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Cumberland announces 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the Class of 2019 for the Sports Hall of Fame, which includes for players Ricky Collins (basketball) and Mark Purvis (baseball) along with the 1982-83 women’s basketball team. Honorees will be recognized at the Hall of Fame dinner and banquet on Friday, October 25 in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Men's Basketball

Pacheco-Ortiz inks with CU basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Harrisonburg, Va., native Angel Pacheco-Ortiz this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


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West Creek's Negron signs with Phoenix hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Jaylen Negron this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


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Hopkinsville product inks with Phoenix men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Hopkinsville, Ky., native James Nicholas to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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132 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2019 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester, with 132 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


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CU sets dates, information for Phoenix summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for 2019 Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, football and basketball may be found at www.cumberlandcamps.com. Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps.


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Phoenix finish fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished fourth among the eighth institutions in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings for the 2018-19 academic year, as announced recently by the league office.


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130 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 177th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the seventh straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Men's Basketball

Clarksville native Monson inks with Phoenix men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Kole Monson to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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Men's hoops signs Carbon Hill's Woodard

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Carbon Hill, Ala., native Isaac Woodard to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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REMINDER: CU accepting nominations for 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2019 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 1. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee.


Men's Basketball

Chester, Rogan, Powell earn Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Tranard Chester, Andrew Rogan and Ty Sean Powell garnered Second Team All-Mid-South Conference recognition, as announced by the league office over the weekend during the conference tournament in Pikeville, Ky.


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Georgetown pulls away in final minutes in 88-79 CU loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Andrew Rogan scored 23 points and Tranard Chester netted 22 for Cumberland, but third-ranked Georgetown College netted nine of the final 11 points in the contest, holding off the Phoenix, 88-79, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships here Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Men's Basketball

Foster recognized by MSC for academic work

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Chad Foster garnered Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors for men’s basketball on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


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Men's hoops set to face Georgetown in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball takes on fourth-ranked Georgetown College on Saturday at 9 a.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky., as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Men's Basketball

Seniors push CU men past Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tranard Chester and Andrew Rogan combined for 38 points and Deiontay Walters added 17 off the bench with four 3-pointers, as Cumberland built an 11-point second half lead and held off 21st-ranked University of the Cumberlands, 88-86, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Final two minutes hurt Phoenix men in 73-69 loss

MARIETTA, Ga. – Connor Gamble’s jumper with 41.5 seconds remaining put Life University ahead for good and Evan Milligan netted 3-of-4 free throws in the final 19 seconds, as the Running Eagles outscored Cumberland, 9-1, in the final three minutes in a 73-69 victory in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


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Phoenix men end streak with 77-66 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan posted 25 points and Ty Sean Powell collected 17 points and 10 rebounds despite second-half foul trouble, as Cumberland ended a six-game losing skid with a 77-66 victory over Shawnee State in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Blue Raiders run away from Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson started the game with a 21-4 run and never looked back, off-setting 24 points from Andrew Rogan and 22 by Ty Sean Powell in a 95-71 Blue Raiders victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Biggers Sports Center.


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Pikeville runs away from Phoenix in second half

LEBANON, Tenn. – Da’Rell Domineck netted 23 points off the bench and 16th-ranked University of Pikeville put together a 33-14 run over the final 11 minutes of the game for an 81-72 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Late lead slips away again for CU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Cumberland trailed by as many as 12 points in the second half but a 21-8 run put the Phoenix ahead late Shawnee State scored the last nine points in an 86-83 win in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Frank & Janis Waller Gymnasium.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men suffer another close loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tranard Chester netted 22 of his 24 points in the second half and Cumberland overcame an 11-point halftime deficit, but eighth-ranked Georgetown College scored the final six points of the game, all at the foul line in the last 28 seconds, in a 75-69 victory over the Phoenix in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Final spurt sends Tigers past CU men, 76-69

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Smith’s hook shot and then a 3-pointer sparked a 9-2 to end the game, as Campbellsville University outlasted Cumberland, 76-69, in a contest that featured nine ties and 14 lead changes in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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Phoenix men lose lead in final seconds

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Malik Colvin-Seldon’s steal and dunk with 17.8 seconds remaining put University of the Cumberlands ahead and Andrew Rogan’s 3-pointer in the last five seconds did not fall, giving the Patriots a 59-58 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


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Men's hoops holds off Life, 83-82

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland built a 16-point second-half lead and Shamari Denson made six free throws in the final 30 seconds, helping the Phoenix hold off Life University, 83-82, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.


Men's Basketball

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.