Men's Basketball

Second-half run sends CU men to third straight loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Fifteenth-ranked University of Pikeville scored 13 straight points midway through the second half, breaking open a three-point game and holding off a late charge from Cumberland for a 77-70 win over the Phoenix in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


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Phoenix men fall in OT at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Troy Steward banked in a 3-pointer at the end of regulation and ninth-ranked Georgetown netted 11 of its 20 points in overtime at the foul line, holding off Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


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Putback in final seconds downs CU men on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Smith’s putback with 17.7 seconds remaining gave seventh-ranked Campbellsville University the lead and Shamari Denson’s 15-footer rimmed out for Cumberland, giving the Tigers a hard-fought 54-53 victory over the Phoenix in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.


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Fall 2018 Dean's List includes 148 student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the list for Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester over the Christmas break, with 148 student-athletes and athletic trainers earning a 3.50 grade-point-average or better for the semester on all classes attempted.


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Rogan, Blum help Phoenix to victory over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan tied his career-high with 27 points, Asher Blum netted 17 off the bench and Cumberland started the second half with a 12-3 run, pulling away from Fisk down the stretch in an 87-64 victory in men’s basketball action here Monday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Second-half spurt carries CU men in MSC opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tranard Chester posted career-highs with 24 points and 10 rebounds and Cumberland used a 15-1 run in the second half to take control in a77-70 victory over Lindsey Wilson in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Phoenix men fall on last-second 3-pointer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan made five 3-pointers and finished with 27 points while Ty Sean Powell posted 14 points and 10 rebounds, but Philander Smith’s Jaylon Bardley nailed a 3-pointer with less than a second remaining, giving the Panthers an 86-85 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action Friday night in Little Rock, Ark.


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First-half run sends Phoenix men to road defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Xa’Zavier Jones scored 28 points and Oakwood University put together an 18-8 run near to end of the first half to take control of the game in a 76-64 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action late Saturday night in Huntsville, Ala.


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Late free throws end second-half rally for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist’s Jordan Olison made two free throws with two seconds remaining, negating a big second-half comeback by Cumberland in a 78-76 RedHawks victory in men’s basketball action Monday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


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Walters' buzzer-beater caps 19-point comeback

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell scored 27 points and Deiontay Walters hit a jumper at the buzzer for the game-winner, helping Cumberland overcome a 19-point second-half deficit in posting an 86-84 win over Bethel University on Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Classic in McKenzie, Tenn.


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Turnovers prove costly in men's loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Isaac Stephens posted 17 points and eight rebounds, leading four players in double figures, but the Phoenix committed 22 turnovers, which Blue Mountain College turned into 24 points and the Toppers recorded an 81-68 victory in the Chick-fil-A Classic on Friday in McKenzie, Tenn.


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Union pulls away from Phoenix men in second half

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell collected 16 points and Jason Williams added 14 for Cumberland, but Union University put together a 14-4 run midway through the second half, pulling away for a 94-64 win over the Phoenix men’s basketball exhibition game Wednesday night at in Jackson, Tenn.


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Late run pushes Mocs past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell netted 15 points and Andrew Rogan added 14, but Chattanooga ended the game on a 31-10 spurt in a 92-61 victory over Cumberland in a men’s basketball exhibition for the Phoenix on Tuesday night at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn.


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Rogan's 27 pushes CU men past Oakwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan made six 3-pointers and posted a career-high 27 points, leading five players in double figures and Cumberland netted 63 points in the first half en route to a 100-88 victory over Oakwood University in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Skyhawks pull away from Phoenix in exhibition

MARTIN, Tenn. – Shamari Denson netted 19 points and Ty Sean Powell added 11 points and eight rebounds, but UT Martin got double figures from five players and pulled away in the second half for a 91-58 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Tuesday night at Elam Center.


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Four players score in double figures in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell posted 16 points and 15 rebounds and Shamari Denson added 17 points, as Cumberland ended the half on an 18-5 run to take control of the game and post a 75-65 victory over Philander Smith in men’s basketball action here Monday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Phoenix holds off RedHawks late for 78-68 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell posted 16 points and eight rebounds, Andrew Rogan collected 14 points and Cumberland held off a late charge from Martin Methodist in a 78-68 victory Saturday in men’s basketball action at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Men's hoops hits 10 3-pointers in win at Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jason Williams netted 20 points and Andrew Rogan posted 18, with the duo combining for seven 3-pointers, in Cumberland’s 75-65 victory over Fisk University in the Jubilee Classic on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.


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Second-half spurts help Phoenix to opening win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell posted 23 points and Andrew Rogan netted 20, as Cumberland used a 12-2 run midway through the second half to take its first lead and never looked back, defeating Tennessee Wesleyan, 93-78, in men’s basketball action in the Jubilee Classic here Friday night at Johnson Gymnasium.


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Phoenix men picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball was picked seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the league office.


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Men's hoops announces 2018-19 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the team’s 2018-19 schedule this week, which includes 11 home games and 12 contests versus teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.


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CU hosting 4th Annual All-Sports Camp on Sept. 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 4th Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 9 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


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Ellis honored with court naming at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University honored former men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis on Friday, making the court at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena in his honor.


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Cumberland naming basketball court for former coach Cliff Ellis

LEBANON, Tenn. – The playing surface in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena will be named in honor of former Cumberland and long-time Division I men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis on August 17 in a ceremony on campus, as announced this week by Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


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Stretch Internet, ECal portals available for CU Athletics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland athletics begins a new academic year next week and Phoenix fans have options for live video, audio and stats links as well as downloading and syncing schedules to their personal calendars via www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


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Hudson III inks with Phoenix basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Gary, Ind., native James Hudson III to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Pitts, Lasater ink with Phoenix men's basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signings of Memphis, Tenn., native Roddarius Pitts and Watertown, Tenn., native Austin Lasater to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.