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June 04, 2014
LipscombSports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former women's basketball standout Jenna Bartsokas, who has just completed physical therapy school and is set to begin her residency.
May 24, 2014
Frank Bennett spent more than 20 years working alongside Coach Don Meyer as the head coach of the Lipscomb women's basketball team. Coach Bennett took a few minutes this week to reflect on Coach Meyer's legacy at Lipscomb.
May 13, 2014
Courtney Locke comes to Lipscomb with a strong basketball background. She began her career as a player at Rutgers and has made multiple stops in her coaching career. She left the staff at University of Central Florida to be a part of the Bison family.
March 13, 2014
LipscombSports.com catches up this week with former women's basketball player Sarah Marcrom McKamey.
March 11, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball season ended Tuesday night as No. 1 seeded Florida Gulf Coast defeated the No. 8 seeded Lady Bisons 92-53 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Championship.
March 11, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team continues to rack up postseason accolades after Danay Fothergill received Academic All-Atlantic Sun Conference honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
March 10, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team begins postseason play Tuesday, as the eighth-seeded Lady Bisons are set to take on top-seeded Florida Gulf Coast in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Basketball Championship.
March 10, 2014
Ashley Southern was named A-Sun Newcomer of the Year while also landing a spot on the All-Conference Second Team. Chandler Cooper was named to the All-Frosh Team.
March 08, 2014
USC Upstate controlled Lipscomb for most of the game and left Nashville with a 91-71 win over the Lady Bisons. Danay Fothergill led all scorers with 21 points.
March 07, 2014
The Lady Bisons host USC Upstate Saturday at 1 p.m. Lipscomb looks to end For pregame, O'Neisha Smith and Jess Reece will be honored for senior day.
March 06, 2014
The Lady Bisons got 27 points from redshirt sophomore Ashley Southern en route to a 76-74 win over ETSU on Thursday night at Allen Arena. The win punches a ticket to the postseason for the Purple and Gold with a berth in next week's 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Basketball Championship.
March 05, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team is set to battle Atlantic Sun foe East Tennessee State in Allen Arena Thursday night at 6 p.m. It will be the first of the final two home regular season games for the Lady Bisons.
March 01, 2014
The second half struggles of the Lady Bisons defense proved too much to overcome as Lipscomb dropped a 112-88 A-Sun game on the road Saturday at Stetson.
February 28, 2014
The Lady Bisons battle Stetson at 12 p.m. in DeLand, Fla. It will be the last regular season road game of the year for the Purple and Gold.
February 27, 2014
The Lady Bisons dropped a 108-67 decision to the home standing Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Thursday night in Ft. Myers, Fla. Danay Fothergill led the way with 12 points and four rebounds.
February 26, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team hits the road for its last regular season road trip of the year on Thursday when the Lady Bisons face Atlantic Sun co-leader Florida Gulf Coast. The game is set to tip at 6:05 CT inside Alico Arena and will be carried on ESPN3.
February 24, 2014
For the second week in a row, Ashley Southern has received an Atlantic Sun weekly honor for her stellar play on the hardwood. She poured in 27 points and 10 rebounds Saturday against Northern Kentucky.
February 22, 2014
The Lady Bisons struggled for much of the first half before coming alive in the second. Unfortunately it was too late as Northern Kentucky left Allen Arena with a 61-57 victory.
February 21, 2014
Kelli Smith and the Lady Bisons look to continue their winning ways Saturday when they host Northern Kentucky for a 4 p.m. matchup. Lipscomb will be looking for a third consecutive win.
February 17, 2014
Ashley Southern averaged 20 points and 9.5 rebounds to help guide the Lady Bisons to wins over Jacksonville and North Florida. Southern drained a career-high 29 points on Saturday against North Florida while grabbing 12 rebounds.
February 15, 2014
The Lady Bisons got 29 points from Ashley Southern en route to an 84-76 win over North Florida on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
February 14, 2014
The Lipscomb women's basketball team will look to knock off North Florida on Saturday in Allen Arena for the "We Back Pat" contest. All ticket sales will go directly to the Pat Summitt Foundation.
February 13, 2014
Tying the school record with 15 treys, the Lady Bisons downed visiting Jacksonville 94-79 on Thursday night at Allen Arena. Chandler Cooper led the way with a 22-point night for Lipscomb.
February 12, 2014
The Lady Bisons return to Allen Arena on Thursday at 6 p.m. when they host the Jacksonville Dolphins in A-Sun action. Chandler Cooper leads the team with 18.2 points per contest since her return and looks to continue her impressive play.
February 10, 2014
After scoring a career-high and tying a Lipscomb school record on made 3-pointers Saturday, redshirt-freshman guard Chandler Cooper has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, as announced by the league on Monday.
