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December 20, 2014
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.
December 18, 2014
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.
December 14, 2014
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.
December 06, 2014
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.
December 04, 2014
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.
November 24, 2014
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.
November 22, 2014
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.
November 20, 2014
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.
November 17, 2014
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.
November 15, 2014
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.
November 11, 2014
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.
November 06, 2014
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.
November 05, 2014
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.
October 28, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked eighth in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced recently by the league office.
September 16, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.
July 31, 2014
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.
July 17, 2014
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.
June 23, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletics camps are in full swing as several different programs began working with campers over the last several weeks.
June 03, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes 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 spring semester.
May 15, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University head women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis will host a pair of four-day basketball camps on June 23-26 and July 7-10 for ages 6-13 for both boys and girls.
May 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.
April 20, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.
March 25, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Tasia Blue, Daniel McFadden and Terry Williams were all named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced this week by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average or above to be eligible for the award.
March 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland basketball players – five women and three men -- were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes earlier this week in advance of the conference tournament, as announced by the league office.
March 01, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lester Gude netted a career-best 23 points, including four 3-pointers, and Lamar Brinkley added 12 points and 14 rebounds and Cumberland ended the season with a 73-66 victory over the University of Rio Grande in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 27, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Marquel Hickerson and Josh Wilkerson combined for 35 points off the bench and the duo knocked down all six free throw attempts in the final seconds to preserve a 59-49 victory over Shawnee State here Thursday night in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 22, 2014
GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Jaylen Daniel scored 24 points and Monty Wilson added 13 points and 11 rebounds, as 16th-ranked Georgetown College used a 16-4 spurt at the end of the first half to take control en route to an 81-59 victory over Cumberland here Saturday in men’s basketball action at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.
February 20, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Cumberland scored just four points during a seven and a half minute span in the final 10 minutes of the second half, and the University of the Cumberlands hit four-straight free throws down the stretch to ice it, as the Patriots defeated CU, 61-58, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.
February 13, 2014
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson’s D’on Hall connected on a three-pointer with 0.7 seconds on the clock as the Blue Raiders pulled out the improbable win, 66-64, over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Biggers Sports Center.
February 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Bluefield College began the game with a 20-3 run and ended the contest with a 26-9 spurt, jumping out to a big lead and then finishing strong in a 77-53 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 06, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Marquel Hickerson tied his career-high with 29 points, making five 3-pointers, but Elisha Justice and Josh Whitaker made all the plays down the stretch for second-ranked Pikeville in a 64-60 victory in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 04, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Student Life and the athletic department are teaming up to hold a shoe drive to benefit Shoes 4 Souls during the men’s and women’s basketball games on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 01, 2014
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland faced a 5:18 stretch without a field goal late in the second half as the stretch turned a 55-52 Bulldog lead into a 72-59 loss to Campbellsville University in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the J.K. Powell Athletic Center.
January 30, 2014
ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team played its worst defensive contest of the year, allowing season worsts in both points and shooting percentage, as St. Catharine College shot 54 percent from the field, including 67 percent in the second half in a 99-82 defeat of the Bulldogs here Thursday night at Lourdes Hall.
January 29, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.
January 25, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Josh Wilkerson sunk a pair of free throws with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game to overtime, but the Bulldogs scored just one point in the extra period as Cumberland fell, 55-52, to the University of the Cumberlands in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 23, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Marquel Hickerson connected with just eight seconds on the clock and Cumberland’s defense, which had been stellar all night, got one final stop as the Bulldogs edged No. 11 Georgetown College in a 63-62 win here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 16, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team took a 55-52 advantage with 7:45 left in the game, but Lindsey Wilson College followed with a 15-3 run over the next six minutes to hand the Bulldogs their fifth loss in six games here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 14, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Student Life and the athletic department are teaming up to hold a coat drive to benefit the Wilson County Help Center, The Next Step Resource Center and local families during the men’s and women’s basketball games on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 11, 2014
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Junior Josh Wilkerson scored a team-high 14 points, but the No. 1-ranked University of Pikeville was too much for Cumberland in the first en route to a 82-68 victory Saturday at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center.
January 09, 2014
BLUEFIELD, Va. – The Cumberland men’s hoops squad erased a 12-point deficit in the first half and exploded for 53 points in the second stanza en route to a 90-83 victory over Bluefield College on Thursday night at The Dome Gymnasium.
