I am currently watching Lipscomb University, a Churches of Christ college out of Nashville, trying to hang with the North Carolina Tarheels in a first-round NCAA tournament game. Lipscomb is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & University, a network of Christian colleges that includes Messiah College, Wheaton College, Calvin College, Westmont College, Gordon College, Bethel University and many, many others.
As far as I know (I could be wrong), Lipscomb is the first CCCU school to make it to the “Big Dance.” Am I correct?
NOTE: Liberty University has played in the tournament, but they are not a member of the CCCU. The same is true of Baylor and Belmont, both Christian universities.
I also just learned that Pat Boone is a Lipscomb graduate.