July 16, 2012
SCAC Has 12 Named to NABC 2011-12 Honors Court
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) placed 12 men's basketball players on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2011-12 Academic Honors Court, announced on July 10.
June 13, 2012
SCAC announces Spring 2012 Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named 1,040 student-athletes to the 2012 SCAC Spring Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday. This year's total is the third-highest for a single period in the history of the award.
May 24, 2012
Brian Chafin, Centre College Athletics Director, Announces Retirement
DANVILLE, Ky. - After nearly a quarter century of service at Centre College, Brian Chafin has announced his retirement. Chafin began his coaching career at Centre in 1989 and has served as director of athletics and recreation since 2002.
May 7, 2012
Trinity Student-Athletes Celebrate D-III Week at Sunshine Cottage
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - In celebration of NCAA Division III Week, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Trinity University organized a field day with student-athletes and coaches from numerous sports at nearby Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children.
May 2, 2012
Austin College Student-Athletes Volunteer with Special Olympics
SHERMAN, Texas — On Saturday, April 28, several Austin College student-athletes had the chance to work with the Greater Dallas chapter of Special Olympics Texas, helping the group with their Spring Games Competition held at Cedar Hill High School.
May 1, 2012
Trinity brings the SCAC Presidents Trophy back to San Antonio
SUWANEE, Ga. - The symbol of conference supremacy is a 300-pound railroad bell that is awarded annually to the conference program with the best overall sports record for that particular academic year. For a stretch of 12 years - from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s - that bell (with the exception of one year - 2000-01) resided on the campus of Trinity University.
April 6, 2012
Trinity 37th; Centre 42nd in 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup winter standings
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Currently in 37th place, Trinity University leads all SCAC institutions in the prestigious 2011-2012 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings. Centre College is just five places back in 42nd place.
April 4, 2012
Special Olympians Visit Colorado College For Division III Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) got an early jump on its celebration of the inaugural NCAA Division III Week by teaming with Special Olympics Colorado for a Soccer Fun Day on Sunday, April 1.
March 21, 2012
SCAC Partners with PrestoSports for New Online Scoreboard
SUWANEE, Ga. - With upgraded technology provided by PrestoSports, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) introduced today an enhanced scoreboard feature for its fans.
March 15, 2012
Centre's Ross Named to NABC All-America Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Greg Ross of Centre College was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III All-America team in an announcement made today.
March 13, 2012
Centre's Ross; Birmingham-Southern's Richards Selected to NABC All-District Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Greg Ross of Centre College and Zac Richards of Birmingham-Southern College were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division III All-District team in an announcement made today.
March 13, 2012
Graves; Ross Highlight SCAC Men's Basketball All-Region Selections
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Birmingham-Southern College and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Chris Graves, along with Centre College senior Greg Ross, highlight the conference's selections to the D3hoops.com Men's All-South Region team the website announced on Monday.
March 8, 2012
SCAC Announces Fourth Annual Basketball All-Sportsmanship Teams
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its fourth annual Men’s and Women’s Basketball All-Sportsmanship teams. Twelve men’s basketball and twelve women’s basketball student-athletes were selected to the 2011-12 squads.
March 7, 2012
SCAC raises $1,900 for Special Olympics at 2012 Basketball Tournament
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), in conjunction with Birmingham-Southern College and the BSC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, raised $1,900 at its annual men's and women's basketball tournament through the sale of autographed basketballs from the various teams competing at the event. Special Olympics was selected as the beneficiary of this year’s effort.
March 5, 2012
Trinity's lead narrows in race for President's Trophy
SUWANEE, Ga. - Despite winning three of the league's four contested winter sports championships, Trinity University saw its lead shrink from 17.5 to 15 points as the Tigers seek their first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) President's Trophy since the 2004-2005 academic year.
March 3, 2012
Trinity Falls To No. 7 Whitworth In Second Round Of NCAA Tournament
BELTON, Texas - The Trinity University Tiger men's basketball team had its run in the NCAA Playoffs end with a 63-54 loss to seventh-ranked Whitworth University on Saturday night.
March 2, 2012
Birmingham-Southern Falls To Wittenberg In NCAA First Round Contest
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Plagued by shooting woes, the 13th-ranked Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Tournament to No. 22 Wittenberg, 63-56, Friday evening in the Bank Center on the campus of Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky.