January 04, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lamar Brinkley hit a pair of free throws with 18.9 seconds to give Cumberland a 68-67 lead, but a layup from Campbellsville University with four seconds on the clock would prove to be the difference as the Tigers won 69-68 here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 02, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland fell into an early deficit and was never able to mount a substantial comeback as the clear size advantage for St. Catharine led the way to 23 offensive rebounds, 44 overall boards and an 83-60 victory for the Patriots here on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
December 21, 2013
DALTON, Ga. – No. 23 Cumberland was unable to overcome a poor shooting performance in the first half, shooting just 20 percent in the opening frame against Concordia College-Selma in a 68-55 loss at the Carpet City Christmas Classic on Saturday evening.
December 20, 2013
DALTON, Ga. – Freshman Marquel Hickerson hit the most important bucket of his team-high 17 points as time expired to lead No. 23 Cumberland to a 60-58 win over Belhaven University in the Carpet City Christmas Classic on Friday at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.
December 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced community and gameday events for the remainder of the 2013-14 basketball season, including a pair of Upward basketball days, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game and a pair of events in association with Cumberland Student Life.
December 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel McFadden hit two free throws with 0.4 seconds left to send the game to overtime and Marquel Hickerson scored nine of his 21 points in the extra frame, as 23rd-ranked Cumberland won a seesaw affair over long-time foe Bethel University, 83-80, here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
December 10, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team came in at No. 23 in the first regular-season NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 poll, the national office announced Tuesday.
December 08, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Sophomore Alex Flagler hit a three-pointer from the right wing with just 51 seconds remaining to give Cumberland a two-point advantage and Lamar Brinkley shut the door with four free throws in the final minute as the Bulldogs erased a 13-point deficit in the second half to beat Oakwood University, 54-50 victory Saturday night at Ashby Auditorium.
December 01, 2013
CLEVELAND, Miss. – The Cumberland men’s basketball squad remained close for 20 minutes, but was unable to keep up the pace while being outscored by 12 points in a 64-49 exhibition loss against NCAA Division II opponent Delta State University on Saturday night at Siller Coliseum.
November 26, 2013
MAYFIELD, Ky. – Lester Gude scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed six rebounds as Cumberland cruised to a 89-66 victory over Mid-Continent University on Tuesday night at the Mayfield High School Sports Arena to move to 7-0 for the first time since the 2000-01 season.
November 25, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Marquel Hickerson has been named Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.
November 23, 2013
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Freshman Marquel Hickerson finished with 29 points and eight rebounds, making five 3-pointers, and Cumberland connected on 17-of-22 at the foul line in a 74-48 victory over Shawnee State here Saturday at Waller Gymnasium.
November 21, 2013
RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Cumberland knocked down 10 free throws in the final 80 seconds and despite missing two foul shots with 5.2 seconds left, Lester Gude blocked the final shot, preserving Cumberland’s 74-72 victory over Rio Grande in men’s basketball action here Thursday night.
November 17, 2013
DALTON, Ga. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team used a pair of strong defensive outings to grab two victories over the weekend, allowing just 55 and 69 points, respectively, against Voorhees College and Morris College at the Roadrunner Club Classic hosted by Dalton State University.
November 08, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Two individuals and the 1988 Cumberland baseball team were inducted into the Cumberland Hall of Fame on October 11 at the annual Hall of Fame dinner. Former basketball player Becky King Weber and former basketball player and coach Tommy Smith joined the team as the 2013 class.
November 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore guard Alex Flagler netted a team-high 26 points as the Cumberland men’s basketball team shot 57.8 percent from the field en route to a strong 101-66 victory over Mid-Continent University on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – In its season opener, the Cumberland men’s basketball squad wasted no time adjusting to a new year as the Bulldogs opened up a 10-0 lead and never looked back, cruising to an 82-55 victory over Oakwood on Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced packages for men’s and women’s basketball video for home games for the 2013-14 seasons, which begins Tuesday, November 5 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
October 22, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team was picked eighth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll for 2013-14, released by the league office Tuesday.
October 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – The men’s and women’s basketball teams continued Cumberland’s ongoing effort to give back to the Lebanon and Wilson County communities as the squads hosted Bulldog Madness on Friday night.
October 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the third annual Basketball Madness on Friday, October 11, a kids clinic for ages 6-13 featuring the CU men’s and women’s programs as well as a 3-point and slam contest with Bulldog students and an autograph session with both teams.
September 26, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the 2013-14 schedule for the Bulldogs this week, which includes 12 home contests and seven outings against teams that participated in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.
