Women drop fifth straight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College put together a 12-0 run at the beginning of the third quarter to take the lead and the Tigers stretched their lead to 12 later in the period, taking control and sending 19th-ranked Cumberland to its fifth straight defeat, 69-56, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Ice cold second half spells defeat for CU women

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Nicole Bowers collected her 12th double-double of the season with 18 points and 12 rebounds, but 19th-ranked Cumberland shot 21 percent from the field in the second half and committed 16 turnovers in the contest in a 60-47 loss to the University of the Cumberlands here Saturday in women’s basketball action.


Turnovers, slow start send CU to 72-65 loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Terra Pryor netted a season-best 15 points, but 19th-ranked Cumberland committed 19 turnovers but nearly overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter before falling to No. 22 University of Pikeville, 72-65, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's hoops No. 19 in latest Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved to 19th in the latest NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, down four spots for the Phoenix, as released late Tuesday by the national office.


Bowers named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Nicole Bowers was named to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District® 2 women’s basketball team, as announced Thursday by the national organization. Bowers is now entered into the pool of candidates for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team.


Late run carries Blue Raiders past CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored 11 straight points in the final three-plus minutes to break a tie game and hold off 15th-ranked Cumberland, 66-58, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Biggers Sports Center.


CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

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.


Campbellsville runs bury CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Campbellsville University started the game with an 11-2 run and the third quarter with a 12-2 spurt and shot 55 percent from the field for the contest in a 76-67 victory over 15th-ranked Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's hoops drops one spot to No. 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 15th in this week’s NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.