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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.