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Tucker inks with CU women

Staff Reports • May 9, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Vincennes University transfer Kyra Tucker to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.

Tucker averaged 13.6 points and 3.3 rebounds per game at Vincennes in 2015-16, helping the Trailblazers to a 29-6 overall record and a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament.

She posted 14.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game as a freshman at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Ill., earning first team All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference and all-region honors for the Blue Devils.

Tucker netted 1,003 career points at Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind., garnering all-conference accolades as a senior. She earned three varsity letters for coaches John Albers and Stephanie Keller at LCHS and participated in the North-South Indiana All-Star Game and the Marion City-County All-Star Game as a senior while being named one of the top 100 seniors in Indiana.

She is the daughter of Michael Tucker and Tawana Randolph.

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