February 08, 2014
The Lady Bisons found their identity in a 76-71 loss at Mercer. Chandler Cooper's valiant effort saw her make eight 3-pointers to tie a school record and score a career-high 31.
February 07, 2014
Following a loss at Kennesaw State on Thursday, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team will now focus on the Mercer Bears for Saturday. A-SunTV will broadcast the 2 p.m. CT tilt inside Hawkins Arena.
February 06, 2014
Chandler Cooper led the Lady Bisons with 23 on Thursday night, but it was not enough as Kennesaw State took an 88-79 victory Thursday night in the KSU Convocation Center. After scoring just 16 in the first half, Lipscomb torched the nets for 63 in the second.
February 05, 2014
This week's edition of 'Where are they now?' features Deborah Spencer Garner. She was a shooting guard for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons from 1988-92. Lipscombsports.com caught up with Deborah to see where life has taken her since leaving Lipscomb.
February 05, 2014
The Lady Bisons hit the road for Thursday's matchup with Kennesaw State. The A-Sun tilt is set to tip at 6 p.m. inside the KSU Convocation Center. Sara Bliss led Lipscomb in the last meeting with 21 points on 6-of-10 shooting.
February 01, 2014
A slow start put the Lipscomb women’s basketball team behind the eight ball right from the tip and Stetson got the 82-47 victory. Ashley Southern led the way with 14 points and 16 rebounds.
January 31, 2014
Following a loss to Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team must now turn their attention to another tough draw in the Stetson Hatters on Saturday. ESPN3 will broadcast the 4 p.m. tilt at Allen Arena.
January 30, 2014
Florida Gulf Coast used a barrage of 3-pointers to knock off the home-standing Lady Bisons 85-67 in an Atlantic Sun Conference women’s basketball game Thursday night in Allen Arena.
January 29, 2014
After playing 10 of its last 12 contests on the road, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team returns to Allen Arena Thursday night when the Atlantic Sun’s top team in Florida Gulf Coast invades Music City for a 6 p.m. matchup.
January 25, 2014
Chandler Cooper scored a game-high 19 in her return after being sidelined for over a month with an injury. But it was not enough as the Lady Bisons fell 72-65 to Northern Kentucky Saturday night in snowy Highland Heights, Ky.
January 24, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team hits the road again on Saturday traveling to Highland Heights, Ky., for Atlantic Sun action against Northern Kentucky in a 6 p.m. CT tip.
January 20, 2014
After putting up 29.5 points per game and shooting 40 percent from the floor, Lady Bisons redshirt-sophomore Danay Fothergill has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week as announced by the league on Monday.
January 18, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team struggled to find consistent defensive effort Saturday night and left UNF Arena with a 78-66 loss to North Florida. Fothergill scored a game-high 27.
January 17, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team has a quick turnaround on Saturday when it travels to North Florida for the second of a three-game road trip. The game is set to tip at 3:30 p.m. CST inside UNF Arena.
January 16, 2014
Danay Fothergill scored 32 points for her second-consecutive 30-point game Thursday night at Jacksonville. Unfortunately it was not enough as Lipscomb fell 86-65 to the Dolphins.
January 15, 2014
LipscombSports.com recently had the chance to sit down and chat with former Lady Bison Hannah Phillips, who is set to being her professional playing career in Australia in just a few weeks.
January 15, 2014
Coming off two close losses at home, the Lady Bisons make the first of two trips to the “Sunshine State” on Thursday. Lipscomb will battle the Dolphins of Jacksonville at 6 p.m. inside Swisher Gym.
January 11, 2014
Another hard fought Atlantic Sun battle finds the Lipscomb women’s basketball team on the short end, falling 79-72 to Mercer Bears Saturday afternoon. Danay Fothergill set the A-Sun season high with 34 points.
January 10, 2014
After dropping a tightly contested 82-78 loss to Kennesaw State on Thursday, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team does not have much time to rebound as they host the Mercer Bears in Allen Arena at 4 p.m. Saturday.
January 09, 2014
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team came out firing on all cylinders in the first half, but eventually came up short in its conference home opener to Kennesaw State 82-78 Thursday night in Allen Arena.
January 08, 2014
After a 40-day absence, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team finally returns to Allen Arena on Thursday night when the Kennesaw State Lady Owls visit for a 6 p.m. Atlantic Sun matchup. The game will be broadcasted live on ESPN3.
January 04, 2014
The Lady Bisons lose 92-69 on the road at USC Upstate to start 0-2 in the A-Sun. Southern led Lipscomb with 18 points and seven rebounds.
