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2013-14 Men's Basketball Headlines

  • BSC names 2014 Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet
    May 06, 2014
    BSC names 2014 Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern held its annual Athletic Awards Banquet, Tuesday evening in Bruno Great Hall, and named the 2014 Newcomers, Athletes, Teams, and Man and Woman of the Year, as well as the Johnny Johnson Most Inspirational Senior Student Athletes.
  • Larry Thomas voted NABC Third-Team All-America
    March 20, 2014
    Larry Thomas voted NABC Third-Team All-America BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After earning All-Region and All-District honors earlier this week, junior Larry Thomas has been voted Third-Team Coaches' Division III All-America by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Thomas earns NABC First-Team All-District honors
    March 18, 2014
    Thomas earns NABC First-Team All-District honors BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior Larry Thomas has added another post-season award to his resumé today as he was voted First-Team All-South District by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Larry Thomas named D3hoops.com First-Team All-Region
    March 17, 2014
    Larry Thomas named D3hoops.com First-Team All-Region BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior men's basketball player Larry Thomas has been voted First-Team All-South Region by D3hoops.com, it was announced today.
  • Larry Thomas named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Year
    March 04, 2014
    Larry Thomas named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Year BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Larry Thomas has been named the 2014 Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Year, the league announced today. In exclusive voting by the conference's head coaches, Thomas was also named First-Team All-SAA, while senior Griffin Schamp earned Second-Team honors and sophomore Ross Welch was named Honorable Mention All-Conference.
  • Panthers drop SAA semifinal thriller to Oglethorpe, 72-70
    March 01, 2014
    Panthers drop SAA semifinal thriller to Oglethorpe, 72-70 DANVILLE, Ky.—Holding junior Larry Thomas, the league's leading scorer, to a season-low seven points, third-seeded Oglethorpe upset second-seeded Birmingham-Southern 72-70 in the semifinal round of the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Championship, Saturday evening at Centre College in Danville, Ky.
  • Panthers advance to semifinals of SAA Men's Basketball Championship
    February 28, 2014
    Panthers advance to semifinals of SAA Men's Basketball Championship DANVILLE, Ky.—Second-seeded Birmingham-Southern won its quarterfinal game in the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Championship, defeating seventh-seeded Hendrix 77-62 Friday evening at Centre College in Danville, Ky.
  • BSC holds off late-game Berry surge to win regular season finale 83-78
    February 23, 2014
    BSC holds off late-game Berry surge to win regular season finale 83-78 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Surviving an 18-point comeback late in the game, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team held on to defeat Berry College 83-78 Sunday afternoon in the regular season finale in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers cruise past Oglethorpe, 75-59
    February 21, 2014
    Panthers cruise past Oglethorpe, 75-59 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team won in decisive fashion Friday evening, defeating Oglethorpe 75-59 in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers hold off Sewanee for 67-56 home win
    February 16, 2014
    Panthers hold off Sewanee for 67-56 home win BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Led by junior Larry Thomas with 16 points and 10 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the year, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team held off a second-half surge from Sewanee to win, 67-56, Sunday afternoon in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers upset No. 22 Centre, 53-50
    February 14, 2014
    Panthers upset No. 22 Centre, 53-50 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team notched a thrilling 53-50 upset win against Centre College, Friday evening in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Tonight's men's basketball game vs. Maryville moved up to 6 p.m.
    February 11, 2014
    Tonight's men's basketball game vs. Maryville moved up to 6 p.m. BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Tonight's home men's basketball game against Maryville has been moved up one hour to begin at 6 p.m. in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers fall to Maryville at home, 82-75
    February 11, 2014
    Panthers fall to Maryville at home, 82-75 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Propelled by a 73 percent shooting performance in the first half, Maryville College downed the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team, 82-75, Tuesday evening in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Hot-shooting Lynx down Panthers, 81-70
    February 09, 2014
    Hot-shooting Lynx down Panthers, 81-70 MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost to Rhodes College, who shot nearly 60 percent from the field, Sunday afternoon, 81-70 in Memphis.
