Tennessee State women’s hoops unveils 2022-23 schedule

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics The Tennessee State University women’s basketball program has announced its 2022-2023 season schedule. The 29-game slate features 18 Ohio Valley Conference matchups and features non-conference matchups with Kansas City, Butler, Omaha, Stetson, Baylor, and others. The Tigers will play 15 home games at the Gentry Center beginning with the home opener on November 7 against Fisk. TSU will be under the leadership of third-year head coach Ty Evans. “We have put together an extremely challenging schedule, and I’m super excited that our players get the opportunity to…

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Tennessee State Basketball signs 3-star forward Learic Davis

Via Tennessee State University Athletics The Tennessee State men’s basketball team announces the signing of Learic Davis, a three-star prospect out of Milwaukee, WI. The 6’7″ guard played at Milwaukee Bradley Tech under coach Shon Haralson, leading the Trojans to a 17-6 record and a conference championship. Davis averaged 24 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and five steals per game.  “I picked TSU because when I visited it felt like home.” Davis said, “I had a fun experience when I was there, hanging with the guys on campus, touring the…

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April 1, 2022 NBA StatCap: big night for TSU man

Who Got It Done Player Spotlight- Robert Covington Against the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks Robert Covington scored 43 points, tying his career-high. The Tennessee State product connected on 15 of his 24 field goal attempts, including 11 of 18 from the land of three. Covington also grabbed 8 rebounds and dished of a pair assists in the Clippers 153-119 donkey-klcking of the Milwaukee Bucks, sans Giannis. pt rb ast Nikola JokićDEN vs. MIN 38 19 8   10-12 ft R. CovingtonLAC @ MIL 43 8 2   11-18 3-pt Amir CoffeyLAC @…

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Tennessee State women’s hoops goes down 67-53 to Austin Peay in OVC tournament

From Tennessee State Athletics 53 TSU 67 APSU Team 1 2 3 4 F TSU 13  12  7  21  53 APSU 13  23  16  15  67 The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team had its season come to an end on Thursday in the OVC Quarterfinals after falling to Austin Peay, 67-53. The Lady Tigers saw a 12-win improvement from a season ago led by a tremendous turnaround by second-year head coach Ty Evans. Tatyana Davis led the Lady Tigers with 17 points and Gia Adams had 15.  TSU took an early lead thanks to…

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Tennessee State loses to SEMO 79-55 in OVC quarters

From Tennessee State University Athletics: Box ScoreEVANSVILLE, Ind. ­– The Tennessee State men’s basketball team fell to SEMO, 79-55, in the OVC Quarterfinal. FIRST HALF: SEMO began the game on fire from three-point range with three long-range jumpers, as Nygal Russell drained two-straight to start the contest. The Redhawks led 13-0 prior to TSU’s first basket at the 14:35 mark, as Kassim Nicholson finished a tip-in after a missed layup. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. registered back-to-back buckets for the Tigers, then converted a technical free throw to cut the deficit to six, 13-7. SEMO missed 13 straight…

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Tennessee State drops last home game of season to EIU , 72-61

72 Eastern Ill. 14-13,9-7 OVC 61Tennessee St. 11-16,6-10 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Eastern Ill. 19  19  13  21  72 Tennessee St. 14  15  18  14  61 The Tennessee State Lady Tigers were unable to close out the home portion of their schedule with a win, falling in defeat to Eastern Illinois 72-61 Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center. After relinquishing the lead at 15-14 on a three-pointer from Julia Bengston the Lady Tigers spent the majority of the game playing from behind, for they would never see the lead again.…

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Tennessee State Men’s Basketball next two contests and where you can watch them

The Tennessee State University Men’s hoops team’s next two games will see them playing host to Belmont Thursday evening and will hit the road to take on UT Martin Saturday. The Tigers (9-14, 4-6 OVC) are looking to get back to winning ways as they dropped a close one to Eastern Illinois ,62-57 this past Saturday. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (9-13, 4-6 OVC) vs. Belmont Bruins (17-5, 7-2 OVC)Date/Time: Thursday, February 3 || approx. 7:30 p.m. (CST)Location: Gentry Center || Nashville, Tenn. Watch vs. Belmont: Big Blue Sports Network and ESPN+ will carry the game…

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Tennessee State Men’s Bball gets road win at SIUE

from Tennessee State Athletics: EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Tennessee State men’s basketball team secured a road victory at SIU-Edwardsville, 75-70, on Thursday evening. FIRST HALF: Carlos Marshall Jr. jumpstarted the game with an attacking layup. The Cougars converted their first 3-of-4 from the field, including two three-pointers to take an early lead, 8-6. The two programs combined to make their first 9-of-13 from the field. Kassim Nicholson logged eight points in the first ten minutes of the contest. It was a competitive first half as the lead flip-flopped throughout. Marshall Jr. led the Tigers with nine points…

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TSU Women’s Hoops drops close one to Austin Peay

From Tennessee State Athletics: The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team fell in a heartbreaker, 72-69, to Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center.  Dominique Claytor led the Lady Tigers with 18 points in 35 minutes. Three other Lady Tigers finished in double figures — Gia Adams (13), Sierra McCullough and Tatyana Davis each had 10 points.  TSU forced 31 turnovers, its second most of the season. The Lady Tigers forced 33 turnovers on opening night vs. Fisk.  Austin Peay held a small lead at the half, 37-33, but the Lady Tigers bounced back in…

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Two games in three days coming up for TSU Men’s Hoops

It will be a busy few days for the Tennessee State University men’s basketball team. TSU ( 7-11, 2-4 OVC) will play host to the Governors of Austin Peay Saturday afternoon at 3pm and then hitting road Monday to Morehead, KY to take on Morehead State; tip-off for that contest is scheduled for 7:00 pm CST. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (7-11, 2-4 OVC) vs. Austin Peay Governors (5-9, 1-3 OVC)Date/Time: Saturday, January 22 || approx. 3:00 p.m. (CST)Location: Gentry Center || Nashville, Tenn. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (7-11, 2-4 OVC) vs. Morehead State…

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