August 27, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics is adding to its services for live video, audio and stats for the 2013-14 academic year beginning with Wednesday’s first home event, a volleyball match against Tennessee Temple at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
August 20, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced its 2013 Hall of Fame class this week, which includes former basketball player Becky King Weber, former basketball player and coach Tommy Smith, and the 1988 baseball team, the program’s first NAIA World Series participant.
July 15, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 13 Cumberland University programs were honored as NAIA Scholar Teams over the weekend. Teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution and the team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
May 30, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – A host of summer camps begin next week on the Cumberland campus, including baseball and volleyball with softball, basketball, soccer, cheerleading and wrestling to come later in June and into July.
May 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the 2014 Mid-South Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on March 6-9, the conference office announced this week.
March 29, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the addition of a junior varsity men’s basketball program for the 2013-14 academic year this week.
March 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland basketball players Stefanía Ibague, Terry Williams and Daniel McFadden were all named 2012-13 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Monday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average or above to be eligible for the award.
February 28, 2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Nine Cumberland basketball players – three women and six men – were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week preceding the conference championships here at the Frankfort Convention Center.
February 25, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s 2012-13 season concluded with a 75-72 loss to the University of the Cumberlands Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Seniors Creshaun Holt and Charles Stewart each earned double-doubles on the evening in their last night as Bulldogs.
February 23, 2013
BLUEFIELD, W. Va. – Cumberland dropped its final road contest of the season to Bluefield College 75-63 on Saturday afternoon at The Dome despite 23 points from Creshaun Holt, 11 by Lester Gude and 10 from Jerret Towns.
February 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Night for the final home basketball doubleheader of the year on Monday, February 25, at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 16, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland went 5-of-6 from the free throw line in the final 30 seconds and used a balanced Bulldog scoring attack to defeat the University of Rio Grande 66-60 for its fifth conference win Saturday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was outscored 13-2 in the final four minutes versus Shawnee State University Thursday night, falling to the Bears 73-63 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 12, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The 2013 Mid-South Conference men and women’s basketball tournament championship games will be televised live on FOX College Sports on Sunday, March 3, Mid-South Commissioner Steve Baker announced on Tuesday.
February 09, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – A four-and-a-half minute scoring drought in the first half by Cumberland sparked a 17-7 Lindsey Wilson run to put the third-ranked Blue Raiders on track to a 72-55 victory Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Seventeen points by Brian Blackmon and 15 from Elijah Gillis was not enough to takedown Campbellsville University, as the Bulldogs fell 67-57 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center Thursday night.
February 04, 2013
McKENZIE, Tenn. – Cumberland could not keep Bethel University contained on the boards, giving up 68 rebounds to the Wildcats, and CU managed only 16 field goals in an 87-55 losing effort at the Crisp Center Monday night.
February 02, 2013
ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – St. Catharine College used a 22-5 run in the last 5:37 and drained 32-of-38 free throws to defeat Cumberland, 76-70, Saturday evening at Lourdes Hall.
February 01, 2013
GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Creshaun Holt’s double-double and 31 combined points from Charles Stewart and Jerret Towns was not enough to overtake Georgetown College, as the Bulldogs fell 81-68 Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.
January 26, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s bench supplied 39 points in an 88-66 victory over UVA-Wise Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Three Bulldog subs contributed big - Daniel McFadden tallied 13 points, Charles Stewart totaled 12 and E.J. Perry chipped in 11.
January 24, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was unable to contain the University of Pikeville’s torrid shooting in an 84-58 defeat Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. The Bulldogs were led by Brian Blackmon’s 14 points.
January 19, 2013
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland hit 13-of-14 free throws in the last 1:08 to seal a 78-72 victory over Campbellsville University Saturday afternoon. Charles Stewart scored a game-high 15 points, including going 7-of-8 from the line in the last 68 seconds.
January 17, 2013
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland University was unable to overcome Lindsey Wilson College’s 59 percent field goal shooting in an 82-47 loss at the Biggers Sports Center Thursday night.
January 12, 2013
Pikeville, Ky. – Shorthanded Cumberland lost 105-56 to the University of Pikeville Saturday afternoon at the East Kentucky Exposition Center. Creshaun Holt led the Bulldogs with 11 points.
January 10, 2013
WISE, Va. – A free throw with half a second remaining in double overtime gave UVA-Wise an 81-80 victory over Cumberland Thursday night at the David J. Convocation Center. The Bulldogs were unable to outlast the Cavaliers despite 24 points from Creshaun Holt and 18 by Brian Blackmon.
