Tennessee State hoops hosting Austin Peay Saturday night

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Courtesy of Stephen Featherston, Assistant Director of Communications, Tennessee State Athletics

The Tennessee State men’s basketball team returns home as they will face Austin Peay in the Battle of I-24. Tomorrow’s contest marks the first time the Tigers have hosted a DI team this season as the Governors come to town.  

The Matchup: 
Tennessee State Tigers (5-3, 0-0 OVC) vs. Austin Peay (3-5, 0-0 ASUN)
Saturday, December 2 at 6:00 PM CT
Location: Gentry Center || Nashville, Tenn.
Radio: WNSR — 
Greg Pogue (play-by-play), Albert Dawson (analyst)

WHERE TO WATCH & LISTEN: Tune in to WNSR’s flagship network, which includes 560 AM, 95.9 FM (Nashville), and 107.9 FM (Smyrna), as well as WNSR.com, to catch TSU Basketball. The broadcast is also globally available on Sirius XM. WNSR will provide in-depth pregame coverage 15 minutes before tip-off, extensive postgame analysis, exclusive interviews with coaches and players, and behind-the-scenes content for deeper fan engagement. Greg Pogue, “The Voice of the Tigers,” returns for his 12th season, accompanied by Nashville broadcasting legend Albert Dawson. The action can also be streamed on the TSU Tigers app.

SERIES INFORMATION: Austin Peay leads the all-time series with a 52-32 mark. The Govs have won 33 of 41 games in Clarksville including last year’s 77-61 victory over TSU.  


80: The number of combined minutes that Jaylen Jones and Kinyon Hodges played against the Bulldogs. Jones and Hodges both tallied 40 minutes a piece in the overtime loss, marking season highs for both players.

19: Kinyon Hodges scored a season-high 19 points in the loss to AAMU. His 19-point performance marked the fifth time he’s finished in double figures.

COMING OFF STRONG: Christian Brown came off the bench for the second straight game and played a season-high 32 minutes while chipping in 17 points. Brown finished with 17 points after coming off the bench against SELU. The third-year Tiger is averaging 14.3 points per outing through six games.

IN THE MIX: Redshirt freshman Knute Wood has seen an uptick in minutes over the past three games that he has played in, logging 10+ minutes in all three. He has scored 12 points in that span, which includes a 3-of-4 mark from behind the arc.

PICKPOCKET: TSU has three of the league’s top four steal leaders on the roster with Kinyon Hodges leading the OVC with 16. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. is second in the league with 13, while Jaylen Jones is tied for 3rd with 12.

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