, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. –  Carson-Newman (5-6, 2-3 South Atlantic Conference) starts off the new year with a jaunt through the gorge to  take on Catawba (9-2, 4-1 SAC) inside Goodman Gym Saturday at 4 p.m.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Athlete of the Year.
    January 02, 2020
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Male Athlete of the Year. 
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Performance of the Year
    December 30, 2019
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Male Performance of the Year. Tuesday, we'll unveil the candidates for Female Performance of the Year. 
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Comeback of the Year
    December 29, 2019
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Comeback of the Year. Monday, we'll unveil the candidates for Male Performance of the Year. 
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Play of the Year
    December 25, 2019
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Play of the Year. Thursday, we'll unveil the candidates for Male Freshman of the Year. 
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Newcomer of the Year
    December 21, 2019
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Male Newcomer of the Year. Sunday, we'll unveil the candidates for coach of the Year. 
  • Hot-shooting Lions sink C-N 99-90
    December 18, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mars Hill (6-5, 4-1 South Atlantic Conference) knocked down 58 percent of its shots after halftime and used an 8-0 run to hand Carson-Newman (5-6, 2-3 SAC) a 99-90 loss Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Carson-Newman wraps up 2019 against second-place Mars Hill
    December 17, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. –  Carson-Newman (5-5, 2-2 South Atlantic Conference) looks to close out 2019 in style when it welcomes second-place Mars Hill (5-5, 3-1 South Atlantic Conference) to Holt Fieldhouse for a 7:30 p.m. tip Wednesday night. 
  • Eagles go up-tempo, overwhelm Cobras 100-70
    December 14, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. -  The first 14 minutes of Carson-Newman’s Saturday tilt with Coker weren’t pretty. 
  • Defensive-minded Cobras slither to Holt for Saturday matchup with C-N
    December 13, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – High-scoring Carson-Newman (4-5, 1-2 South Atlantic Conference) will have to contend with one of four league teams holding foes under 75 points a night when Coker (2-5, 1-2 SAC) comes to Holt Fieldhouse for a 4 p.m. tip Saturday.
  • Carson-Newman falls in exhibition contest at Belmont
    December 11, 2019
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -  Carson-Newman battled Division I Belmont to a near statemate for the first 15 minutes of the game before the Bruins took over and overwhelmed Carson-Newman 105-56 Wednesday night at the Curb Event Center. 
  • Eagles new VSAC rivalry, battle Belmont in exhibition
    December 10, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (4-5) will make the jaunt along I-40 to renew an old Volunteer State Athletic Conference rivalry with an exhibition game with Division I Belmont (6-3) Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. (EST) at the Curb Event Center. 
  • Cold Shooting stifles Eagles in 75-71 loss to Anderson
    December 07, 2019
    ANDERSON, S.C. ? The Carson-Newman men?s basketball team suffered its worst shooting performance of the season in a 75-71 loss to Anderson Saturday afternoon at the Abney Athletic Center. 
  • C-N hits the road for first time in a month, travels to Electric City
    December 05, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (4-4, 1-1 South Atlantic Conference) pops back into South Atlantic Conference action with a jaunt over to the Palmetto State to face Anderson (3-3, 0-2 SAC) in the Electric City at 4 p.m. 
  • Eagles smash glass, overwhelm Owls 99-70
    December 04, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (4-4) grabbed the fourth most boards in a single game in program history to take a wire-to-wire 99-70 win from Warren Wilson (0-7) Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • C-N wraps up home stand with Warren Wilson
    December 03, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (3-4) will look to adorn a bow on a six-game home stand with back-to-back wins when it squares off with Warren Wilson (0-6) for the first time in program history, Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. 
  • Eagles earn first SAC win against Wingate
    November 30, 2019
    Senior guard Reece Anderson (Douglasville, Ga.) finished with a season-high 20 points, adding four rebounds and a pair of assists in a 92-78 South Atlantic Conference victory for Carson-Newman.
  • Carson-Newman challenges Wingate in penultimate contest in six-game home stand
    November 29, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman (2-4, 0-1 South Atlantic Conference) wraps up the month of the November and the second-to-last game in a six-game home stand by welcoming Wingate (4-3, 0-2 SAC) to Holt Fieldhouse for a 4 p.m. tip Saturday.
  • Free-throw shooting pushes No. 9 LMU past C-N
    November 26, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. –  Carson-Newman (2-4, 0-1 South Atlantic Conference) attempted 24 more shots and outrebounded ninth-ranked Lincoln Memorial (7-1, 2-0 SAC) by nine, but the Railsplitters made 11 more free throws than C-N and rallied to take a 93-88 decision from Carson-Newman Tuesday night at Holt Fieldhouse. 
  • Red hot Railsplitters renew rivalry with Eagles in Holt
    November 25, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman (2-3, 0-0 South Atlantic Conference) matches wits with rival No. 10/12 Lincoln Memorial (6-1, 1-0 SAC) for the 210th time when the teams collide Tuesday evening in Holt Fieldhouse at 7:30. 
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