Tucker inks with CU women's hoops
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tucker inks with CU women's hoops
Indianapolis native Kyra Tucker signed scholarship papers with CU women's basketball for the 2017-18 academic year.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Vincennes University transfer Kyra Tucker to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.

Tucker averaged 13.6 points and 3.3 rebounds per game at Vincennes in 2015-16, helping the Trailblazers to a 29-6 overall record and a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament.

She posted 14.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game as a freshman at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Ill., earning First Team All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference and All-Region honors for the Blue Devils.

Tucker netted 1,003 career points at Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind., garnering All-Conference accolades as a senior. She earned three varsity letters for coaches John Albers and Stephanie Keller at LCHS and participated in the North-South Indiana All-Star Game and the Marion City-County All-Star Game as a senior while being named one of the Top 100 seniors in the state of Indiana.

She is the daughter of Michael Tucker and Tawana Randolph.