January 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland did not score a field goal for almost six minutes in the second half, allowing 17th-ranked Bethel University to take the lead for good and pull away in an 88-78 victory over the Bulldogs in men’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn – E.J. Perry’s potential game-tying deep three-point shot was on-line but short, giving Georgetown College an 88-85 win over Cumberland Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 03, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Stellar nights by Lester Gude and Creshaun Holt propelled Cumberland to a 79-59 conference victory over St. Catharine College Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
December 20, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced gameday events for the remainder of the 2012-13 basketball season, including a pair of Upward basketball days, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game and a night with the Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.
December 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Mitchell’s driving layup with 3.1 seconds left put 21st-ranked Faulkner ahead and Charles Stewart was not able to get a shot off before the buzzer in a 67-65 Cumberland loss here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
December 03, 2012
Henderson, Tenn. – Cumberland squandered a 10 point lead against Freed-Hardeman with a minute-and-half remaining in regulation to force overtime and only scored one bucket in the extra period to drop a 103-95 decision Monday night in non-conference action.
December 02, 2012
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – E.J. Perry connected on four three-pointers, en route to a team-high 14 points to direct Cumberland to a 66-42 victory over non-conference opponent Oakwood University Saturday night.
November 29, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland blew an 18-point lead against Bluefield College with 10 minutes remaining in the game to force overtime and pull out a 94-92 win Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 26, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – E.J. Perry hit consecutive 3-pointers to put Cumberland ahead for good and Tajadeen Adbul-Kaudeyr added a pair of buckets in the final minute in a 73-69 victory over 12th-ranked Freed-Hardeman here Monday night.
November 20, 2012
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Despite leading #25 University of the Cumberlands at the half, Cumberland University dropped a 69-62 decision with a well-balanced scoring attack led by Brian Blackmon and Lester Gude scoring 10 points each at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.
November 17, 2012
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Brian Blackmon was unable to convert on a layup for Cumberland with seconds remaining as Shawnee State University pulled out a 64-62 victory against the visiting Bulldogs on Saturday evening.
November 16, 2012
RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Brian Blackmon was Cumberland University’s only scorer in double figures, as the Bulldogs dropped their conference opener against the University of Rio Grande Thursday night.
November 08, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – E.J. Perry came off of the bench and nailed five three-pointers along with18 points, and Jerret Towns posted 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Cumberland to a 72-62 home opener victory against Oakwood University Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 03, 2012
Montgomery, Ala. – Brian Blackmon and Jerret Towns combined for 39 points against Auburn Montgomery to give Cumberland University an 81-63 win, their first on the season, at the Jimmy Faulkner Classic in Montgomery, Ala., on Saturday.
November 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Reserves Elijah Gillis and E.J. Perry each tallied a game-high 16 points in Cumberland University's 74-57 season opening loss to host Faulkner University Friday night at the Jimmy Faulkner Classic.
October 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University home men’s and women’s basketball games will be part of Athletic Department’s new contract with Stretch Internet beginning with Sunday’s contest against Lindenwood University-Belleville at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
October 22, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team was picked seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll for 2012-13 as announced by the league office over the weekend.
October 04, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the 2012-13 schedule this week, which includes 14 home games and eight contests against teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.
July 10, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the hiring of assistant coach Carlton Battle effective July 1. Battle fills the position of Brian Collins, who is the now the head coach at Columbia State Community College.
May 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes Kyle Upton, Adrian Baker, Aaron Brown and Corey Hamilton all had works accepted to a recent juried collegiate art competition entitled “Artists of the 21st Century” and sponsored by the University of Tennessee at Martin.
April 18, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball players Michael Sweat, Kyle Upton and Andrew Ayodeji will participate in the 5th Annual Music City All-Star Classic set for Saturday, April 28 at Belmont University’s Curb Events Center.
April 02, 2012
When Nashville first played host to NCAA Tournament games almost four decades ago, dunking the basketball was illegal, 3-point shots were nonexistent and the entire March Madness field consisted of 25 teams. To say men’s college basketball has changed over the years would be a vast understatement.
March 22, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Michael Sweat and Casie Cowan both earned NAIA Honorable Mention All-America honors, as announced by the national office this week at the conclusion of the Men’s and Women’s Division I National Championships.
March 03, 2012
MAYFIELD, Ky. – Five players scored in double figures and Mid-Continent seemed to come up with every rebound and loose ball and held off Cumberland, 76-70, in the semifinals of the TranSouth Men’s Basketball Championships here Saturday night.
March 01, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Stewart scored 13 points off the bench and Cumberland hit 8-of-10 free throws in the final minute to seal a 64-59 victory over Bethel University in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships Thursday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 27, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Michael Sweat was voted First Team All-TranSouth and Lamar Brinkley earned Second Team honors in a vote of league coaches released this week by the conference office.
