LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women's basketball coach Scott Blum announced the team's 2019-20 schedule today, the Phoenix hosting 14 games and matching up against eight teams that were in last season's final poll.
Cumberland hits the road for its first three games, starting off with Martin Methodist on October 30th. CU then heads to Nashville to take on Fisk on November 2nd, before facing Tennessee Tech in an exhibition game in Cookeville.
The Phoenix open the doors of Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena for their first home game on November 7th vs Oakwood University, following that with five more games as part of a six-game home stretch. The stretch includes tilts vs Asbury (Nov. 12), Fisk (Nov. 19), Voorhees (Nov.22), Brescia (Nov. 23) and Martin Methodist (Nov 26).
Cumberland sets off for a seven-game road span that will start with Oakwood on November 30th and end after the break on January 7th. CU starts its Mid-South Conference schedule in Portsmouth, Ohio vs Shawnee State followed by a trip to Pikeville on December 5th and 7th, respectively.
The Phoenix travel south to Florida before the break playing in games against Johnson & Wales on December 16th and Florida Memorial on December 19th.
Cumberland returns from the break and head to Murray State for an exhibition game on December 28th.
Cumberland begins Mid-South Conference play at home against Lindsey Wilson on January 6 and will also host University of the Cumberlands (Jan. 9), Life University (Jan. 25), Campbellsville (Feb. 1), the University of Pikeville (Feb. 13), Shawnee State (Feb. 15), Georgetown (Feb. 27) and Thomas More (Feb. 29) in league play.
The Mid-South Conference Championships are set for March 6, 8-9 in Bowling Green, Ky., and the 40th Annual NAIA Championships take place March 18-24 in Billings, Mont.