Alexander takes the reigns at Stetson

Alexander takes the reigns at Stetson

After 16 years on the Belmont basketball bench, associate head coach Casey Alexander will move on, but he’ll still be in the conference—Alexander texted players on April 19 and told them he would join A-Sun rival Stetson as head coach. “Stetson is gaining a person who has a great work […]

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Just being a fan again, after years of hiding it

Just being a fan again, after years of hiding it

When I walked onto the court at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan., my senses heightened. I scanned my surroundings, looking up in the rafters and then down to the floor—which is named after basketball creator James Naismith. My spine tingled. It was the second game I covered for the Belmont […]

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Alexander named Stetson head coach

Alexander named Stetson head coach

After 16 years on the Belmont basketball bench, associate head coach Casey Alexander will be moving on. Alexander texted players on April 19 and told them he would be taking the head coach job at Stetson. “Stetson is gaining a person who has a great work ethic, a keen understanding […]

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Real life … on a bus ride in Tucson

Real life … on a bus ride in Tucson

It was the day of the big game. I scurried around my hotel room, quickly gathering everything I needed to properly cover Belmont and Wisconsin. Laptop, charger, pen, notepad, wallet, press pass. Check, check, check … I walked out into the dry heat of Tucson to wait for the bus. […]

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Byrd not commenting on Tennessee opening

Byrd not commenting on Tennessee opening

Belmont head coach Rick Byrd is not commenting on speculation that he may be a candidate for the head coaching vacancy at the University of Tennessee. ESPN’s Chris Low reported that former Vols coach Bruce Pearl was fired this morning. “Coach Byrd has a standing policy not to comment on […]

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Sharp-shooting Wisconsin buries Belmont

Sharp-shooting Wisconsin buries Belmont

Flickr Gallery: NCAA ’11 Belmont vs. Wisconsin When Wisconsin guard Jordan Taylor elevated off the ground for a long-range shot, his arms, legs, and hands worked in perfect harmony.  For five out of the nine times he shot, the ball split the net. After a while, all you could do […]

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Bruins face hype in Tucson

Bruins face hype in Tucson

After earning a berth to the NCAA tournament, the Belmont Bruins were rewarded with new shoes: colorful Nike’s with red, blue, and a stripe of white. America’s colors. Coincidental. Especially considering that Bruins are the golden boys of this year’s NCAA tournament—and they haven’t even hit the floor yet. ESPN […]

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Discuss: Belmont bracketology

Discuss: Belmont bracketology

It’s almost 24 hours until Greg Gumbel bellows “Belmont” during the CBS Selection Show. Live cameras will be fixated on the Beaman Student Life Center to broadcast Belmont’s reaction on national television. In the meantime, the sports staff at the Belmont Vision has been crunching numbers to give you a preview […]

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Dancing again! Bruins return to NCAA Tournament

Dancing again! Bruins return to NCAA Tournament

Storify from Belmont’s A-Sun Championship Game It’s been 1,080 days since the last time Belmont played in the NCAA tournament. Since then, 1.5 million minutes have passed—that’s 93,312,000 seconds. After a record-setting victory over the University of North Florida in the Atlantic Sun championship game, the Bruins are back. “I […]

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Bruins beat Mercer, advance to A-Sun title game

Bruins beat Mercer, advance to A-Sun title game

Flickr Photo Gallery The Mercer student section erupted into chants of “We want Belmont!” after their win against Lipscomb in their Atlantic Sun tournament quarterfinal game. The Bruins heard Mercer fans loud and clear. And Mercer got what they asked for. ““We heard them, but we embrace those challenges,” Belmont […]

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Senioritis affects athletes, too

Senioritis affects athletes, too

You only get out what you put in. It’s a concept I’ve been grappling with recently—a common thread that has showed up often in my life, both within and beyond athletics. This past weekend, I competed in the Atlantic Sun track and field indoor conference championship meet in Johnson City, […]

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New soccer coach Henson wants to ‘get to work’

New soccer coach Henson wants to ‘get to work’

Heather Henson arrived in Nashville on Feb. 7, five days after being introduced as Belmont’s new women’s soccer head coach. On Wednesday, Feb. 9, Henson sat down with Belmont Vision sports editor Pierce Greenberg to discuss what’s next for the women’s soccer program. Pierce Greenberg: Starting off, why did you […]

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