February 27, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has set ticket prices for this week’s TranSouth Championships basketball games at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, which includes contests on Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m.
February 25, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Mid-Continent shot 70 percent from the field in the second half, overcoming a 15-point halftime deficit and defeating Cumberland, 61-51, on Senior Day in men’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 21, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland basketball players – four women and three men – were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.00 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.
February 18, 2012
PULASKI, Tenn. – Kyle Upton’s drive down the baseline with 29.4 seconds left put Cumberland ahead by three and Michael Sweat added one plus the bonus, as the Bulldogs survived against sixth-ranked Martin Methodist, 76-73, here Saturday at the Curry Christian Life Center.
February 16, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and two big runs in the first half proved to be the difference in Cumberland’s 83-66 victory over Bethel University Thursday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 13, 2012
JACKSON, Tenn. – Josh Pierce’s two free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining put Cumberland ahead and a tip-in by Union’s Skyler Vaden was disallowed, giving the Bulldogs a thrilling 66-65 victory here Monday night in men’s basketball action at DeLay Gymnasium.
February 13, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will take part in the TranSouth Conference canned Food Drive on Thursday, Feb. 16 against Bethel University. The event is a part of the conference’s commitment to the NAIA’s Champions of Character initiative.
February 11, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored a season-high 26 points and Lamar Brinkley added 18, as Cumberland led wire-to-wire and defeated rival Trevecca Nazarene for the sixth straight time, 74-64, on Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 09, 2012
BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – Lamar Brinkley posted 17 points and 10 rebounds and Cumberland shot 52 percent from the field in recording a 73-66 victory here Thursday night at Blue Mountain College in men’s basketball action.
February 04, 2012
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 20 points, Jerret Towns netted 16 and Charles Stewart posted 15, including a perfect 10-for-10 at the foul line, as Cumberland put together a 20-5 run in the middle of the second half en route to a 94-78 victory over Freed-Hardeman in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Brewer Sports Center.
February 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 13 points and tied a career-high with 16 rebounds and Cumberland pulled away in the second half for a 73-58 victory over Lyon College in men’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 30, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat hit jumper with 1.2 seconds remaining and then stole the inbounds pass, sealing a 54-52 Cumberland victory over Auburn Montgomery in men’s basketball action Monday night in Montgomery, Ala.
January 28, 2012
MAYFIELD, Ky. – Chris Ferguson’s 18-footer with 9.3 seconds left was the game-winner and the senior scored all 17 of his points after halftime, as Mid-Continent won a see-saw affair, 77-75, over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday.
January 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to a scheduling snafu, the Cumberland University men’s basketball game at Fisk University scheduled for this Thursday has been canceled. The women’s game will still take place at 6 p.m.
January 23, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 24 points, Lamar Brinkley added 19 and Cumberland used an 11-0 run to start the second half to pull away and defeat Oakwood University, 75-57, in men’s basketball action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 21, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist started fast, ended the first half on a 15-3 run and never looked back, as the ninth-ranked RedHawks defeated Cumberland, 84-69, in men’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 19, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat’s 3-pointer clanged off the back of the rim as the buzzer sounded, the epitome of the evening for 23rd-ranked Cumberland, as the Bulldogs shot 3-of-23 from behind the arc in a 55-51 loss to Union Univ. Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 16, 2012
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Caleb Hardy posted 21 points and 13 rebounds and Bethel won the battle of the boards, 47-30, defeating 23rd-ranked Cumberland, 76-66, in men’s basketball action here Monday night at Dishman Gymnasium.
January 14, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lamar Brinkley scored a season-high 21 points and Brinkley and Jerret Towns both recorded double-doubles, as Cumberland led wire-to-wire in a 70-62 victory over Trevecca Nazarene in men’s basketball action Saturday here at Moore Gymnasium.
January 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lamar Brinkley scored 11 points and Daniel McFadden added 10 off the bench, as Cumberland overcame bad shooting and a sluggish effort overall, defeating Blue Mountain College, 61-48, in men’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 07, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Johnny Williams scored 14 points with seven rebounds and seven assists for Cumberland and Jerret Towns added 13 points off the bench in a nail-biting 82-81 victory over 17th-ranked Freed-Hardeman Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 05, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lamar Brinkley tied his season-high with 18 points and Cumberland started both halves with big run, cruising to an 89-72 victory over Lyon College in men’s basketball action Thursday night in Batesville, Ark.
