Holt, Jr., named Honorable Mention All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Diondrey Holt, Jr., was named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American for the second straight season this week, as announced Thursday by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.

Perry garners Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Trenton Perry was named a 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Monday, one of 63 players from around the country honored by the national office.

Lewis named Cumberland men's basketball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Monday the hiring of CU alum Jeremy Lewis as the men’s basketball coach for the Phoenix, effective immediately.

Georgetown overcomes first-half deficit, eliminates CU from MSC Tournament

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Andrew Rogan tied a season-high with 24 points and Diondrey Holt, Jr., netted 20, as Cumberland jumped out to a 17-point first-half lead, but ninth-ranked Georgetown College finished 16-of-20 at the foul line, all in the second half, and staved off the Phoenix, 85-82, here Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships.

Holt, Jr., Powell garner All-Mid-South accolades

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland senior Diondrey Holt, Jr., was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and junior Ty Sean Powell earned Second Team honors in a vote of league coaches announced here Thursday night during a banquet for the Mid-South Conference Championships.

Four men's hoops players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball players Trenton Perry, Rhyan Townes, Blake Johnson and Tad Brown earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors on Thursday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference championships set to begin Friday in Pikeville, Ky.

Men's hoops facing Georgetown in MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball takes on Georgetown College on Friday at 1 p.m. Central Time in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky., as announced by the league office over the weekend.

Thompson announces retirement from CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced his retirement on Monday, effective immediately. Assistant coach Lindal Yarbrough will serve as the team’s Interim Head Coach for this week’s Mid-South Conference Championships in Pikeville, Ky.

Georgetown holds off Phoenix on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr. netted a season-high 32 points and Ty Sean Powell added 20, but 11th-ranked Georgetown College overcame a six-point halftime deficit and held off Cumberland, 76-67, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.