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Phoenix not able to pull off upset, falls 57-53

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Kyra Tucker posted 13 of her 15 points in the second half and Cumberland had the game tied midway through the fourth quarter, but fourth-ranked Shawnee State made 8-of-13 free throws in the final period, holding off the Phoenix, 57-53, in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Waller Gymnasium.


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Fast start carries Phoenix to road win

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Ant’Treasia Patton scored five of her 17 points in the final two minutes and Janisha Lindsey registered her best all-around game of the year, as Cumberland jumped out to an early lead and held off the University of Pikeville, 57-50, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


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Slow second half spells defeat for CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland shot just 31 percent in the second half, unable to put together a full 40 minutes, and Kayla Styles netted 26 points for 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson, as the Blue Raiders broke open a close game and posted a 67-51 victory over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Biggers Sports Center.


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Murphy's 3-pointer the difference in 55-52 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jailen Murphy’s 3-pointer from the top of the key with 25.2 seconds remaining broke a tie game and Cumberland held on despite a poor first half for a 55-52 victory over Stillman College in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Tucker earns MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kyra Tucker earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, netting 27 points with six 3-pointers in a 74-62 victory over the University of Mobile, as announced by the league office.


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Tucker's 27 points lead CU to 74-62 home win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyra Tucker made six 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 27 points and Cumberland used a 14-2 run in the third quarter to break open a close game in a 74-62 victory over the University of Mobile in women’s basketball action here Sunday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Patton garners TSWA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ant’Treasia Patton earned Tennessee Sports Writer’s Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades on Wednesday, averaging 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists in three wins for the Phoenix.


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Patton's game-winner delivers 53-51 win for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ant’Treasia Patton’s 18-footer hit the front rum, then the backboard and rolled in after the buzzer sounded, giving Cumberland a 53-51 victory over Huntington University in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Patton's 22 points, Tucker's big final period help CU to 55-51 win

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ant’Treasia Patton netted a season-high 22 points with three 3-pointers and Kyra Tucker posted nine of her 14 points in the fourth quarter, as Cumberland overcame an early deficit and then hung on for a 55-51 victory over Stillman College in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Birthright Alumni Hall.


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Norris' season-high 17 points paces CU in 61-50 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris scored a season-high 17 points and Cydney Goodrum posted eight points and 10 rebounds off the bench in Cumberland’s 61-50 victory over Talladega College in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Fourth-quarter push carries Phoenix to 57-47 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland put together an 11-4 spurt to start the fourth quarter, overcoming a shaky third period to pull away for a 57-47 victory over Indiana University-Southeast in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Tech hits 10 3-pointers in exhibition victory over Phoenix

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Briana Vandlen and Kyra Tucker each netted 11 points but Tennessee Tech jumped out early with five 3-pointers in the first quarter and pulled away in the final period in an 83-52 victory in an exhibition game for the Phoenix on Thursday night at the Eblen Center.


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Phoenix force 27 turnovers in 73-37 win over Carver College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Oliver collected 13 points and nine rebounds and 27 turnovers by the Cougars turned into 33 points for Cumberland securing a 73-37 victory over Carver College on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Women's hoops ends skid with 69-34 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kerrice Watson scored 12 points and Kyra Tucker and Jailen Murphy added nine apiece, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland scored the final nine points of the first half and never looked back in a 69-34 victory over Hiwassee College in women’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Ice cold first half dooms Phoenix in defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 19 percent in the first half and 20 percent for the game, falling behind early and never recovering in a 59-36 loss Saturday morning to the University of Providence in the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


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Vanguard too much for CU, 58-45

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris netted 16 points and Kyra Tucker added 12, but fourth-ranked Vanguard University made nine 3-pointers and controlled the boards, turning second chances into 24 points in the paint in a 58-45 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in women’s basketball action Friday morning in the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


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Phoenix post 61-60 road win at Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris and Ant’Treasia Patton netted the final two buckets for 22nd-ranked Cumberland and Kaitlin Oliver’s steal in the final five seconds preserved a 61-60 victory over No. 25 Talladega College on Saturday in women’s basketball action in Talladega, Ala.


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First-half run buries Phoenix on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Third-ranked Freed-Hardeman used a 20-6 run in the second quarter to open a big lead and posted an 83-51 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in women’s basketball action Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


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Oliver's 20 points, Lindsey's 13 assists lead CU past Oakwood

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Kaitlin Oliver netted a career-best 20 points and Janisha Lindsey added a career-high 13 points, as Cumberland started the contest with a 20-2 run and never looked back in a 107-58 victory over Oakwood University in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Ashby Auditorium.


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Women's hoops falls late, 57-53

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyra Tucker recorded 15 points, six rebounds and five assists and 22nd-ranked Cumberland dug out of a 13-point first-half hole, but Martin Methodist scored the final eight points of the game, prevailing 57-53 over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Friday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Early rush propels CU to season-opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris netted 12 points, Kaitlin Oliver posted 11 points and Kyra Tucker added 10, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland jumped to a 45-13 halftime lead and never looked back in a season-opening 79-41 victory against Oakwood University in women’s basketball action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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Jackson Rotary Classic announces 2017 match-ups

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball will face Vanguard University and the University of Providence in the Jackson Rotary Classic on November 24-25 at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tenn., as announced this week.


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Women's hoops ranked 22nd in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball and ninth-ranked head coach Jeremy Lewis are ranked 22nd in the NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released late Tuesday by the national office.


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Phoenix women picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball and ninth-year head coach Jeremy Lewis were picked fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


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Women's hoops announces 2017-18 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the team’s 2017-18 schedule this week, which includes 15 home games plus the Rosa Stokes Classic as well as 13 contests against teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.


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CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 3rd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 10 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


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Hall takes on full-time staff responsibilities

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland All-American Chelsey Hall has moved into a full-time role on the women’s basketball coaching staff at her alma mater, as announced by head coach Jeremy Lewis this week.


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Ten squads earn NAIA Scholar Team accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 10 Cumberland athletic squads this week as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.