January 04, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Michael Sweat was named to the All-Tournament Team after averaging 20.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals in two games last weekend at the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic presented by CostCutters at Columbia College in Columbia, Mo.
January 01, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat made six 3-pointers and scored a season-high 25 points, but Cumberland trailed by 14 at the half and dropped a 75-65 decision to Columbia College late Saturday in the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic in Columbia, Mo.
December 31, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored seven of his team-high 16 points during an 11-3 run late in the second half, leading Cumberland to a 75-64 victory over William Woods University on Friday in the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic in Columbia, Mo.
December 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland overcame a slow start and then ended the game with an 8-1 run, holding off Auburn Montgomery, 68-57, in men’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
December 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Pierce netted 14 points, leading four players in double figures, but Cumberland started slowly and committed 21 turnovers in dropping a 74-64 decision to Oakwood University late Saturday night in Huntsville, Ala.
November 30, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Redshirt freshman Daniel McFadden scored 15 points, hitting a trio of 3-pointers, and Moritz Dern and Lamar Brinkley each added 10 points in Cumberland’s 91-51 victory over Hiwassee College in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 22, 2011
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds but Middle Tennessee shot 75 percent from the field in the second half, breaking open a close game en route to an 88-48 exhibition victory over Cumberland here Tuesday night at Murphy Center.
November 13, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland committed 22 turnovers in the contest, including 14 in the first half, falling behind early and dropping an 87-74 decision to 17th-ranked St. Catharine College on Sunday in St. Catharine, Ky. The Bulldogs defeated SCC, 84-75, on November 4 in Lebanon.
November 09, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat and Jerret Towns each scored 20 points and Cumberland erased an early 10-point deficit before outlasting Bryan College, 71-67, in men’s basketball action Tuesday night in Dayton, Tenn.
November 06, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Michael Sweat was one of 10 players voted to the 2011 TranSouth Men’s Preseason All-Conference Team, as announced this week by the league office. The Bulldogs were picked fourth in a poll of league coaches released as well.
November 04, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat and Lamar Brinkley each recorded double-doubles and Cumberland withstood a six-minute drought in the second half without a field goal in an 84-75 victory over 17th-ranked St. Catherine College Friday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored a game-high 18 points and Cumberland used a 13-2 run late in the first half to take control en route to a 70-48 victory over Bryan College in men’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
October 31, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Upton hit three 3-pointers and scored 12 points and Jerret Towns added a dozen points as well, leading four Cumberland players in double figures in an 81-60 victory over Fisk University Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
October 30, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 17 points, Andrew Ayodeji netted 16 and Kyle Upton added 12 in Cumberland’s 88-56 victory over Hiwassee College in the men’s basketball season opener for both teams Saturday in Madisonville, Tenn.
October 28, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Only six players return for 10th-year Cumberland head coach Lonnie Thompson in 2011-12, but many of the newcomers should step in and play valuable minutes for the Bulldogs, as the open the season Saturday at Hiwassee College.
September 19, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Basketball Madness on Friday, October 14 featuring the men’s and women’s programs and including a kids clinic for ages 6-13 as well as a 3-point and slam contest with CU students and an autograph session with both teams.
September 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the 2011-12 basketball schedule this week, which includes 14 home games and eight contests against teams that participated in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.
May 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.
May 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.
April 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Lindal Yarbrough will take part in Saturday’s Music City All-Star Classic at Fisk University’s Henderson Gymnasium, joining several other collegiate players from the state of Tennessee in the fourth annual game, which begins at 8 p.m.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.
March 06, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron and Josh Pierce scored in double figures, while Michael Sweat produced his second straight double-digit rebounding effort, but Cumberland University came up short in the TranSouth Championships semifinals, falling to Martin Methodist College, 83-63, Saturday night in Pulaski, Tenn.
March 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Trey Caruthers sank two free throws and Graciana Negron added one foul shot in the final 46 seconds, as Cumberland survived for a 61-58 victory over Bethel University in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
March 02, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has faced Bethel University 10 times over the last five years, but none of the games have had as much riding on them as the next, as CU hosts the Wildcats in the quarterfinal round of the TranSouth Conference Men’s Basketball Championships Thursday night at 7 p.m.
February 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University's Walter Simon and Graciano Negron were voted First and Second Team All-TranSouth Conference, respectively, by the league coaches, the league office announced Sunday in advance of the conference championships that begin Monday.
February 26, 2011
MAYFIELD, Ky. – Trey Caruthers scored a career-high 20 points and helped Cumberland University overcome its worst shooting performance of the year to close out the regular season with a 58-52 victory over Mid-Continent University Saturday.