  • Panthers fall to Hendrix on the road, 77-72
    February 07, 2014
    Panthers fall to Hendrix on the road, 77-72 CONWAY, Ark.—Led by junior Larry Thomas with 24 points, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost on the road to Hendrix, 77-72, Friday evening at Grove Gymnasium in Conway, Ark.
  • Welch leads BSC in 78-65 road victory against Oglethorpe
    February 02, 2014
    Welch leads BSC in 78-65 road victory against Oglethorpe ATLANTA, Ga.—Led by sophomore Ross Welch with 19 points, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team picked up a 78-65 victory on the road against Oglethorpe, Sunday afternoon at Dorough Field House in Atlanta.
  • Thomas passes 1,000 points in 87-71 victory over Berry
    January 31, 2014
    Thomas passes 1,000 points in 87-71 victory over Berry ROME, Ga.—Junior Larry Thomas eclipsed the 1,000-point mark of his career in an 87-71 Birmingham-Southern win against Berry College, Friday evening in Rome, Ga.
  • Thomas passes 1,000 points in 87-71 victory over Berry
    January 31, 2014
    Thomas passes 1,000 points in 87-71 victory over Berry ROME, Ga.—Junior Larry Thomas eclipsed the 1,000-point mark of his career in an 87-71 Birmingham-Southern win against Berry College, Friday evening in Rome, Ga.
  • Men's Basketball versus Maryville postponed
    January 29, 2014
    Men's Basketball versus Maryville postponed BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Due to hazardous road conditions throughout the southeast due to yesterday's winter storm, tonight's home men's basketball game against Maryville College has been postponed to Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.
  • Larry Thomas named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    January 28, 2014
    Larry Thomas named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After being named the SAA Player of the Week, Birmingham-Southern junior Larry Thomas was named to the D3hoops.com National Team of the Week today.
  • Thomas named SAA Player of the Week
    January 27, 2014
    Thomas named SAA Player of the Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After outstanding performances in three games last week, junior Larry Thomas was named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
  • BSC downs Rhodes in 85-80 overtime thriller
    January 26, 2014
    BSC downs Rhodes in 85-80 overtime thriller BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After hitting the game-tying three-pointer with 32 seconds left in regulation, junior Larry Thomas led the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team with 25 points in an 85-80 overtime win against Rhodes College, Sunday afternoon in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers cruise past Hendrix at home, 83-50
    January 24, 2014
    Panthers cruise past Hendrix at home, 83-50 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Shooting a season-high 57.7 percent from the field, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team returned home to Bill Battle Coliseum for the first time since Dec. 16 and notched an 83-50 conference victory against Hendrix, Friday evening.
  • Thomas' career-high 40 points not enough as Panthers fall to Huntingdon in overtime, 91-84
    January 21, 2014
    Thomas' career-high 40 points not enough as Panthers fall to Huntingdon in overtime, 91-84 MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Junior Larry Thomas recorded a career-high 40 points Tuesday evening as the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost to Huntingdon, 91-84, in overtime in Montgomery, Ala. The Panthers fall to 8-6, while the Hawks move to 2-11 with their second win of the season.
  • Panthers survive late-game rally to down Millsaps on the road, 67-64
    January 18, 2014
    Panthers survive late-game rally to down Millsaps on the road, 67-64 JACKSON, Miss.—After leading for most of the game, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team survived a late-game surge from Millsaps to win on the road, 67-64, Saturday evening in Jackson, Miss. The Panthers move to 8-5 overall and 2-2 in the Southern Athletic Association, while the Majors fall to 3-10 overall and 0-4 in the SAA.
  • BSC drops third straight in 85-71 road loss to Centre
    January 12, 2014
    BSC drops third straight in 85-71 road loss to Centre DANVILLE, Ky.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost its third-straight game Sunday afternoon, falling to Centre on the road, 85-71, at Alumni Gymnasium in Danville, Ky. The Panthers fall to 7-5 overall and 1-2 in the Southern Athletic Association; the Colonels move to 10-3 overall and 3-0 in the SAA.
  • Sewanee holds off BSC, 58-54
    January 10, 2014
    Sewanee holds off BSC, 58-54 SEWANEE, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team dropped a Southern Athletic Association contest to Sewanee, 58-54, Friday evening on the road.
