LYNCHBURG, Va. - All night Liberty's defense was exceptional as the Flames improve to 3-0 for the second straight season with a 65-39 win over South Carolina State, setting the school record for the fewest points allowed against a Division I opponent. The Flames allowed just 13 points in the first half while 10 different players scored for Liberty throughout the game.
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Liberty closed out its opening week with a 66-55 win over Maryland Eastern Shore behind an impressive double-double performance from Scottie James. The Flames are now 2-0 for the third straight season while UMES falls to 0-2.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Lipscomb's Ahsan Asadullah was named the ASUN Men's Basketball Player of the Week while Stetson's Rob Perry captured the Newcomer of the Week honor the conference office announced Monday. The awards marked the first of the 2019-20 season.
Behind the largest crowd in the Vines Center in the last 10 years, Liberty opened up the 2019-20 season with a 66-60 win over in-state rival, Radford. It was a battle between two of the best mid-major programs in the country and Liberty's defense showed up, limiting the Highlanders to shoot just 37 percent from the floor.
MACOMB, Ill. (gohatters.com) -- Freshman Rob Perry scored a game-high 34 points – including 25 in the second half – to lead Stetson to a come-from-behind victory over Western Illinois, Saturday at Western Hall in Macomb, Ill.
BOSTON, Mass. -- A trio of ASUN Conference Men's Basketball student-athletes were named to the Lou Henson National Player of the Year Preseason Award Watch List it was announced Wednesday. NJIT's Zach Cooks along with Liberty's tandem of Caleb Homesley and Scottie James were honored on the award watch list which annually recognizes the nation's top NCAA Division I mid-major player.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Six ASUN Conference Men's Basketball teams took to the court for the opening night of the 2019-20 season with Lipscomb and Stetson coming away with victories. North Alabama and NJIT open their seasons on Wednesday night with road contests against South Carolina and Colgate, respectively.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Following a historic 2018-19 season, the 42nd season of ASUN Conference Men's Basketball tips off Tuesday with high expectations for the 2019-20 campaign. Six squads begin their seasons Tuesday, while NJIT and North Alabama start Wednesday followed by Liberty's season opener Friday.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. Liberty, the Preseason ASUN favorite, returns four starters and its top-two scorers from last season's squad which advanced to the NCAA Tournament Second Round after knocking off Mississippi State in the Round of 64.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. North Florida, led by veteran Head Coach Matthew Driscoll, returns 10 players from last season's squad which advanced to the ASUN Championship Semifinal for the sixth time in program history and fifth-consecutive season.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. FGCU, picked third in the Preseason Coaches Poll, has many new, fresh faces as 11 newcomers will don the Green and Blue this upcoming season for second-year Head Coach Michael Fly.
KENNESAW, Ga. (ksuowls.com) – Selected with the 66th overall pick, Kennesaw State men's basketball alum Nick Masterson became the first Owl in program history to be drafted to the NBA G League, chosen by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants Saturday afternoon.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. Today we spotlight the NJIT Highlanders, who improved their win total from 14 to 22 games last season, a program record. Fourth-year Head Coach Brian Kennedy looks to build off the previous year's success where the team earned its first-ever ASUN Conference Tournament win at FGCU.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. The Lipscomb Bisons welcome a plethora of new faces from last season's Co-Regular Season Champion squad which advanced became the first ASUN team to advance to the NIT Final in conference history.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2018-19 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 41st season of ASUN basketball. North Alabama begins its second season as ASUN members and at the Division I level along with second-year Head Coach Tony Pujol.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. Today we spotlight the Jacksonville Dolphins as they head into the new season with a solid mix of returners and new faces.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2018-19 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 41st season. Kennesaw State adds five newcomers to its roster of returners that includes the team's top scorer from last season.
ATLANTA, Ga. - With the 2019-20 ASUN Men's Basketball season approaching, we scope out our nine conference squads in preparation of the 42nd season. Stetson enters the year under new leadership and with plenty of new faces joining the roster.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Liberty is favored to capture the 2019-20 ASUN Conference Men's Basketball title after being selected to the top spot in both the Coaches & Media Polls. The Flames secured a total of 51 first-place votes combined between the two polls while North Florida had four and Lipscomb secure two first-place tallies in the Media Poll.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The ASUN Conference, in conjunction with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), announced today that tickets are now on sale for the first edition of the ASUN/MAAC Men's & Women's Basketball Challenge. The games will be played at HP Fieldhouse at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., from Nov. 22-23, and will air on ESPN3.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The ASUN Conference announced today that the Liberty at FGCU Men's Basketball contest on Jan. 2 has been selected and added to the ESPN Family of Networks. The game at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla., is scheduled air on ESPNU at 5 PM ET.
ATLANTA, Ga. - In the ASUN Conference's newest video initiative, The Lunch Box, ASUN Director of Social Media Kendrell Watkins catches up with member coaches and student-athletes each week throughout the 2019-20 academic year. Be on the lookout for new episodes every week posted on ASUNSports.org and the ASUN's YouTube page during the lunch hour.
KENNESAW, Ga. (ksuowls.com) – Former Kennesaw State men's basketball standout and current Chicago Sky head coach James Wade has been named the 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced Wednesday. Wade, who played for the Owls form 1996-98, is the first Chicago coach to earn the honor in the franchise's 14-year history.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Three former ASUN Conference Men's Basketball student-athletes have spots on NBA team rosters heading into the 2019-20 season. Torrey Craig with the Denver Nuggets, Brandon Goodwin with the Atlanta Hawks and Garrison Mathews with the Washington Wizards.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (gohatters.com) - Former Stetson men's basketball coach Dr. Glenn Wilkes will be among several prominent coaches honored during The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement weekend as one of the newest members of the Naismith Coaches Circle. Enshrinement ceremonies run from September 5-7 in Springfield, Mass.
GUAYNABO, PUERTO RICO (unfospreys.com) -- The North Florida Men's Basketball team concluded its Puerto Rico exhibition trip with an overtime thrilling victory over Puerto Rico Bayamon, 99-96, to go a perfect 3-0.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Atlanta Hawks have officially signed former FGCU star guard Brandon Goodwin to a two-way contract for the 2019-20 season. The news was initially reported a week ago by Shams Charania of The Athletic.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (liberty.edu) -- Following one memorable season with the Flames, Keenan Gumbs will continue playing basketball, signing his first professional contract with the Kapfenberg Bulls in Austria.