February 22, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland basketball student-athletes were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week. Recipients must be a sophomore, junior or senior in academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 3.00.
February 21, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Haris Batalevic set a career-high with 18 points, while Michael Sweat and Josh Pierce posted 13 and 11 points, respectively, to lead Cumberland University to an easy win over Blue Mountain College, 91-56, Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 19, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron posted his second straight 23-point performance, but the effort wasn’t enough to help Cumberland overcome No. 7 Martin Methodist Saturday , as the Bulldogs dropped a 97-87 decision to the TranSouth Conference-leading RedHawks.
February 17, 2011
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Graciano Negron knocked down a pair of with 33.1 seconds left to complete a Cumberland University comeback as the Bulldogs rallied to defeat Bethel University, 69-67, Thursday night.
February 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s basketball doubleheader at home this Saturday will involve several activities, including Senior Day along with Alumni Day and Coming Home. The CU women’s basketball team is also participating in the national WBCA Pink Zone initiative.
February 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University went 2-for 14 from the field in the final 14:36 and let an eight-point lead slip away as No. 14 Union University came back to hand the homestanding Bulldogs a 73-62 loss, snapping CU’s six-game winning streak.
February 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – After scoring a career-high 31 points and snaring eight rebounds against rival Trevecca Nazarene University Saturday, Michael Sweat was rewarded with his second TranSouth Conference Player of the Week award this season, taking home the honor the week ending February 6, the league announced Monday.
February 12, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Michael Sweat poured in 31 points against the Trojans Saturday at Moore Gymnasium to lead the Bulldogs to a thrilling 73-70 win.
February 10, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s basketball games scheduled for Thursday night have been canceled because of snow and ice in the middle Tennessee as well as north Mississippi areas. The contests have been rescheduled for Monday, February 21 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Bulldogs scored in double figures, including Michael Sweat, who posted his second career double-double, as Cumberland University used 37 free throws to hold off TranSouth Conference foe Freed-Hardeman, 90-81, Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
February 03, 2011
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Graciano Negron scored 17 points and three other Bulldogs scored in double figures as Cumberland University held off Lyon College, 79-72, to open the second half of TranSouth Conference play Thursday night at Becknell Gymnasium.
February 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball player Walter Simon has been voted Third Team Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA), as announced Thursday by the organization.
February 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletic will host a canned food drive on Thursday, February 10 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The Bulldogs are hosting a basketball doubleheader that evening against Blue Mountain College starting at 6 p.m. with a women’s game followed by a men’s contest.
January 29, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lamar Brinkley posted a double-double and four other Cumberland University players scored in double figures as the Bulldogs defeated Mid-Continent, 68-50.
January 27, 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University started 0-for-10 from the floor, trailing Fisk University by 10 points before the Bulldogs scored their first point Thursday night at Henderson Gymnasium, but CU came back to roll over the host, 61-47.
January 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson is one of hundreds of college coaches, joining the likes of Vanderbilt University’s Kevin Stallings, trading in their dress shoes for sneakers this weekend in support of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer campaign.
January 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Walter Simon scored a season-high 20 points to lead four Bulldogs in double figures as Cumberland University remained perfect at home and avenged an earlier loss to Auburn Montgomery, taking a 69-61 victory Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 22, 2011
PULASKI, Tenn. – Michael Sweat and Walter Simon both recorded double-doubles as Cumberland University came back from a 23-point first-half deficit only to fall to No. 6 Martin Methodist College, 75-73, Saturday.
January 20, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University overcame a slow start to give 16th-ranked Union University a fight, but CU didn’t have enough in the tank as the homestanding Bulldogs pulled away late to knock off Cumberland, 72-59, Thursday night.
January 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University scored 14 points from the free throw line in the last four minutes to seal a 71-67 victory over TranSouth Conference foe Bethel University Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University junior Michael Sweat was tabbed the top men’s basketball player in the TranSouth Conference for the week ending January 16, earning Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.
January 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored a career-high 22 points and led a trio of Bulldogs in double figures as Cumberland University dominated rival Trevecca Nazarene University, leading wire-to-wire and defeating the Trojans, 75-59.
January 13, 2011
BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – Walter Simon notched his first double-double of the season and Graciano Negron posted 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Cumberland University as the Bulldogs defeated Blue Mountain College, 58-48, Thursday night at Tyler Gymnasium.
January 11, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University star and Nashville, Tenn., native Brandon Springer made his professional basketball debut last Thursday night in impressive fashion, posting a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a losing effort for Fjölner in the Iceland Express League.
