Tennessee State comes up short in overtime against Alabama A&M, 85-83

title image via Tennessee State Athletics Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 83 TSU 85 Winner AAMU Team 1 2 OT 1 F TSU 37  38  8  83 AAMU 29  46  10  85 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Tennessee State men’s basketball team out-rebounded the Alabama A&M Bulldogs 42-41, but fell 85-83 on the road Wednesday. The Tigers (5-3) had four players score in double figures, led by Kinyon Hodges, who had 19 points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals. Ej Bellinger added 19 points and Christian Brown helped out with 17 points and seven rebounds…

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Defense paves the way for 53-43 win over Bryant

Title image via Tennessee State Athetics 53 Winner Tennessee St. 2-4,0-0 OVC 43 Bryant 3-4,0-0 America East Team 1 2 3 4 F Tennessee St. 10  12  12  19  53 Bryant 8  3  19  13  43 The defense of the Tennessee State Lady Tigers forced Bryant into 25 turnovers and held them to just 29% shooting from the floor in a 53-43 win. The teams combined to shoot 8-35 ( 4-19 for TSU and 4-16 for Bryant) in a first quarter than Tennessee State won 10-8. Offensively speaking, the second quarter was a…

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Tennessee State women’s hoops to face Lipscomb Friday evening

Courtesy of Stephen Featherston, Assistant Director of Communications, Tennessee State Athletics  The Tennessee State women’s basketball team returns home for one game after spending the past weekend in North Carolina. Friday’s contest against Lipscomb will mark TSU’s only home game until December 15 as they will play four straight on the road. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (1-2, 0-0 OVC) vs. Lipscomb (2-1, 0-0 ASUN)Date/Time: Friday, November 18 at 5:30 p.m.Location: Gentry Center || Nashville, Tenn.TV: ESPN+ — Greg Pogue (pxp), Albert Dawson (analyst)LIVE STATS SERIES INFORMATION: This will be the 30th all-time meeting between the…

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Tennessee State Volleyball to take on reg season champ UT Martin Tuesday

Courtesy of Scott Wallace, Communications Coordinator for Volleyball & Softball , Tennessee State Athletics The Tennessee State University Tiger volleyball team and the UT Martin Skyhawks have two things in common. They both are coming off seasons that they are the defending Ohio Valley Conference championships. The Tigers were the surprised OVC postseason winners after being picked to finish last in the preseason. Martin won the regular season championship. They both have started the 2023 season on a bit of a struggle.TSU (2-12, 2-2) opened the season by losing all ten…

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Nike is not done with HBCU-themed sneakers

Earlier in the week , we reported on a a Tennessee State and Slim & Husky’s inspired Nike Terminator High and news has emerged that is not the only HBCU-themed sneaker to be rolled out from the orange-clad Beavertonians. There will be at least two more sneakers, a Spelman version and one for Alabama A&M. Here is my full story on them at hbcusports.com.

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“Tennessee State” Nike Pegasus 40 now available

This Nike Pegasus is part of a larger collegiate collection that features many HBCUs. It features a white mesh upper with red-outlined and filled in Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides, respectively. Blue is present on the mesh tongue, with Tennessee State branding appearing on red tongue label. The TSU logo appears on the lateralheel, with a reflective strip present on the rear heel. Underneath resides a React white midsole, which is home to ZOOM Air units in the heel and forefoot and a blue and red rubber outsole.…

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Tennessee State becomes 1st HBCU to offer ice hockey as varsity sport

Courtesy of Nick Guerriero, Asst. AD / Communications & Creative Content, Tennessee State University Athletics Story Links NASHVILLE— Tennessee State University is set to make history by becoming the first historically black college or university (HBCU) to offer men’s ice hockey at the collegiate level. TSU will make this groundbreaking announcement at Bridgestone Arena prior to the 2023 NHL Draft on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. The addition of ice hockey highlights the University’s dedication to fostering diversity, inclusion, and expanding athletic opportunities for students. “Bringing ice hockey to Tennessee State…

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Former Tennessee State Coach and AD Teresa Lawrence Phillips named to Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics: NASHVILLE – Former Tennessee State Athletics Director and head women’s basketball coach Teresa Lawrence Phillips has been named a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023. Phillips served Tennessee State University for 31 years as women’s basketball coach, administrator, and Director of Athletics. She arrived at TSU as the head women’s basketball coach in 1989. From 1989-2000 she led the Tigers to their first Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships, while also leading the Tigers to their first NCAA tournament…

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Mauroschadt’s 7 RBI power TSU to Lindenwood sweep

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 7 Winner Tennessee State 11-10-1 1 Lindenwood 5-13 Team R H E Tennessee State 7 10 2 Lindenwood 1 5 1 W: Ayala, Holly (2-3) L: Cronin,Keighlan (1-6) ST. CHARLES, Mo. — Senior Marisa Mauroschadt had herself a day going a combined 3-for-7, a homer run, a double, and seven RBI to give the Tennessee State Tigers softball team a 7-1 and 4-2 sweep of the Lindenwood Lions. TSU also received complete games from freshman Holly Ayala (2-3, 1-0 OVC) and sophomore Caitlyn Manus (9-7, 2-0 OVC). Manus’ win surpasses the eight wins she had last season as…

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Tennessee State Football signs 15 players for 2023 Recruiting Class

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State football program and head coach Eddie George announced the signing of 15 new players to join the Tigers for the 2023 season. The Tigers signed six players on early signing day to bring their total to 21 players for the class of 2023. Click here to view the six early signees.  Romello WatsonOffensive Line | 6-4 | 300Arlington, Texas | Grambling State/Kilgore JC A transfer offensive lineman that brings both junior college and FCS level experience to the team. Watson appeared in three games last…

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