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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Clay’s big night not enough as SEMO hangs 92-75 loss on Tennessee State

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 75 TSU 92  SEMO Team 1 2 F TSU 44  31  75 SEMO 43  49  92 CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Graduate student Jr. Clay finished with a game-high 26 points and 14 assists, but the Tennessee State men’s basketball team fell 92-75 to the SEMO Redhawks on Thursday evening at the Show Me Center.  The Tigers (11-11, 3-6) had three players score in double figures, led by Jr. Clay, who put together a double-double with 26 points and 14 assists. Dedric Boyd tacked on 13 points and Zool Kuethchipped in as well…

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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 women’s hoops matchup versus Lindenwood cancelled

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics: Due to a cancelation from Lindenwood, the Tennessee State women’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28 has been deemed a no-contest in favor of the Tigers. The game will not be made up due to Lindenwood not having enough available players. With the cancelation, the men’s basketball contest will now be played at 2 PM at the Gentry Center. Broadcasts will still air on ESPN+ and 102.1 FM The Ville.  Per Conference policy, for purposes of the league standings and tiebreakers, the games will count…

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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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Lady Tigers could not get over the hump against Eastern Illinois

63  Eastern Ill. 15-3,7-0 OVC 58 Tennessee St. 7-11,2-5 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Eastern Ill. 21  15  10  17  63 Tennessee St. 16  10  13  19  58 Next Game: at Little Rock 1/21/2023 | 1:00 PM NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State women’s basketball team had 11 fewer turnovers than Eastern Illinois, but fell 63-58 to the Panthers at home Thursday. The Lady Tigers (7-11, 2-5 OVC) had three players score in double figures, led by Saniah Parker, who had 15 points, six rebounds and three steals. Erica Haynes-Overton added 14 points, five assists…

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