Cumberland Coaches Show Ep. 1

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics fans check out the first installment of the Cumberland Coaches Show.

Cumberland Athletics cancels summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announces Wednesday the cancellation of all in-person, athletic camps this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duke earns NAIA All-American honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball standout Jalen Duke added NAIA All-American accolades to his list of accomplishments in his one season with the Phoenix, announced by the national office on Thursday.

Duke named First Team All Mid-South Conference

LEBANON, Tenn.- Senior guard Jalen Duke garners Men's Basketball Mid-South Conference First Team honors as announced by the league office at the conference banquet in Bowling Green this evening.

Life holds on to beat CU after a late rally in the MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland fought hard to overcome a 13 point deficit in the second half, but ultimately fell just short as Life wins 69-64.

Men's Basketball set to host Life in MSC First Round on Tuesday

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Men's basketball will at home on Tuesday, March 3rd to host Life University at 7:00 p.m. central time in the First Round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.

No. 18 Thomas More defeats Cumberland on Senior Day, 70-65

LEBANON, Tenn.- No. 18 Thomas More spoils Senior Day for Cumberland with a 70-65 victory at the Dallas Floyd. Cumberland honored Demari Davis, Jalen Duke and Brandon Levier pregame for their time at Cumberland.

Phoenix take No. 2 Georgetown to the wire

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men’s hoops gave No. 2 Georgetown all they can handle, but the Tigers pulled out the victory in the second half, 82-74.

Life uses a strong second half to beat Cumberland, 82-70

MARIETTA, Ga.- Life uses a strong second half to pull away from the Phoenix on their senior night, 82-70.

No. 22 Shawnee State stifles the Phoenix offense

LEBANON, Tenn.- Kyree Elder erupted for 28 points for No. 22 Shawnee State as the Bears defeat the Phoenix at home, 83-55.

Strong finish leads Phoenix to a win over Pikeville, 75-67

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix have four players in double figures as they win a thriller over Pikeville, 75-67.

Phoenix lose a second half showdown with No. 13 Cumberlands

WILLAMSBURG, Ky.- No. 13 the University of the Cumberlands held on to defeat the Phoenix despite 20 point performances by Jalen Duke and TJ Stargell.

Campbellsville sweeps the season series with Cumberland, 73-65

LEBANON, Tenn.- Campbellsville simply outpaces the Phoenix at home, sweeping the season series, 73-65.

Lindsey Wilson pulls away from Cumberland in the second half, 67-60

COLUMBIA, Ky.- Lindsey Wilson avoids the season sweep from Cumberland with a strong second half performance from Brooks and the Blue Raiders, outscoring Cumberland 35-28.

Phoenix win a nail biter at home, 74-71

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland made big plays down the stretch to retake the lead with just over two minutes left and hold on to until the final buzzer, 74-71.

Duke and Ridley combine for 51 in Phoenix road win

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Jalen Duke and Aaron Ridley took over tonight's game with the Oakwood Ambassadors to hold on for a 69-61 win.

Phoenix finish tough week with a loss at No. 1 Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky.- The No. 1 team in the NAIA, Georgetown showed Cumberland why they were the highest ranked team from the opening tip. The Tigers shot 65% from the field and hit 15 threes against Cumberland to take the victory in conference action, 116-74.

Late scoring drought dooms Phoenix versus Thomas More, 60-57

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.- The Phoenix had an eight point lead with four minutes to play, but CU fell into a scoring drought that allowed Thomas More to take the lead late and get their first Mid-South Conference win, 60-57.

Patriots pull away from the Phoenix late, 80-69

LEBANON, Tenn.- DeMari Davis went for 22 points and Jalen Duke posted another double-digit scoring night, but it was not enough as the Phoenix fell cold in the final five minutes of the game and dropped a conference loss to the University of the Cumberlands, 80-69.

Phoenix take down No. 19 Lindsey Wilson, 63-60

LEBANON, Tenn.- Jalen Duke took over late in the game scoring 14 of his 20 points in the second half and TJ Stargell was sent to the line on two separate occasions in the final 14 seconds of the game and hit four clutch free throws in the 63-60 win over No. 19 Lindsey Wilson. This is Cumberland’s third straight home win versus Lindsey Wilson.

Campbellsville uses a strong second half to push past Phoenix, 81-59

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- Tigers take off in the second half to defeat Cumberland 81-59 at Powell Athletic Center.

Men's Basketball falls to Chattanooga in an exhibition game

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.- Phoenix hung around in the first half, but the Mocs took over in the second half as the Phoenix fall 72-42. The game is does not go on the win-loss record for Cumberland, but the Phoenix have dropped five straight games including three exhibition games versus Chattanooga, Murray State and Union.