March 2, 2012
Trinity Upsets No. 10 Mary Hardin-Baylor In NCAA First Round
BELTON, Texas - Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) champion Trinity University upset 10th-ranked Mary Hardin-Baylor, 68-66, in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship on Friday evening.
February 27, 2012
Trinity & Birmingham-Southern Earn Bids To NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) champion Trinity University as well as SCAC semifinalist Birmingham-Southern College, earned bids to the 2012 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship.
February 26, 2012
Trinity Wins Sixth SCAC Men's Basketball Championship
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Trinity University Tiger men's basketball team beat Centre College 61-50 to win the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday afternoon at Bill Battle Coliseum, on the campus of Birmingham-Southern College.
February 25, 2012
Centre's Ross; Birmingham-Southern's Graves Highlight 2011-12 All-SCAC Men's Basketball Honors
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), senior forward Greg Ross of Centre College was selected as SCAC Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year, while Birmingham-Southern College head coach Chris Graves was named the league’s Coach-of-the-Year. First-year forward Chris Lesnansky of Colorado College was selected as the league’s Newcomer-of-the-Year and junior point guard Blaise White of Birmingham-Southern was named the SCAC Defensive Player-of-the-Year.
February 25, 2012
Trinity & Centre To Advance To SCAC Men's Championship Game
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College is playing host site to the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's semifinal basketball games.
February 24, 2012
Birmingham-Southern, Centre, Trinity & Rhodes Advance To Semifinals
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College and Homewood High School are serving as host sites for the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's and women's quarterfinal basketball games.
February 22, 2012
SCAC Men's and Women's Basketball - 2012 Tournament Preview
SUWANEE, Ga. - The 2012 SCAC Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament tips off on Friday, February 24 in Birmingham, Alabama with quarterfinal games being played on the campuses of Homewood High School and Birmingham-Southern College.
February 21, 2012
Hendrix's Heathscott Named To Capital One Academic All-America® Men's Basketball Team
SUWANEE, Ga. - Hendrix College senior center Nick Heathscott was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Men's Basketball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
February 20, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 13) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - The seeds are set for the 10th annual Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) men's basketball tournament. Tournament host Birmingham-Southern College and Trinity University earned the top seeds in the Eastern and Western Divisions respectively.
February 19, 2012
SCAC Announces 2012 Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket
SUWANEE, Ga. - The SCAC office today announced the bracket for the 2012 men's basketball tournament, which will be begin Friday, Feb. 24 in Birmingham, Alabama.
February 19, 2012
Rhodes' Galow Joins 1,000 Career Point Club
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Friday night's game-winning shot against Sewanee marked junior Andrew Galow's 1,000th career point at Rhodes College. Galow joins twenty-seven other Rhodes alumni to surpass this milestone in Lynx basketball history.
February 16, 2012
Texas Lutheran to Join the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced today that Texas Lutheran University has accepted an invitation to join the Conference.
February 13, 2012
2012 SCAC Men's & Women's Basketball Championships Fast Approaching
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Men's and Women's Basketball Championships will be held Friday-Sunday, February 24-26, in Birmingham, Ala., at the Bill Battle Coliseum on the campus of Birmingham-Southern Colllege. Birmingham-Southern is serving as host for the event.
February 13, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 12) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - With one week left in the regular season, six of the eight SCAC tournament berths have been handed out. One berth remains in both the Eastern and Western Divisions. Oglethorpe and Sewanee remain in contention for the last East bid while Dallas or Southwestern will earn the final West berth.
February 6, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 11) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - With just two weeks left in the regular season, four of the eight bids to the 2012 SCAC Men's Basketball tournament have been earned. In the East, Birmingham-Southern and Rhodes have earned postseason bids while Austin College and Trinity have earned trips to Birmingham out of the West.
February 2, 2012
Two From SCAC Named To Capital One Academic All-District® Men's Basketball Team
SUWANEE, Ga. - Birmingham-Southern College junior forward Zac Richards and Hendrix College senior center Nick Heathscott were each named to the Capital One Academic All-District® Men's Basketball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
January 30, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 10) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Buzzer beaters were the name of the game the week of January 23-29 as two league games ended in dramatic fashion. Millsaps junior guard Taylor Meades connected on a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Majors over Southwestern, 65-64. Dallas sophomore guard Joe Stephens led the Crusaders to a 64-61 win over Sewanee with his own 3-point buzzer beater.
January 23, 2012
Schreiner University to Join the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced today that Schreiner University has accepted an invitation to join the Conference.
