TSAC honors CU's Springer

NASHVILLE -- Cumberland University’s Brandon Springer has been named the TranSouth Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 7.

Springer, a 6-5 junior forward out of Nashville's Hunters Lane High, averaged 16 points, 13.5 rebounds, and 2.5 steals over a pair of wins on the week for the No. 21-ranked Bulldogs.

He had a double-double in both games during the week. The first was a 12 point, 12 rebound effort in a 101-60 win over conference foe Blue Mountain College. His best performance was a 20 point, 15 rebound performance in a 72-57 win over Freed-Hardeman University. He was 13-of-23 (56%) from the field for the week.

Springer, a native of Nashville, is a JUCO transfer from Columbia State Community College.

Cumberland is 8-1 on the year and 2-0 in conference play. The Bulldogs are currently ranked No. 21 in the latest NAIA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll and No. 12 in the Victory Sports Network NAIA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Poll.