  • Cold-shooting Panthers fall to Emory on the road, 76-61
    January 06, 2014
    Cold-shooting Panthers fall to Emory on the road, 76-61 ATLANTA, Ga.—Shooting a season-low 29.8 percent from the field, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost on the road to Emory, 76-61, Monday evening at the Woodruff Center in Atlanta, Ga.
  • BSC upsets No. 17 Guilford, 72-56
    December 29, 2013
    BSC upsets No. 17 Guilford, 72-56 ASHLAND, Va.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team picked up a big win today, upsetting No. 17 Guilford College, 72-56, in the Coaches Classic sponsored by Kay Jewelers, hosted by Randolph-Macon College in Crenshaw Gymnasium in Ashland, Va.
  • Panthers fall to Randolph-Macon 67-57 in Coaches Classic
    December 28, 2013
    Panthers fall to Randolph-Macon 67-57 in Coaches Classic ASHLAND, Va.—Despite a career-high 18 points from sophomore Ross Welch, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost to Randolph-Macon College, 67-57, at Crenshaw Gymnasium in the first round of the Coaches Classic sponsored by Kay Jewelers.
  • Panthers win fourth straight with 90-42 victory against Huntingdon
    December 16, 2013
    Panthers win fourth straight with 90-42 victory against Huntingdon BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Five Panthers scored in double digits as the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 90-42 rout of Huntingdon, Monday evening in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers pick up 74-64 road win against Covenant
    December 13, 2013
    Panthers pick up 74-64 road win against Covenant LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team returned to action this evening and picked up its third straight win, a 74-64 road victory against Covenant College.
  • Larry Thomas named SAA Player of the Week
    December 02, 2013
    Larry Thomas named SAA Player of the Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior Larry Thomas has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.
  • Thomas' career-high 33 points propel BSC past Millsaps, 82-76
    December 01, 2013
    Thomas' career-high 33 points propel BSC past Millsaps, 82-76 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior Larry Thomas scored a career-high 33 points Sunday evening to help the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team to a 82-76 conference victory against Millsaps in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Schamp named SAA Player of the Week
    November 25, 2013
    Schamp named SAA Player of the Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Griffin Schamp has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced today.
  • Schamp scores game-winner in 70-69 win over Stevenson
    November 23, 2013
    Schamp scores game-winner in 70-69 win over Stevenson OWINGS MILLS, Md.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team earned a 70-69 victory over host Stevenson University, Saturday in the Hoopsville National Invitational Classic. Senior Griffin Schamp's game-winning layup with three seconds remaining lifted the Panthers to the win and moved BSC to 3-1 on the season.
  • Schamp's career-high 27 points not enough as Panthers fall to Salisbury, 75-72
    November 22, 2013
    Schamp's career-high 27 points not enough as Panthers fall to Salisbury, 75-72 OWINGS MILLS, Md.—Despite a career-high 27 points from senior Griffin Schamp, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team fell short against Salisbury University, 75-72 at the Hoopsville National Invitational Classic Friday afternoon in Owings Mill, Md.
  • BSC basketball team and Congressman Bachus hold court at U.S. Capitol
    November 21, 2013
    BSC basketball team and Congressman Bachus hold court at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team held court at the U.S. Capitol today. The team, which is in the Washington area to play in a Division III national men's tournament, took a "time out" from practice to tour the Capitol and meet with Congressman Spencer Bachus.
  • Panthers win Black Tie Classic with 90-76 victory over Emory
    November 17, 2013
    Panthers win Black Tie Classic with 90-76 victory over Emory BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team won the 2013 Black Tie Classic on Sunday with a 90-76 win over Emory in Bill Battle Coliseum, improving to 2-0 on the young season. The Eagles fall to 1-1 after beating Spalding yesterday in Bill Battle in game two of the Classic.
  • Basketball opens 2013-14 season this weekend at home
    November 15, 2013
    Basketball opens 2013-14 season this weekend at home BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern men's and women's basketball teams will open the 2013-14 season at home this weekend in Bill Battle Coliseum.
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