100 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Spring Dean’s List recently, which includes 100 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Basketball hosting pair of summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball and head coach Jeremy Lewis will offer two camps for boys and girls ages 6-13 this summer at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


110 current, former student-athletes set for graduation

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and ten current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 173rd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus.


Shelton inks with CU basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the signing of Savannah, Tenn., native Will Shelton to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 season.


Four men's hoops players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland men’s basketball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes last week, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament in Frankfort, Ky.


J. Wilkerson voted Second Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Josh Wilkerson was voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of league coaches released late Thursday after the banquet for the MSC Championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Men's hoops season ends at MSC Tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jarrod Gaston scored 13 points and Paul Williams added 12 while Cumberland cut a 15-point second-half deficit to four with three minutes to play, but Shawnee State ended both halves with 7-0 runs in a 70-59 victory over the Bulldogs on Thursday in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Menton's 33 points too much for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tony Menton netted a career-best 33 points and Lindsey Wilson used 9-1 and 13-5 runs to pull away in the second half in a 69-63 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Second-half rally falls short for CU

MARIETTA, Ga. – DeQuan Bond scored a career-best 16 points, DeMario Frazier added 19 points and Josh Wilkerson netted 17, but Cumberland was never able to climb out of a 13-point halftime deficit, pulling within one twice before falling 102-94 to Life University here Friday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Weather forces changes to CU basketball schedules

LEBANON, Tenn. – The winter weather across the southeast has caused havoc with the Cumberland basketball schedules for this week, canceling one game and rescheduling another.


Men's hoops falls in OT to Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marquel Hickerson forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds remaining, but ninth-ranked Georgetown College overcame a 14-point second-half deficit and Corey Washburn hit a pair of jumpers in overtime to help the Tigers claim a 91-87 victory over the Bulldogs here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Free throws help Bulldogs hang on for win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland connected on 11-of-14 free throws over the final 2:42, with Cameron Prather’s final foul shot with 2.6 seconds remaining sealing the 67-63 victory over Shawnee State in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Tigers run away in second half, 70-50

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Uros Benacek scored a career-best 15 points, but sixth-ranked Campbellsville University used a 16-2 run to start the second half and D’Von Campbell netted 26 points, 21 in the second half, and ran away from Cumberland, 70-50, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Powell Athletic Center.


Hickerson's double-double paces Bulldog win

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Marquel Hickerson registered 13 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for his first double-double and Telvin Wilkerson added 18 points in Cumberland’s 77-70 victory over St. Catharine College in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Lourdes Hall.


Late run helps Patriots defeat men's basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Xavier Owens and Taylor Gover combined for 13 points in the final eight minutes, as 23rd-ranked University of the Cumberlands scored 17 of the final 24 points of the game, breaking open a close game for a 64-52 victory over Cumberland here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Pikeville pulls away from Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – K.K. Simmons scored 24 points and Kenny Manigault added 16, as second-ranked University of Pikeville used a 16-3 run in the second half to pull away in a 75-54 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Prather, Frazier lead victory over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cameron Prather netted a career-high 16 points and grabbed six rebounds and DeMario Frazier added 17 points and 12 boards in Cumberland’s 79-67 victory over Fisk University in men’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Hot LWC shooting sends Bulldogs to loss

COLUMBIA, Ky. – D’on Hall hit five 3-pointers in the second half and scored 20 points overall, leading Lindsey Wilson to a 76-60 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in men’s basketball action at the Biggers Sports Center.


Cumberland announces 2015 basketball community events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced community and gameday events for the remainder of the 2014-15 basketball season, including Upward basketball day, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game and a pair of events in association with Cumberland Student Life.


130 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Fall Dean’s List this past week, which includes 130 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Pikeville surges to victory over Bulldogs

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Fourth-ranked University of Pikeville scored the final eight points of the first half and started the second half with a 23-7 spurt, running away from Cumberland for a 72-59 victory here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Battle at the foul line goes to Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Jerrod Gaston was the only Cumberland player in double figures with 12 points but the Bulldogs shot just 30 percent from the field and dropped a 62-50 decision to 25th-ranked University of the Cumberlands here Thursday night at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Slow start sends men's hoops to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Telvin Wilkerson netted a team-high 12 points and Alex Flagler and Paul Williams added 11 apiece, but Cumberland fell behind by 17 points in the first half and never recovered, dropping a 67-59 decision at sixth-ranked Freed-Hardeman on Monday in Henderson, Tenn.


