Tennessee State comes up short against High Point in SoCal Challenge Finals

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 72 TSU 77  HP Team 1 2 F TSU 37  35  72 HP 38  39  77 The Tennessee State men’s basketball team got a 28-point showing from the bench, but fell 77-72 to the High Point Panthers at The Pavilion at Jserra Wednesday in the championship game of the SoCal Challenge.  The Tigers (4-2) had four players score in double figures, led by Dedric Boyd, who had 12 points. Adong Makuoi tacked on 12 points and Christian Brown helped out with 12 points off the bench. The Tennessee State offense…

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Tennessee State’s Gia Adams earns OVC Player of the Week Honours

The Ohio Valley Conference announced that Tennessee State sophomore guard Gia Adams was named its Player of the Week. In two games last week, against Fisk and Kansas City, the Jersey Village product averaged 23.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in helping the Lady Tigers to a 1-1 record. This award is nothing new for Adams, as she garnered the honor three times last season. Up next for Adams and the Tigers is a trip to Chattanooga for a meeting with the Moccasins of UT Chattanooga. Tip off time…

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Collins and Tennessee State adds two players during early signing

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics NASHVILLE — Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Brian “Penny” Collins announced the signing of two incoming student-athletes as part of the early signing day on Wednesday. In his fifth season at the helm of the Tigers, Collins has once again stayed within the 615 with the signing of Jaylen Jones, a 5-11 point guard out of East Nashville Magnet. Billed as a three-star prospect and the state’s third-best player in the Class of 2023 and the 28th-best point guard in the country — according to 247Sports…

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