Tennessee State hoops hosts Midway Monday evening

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics

OPENING TIP: TSU will return to the Gentry Center to host Midway on Monday evening before heading to Destin, Florida, to participate in the Emerald Coast Classic over the Thanksgiving Weekend. On Friday, TSU will face Mercer at 11 AM. The classic finale on Saturday will commence at 10 AM with the consolation round, followed by the winners bracket at 12:30 PM. TSU’s potential opponent for Saturday will be either Southeastern Louisiana or Western Michigan.

The Matchup: 
Tennessee State Tigers (3-1, 0-0 OVC) vs Midway Eagles (2-4, 0-0 RS)
Monday, November 20 at 7:00 PM CT
Location: Gentry Center || NASHVILLE
Radio: WNSR — 
Greg Pogue (play-by-play), Albert Dawson (analyst)

WHERE TO WATCH & LISTEN: Tune in to WNSR’s flagship network, including 560 AM, 95.9 FM (Nashville), and 107.9 FM (Smyrna), as well as WNSR.com, to catch TSU Basketball. The broadcast is also globally available on Sirius XM. WNSR will provide in-depth pregame coverage 15 minutes before tip-off, along with extensive postgame analysis, exclusive interviews with coaches and players, and behind-the-scenes content for deeper fan engagement. Greg Pogue, “The Voice of the Tigers,” returns for his 12th season, accompanied by Nashville broadcasting legend Albert Dawson. The action can also be streamed on the TSU Tigers app.

SERIES INFORMATION: This marks the first-ever meeting between the two opponents.

M1F IS NOW M1K..F: Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. entered the 1,000-point club with a jumper against Oregon, accomplishing this milestone with 4:16 remaining in the first half.


14 — E.J. Bellinger led the Tigers in scoring for the second time in three games, shooting 5-of-7 from the field and making three shots from beyond the arc.

8 – TSU trailed Oregon by eight points at halftime. Oregon led by four with one second remaining before Jesse Zarzuela hit a three at the buzzer and then converted a free throw to double its lead at the turn.

5 — A total of five Tigers played 20+ minutes against the Ducks, with Bellinger leading the squad with 28 minutes played.

3 — Jason Jitoboh recorded three blocks in a game for the third time this season, marking the fifth occurrence in his career with at least three rejections in a game.

3 — Bellinger made three three-pointers. His career best is four, set against Valparaiso last December as a member of the Belmont Bruins.

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