Summer camps start next week at CU

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.

Cumberland set to host 2014 Mid-South Basketball Championships

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.

Men's basketball adding JV program

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.

Ibague, McFadden, Williams named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

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.

Nine basketball players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

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.

Bulldog season ends with loss to Patriots

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.

Bulldogs butted by Rams, 75-63

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.

CU Athletics welcomes Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce members for final home game

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.

Bulldogs hang on for 66-60 Senior Night win

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.

Cumberland unable to close in final minutes

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.

MSC championship games set for TV broadcast

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.

Bulldogs unable to contain No. 3 LWC

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.

CU conquered by Campbellsville 67-57, loses fourth straight

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.

No. 11 Bethel breezes by Bulldogs

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.

Late Patriot push stifles Bulldogs

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.

Tigers’ inside game too much for CU

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.

Bulldog bench leads CU to win over UVA-Wise

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.

Bulldogs ousted by Bears

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.

CU snaps losing skid, defeats Campbellsville 78-72

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.

Hot shooting by No. 8 LWC dooms CU

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.

No. 5 Pikeville rolls to win over CU

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.

CU falls in double overtime

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.

Bethel pulls away late for 88-78 win

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.

CU drops close one to Georgetown

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.

Gude’s 22 points, Holt’s double-double lead CU to victory

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.

Basketball, community gameday events announced

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.

Bulldogs fall just short against Faulkner

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.

CU’s win streak snapped in OT

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.

MBB wins third in a row

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.

Bulldogs survive Bluefield in OT

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.

Late run helps CU down No. 12 Freed-Hardeman

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.

Bulldogs battle tough with #25 UC in defeat

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.

Bulldogs lose in final seconds

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.

MBB opens conference season with road loss

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.

Perry, Towns boost Bulldogs in home opener win

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.

Men’s basketball nets first win

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.

Bulldog basketball defeated in season opener

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.

Stretch Internet streaming for basketball begins Sunday

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.

Men's hoops picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

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.

Bulldogs announce 2012-13 schedule

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.

Battle added to men's hoops staff

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.

Student-athletes excel at art competition

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.