How Belmont basketball is preparing for its next season despite debate protocols

How Belmont basketball is preparing for its next season despite debate protocols

As final preparations for the presidential debate commence in the Curb Event Center, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are finding new ways to prepare for their upcoming season.  For the past three weeks, the Curb has been closed to prepare for the nationwide event, making the men’s and women’s […]

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Bruin Vision: Belmont basketball’s shot at redemption

Bruin Vision: Belmont basketball’s shot at redemption

The Bruins, the team that punched its ticket to the big dance — and never got a chance to play — will get its shot at redemption.  On Sep. 17, the NCAA announced that it fully intends to play Division I basketball starting Nov. 25, quelching the fear of a […]

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Bruin Vision: The road ahead for women’s basketball

Bruin Vision: The road ahead for women’s basketball

Belmont women’s basketball built a pattern of success over the past six years – but with the graduation of Ellie Harmeyer, Maura Muensterman and Maddie Wright, the future is now unknown.   Harmeyer, Muensterman and Wright were integral pieces to championship Bruin teams over the past few seasons, but with them […]

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Bruin Vision: Amanze Egekeze and Austin Luke aren’t forgetting where they came from

Bruin Vision: Amanze Egekeze and Austin Luke aren’t forgetting where they came from

Belmont basketball’s continued dominance built a sphere of influence that now extends far beyond the city limits of Nashville.  Household names in basketball are difficult to come by. Yet two of Belmont’s own, Amanze Egekeze and Austin Luke, are carving out their niche in the cutthroat world of professional basketball […]

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Belmont athletics discusses race, social justice in virtual panel

Belmont athletics discusses race, social justice in virtual panel

As racial and political tensions spark global discourse, necessary conversations have started at Belmont — and the athletics department is no exception. Coaches and faculty from Belmont’s athletic department held a public panel via Zoom Monday night to discuss social justice issues and racial inequalities.  There was agreement across the […]

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Bruin Vision: Why Belmont basketball will be just fine

Bruin Vision: Why Belmont basketball will be just fine

The past months have yielded a series of unexpected and unfortunate events inside Belmont basketball that begs the question: where can the program go from here?  The COVID-19 crisis was the first thing to stun the Bruins. Following a season full of adversity, they punched their ticket to the Big […]

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JaCobi Wood reflects on his passions for basketball and family

JaCobi Wood reflects on his passions for basketball and family

JaCobi Wood is living a lot of young athletes’ dreams — playing college basketball at a Division I school.  Wood, the newest member of  the Belmont Men’s basketball team, built an extremely successful high school career; now, he aims to bring that success to Belmont. Being from Cleveland, Tennessee, Wood […]

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NCAA announces new start date for college basketball season

NCAA announces new start date for college basketball season

After months of deliberation, the NCAA has decided to allow Division I men’s and women’s basketball to begin their seasons on Nov. 25. According to NCAA senior vice president of basketball Dan Gavitt, its biggest deciding factor was that a majority of participating schools, including Belmont, have decided to end […]

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Bruin Vision: Belmont’s growing soccer culture

Bruin Vision: Belmont’s growing soccer culture

Nashville is a growing soccer city — and Belmont is headed in the same direction.  “It is an exciting time to be in Nashville with the new Major League Soccer team and the overall growth of the soccer community,” wrote David Costa, head soccer coach for Belmont University.  “The game […]

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Staying in shape: How Belmont athletes are finding motivation without a season to win

Staying in shape: How Belmont athletes are finding motivation without a season to win

After so many season delays and cancelations, many student-athletes might throw in the towel — but that’s not the case for Belmont’s fall sports teams.  On Aug. 13, the Southern Conference Council of Presidents announced their decision to postpone fall sports until Spring of 2021. The next day, the Ohio […]

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Bruin Vision: Nick Muszynski’s top career highlights

Bruin Vision: Nick Muszynski’s top career highlights

Bruin Vision is a new column from the Vision’s sports section co-editors Julieann Challacombe and Ian Kayanja. Featuring analysis and opinions from a variety of student writers, Bruin Vision will be a regular series that breaks down the best of Belmont sports. Junior center Nick Muszynski holds the Belmont record […]

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Eyes toward the future: Student-athletes react to season delays

Eyes toward the future: Student-athletes react to season delays

The uncertainty athletes and coaches have carried around since March finally lifted — but that didn’t take away the sting of a postponed season.  Both the Ohio Valley Conference and the Southern Conference announced that fall sports would now take place in the spring, due to COVID-19 concerns. And with […]

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