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.


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.


Phoenix sign Ohio native Starkey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Bucyrus, Ohio, native Heath Starkey to scholarship papers for the 2018-19 academic year this week.


Men's hoops inks Wright, Walters for next season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of East Nashville, Tenn., native Kareem Wright as well as Cincinnati, Ohio, native Deiontay Walters to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Cumberland finishes fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished fourth among eight schools in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, conference officials announced recently, the highest finish for the Phoenix since a second-place showing in 2012-13.


Fort Wayne's Blum inks with CU men's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Fort Wayne, Ind., native Asher Blum to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


146 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2018 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester, with 146 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


CU reaches 500K goal, holds ground-breaking for softball complex

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University completed its $500K Athletics Investment Campaign this week just before the prescribed deadline and also held a ground-breaking for a new softball stadium and press box during the Board of Trust meeting on campus Wednesday.


Mt. Juliet's Stephens signs with Phoenix hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., native Isaac Stephens to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the first Phoenix signee for next season.