Late run lifts Tigers past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn – Cumberland started quickly, taking a 14-point lead in the first half, but sixth-ranked Georgetown College fought back and put together a decisive 27-9 run in the second period in a 79-67 victory in men's basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.

Holt, Jr., named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Diondrey Holt, Jr., was voted Mid-South Conference Basketball player of the Week as announced on Monday by the league office.

Holt, Jr., Hickerson combine for 39 points in CU victory

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Marquel Hickerson netted all 15 of his points in the second half and Diondrey Holt, Jr., posted 24 points with four 3-pointers in Cumberland’s 69-56 victory over ninth-ranked University of the Cumberlands here Saturday in men’s basketball action.

Men's hoops falls in OT, 83-78

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland lost a 13-point lead in the final eight minutes and then went ice cold in overtime, dropping an 83-78 decision to 14th-ranked University of Pikeville in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.

Scoring drought dooms Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson put together a 29-13 run in the opening half and Cumberland did not score for seven and a half minutes during the stretch, dropping an 81-56 decision to the Blue Raiders here at the Biggers Sports Center in Columbia Ky., on Thursday night.

CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.

Phoenix defeat Tigers, 84-76

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland put together a 17-2 run in the middle of the second half, and Jamonte Graham tied a career-best 22 points to pace the Phoenix to an 84-76 victory over Campbellsville University, here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Saturday.

Men's hoops holds off Running Eagles, 71-68

MARIETTA Ga. – DeQuan Bond made a career-best four 3-pointers, but both ends of a 1-and-1 with 12.4 seconds left iced the game, as Cumberland built an 18-point second-half lead and held on for a 71-68 victory over Life University in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ best.

Tigers edge Phoenix, 64-60

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Second-ranked Georgetown College put together a 22-6 run to start the second half and Cumberland was never able to recover, dropping a 64-60 decision Saturday night here at the Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium in Georgetown, Ky.