Bulldogs open season with victory
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Bulldogs open season with victory
Lamar Brinkley collected eight points, nine rebounds and four assists in CU's 88-56 victory Saturday at Hiwassee College. (Credit Steve Wampler)

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.

Sweat grabbed six rebounds and posted two blocks while Lamar Brinkley collected eight points, nine rebounds and four assists. Ayodeji also added four assists and Upton had two.

Cumberland opens the home schedule Monday with a men’s and women’s doubleheader against Fisk University at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. The women’s game starts at 6 p.m. followed by the men.