Cunningham honored on SEC Community Service Team

Tyson Cunningham

Tyson Cunningham

Mississippi State senior Tyson Cunningham may be down to his final days in uniform but he received some recognition Monday being named to the SEC Community Service team.

Cunningham, who serves as a minister of music at his church, is also active in the “Kids with Character” basketball camp at his alma mater Columbus High School. He also works with ManHood Camp, designed to teach young boys to grow up to be men of character and standards.

The 6-foot-3, 197-pound guard also participates in the Lace-Up Program, a club that helps middle school children with enrichment and academic activities during the summer. Cunningham is also active in the Big Brother program and volunteers with several other groups and activities at his church in Columbus.

Cunningham has appeared in 72 games during his three-year career with the men’s basketball team drawing four starts. He is averaging 1.8 points per game including shooting 36-percent from 3-point range.

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

I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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