Curbside 009: Rick Byrd, Belmont vs. Kentucky, and Paradise Jam takeaways

Curbside 009: Rick Byrd, Belmont vs. Kentucky, and Paradise Jam takeaways

Ian and Julieann discuss the past weekend in Bruin basketball action. They cover Rick Byrd’s College basketball Hall of Fame induction, Belmont vs No. 11-ranked Kentucky, and the Paradise Jam. This episode of Curbside was recorded before the news of Belmont vs. Tennessee State being postponed.

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Rick Byrd to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Rick Byrd to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Belmont basketball head coach Rick Byrd will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the hall of fame class of 2021.  “I am very grateful for this recognition, but mostly it just makes me appreciate our coaching staff and most importantly the players […]

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Belmont men’s basketball goes 3-0 at the Paradise Jam

Belmont men’s basketball goes 3-0 at the Paradise Jam

The Belmont men’s basketball team started its season as champions, after going 3-0 at the Paradise Jam over Thanksgiving weekend.  Only nine Bruins were able to make the trip to Washington, D.C. due to concerns with COVID-19. But despite minimal rotation options, each win was a hard-fought group effort sure […]

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Basketball preview: Paradise Jam

Basketball preview: Paradise Jam

The Belmont men’s basketball team is heading to Washington, D.C. for its season-opening tournament as one of four teams participating in the Paradise Jam.  The first game will take place on Thanksgiving Day against Howard University followed by two games against George Mason University and Northeastern University, respectively.  Prior to […]

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Curbside Season 2: Episode 1

Curbside Season 2: Episode 1

Join sports editors Julieann Challacombe and Ian Kayanja for the return of the Vision’s podcast for all things Belmont basketball.

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Belmont athletics to allow in-person attendance at basketball games

Belmont athletics to allow in-person attendance at basketball games

Belmont athletics announced Tuesday that fans will be allowed to attend basketball games in-person at the Curb Event Center.  Belmont athletics spoke with local health officials and university leadership to decide on a plan of action in regards to in-person attendance for the 2020-21 basketball season.  The updated guidelines will […]

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Preseason snapshot: Belmont men’s basketball

Preseason snapshot: Belmont men’s basketball

With an unpredictable season ahead of it, the Belmont men’s basketball team is focused on one common goal: to play. For months, COVID-19 placed a huge question mark on the likelihood of a season — but now that the schedule is set, redshirt junior Nick Muszynski is ready to get […]

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The next season is a chance at a new beginning for Belmont women’s basketball

The next season is a chance at a new beginning for Belmont women’s basketball

After losses in both the postseason and offseason, the Belmont women’s basketball team is deciding to shift their focus towards a new season and a new beginning.  In a year full of unexpected challenges, such as the pandemic and welcoming five freshmen,  the team has relied on its leadership and […]

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Students discuss hopes for the next university president following Bob Fisher’s retirement

Students discuss hopes for the next university president following Bob Fisher’s retirement

Belmont students are already contemplating who they want to be the university’s next president following Dr. Bob Fisher’s retirement in May. Students said Fisher’s shoes would be difficult to fill, with senior Adam Riekstins acknowledging the position’s inherent difficulty — and regardless of how Belmont’s leadership might change, the job […]

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Belmont men’s basketball unveils non-conference schedule

Belmont men’s basketball unveils non-conference schedule

The Belmont men’s basketball team officially released its non-conference schedule for the 2020-2021 season.  The Bruins plan to begin the season with a stretch of four away games, beginning on Thanksgiving Day. The team returns to the Curb Event Center for its home opener Dec. 5.  The 2020-2021 Belmont men’s […]

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Bob Fisher to retire after 20 years as Belmont president

Bob Fisher to retire after 20 years as Belmont president

After 20 years, Belmont will begin looking for a new leader, as university President Dr. Bob Fisher announced his retirement Tuesday morning. “What has been accomplished by our leadership team, our staff, our faculty, and especially our students, has exceeded anything we could have imagined. Judy and I feel so […]

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Student voting open for SGA presidential and senate elections

Student voting open for SGA presidential and senate elections

Elections for the Student Government Association or SGA are open through the end of Friday, with students able to vote in the SGA presidential and senate elections. Juniors Zaid Hatem and Zach Lambert are running unopposed for Student Government president and vice president. The two running mates have served in […]

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