Tennessee State Football to take on Notre Dame in 2023

From Tennessee State University Athletics The Tennessee State University football program will visit the University of Notre Dame on Sept. 2, 2023 at Notre Dame Stadium and the game will be broadcast nationally on NBC, it was announced today. A formal press conference will be held on Wednesday, April 6 in South Bend. “TSU and Notre Dame are two iconic programs that have helped shape today’s college athletics landscape,” said Dr. Mikki Allen, TSU Director of Athletics. “We are setting the foundation for long-term success under Coach George’s leadership. The goal…

Read More

TSU softball falls to No.4 Coastal Carolina

Courtesy of Tennessee State University Athletics The Tennessee State softball team suffered defeat to Coastal Carolina and No. 4 Florida in the Bubly Invitational on Saturday afternoon. INSIDE THE MATCHUP:Final: Coastal Carolina 3 (W: Nicolette Picone, 4-3), (S: Mady Volpe, 2) Tennessee State 1 (L: Francys King, 1-5)Records: Tennessee State Tigers (6-10, 0-0 OVC), Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (9-7, 0-0 Sun Belt)Location: Pressly Stadium || Gainesville, Fla.Follow Us: @TNStateSoftball on Twitter, @TSUTigersSB on Instagram. HOW IT HAPPENED:BOT 3RD: Coastal Carolina’s freshman, Jay Wrightsman, led the off the inning with a bunt single. Payton Ebersole reached base on a…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.…

Read More

Tennessee State falls to Jackson State, 7-2

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 7 2 Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E  JACKSON 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 7 7 2 TSU 0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2 6 2 The Tennessee State softball team suffered defeat to Jackson State, 7-2, in the final game of the River City Classic. INSIDE THE MATCHUP:Final: Jackson State 7 (W: Takiya Hill, 1-0), Tennessee State 2 (L: Francys King, 1-1)Records: Tennessee State Tigers (3-2, 0-0 OVC), Jackson State Tigers (4-0, 0-0 SWAC)Location: Vicksburg, MississippiFollow…

Read More

Jackson State releases statement on Southern Heritage Classic

The Southern Heritage Classic, as we have largely known it, will exist for at least one more season. Jackson State releases a statement regarding the 2022 Southern Heritage Classic: Last week, confidential legal correspondence between Jackson State University and Summitt Management Corporation was leaked, which did not reflect the ongoing communication between the parties. We understand how football fans plan to attend games months in advance, and it was never our intent to abruptly cancel participation during the 2022 season. The 2022 Southern Heritage Classic game between JSU and Tennessee…

Read More

Jackson State out of Southern Heritage Classic

Since its inception in 1990, Jackson State has competed in the Southern Heritage Classic 28 times. However it appears that is coming to an end. Wednesday Jackson State announced its cessation of its participation in the Southern Heritage Classic, stating that their governing athletic conference, the Southwestern Athletic Conference has entered an agreement that is in conflict with that of the Southern Heritage Classic, which was not set to end until 2024. The annual matchup in Memphis, Tennessee was one of the most anticipated and well attended HBCU Classic, with…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More