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Location:
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: (731) 661-5130
Fax: (731) 661-5182
Founded:
1823
Enrollment:
3747
Nickname:
Bulldogs
Colors:
Red & White
Affiliation:
NAIA
Conference:
TranSouth Conference
Acting Director of Athletics:
Tommy Sadler (tsadler@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5218
Athletic Secretary:
Teresa Thomas (tthomas@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5130
Sports Information Director:
Steven Aldridge (saldridg@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5027
Office Fax: (731) 661-5182
Website:
www.uu.edu/athletics

Coaching Staff:
Head Coach: Ralph Turner (15th season)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5286
Office Email: rturner@uu.edu
Alma Mater: Lipscomb University (1979)
Record at Union: 333-145 (14 seasons)
Career Record: Same
Assistant Coach: David Niven (12th season)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5132
Office Email: dniven@uu.edu

Gymnasium/Facility:
Gym: Fred DeLay Gymnasium
Capacity: 2,200

Previous Season:
Records: 18-13 Overall; 12-8 Conference
Conference Regular Season Finish:  5th Place
Conference Tournament: t-5th Place
NAIA National Tournament: NA
Final Ranking: Receiving Votes

 

TranSouth Regular Season Championship History (TranSouth began 1996-97)

1998, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006

 

TranSouth Tournament Championship History (TranSouth began 1996-97)

1998, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006

 

Team National Tournament History

Years: 11 (1958, 92, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07)

Wins-Losses (%): 6-11 (.353)

Last Season in National Tournament:
2007: First Round - def. California Baptist 75-62
Sweet Sixteen - def. (5) Southern Nazarene 82-81
Elite Eight - lost to (4) Concordia (Calif.) 88-68

Top Returners:
Name, Class, Position (Stats, Honors)

Matt Neaville, Senior, Guard (24.3 ppg, 3.4 apg, Union record 153 threes made, 36%, All-American, TranSouth Newcomer of the Year)
Brian Lake, Senior, Forward (17.1 ppg, 9.6 rpg, TranSouth leader 14 double-doubles, All-American)
Tacuma Alexander, Junior, Guard (10.1 ppg, 40% fg)
Alan North, Junior, Guard (Did not play 07-08)

Key Loses:
Name, Position
Ryan Merriman, Forward

Top Newcomers:
Name, Class, Position, Previous School
Greg Truvillion, Junior, Guard/Forward, Copiah-Lincoln CC

 

Men's Teams: Soccer | Cross Country | Basketball | Baseball | Golf
Women's Teams: Soccer | Cross Country | Volleyball | Basketball | Softball | Cheerleading
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