STARKVILLE, Miss. – For the second year in a row, Mississippi State senior guard Tyson Cunningham has been named to the SEC Community Service Team.
Cunningham, a native of Columbus, Miss., volunteers his time with the "Kids With Character" Basketball Camp at Columbus High School, and he also works with ManHood Camp, which is designed for young boys to teach them how to grow up and be real men with character and standards.
He is also an active participant with the Lace-Up Program, a club designed for middle school kids that is centered toward academics in the summer and exposing them to different educational opportunities as well as enrichment activities.
In addition, he is also active in Big Brother and serves as a volunteer and chaperon at various church camps and programs.
"It’s a calling, and something I really enjoy," he said. "It’s a chance for me to give back.”
Cunningham has appeared in 30 games for the Bulldogs this season and is averaging 1.9 points.
2014 SEC Community Service Team
Retin Obasohan - Alabama
Kikko Haydar - Arkansas
Asauhn Dixon-Tatum - Auburn
Will Yeguete - Florida
Marcus Thornton - Georgia
Jon Hood - Kentucky
Andre Stringer - LSU
Demarco Cox - Ole Miss
Tyson Cunningham - Mississippi State
Johnathan Williams - Missouri
Brenton Williams- South Carolina
D’Montre Edwards - Tennessee
Blake McDonald - Texas A&M
Kyle Fuller - Vanderbilt