Tennessee State gets past Omaha 74-72 behind Haynes-Overton’s 32

72 UNO 74  TSU Team 1 2 3 4 F UNO 21  12  19  20  72 TSU 23  10  23  18  74 In a game that saw 14 lead changes, The Tennessee State women’s basketball team evened their record at 3-3,getting a 74-72 win over the University of Nebraska Omaha on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers only shot 41.9% from the field including a frigid 21.4% from downtown but were able to mitigate those shooting woes by forcing 27 Mavericks turnovers which they were able to translate into 33 points. The…

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Bethune women’s hoops comes up short versus Florida, 82-73

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman Athletics GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Chanel Wilson scored 24 points in Bethune-Cookman’s 82-73 loss at Florida Friday evening. The Wildcats (0-3) led three times in the third quarter, the last on a D’Shantae Edwards free throw  that made it 44-43 with 5:39 remaining. A Wilson lay-up gave B-CU, which trailed 20-9 after the first quarter, its first lead with 7:12 remaining at 38-37. Edwards made it 40-39 a minute later. Florida (3-1) regained the lead, but never led by more than ten points until the game’s final minute. Wilson…

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Tennessee State’s Gia Adams earns OVC Player of the Week Honours

The Ohio Valley Conference announced that Tennessee State sophomore guard Gia Adams was named its Player of the Week. In two games last week, against Fisk and Kansas City, the Jersey Village product averaged 23.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in helping the Lady Tigers to a 1-1 record. This award is nothing new for Adams, as she garnered the honor three times last season. Up next for Adams and the Tigers is a trip to Chattanooga for a meeting with the Moccasins of UT Chattanooga. Tip off time…

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SIAC News: Tuskegee Women’s Basketball getting ready for SIAC/Gulf South Crossover

Courtesy of Tuskegee Athletics TUSKEGEE, Ala. – Head Coach Trelanne Powell and her program will officially open their 2022-23 regular season schedule on Friday, as they compete in the Gulf South-SIAC Crossover over the weekend, held in Cleveland, Miss. The Golden Tigers will battle a pair of non-conference opponents in host school Delta State on Friday evening, followed by a matchup with Mississippi College on Saturday afternoon, both in the Walter Sillers Coliseum. Delta State went 14-13 last season, falling to the top seed Union in the second round of the GSC Basketball Tournament.…

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Lady Tigers open up season with 85-61 thumping of Fisk

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 61 Fisk 0-2 85  Tennessee St. 1-0,0-0 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Fisk 13  17  13  18  61 Tennessee St. 29  12  20  24  85 NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State women’s basketball team kept Fisk to just 0 percent from deep in a 0-for-10 shooting performance on the way to an 85-61 win against the Bulldogs at home Monday. TSU also forced 40 turnovers in the process.  The Lady Tigers (1-0) had four players score in double figures, led by Gia Adams, who had 20 points and four…

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Alexander’s career night pushes Coppin State past UMES 64-56

Courtesy of Coppin State Athletic Communications Box Score DOVER, Del. – Jaia Alexander scored a career-high 35 points to lead the Coppin State women’s basketball team to a 64-56 victory at Delaware State on Wednesday evening with a final score of 64-56 in Memorial Hall.   Alexander’s 35 points tie for the fourth highest scoring individual scoring output in CSU single-game history. This is the most points scored by a Coppin player in ten years, as well as the most points scored by a MEAC player this season. A Baltimore, native, Alexander notched her…

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