January 03, 2014
Following a heartbreaking defeat at ETSU to open Atlantic Sun play, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons look to bounce back with a big road win at USC Upstate on Saturday. The A-Sun matchup is set to tip at 1 p.m. CST in the G.B. Hodge Center.
January 02, 2014
The Lady Bisons opened A-Sun play on the road at ETSU Thursday night and lost a heartbreaker 78-75. Fothergill and Southern combined for 51 points and 26 rebounds in the loss.
January 01, 2014
A brand new season begins Thursday for the Lipscomb women’s basketball team. The Lady Bisons can now look forward to the most important part of the season as Atlantic Sun play begins with a cross-state trip to ETSU slated for a 6 p.m. tip at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
December 29, 2013
Playing the highest ranked opponent in school history, Lipscomb fell 110-42 to the fifth-ranked Lady Vols at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville Sunday afternoon. The loss dropped Lipscomb to 3-8 on the year, while Tennessee improved to 11-1.
December 28, 2013
After getting a seven day break to spend the Christmas holidays with family and friends, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team returns to the court for its final nonconference game of the year on Sunday against No. 5 Tennessee. Tip-off is slated for 1:05 CST.
December 21, 2013
Redshirt-sophomore Ashley Southern notched her eighth double-double as the Lady Bisons snagged an 86-68 win over Gardner-Webb in the consolation game of the Wright State Invitational.
December 20, 2013
Friday night at the Nutter Center in the Wright State Invitational the third version of the Lady Bisons dropped a tough 87-85 game with Bradley. The final score was indicative of the game with 16 ties and 10 lead changes.
December 19, 2013
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team travels to Dayton, Ohio to take part in the Wright State Invitational Friday and Saturday. The Lady Bisons will play the opening game of the invite against Bradley in a 3:30 p.m. tilt on Friday.
December 17, 2013
After picking up a road win on Saturday, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team ran out of gas against the home-standing and No. 16 Georgia Tuesday night in Stegeman Coliseum and fell 81-46.
December 16, 2013
Playing the second SEC opponent of the year, and second nationally-ranked team, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team travels to Athens, Ga. for a 6 p.m. tilt at Georgia on Tuesday.
December 16, 2013
Coming off a career-high 27-point effort, Lipscomb redshirt-freshman guard Chandler Cooper has been named Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week by both the league and College Sports Madness.
December 14, 2013
In dominating fashion, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team looked sharp from the start en route to an 86-76 win over Jacksonville State Tuesday night at Pete Mathews Coliseum. Chandler Cooper poured in a career-high 27 and hit seven three's.
December 13, 2013
The Lipscomb women's basketball team finally returns to action Saturday after having not played since Nov. 30. The Lady Bisons travel to Jacksonville State for a 7 p.m. start at the Pete Mathews Coliseum. Lipscomb holds a 2-1 edge in the series.
December 02, 2013
In only his second year as the Lipscomb women’s basketball head coach, Greg Brown has reeled in the No. 88 recruiting class for 2014 according to All Star Girls Report. It is the highest ranked class in school history.
December 02, 2013
For the second time in less than a month, Lipscomb redshirt sophomore Ashley Southern has been named the Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week after averaging 16.5 points and 13.5 rebounds. She has five double-doubles in the first six games.
November 30, 2013
After a slow start, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons fought their way back into the game only to come up short in the end. The Murray State Lady racers escaped Allen Arena with an 86-79 win and improved to 5-2 on the year. Ashley Southern tallied her fifth double-double with 20 points and 15 boards.
November 29, 2013
Coming off its first win of the season, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team will look keep its momentum when Murray State makes the trek to Nashville for a 4 p.m. tip-off at Allen Arena on Saturday.
November 26, 2013
In a matchup a few miles from Allen Arena, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons topped the Tennessee State Lady Tigers 81-78 in overtime on Tuesday night at the Gentry Center in Nashville. Sara Bliss finished with a team-high 20 points.
November 25, 2013
Still looking for its first win of the season, the Lipscomb women’s basketball will return to action Tuesday to battle Tennessee State at the Gentry Center for a 6 p.m. tip-off. Tuesday’s game will be the 22nd meeting in the series history with TSU.
November 21, 2013
Playing the second highest-ranked team in the NCAA era, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball team was unable to find any rhythm and fell to No. 7 Kentucky 116-49 on Thursday in Lexington, Ky.
November 20, 2013
The five players that form the 2014 class for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons basketball team all come from different schools, but they all bring the same intangibles to the game. Those intangibles are the reason coach Greg Brown wants the five on his team.
November 14, 2013
The Lady Bisons got welcomed news on Thursday morning as transfer Chandler Cooper was ruled eligible for the 2013-14 season but it was not enough as the purple and gold fell 68-52 to Belmont at Allen Arena.