January 08, 2011
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Lindal Yarbrough was off the mark on a potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer as Cumberland University let a TranSouth Conference contest slip away in the second half at No. 25 Freed-Hardeman University, falling 66-64 at the FHU Sports Center Saturday afternoon.
January 06, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron posted a career high 20 points and three other Bulldogs scored in double figures as Cumberland University opened TranSouth Conference play with an 80-73 victory over Lyon College Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
January 04, 2011
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – Walter Simon sank a basket from just inside the 3-point line with 2.5 seconds remaining on the clock in a tied game to give Cumberland University a 63-61 victory over College of the Ozarks Tuesday in the McDonald’s Cam Jam Classic on the C of O campus.
January 04, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will host five community engagement events during home basketball games in January and February at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, starting Saturday, January 15 with Sherry’s Run at CU when the Bulldogs take on rival Trevecca Nazarene.
January 03, 2011
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – Lamar Brinkley scored a season-high 16 points and two other Cumberland University players scored in double figures, but CU couldn’t overcome a 14-point halftime deficit as the Bulldogs fell to Bellevue University Monday.
December 20, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – After scoring a career-high 18 points against Kentucky Wesleyan last week, Cumberland University junior Kyle Upton was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
December 15, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Upton led a trio of Bulldogs in double digits with 18 points, but Cumberland University came up empty against Kentucky Wesleyan Tuesday night in Owensboro, Ky., as the home team built a large halftime lead and cruised to an 86-65 victory.
November 29, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindal Yarbrough and Walter Simon took over the second half of Cumberland University’s rematch against Talladega College, scoring 18 and 15 points, respectively, after the break as the Bulldogs downed the Tornadoes, 71-68.
November 24, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Bulldogs scored in double figures, but Cumberland University couldn’t overcome an early 10-point deficit, falling in men’s basketball action at Auburn-Montgomery Tuesday night, 88-73, at AUM’s PE Complex.
November 20, 2010
Cumberland dropped a 60-58 contest to Campbellsville in the Lindsey Wilson Classic. The Bulldogs' four losses have come by a combined 10 points.
November 19, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second straight game, Cumberland University missed a game-tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds as the Bulldogs dropped a 60-57 decision to the host Blue Raiders in the Lindsey Wilson Classic Friday night in Columbia, Ky.
November 17, 2010
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Kyle Upton drained a pair of 3-pointers in the final 18 seconds, but a potential game-tying trey with two ticks left on the clock fell short as Cumberland University dropped a 72-69 decision to Talladega College at Callasiun Gymnasium Wednesday night.
November 15, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron posted his first career double-double and helped Cumberland University avenge its only loss of the season with a 69-46 win over Oakwood University Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 09, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 15 points off the bench, all in the first half, leading five players in double figures in Cumberland’s 95-62 victory over Fisk University in men’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
November 01, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindal Yarbrough scored a game-high 23 points to lead Cumberland University, but the redshirt-senior’s new personal best wasn’t enough to give the Bulldogs a season-opening victory as they fell in overtime, 83-81, to Oakwood University Saturday in Huntsville, Ala.
October 25, 2010
Bulldogs picked to finish fourth in league
JACKSON, Tenn. – Walter Simon and Lindal Yarbrough were selected to the Preseason All-Conference team and Cumberland University was picked to finish fourth in the TranSouth Conference Coaches Poll.
October 22, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball coaches Lonnie Thompson and Jeremy Lewis will take part in the Second Annual TranSouth Basketball Media Day on Monday in Jackson, Tenn.
September 28, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s basketball team will play a dozen home contests this season, including a matchup against the team that knocked the Bulldogs out of the NAIA National Championships two years ago.
April 26, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Brandon Springer will join several collegiate players from the state of Tennessee in the 3rd Annual Music City All-Star Classic Saturday at 4 p.m. at CU’s Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
April 14, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Brandon Springer will join several collegiate players from the state of Tennessee in the 3rd Annual Music City All-Star Classic Saturday at 4 p.m. at CU’s Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
March 30, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the signing of two players on Tuesday after Graciano Negron and Carlos Woodard inked scholarship papers to join the Bulldogs for the 2010-11 campaign.
March 29, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – High school seniors and post-graduate athletes will have an opportunity to show off their talent on the basketball court in front of several collegiate coaches April 10 at Cumberland University during the inaugural Bulldog Showcase.
March 24, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Brandon Springer’s list of accomplishments at Cumberland University continues to grow more than two weeks after the senior played his final game in a Bulldog uniform as he was named Second Team All-America, the NAIA announced Tuesday.
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