Tennessee State hoops get a win over Southern Indiana

80  Tennessee St. 13-11,5-6 OVC 76 Southern Ind. 13-11,6-5 OVC Team 1 2 F Tennessee St. 33  47  80 Southern Ind. 32  44  76 Spurred by hot from three-point land, the Tennessee State Tigers got a needed win over the Screaming Eagles of Southern Indiana, 80-76. The first half was a back-and-forth affair that featured 3 ties and 14 lead changes, with the largest lead by any team a 5-point advantage USI took on two separate occasions. The Tigers shot a scorcing 7-10 from downtown, but even with that hot shototing from…

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Lady Tigers get needed OVC win, 59-55 over USI

59  Tennessee St. 8-13,3-7 OVC 55 Southern Ind. 9-13,3-8 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Tennessee St. 14  13  10  22  59 Southern Ind. 17  14  10  14  55 In a game that they trailed for nearly 85% of the time, the Tennessee State women’s basketball squad defeated the Screaming Eagles of Southern Indiana, 59-55. The Tigers got the scoring started with a three-pointer from Corina Suarez-Tudela on the first posession of the game. USI responded with buckets from Vanessa Stafford and Hannah Haithcock to take a 4-3 lead. Gia Adams…

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Tennessee State women’s hoops drop kicked by SEMO 77-59

59 TSU 77  SEMO Team 1 2 3 4 F TSU 12  15  9  23  59 SEMO 27  11  16  23  77 It was not a successful night at the office for the Tennessee State Lady Tigers fell to the Red hawks of Southeast Missouri, 77-59. After an opening 99 seconds that saw Tennessee State take the lead on two separate occasions, the Red Hawks took the lead and controlled the quarter, bolstered by shooting 10-15 from the field (66.6%) and 3-4 (75%) from downtown, SEMO would build a 15-point…

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Jr. Clay named OVC Co-Player of the Week

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics Tennessee State men’s basketball graduate student Jr. Clay was named the OVC Co-Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.  On Saturday, Clay became the 20th OVC’s 2,000-Point Club member last week, hitting the mark with a 33-point performance at Little Rock on Saturday. The 33 points are the third-most by an OVC player in a game this season; Clay scored 28 of those points after halftime and finished the game 11-of-24 from the field and 10-of-11 at the free throw line. He…

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Tennessee State Men’s Hoops hits the road to face SEMO Thursday

The Tennessee State men’s hoops team ( 11-10, 3-5 OVC) have dropped three of their last four games and are in desperate need of a victory and will look to right the ship Thursday when they head to CApe Girardeau, Missouri to take on the Red Hawks of Southeast Missouri. Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics After a split last week, the Tennessee State men’s basketball team heads to Cape Girardeau to face SEMO on Thursday who sits in a six-way tie for first place in the OVC. The Tigers are…

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Big night from Clay not enough, TSU goes down at Little Rock

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 77 Tennessee St. 11-10,3-5 OVC 89  Little Rock 6-15,2-6 OVC Team 1 2 F Tennessee St. 29  48  77 Little Rock 39  50  89 LITTLE ROCK, Ark — Jr. Clay scored 33 points and eclipsed 2,000 for his career, but the Tennessee State men’s basketball team fell to the Little Rock Trojans 89-77 on Saturday afternoon at Jack Stephens Center.  Clay added six assists to his 33-point game to lead the Tigers (11-10, 3-5). Zion Griffin helped out with nine points and nine rebounds and Dedric Boyd chipped in with 12 points. Tennessee…

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Fitzgerald Jr scores 26 and Tennessee State staves off second half rally to beat Eastern Illinois,78-74

74 EIU 78  TSU Team 1 2 F EIU 20  54  74 TSU 40  38  78 A game that appeared to be a rout for Tennessee State , ended up being a game the Tigers had to hold on to win ,as they defeated the Panthers of Eastern Illinois 78-74 Thursday night. The Tigers, building a 15-5 lead on Jr. Clay’s jumper with 12:22 left in the half. Over the course of the half, Tennessee State found success getting into the paint and kicking it out to open shooters, as…

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Tennessee State loses second straight with 71-63 defeat to Tennessee Tech

63 TSU 71  TNTech Team 1 2 F TSU 33  30  63 TNTech 31  40  71 The teams played to a stalemate through the first 8:11 play when a three-pointer from TTU’s Jaylen Sebee knotted the game at 10. Tennessee scored 8 consecutive points, taking an 18-10 on Zion Griffin’s shop from downtown. Tennessee State would enjoy as much as a twin-point advantage on two-separate occasions- at 20-10 on a Zion Griffin jumper with 8:09 left and an Adong Makuoi lay that made the score 22-12 at 6:47 to go…

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Tennessee State Lady Tigers come up short at Tennessee Tech, 83-76

76 TSU 83  TNTech Team 1 2 3 4 F TSU 25  13  19  19  76 TNTech 16  21  23  23  83 The Tennessee State women’s hoops team went into the half with a 38-37 lead but was unable to maintian their advantage as they fell on the road, 83-76 to Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon. Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics COOKEVILLE, TN – The Tennessee State women’s basketball team went into halftime beating Tennessee Tech 38-37, but could not hang on in the second half and fell 83-76 to the Golden…

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Jr. Clay returns to his old stomping grounds Saturday against Tennessee Tech

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics: OPENING TIP: An 11-point loss on Thursday set the Tennessee State men’s basketball team back in the standings heading into Saturday’s contest with Tennessee Tech, who just knocked off Morehead State in its previous tilt. The Tigers look to stay perfect in OVC Saturdays as Jr. Clay returns to the house he patched up over the past four seasons. WHERE TO WATCH & LISTEN: TSU expanded its partnership with Cromwell Media, naming 102.1 FM The Ville as the flagship TSU men’s basketball station. “The Voice of the Tigers” Greg…

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