Print
#24 Tyson Cunningham
Position: G
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 194
Year: Junior
Hometown: Columbus, MS
High School: Columbus HS
Experience: 1 Letter
1479078
1613706
1115179
1163910
Cunningham Videos

2013-14 • Senior
-Voted team captain.

-Appeared in 32 games for the Bulldogs as a back-up guard.

-Averaged 1.8 points and 0.5 rebounds.

-Scored a season-high six points twice, vs. Loyola Chicago on Dec. 1 and Georgia on Feb. 12.

-Scored 100th point against UNLV.

-Had 5 key points late against Auburn on Jan. 22 to secure the 82-74 victory.

-Had a season-high 3 assists against Georgia on Feb. 12.

-Finished the year 18-44 shooting with an 8-25 mark beyond the arc. Also had 16 rebounds, 13 assists and 9 steals.

-Logged a total of 4 minutes in the SEC Tournament against Vanderbilt and Ole Miss. Didn’t score, but did have 1 rebound in the win against the Commodores.

-At the end of the year, received the Babe McCarthy Award, which exemplifies great character, leadership, desire and hustle.

-For career, played in 74 games and drew four starts. Logged 916 minutes and totaled 133 points, 94 rebounds, 56 assists, 2 blocked shots and 32 steals. Averaged 1.8 points and 1.3 rebounds.


2012-13 • Junior
-Appeared in all 32 games and drew 4 starts.

-Logged 12 minutes in the opener against Troy after playing only 14 minutes the entire previous season.

-Against Alcorn State, drew his first-career start and grabbed a career-high 6 rebounds.

-Averaged 2.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

-Led the team in 3-point field goal percentage, shooting .413 (19-of-46).

-Recorded his first-career block against South Carolina, which proved to be the game-winning block.

-Scored a career-high 10 points against Central Arkansas.

-Against Arkansas, scored an SEC-best 9 points while recording a career-high 3 made 3-pointers.

-Led or co-led the team in assists in 6 games.

-Scored 3 points in the SECT and recorded 4 steals.

 

2011-12 • Sophomore
-Appeared in 10 games for the Bulldogs, logging 14 minutes.

-First-career action came against South Alabama.

-Didn't score but had a rebound in regular-season finale against Arkansas.

-From the floor, he was 11-of-12 shooting.

-Attempted a career-high three field goals against Troy.

-In addition to the Arkansas, other SEC action came against Ole Miss.

 

High School
As a senior, Columbus posted a 17-7 record. ... He averaged 11.2 points and 6.0 rebounds an outing and started every game. ... On the year he also dished out 25 assists and collected 25 steals. ... Season ended with a loss to Starkville in the playoffs. ... As a junior, the Falcons were 18-10. ... He averaged 4.3 points and 3.2 rebounds. ... Credited with 8 assists and 16 steals. ... Scored a career-high 28 points against Aberdeen.

 

Personal
Spencer Tyson Cunningham was born Jan. 3, 1991, in Columbus, Miss.. ... Majoring in music ... The son of Stephanie Leach and Ellis T. Cunningham. ... Tyson and his wife, Crystal, were married on Sept. 29, 2012.

Columbus Orthopaedic
UMI
Tupelo
Maroon Friday - Aspen Bay
Maroon Friday - Old Venice
Maroon Friday - Libby Story
Maroon Friday - Iupe's
Maroon Friday - William Wells Tire
Maroon Friday - Cake Box
MAROON FRIDAY SPONSORS
MSU Athletics
Best Western
Dawg House
Farm Bureau
CSpire
Chevron
Gray Daniels
MDOT
Ford
MSU Athletics
Vivid Seats