BOSTON (AP) — Belmont’s first-year coach Casey Alexander broke into a smile and seemed a bit surprised when asked about his team’s outstanding 3-point shooting.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lipscomb has hired Lennie Acuff away from Alabama-Huntsville to become its basketball coach.
Acuff compiled a 437-214 record with 11 NCAA Division II Tournament...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Casey Alexander has been hired as the 10th coach in Belmont history, succeeding his former coach and boss, Rick Byrd.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lipscomb coach Casey Alexander walked off the Madison Square Garden court a winner in perhaps the biggest postseason win for the tiny school in program history.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kenny Cooper turned a steal into a breakaway layup that put Lipscomb ahead only seconds after halftime at No. 18 TCU.
The Bisons never gave up the lead and went on to win 73-64 on Tuesday night, their first victory over a Top 25 team .
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Madness.
That's the only way to explain this. Lipscomb led by 29 points at halftime, went up by 32 in the second half, then saw the lead get shredded down to five — on the road against a Florida Gulf Coast program that has squeezed the utmost from nearly every opportunity it has gotten in March since becoming the "Dunk City" NCAA darlings five years ago.
"We've experienced every emotion imaginable," Lipscomb coach Casey Alexander said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Playing in the Atlantic Sun Conference, Lipscomb doesn't see anything resembling Mohamed Bamba, the Texas freshman with a 7-foot-9 wingspan.
"Super long, super talented," Lipscomb coach Casey Alexander said.
And super successful on Saturday night.
Bamba, a 6-foot-11 freshman, produced 13 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks and Texas defeated Lipscomb 80-57. Bamba played only 19 minutes because of foul trouble.