November 13, 2013
The Lady Bisons are set to take on rival Belmont on Thursday night at 5:15 p.m. at Allen Arena. The contest is set to air on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
November 13, 2013
Lipscombsports.com recently had the chance to sit down with former Lady Bison basketball great Emily Pleasant High about her busy life as mom, coach and wife.
November 12, 2013
The Lady Bisons opened road action in the 2013-14 season on Tuesday night with a 70-54 loss to homestanding UAB in Birmingham, Ala. Ashley Southern led Lipscomb with 17 points and 14 rebounds.
November 12, 2013
Having picked up the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week and TSWA Player of the Week honors this week, redshirt sophomore Ashley Southern is expected to lead the Lady Bisons at UAB tonight at 7 p.m.
November 11, 2013
Redshirt sophomore Ashley Southern has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week after her 25-point, 18-rebound effort in her debut for the Lady Bisons
November 10, 2013
With a starting lineup that features a freshman, three sophomores and one junior, every time they hit the court is a learning experience for the Lady Bisons basketball team. Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena the Purple and Gold officially opened the season with an 82-77 loss to Morehead State.
November 09, 2013
After months of preparation and weeks of practice, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team begins regular season play Sunday in Allen Arena against Morehead State. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.
November 06, 2013
In its last tune up before the regular season, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team prevailed 83-66 over Fisk in exhibition play in Allen Arena.
November 05, 2013
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team plays its final exhibition game against Fisk on Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Allen Arena.
October 28, 2013
In its first action against another opponent, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team picked up a 68-57 victory over Freed-Hardeman in exhibition play on Monday evening in Allen Arena.
October 27, 2013
With nine new faces on the Lipscomb women’s basketball roster, fans will get a chance to see the 2013-14 squad in action for the first time Monday in exhibition play against Freed-Hardeman. Game time is 6 p.m. in Allen Arena.
October 23, 2013
The start of the 2013-2014 basketball season for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons is only a few days away. Assistant coach John Wild points out that the fall preseason may be more of a challenge in terms of time to get things done than during the season because of the preparation necessary to get ready.
October 23, 2013
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team held the Atlantic Sun Conference Social Media Day Tuesday night. The evening was hosted by Jonathan Seamon as a discussion was held with head coach Greg Brown and sophomores Alex Banks and Kelli Smith.
October 21, 2013
The Atlantic Sun Conference and the Lipscomb women’s basketball team has announced Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. as media day for the Lady Bisons.
October 15, 2013
A total of 30 Lipscomb men's and women's basketball games are set to air on ESPN3 during the 2013-14 season including 24 originated from Allen Arena. Leading off the broadcast schedule is the men's "Battle of the Boulevard" on Nov. 8
October 07, 2013
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team has made a pair of changes to the 2013-14 schedule. The Lady Bisons are now set to make a road trip to take on Ohio Valley Conference foe Jacksonville State.
October 07, 2013
Lipscomb sophomore Alex Banks has been named to the College Sports Madness Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Second Team.
October 01, 2013
The 2013-14 Lipscomb women’s basketball season is officially underway. After a month and a half of individual workouts and team sessions, the Lady Bisons kicked off practice Tuesday morning in McQuiddy Gymnasium.
September 25, 2013
The Lipscomb women's basketball had an eventful Tuesday as they listened to a lesson on life from Coach Don Meyer. Tuesday evening, the Lady Bisons put the lesson into action at The Bridge Ministry.
September 25, 2013
Lipscomb women’s basketball head coach Greg Brown has announced the promotion of Anna Bowers to assistant coach.
September 24, 2013
Lipscomb women’s basketball coach Greg Brown has been selected to speak at the Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee’s yearly clinic taking place this weekend.
September 16, 2013
Lipscomb women’s basketball head coach Greg Brown has announced Saturday, Oct. 12, as the first Free Fall Clinic for area basketball coaches.
September 04, 2013
Nine teams that played in the post season a year ago and the first ever match up against Tennessee highlight the 2013 Lipscomb women’s basketball schedule.
August 26, 2013
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team will see a new, but also familiar face this year. Head coach Greg Brown has announced the addition of former player Anna Bowers to his staff as the Director of Basketball Operations.
July 23, 2013
The term “summer break” has different meanings for different college students. For some it is a three month vacation without classes and for others it is a chance to work ahead on their studies. For Lipscomb women’s basketball player O’Neisha Smith, it is internship season.
June 20, 2013
Lipscomb women’s basketball coach Greg Brown has announced the addition of Chandler Cooper, a transfer from the University of Florida.
June 03, 2013
Lipscomb women’s basketball head coach Greg Brown has been selected as one of 30 coaches across the country to participate in the Center for Coaching Excellence by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).