January 23, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 9) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - With their 61-58 victory over visiting Trinity on Friday, Sewanee picked up its first win against the Texas Tigers since a 66-50 win over Trinity on January 9, 2004. At 10-6 overall, Sewanee's 10 wins are the most since the Purple Tigers posted 12 wins in 2004-05.
January 19, 2012
SCAC Student-Athlete Initiative a Huge Success
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference was represented by 18 student-athletes last week at the 2012 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Made possible through the NCAA Division III Strategic Initiative Grant, the student-athletes participated in a wide range of activities – from education sessions to business sessions to the NCAA Honors Celebration.
January 16, 2012
Hendrix's Heathscott Eclipses 1,000 Career Point Mark
CONWAY, Ark. - Hendrix College senior center Nick Heathscott became the 29th player in school history to join the 1,000 career points club with a game-high 21 points on 9 of 15 shooting in the Warriors' 77-65 loss to Centre on January 15.
January 16, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 8) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Austin College, Birmingham-Southern and Colorado Colorado College all posted perfect 2-0 records in SCAC play during the week of January 9th-16th. Austin College extended its winning streak to four games while the Panthers of BSC are riding a seven game win streak. Colorado College has won three straight.
January 9, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 7) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - The upset of the weekend occurred on the Mountain as Sewanee took down defending Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Centre, 85-78. It was the Tigers' first win over the Colonels since December 3, 2005 when Sewanee earned an 81-76 win at home.
January 5, 2012
Centre's Mullaney Joins 1,000 Point Club
DANVILLE, Ky. - Centre College senior guard Jeff Mullaney became the 28th player in school history to join the 1,000 career points club with a free throw late in the first half of the Colonels 69-67 overtime win over 10th-ranked Cabrini on December 30.
January 2, 2012
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 6) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - During the holiday break Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams posted a 10-13 record in non-conference action before Rhodes outlasted Millsaps 62-46 in the only conference game during the holiday break. Rhodes remains unbeaten in league play at 3-0.
December 19, 2011
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 5) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE,Ga. - The last weekend of conference play of 2011 saw preseason Eastern Division favorite Centre College knock off 16th-ranked Birmingham-Southern College and hand the Panthers their first loss of the season.
December 12, 2011
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 4) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Only six of the SCAC's 12 teams were in action the week of December 5-11. As a result, the schedule was light as only nine games were played throughout the league. Birmingham-Southern continued its home-court winning streak and Rhodes extended its best start to a season since 2008-09.
December 7, 2011
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December 5, 2011
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 3) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - The first weekend of conference play is in the books and four teams remain undefeated in SCAC play. In the East, Rhodes (2-0) and Birmingham-Southern (1-0) lead their division while Colorado College (2-0) and Austin College (1-0) sit atop the West division.
November 28, 2011
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 2) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Birmingham-Southern and Sewanee remain the only undefeated Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball teams after the opening two weeks of the season. The 19th-ranked Panthers extended their home winning streak to 33 games, dating back to the end of the 2008-09 season.
November 21, 2011
Men's Basketball Recap (Week 1) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - After the first week of play in the 2011-12 basketball season, only two Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's teams remain undefeated. Nationally-ranked Birmingham-Southern and Sewanee. Sewanee is off to its best start since the 2001-02 season.
November 15, 2011
SCAC Basketball Media Days to Get Underway Tuesday, November 15
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its second annual basketball "media days" event beginning Tuesday, November 15. Interviews from head coaches and student-athletes from each of the 12 men's and women's basketball teams will be posted on the SCACNation page throughout the week.
November 11, 2011
Centre and Trinity Favored to Win Respective SCAC Divisions in 2011-12
SUWANEE, Ga. - In exclusive balloting by SCAC men's head basketball coaches, defending league champion Centre College and Trinity University were tabbed as preseason favorites to capture the SCAC Eastern Division and Western Division championships respectively for the third consecutive year.
September 28, 2011
Centenary College of Louisiana to Join the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced today that Centenary College of Louisiana has accepted an invitation to join the Conference. Currently a member of the American Southwest Conference, Centenary will join the SCAC at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year.
July 29, 2011
Birmingham-Southern College Approved As Full Active Member Of NCAA Division III
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The NCAA Division III Management Council this week approved Birmingham-Southern College as a full active member in intercollegiate athletics effective Sept. 1, 2011.