OVC Tournament to stay in Evansville through 2023

OVC Tournament to stay in Evansville through 2023

The Ohio Valley Conference has agreed to a three-year contract to keep the men and women’s basketball tournaments in Evansville, Indiana through 2023.  “We are delighted to continue working with Evansville’s outstanding governance and community leaders to build upon the foundation that has been laid to make this an exemplary […]

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Opinion: Daydreaming about a Belmont football team

Opinion: Daydreaming about a Belmont football team

September is here and fall is just around the corner which means Belmont students will soon begin to walk around campus wearing other schools’ hoodies and shirts.  This is an indication that another college football season is here, and Belmont fans still want to join in on the fun even […]

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Darby Maggard signs pro deal with the Liffey Celtics

Darby Maggard signs pro deal with the Liffey Celtics

Belmont basketball alumna Darby Maggard signed a contract to play for the Liffey Celtics in Kildare, Ireland on Monday.  The 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Athlete of the Year and four-time conference champion has had incredible success in her four years at Belmont. She averaged 15.2 points per game, shot […]

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Dylan Windler drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers

Dylan Windler drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers

Former Bruin Dylan Windler gets drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 26th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Windler is the first Bruin coached under Rick Byrd to be drafted and the second to reach the NBA since Ian Clark in 2013. The Indiana native […]

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Dylan Windler prepared and confident before the NBA Draft on Thursday night.

Dylan Windler prepared and confident before the NBA Draft on Thursday night.

History can be made again on Thursday night if Belmont basketball graduate Dylan Windler gets his name called in the 2019 NBA Draft. “Being the first player to actually get drafted would be something very special,” said Windler. “Just being able to represent midmajors and especially Belmont will be something […]

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George Plaster leaves Belmont for new radio opportunity

George Plaster leaves Belmont for new radio opportunity

Nashville sports talk radio legend George Plaster will leave Belmont University and return to the radio waves for WSM 660-AM announced on Tuesday. Plaster joined Belmont as Associate Athletic Director for Marketing in 2016 after nearly 40 years in sports talk radio. “We wish George well on his new program […]

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Belmont baseball alum Matt Beaty called up by the Dodgers

Belmont baseball alum Matt Beaty called up by the Dodgers

Belmont baseball alum Matt Beaty is the first Bruin to make it to the big leagues in 41 years after being called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday afternoon before its game against the San Francisco Giants. Beaty was not listed in the Dodgers starting lineup Tuesday, but […]

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Belmont announces new parking garage and tennis courts

Belmont announces new parking garage and tennis courts

Belmont announced Wednesday it will build a massive new parking garage topped with six tennis courts behind the Trout Theatre and McAfee Concert Hall. The project will be built by January of 2021, according to a press release. Along with a 831 capacity garage, there will be six NCAA Division […]

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Alexander announces new coaching staff

Alexander announces new coaching staff

Belmont basketball coach Casey Alexander announced Tuesday morning his new coaching staff which includes returning assistants Brian Ayers and Tyler Holloway and former Lipscomb University assistant Sean Rutigliano. The return of Ayers and Holloway will help keep normalcy for the players who’ve spent countless hours being trained by them. “We […]

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Assistant coach James Strong hired at Vanderbilt

Assistant coach James Strong hired at Vanderbilt

Belmont men’s basketball assistant James Strong will be returning to his alma mater Vanderbilt University to join Jerry Stackhouse’s new Commodore staff, according to a press release from Belmont Athletics. Strong spent eight seasons on Rick Byrd’s staff helping the Bruins win eight regular season titles and two conference tournament […]

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Casey Alexander to lead Belmont into new era

Casey Alexander to lead Belmont into new era

The last time Belmont hired a new men’s basketball coach it was 1986. The 3-point line had just been implemented, Ronald Reagan was president and a Big Mac was $1.60. The same year Belmont hired Rick Byrd, Belmont also got the carillon bells back after the university sold them for […]

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Casey Alexander hired as men’s basketball head coach

Casey Alexander hired as men’s basketball head coach

Former Lipscomb men’s basketball head coach Casey Alexander will replace Rick Byrd as Belmont’s new men’s basketball coach. Athletic Director Scott Corley announced Alexander’s hiring on Wednesday morning, only a week and a half after Byrd announced his retirement. Alexander is the 10th head coach in program history. Alexander, who […]

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