Wilkerson scores 17, Flagler 16 in 69-53 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson netted five of his game-high 17 points during a 10-1 run in the second half and Alex Flagler made two 3-pointers and finished with 16 points in Cumberland’s 69-53 victory over Indiana University-Southeast on Saturday in New Albany, Ind., ending a five-game losing streak for the Bulldogs.


Big comeback falls just short for men's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson led Cumberland in scoring again with 11 points, but the Bulldogs shot a dreadful 28 percent from the field, falling behind early again in a 51-48 loss to Concordia College-Selma on Saturday at the Roadrunner Club Classic in Dalton, Ga.


Early hole too big for CU to overcome

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland battled back from a 16-0 deficit to start the game but the Bulldogs shot just 30 percent in the contest, dropping a 53-47 decision to 13th-ranked Dalton State in the Roadrunner Club Classic on Friday night in Dalton, Ga.


Bulldogs fall in another close one, 59-52

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson scored 12 points but Cumberland shot just 35 percent from the field and was only 12-of-23 at the foul line, dropping another close game, this time 59-52 to eighth-ranked Martin Methodist on Wednesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's hoops falls on last-second shot

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marquel Hickerson netted 16 points, leading four players in double figures, but Caleb Hardy hit a short jumper under the basket just before the buzzer, giving Bethel University a 65-63 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action Saturday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Poor first half dooms Bulldogs in loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Campbellsville made 13 3-pointers with four each from Rob Robinson and Miles Rice and never let Cumberland in the game, posting a 73-59 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs seal win at foul line

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marquel Hickerson netted 22 points and Josh Wilkerson collected 15, with the duo combining to make 17-of-20 at the foul line, as Cumberland started fast and then held on in the final minutes in a 74-68 win against St. Catharine College in men’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men fall just short against RedHawks, 66-64

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Telvin Wilkerson missed a runner in the closing seconds and the Bulldogs were not able to get off another shot before the buzzer, dropping a 66-64 decision to Martin Methodist in men’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs escape on Frazier's desperation three

LEBANON, Tenn. – DeMario Frazier hit a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving Cumberland a 60-58 victory over Shawnee State on Saturday in men’s basketball action at Frank and Janis Waller Gymnasium in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Second-half swoon sends men's hoops to loss

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Eighth-ranked Georgetown outscored Cumberland, 46-22, in the second half, overcoming a halftime deficit and defeating the Bulldogs, 74-54, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.


Wilkerson's 19 points not enough for men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson posted 19 points and Tylor Owens added 12, but Cameron Lewis led four Freed-Hardeman players in double figures with 24 points and the Lions used a 15-4 run midway through the second half to take an 81-66 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Life runs away from Bulldogs in second half

LEBANON, Tenn. – Life University broke open a close game with a 19-5 run and lived up to the nickname, the Running Eagles, in an 87-70 victory over Cumberland here Saturday night in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs struggle but win again, 74-63

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tylor Owens netted 11 points and DeQuan Bond added 10, but Cumberland missed 14-of-26 free throws and committed 18 turnovers but still posted a 74-63 victory over Oakwood University in men’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Gaston, Benacek lead 83-70 victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jerrod Gaston recorded 16 points, all in the second half, and Uros Benacek added 14 points and 10 rebounds, both guys off the bench, in Cumberland’s 83-70 victory over Fisk here Thursday night at Henderson Johnson Gymnasium.


Second-half surge sends Bulldogs to season-opening loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – DeMario Frazier posted his first career double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, but Indiana University Southeast used a 19-1 run midway through the second half to break open a close game and win 92-80 in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's basketball selected eighth in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked eighth in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced recently by the league office.


CU schedules now available for downloading

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Men's hoops releases 2014-15 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule this week, which includes 13 home games and seven of the first 11 contests at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Twelve CU programs named NAIA Scholar Teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – A school-record 12 Cumberland programs were recognized this week as 2013-14 NAIA Scholar Teams. To be eligible, teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution, with the team GPA including all eligible varsity student-athletes.