Murray State routs Phoenix in an exhibition, 81-46

MURRAY, Ky.- Tevin Brown went for 24 points and Racer’s big men Demond Robinson and Anthony Smith added 16 and 15 a piece as Murray State routed Cumberland in an exhibition match for the Phoenix, 81-46.

Cumberland in third place for MSC President's Cup

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Athletics sits in third place for the Mid-South Conference President's Cup after the completion of the fall sports. Cumberland is trailing Lindsey Wilson and University of the Cumberlands.

Duke's 30 points not enough as CU falls in OT

PULASKI, Tenn.- Jalen Duke dropped 30 points and Asher Blum hit two clutch free throws with 0.3 seconds on the clock to send it into overtime. The Phoenix fell just short as Duke took a three to win that went off the left iron as the clock ran out. Martin Methodist wins 74-72 in a hard fought game from the opening tip.

Union defeats Cumberland 75-60 in exhibition game

JACKSON, Tenn. – Union and Cumberland battled it out in the first half, but the Bulldogs pulled away in the second half for a 75-60 win over the Phoenix at Ford DeLay Gymnasium in an exhibition game.

Duke named Mid-South Conference Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland’s Jalen Duke, was voted Mid-South Conference Basketball Player of the Week as announced on Monday by the league office.

No. 5 Pikeville remains undefeated beating CU 66-51

PIKEVILLE, Ky.- No. 5 Pikeville holds Cumberland scoreless in the first five minutes of the second half to put themselves in the driver's seat as they go on to beat Cumberland 66-51.

Phoenix come back to beat RV Shawnee State 77-74 in overtime

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio- Cumberland comes back after being down 14 with 9:45 left in the second half to win in overtime 77-74 in their first Mid-South Conference game of the season on the road versus Shawnee State. The win marks the first five game win streak since the beginning of the 2013-14 season.

Big Second half gives Cumberland 85-63 win

LEBNAON, Tenn.- Cumberland exploded offensively in the second half, four players scoring in double digits, pulling away for a 83-65 victory over Oakwood University in the team’s last game of 2019 in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.

Men's Basketball wins a battle over Fisk, 71-67

LEBANON, Tenn- Jalen Duke put the game on ice when the Phoenix drew up a play for him with 30 seconds remaining. Duke received the ball at the top of the key and made a power move toward the basket and hit a fade away jumper just outside the paint to beat Fisk, 71-67.

Last second shot earns Phoenix 85-83 win over Asbury

WILMORE, Ky.--Jalen Duke put up his second-straight 20+ point game and Isaac Stephens hit a clutch shot in the final second to help the Phoenix pull through for a close 85-83 win at Asbury University tonight.

Duke and Ridley combine for 43 points in Phoenix win, 73-56

LEBANON, Tenn.- Jalen Duke and Aaron Ridley posted 22 and 21 points a piece, combining for 43 points in the Phoenix victory Thursday night over Philander Smith, 73-56, Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.

Phoenix unable to keep up with the RedHawks, 75-60

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix could not keep pace with Martin Methodist as they went 1-of-13 from beyond the three point line losing 75-60.

Cumberland pulls off massive upset over No. 13 OSAU, 72-68

McKENZIE, Tenn.--All five of the Cumberland starters scored in double digits as the Phoenix toughed out an upset victory tonight over No. 13 Oklahoma Science and Arts, 72-68, at the Chik-Fil-A Classic.

Cumberland falls short to Southeastern in Classic

MCKENZIE, Tenn. - Four Phoenix scored double digit points in today’s game but came up short against Southeastern University in the Chick Fil A Classic.

Men's Basketball dismantles Johnson and Wales, 75-61

TAMPA, Fla.--TJ Stargell goes 3-4 from behind the arc, scoring 20 as the Phoenix defeated Johnson and Wales, 75-61, at the Florida College Classic.

Newcomers post big performances in CU win

TAMPA, Fla.- Phoenix newcomers Jalen Duke, DeMari Davis and James Nicholas shined in Cumberland's win over Webber International, 78-71. Duke and Davis each recorded a double-double and Nicholas came off the bench for a game-high 24 points.

Fisk holds on to beat Phoenix, 84-79

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Aaron Ridley scored 29 points for the Phoenix, but Cumberland came up short, losing to Fisk 84-79.

Phoenix starts season with 73-65 victory over Rust College

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- The Phoenix open their season with a win over Rust College tonight, sophomore Isaac Stephens building off the success he experienced last year in his first season of collegiate basketball.

Phoenix men selected 8th in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball was picked eighth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released today by the league office.

Men's Basketball announces 2019-20 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland men's basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the team's 2019-20 schedule toady, which includes 11 home games and 9 contests versus teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.