LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Spring 2017 last week with 159 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.
LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 175th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fifth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. 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. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garrett Kirkland was named a 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Monday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior and carry a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jordan Perry posted 20 points and Rze Culbreath added 16, as eighth-ranked University of Pikeville scored 24 points off turnovers and pulled away from Cumberland in the second half for an 82-62 victory in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships here Friday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., was named First Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of leagues coaches released Thursday night at the pre-tournament banquet for the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships that begin Friday in Frankfort, Ky.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball players DeQyan Bond, Marquel Hickerson, Cameron Johnson, Garrett Kirland, Trenton Perry and Rhyan Townes were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Frankfort, Ky.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is set to face 14th-ranked University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships on Friday at 7 p.m. CT, as announced late Saturday by the league office.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Frederick Moore netted 13 of his team-high 21 points during a 20-4 run to open the second half and Shawnee State never looked back, defeating Cumberland, 87-74, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
LEBANON, Tenn – Cumberland started quickly, taking a 14-point lead in the first half, but sixth-ranked Georgetown College fought back and put together a decisive 27-9 run in the second period in a 79-67 victory in men's basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Diondrey Holt, Jr., was voted Mid-South Conference Basketball player of the Week as announced on Monday by the league office.
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Marquel Hickerson netted all 15 of his points in the second half and Diondrey Holt, Jr., posted 24 points with four 3-pointers in Cumberland’s 69-56 victory over ninth-ranked University of the Cumberlands here Saturday in men’s basketball action.
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland lost a 13-point lead in the final eight minutes and then went ice cold in overtime, dropping an 83-78 decision to 14th-ranked University of Pikeville in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson put together a 29-13 run in the opening half and Cumberland did not score for seven and a half minutes during the stretch, dropping an 81-56 decision to the Blue Raiders here at the Biggers Sports Center in Columbia Ky., on Thursday night.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland put together a 17-2 run in the middle of the second half, and Jamonte Graham tied a career-best 22 points to pace the Phoenix to an 84-76 victory over Campbellsville University, here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Saturday.
MARIETTA Ga. – DeQuan Bond made a career-best four 3-pointers, but both ends of a 1-and-1 with 12.4 seconds left iced the game, as Cumberland built an 18-point second-half lead and held on for a 71-68 victory over Life University in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ best.
GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Second-ranked Georgetown College put together a 22-6 run to start the second half and Cumberland was never able to recover, dropping a 64-60 decision Saturday night here at the Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium in Georgetown, Ky.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Cumberland put together a 10-2 run at the beginning of the second half, and netted nine free throws in the remaining minute sending the Phoenix to a 79-67 victory over Shawnee State here Thursday night at Waller Gymnasium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelfth-ranked University of Pikeville put together a 15-0 run at the end of the first half to take control and the Bears ended the contest with a 22-7 spurt in an 84-59 victory in men’s basketball action here Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands put together a 17-5 run in the opening half, but Cumberland posted three triples in the final minute to get within two dropping a 59-58 decision to the 20th-ranked Patriots in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Blue Raiders ended the first half on a 10-0 run and started the second with a 10-4 spurt to lead them to a 90-78 Mid-South conference victory over Cumberland on Monday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., scored 10 points early in the second half and a total of 25 for the game while Jamonte Graham added 19 to pace the Phoenix to a 90-79 victory over Fisk University on Saturday, January 7.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Trenton Perry netted four trifectas all being in the first half to help send the Phoenix trailing by nine into the second period but Lindenwood University took a 21 point lead with 2:32 left in the game to secure a 76-62 victory in an exhibition match in St. Charles, Mo., on Monday night.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Delaryn Dodd netted a total of 17 points and had 10 rebounds as the Phoenix went on an early 11-4 spurt in the second half to help get within just one point of Dalton State but the Roadrunners would close out the game with a 73-67 victory in the final day of the Roadrunner Booster Club Classic.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jamonte Graham and Cameron Johnson each made two free throws in the final 45 seconds of overtime, as Cumberland overcame an 11-point deficit with 10 minutes left in regulation and pulled out an 81-77 victory over Carver College in men’s basketball action Friday in Dalton, Ga.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., recorded 20 points and Rhyan Townes netted a season high 17 points and eight rebounds as Jamonte Graham collected 16 points and Ronell Abaekobe added 13 in an 87-85 victory over host Bethel University on Wednesday, December 14.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jamonte Graham posted a season high 22 points, while three other players scored double-figures to lead Cumberland to a 89-74 victory over Martin Methodist, here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Saturday, December 10. Cameron Johnson added 15 points, Joseph Wilbert netted 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Diondrey Holt, Jr., recorded 13.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday against Carver College has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances by the Cougars while the CU men’s basketball game versus Martin Methodist has been moved up to a 2 p.m. start on Saturday.
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Diondrey Holt netted 18 points and Delaryn Dodd posted 15 points and seven rebounds, including a huge board on a missed 1-and-1 in the final seconds, and Cumberland made just enough plays to come away with a 72-69 victory over 11th-ranked Campbellsville in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cameron Johnson scored 20 points for the Phoenix, netting 15 in the first half while Delaryn Dodd recorded 13 points and Joseph Wilbert grabbed 12 rebounds but a late 16-5 spurt for Life University sent them to a 73-67 Mid-South conference victory at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Monday night.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Four players scored in double digit figures to lead Cumberland to a 87-71 victory over Freed-Hardeman on Tuesday, November 22 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Diondrey Holt, Jr., netted 21 points, Jamonte Graham added 18 while Joseph Wilbert collected 12 and Delaryn Dodd recorded 10 for the Phoenix.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Will Shelton posted 25 points while Trenton Perry added 18, netting six 3-pointers to lead the Phoenix in an exhibition match against the University of North Alabama on Saturday afternoon. CU tied the game late in the second half before UNA’s Sharwyn McGee made two jump shots and a free throw in the final minute to secure the Lions 82-77 victory.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jamonte Graham netted 18 points, including a total of 10 in the first half while Rhyan Townes added 13 and Diondrey Holt, Jr., recorded 12 to lead the Phoenix past Fisk University on Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Ronell Abaekobe, Joseph Wilbert and Drexler Davis netted eight points each but UT Martin’s Kedar Edwards recorded a total of 23 points, and Jacolby Mobley added five 3-pointers as the Phoenix dropped a 95-64 decision during an exhibition match in Martin, Tenn., on Tuesday night.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland scored 42 points in the second half but a slow start for the Phoenix led to a 73-70 loss to host Freed-Hardeman on Thursday, November 10. Three players scored in double-figures as Diondrey Holt, Jr. netted 13 points and went 5-for-6 at the line, Cameron Johnson added another 13 and Telvin Wilkerson recorded 10.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr. would have animpressive game, netting 20 points and leading three other players to double-figures including Telvin Wilkerson posting 12 points in the second day of the Huntington Classic. Huntington’s Tyler Arens tallied 23 points and Mike Bush added 15 in an 83-78 overtime victory Saturday, in Huntington, Ind.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr. netted 16 points and Jamonte Graham added 13 but a late second-half spurt with a 17-8 run would carry first-ranked Univ. of Saint Francis [IN] over Cumberland in the opening day of the Huntington Classic on Friday night.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jamonte Graham drove the length of the floor in the final six seconds, hitting a layup plus the foul shot with 0.2 seconds remaining, netting the winning points in a thrilling 69-68 victory over Oakwood University in the season-opener for the Phoenix here Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team was voted seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced on Wednesday.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the program’s 2016-17 schedule on Thursday, with the Phoenix playing 11 contests at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center and 11 games against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.
LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an 2nd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 11 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.