2019 SeasonAll times ET

2019 Schedule
3-5, 1st in OVC
Kentucky's Richards throws down alley-oop pass (0:19)
Kentucky's Johnson scoops in transition layup (0:16)
Quickley pulls up to drain 3-pointer (0:21)
Tennessee State's Egbuta slams down alley-oop (0:24)
Travis leaps for rebound, makes putback layup (0:22)
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Tennessee State hires 'Penny' Collins as coach

Tennessee State has hired Illinois State assistant Brian "Penny" Collins as its men's basketball coach, replacing Dana Ford, who left for Missouri State after going 57-65 in four seasons.

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Missouri State hires Dana Ford

Missouri State has hired Tennessee State basketball coach Dana Ford. Ford, 33, has been the head coach of the Tigers for four seasons.


Eastern Illinois upsets Tennessee State in OVC opener, 73-71

Ray Crossland missed one chance to clinch Eastern Illinois' first-round upset of Tennessee State in a first-round Ohio Valley Conference tournament game, but he redeemed himself by blocking a 3-point try by Delano Spencer with a second left to...


Tennessee State beats E Kentucky 73-60

Delano Spencer scored 20 points with six 3-pointers, Christian Mekowulu added 19 points, and Tennessee State beat Eastern Kentucky 73-60 on Saturday night to win its fourth straight.

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.5
Rebounds Per Game36.9
Assists Per Game14.8
Points Allowed73.4229th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-2
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances2