CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Skyler Hogan had 15 points to lead five Southeast Missouri players in double figures as the Redhawks beat Tennessee State 89-74 on Thursday night. Isaiah Gable added 14...
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Tennessee State (9-19, 6-10) vs. Southeast Missouri (9-20, 4-12)
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Littlejohn carries Tennessee St. over E. Illinois 75-60
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Littlejohn had a season-high 21 points as Tennessee State got past Eastern Illinois 75-60 on Saturday night.
Kamar McKnight had 15 points for Tennessee State...
Tennessee State splits season series with Tennessee Tech
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Stokley Chaffee Jr. scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds and Tennessee State defeated Tennessee Tech 79-62 on Thursday night, splitting the season series.
The Tigers (5-12, 2-3 Ohio Valley), who lost at home to the Golden Eagles 66-64 in a conference opener on Jan. 3, snapped a three-game losing streak to their state rival by posting just their second road win in eight games this season.
Tennessee Tech holds off Tennessee St. in OVC opener, 66-64
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Corey Tillery hit four straight free throws in the final minute and Tennessee Tech held off a Tennessee State rally to win the Ohio Valley Conference opener, 66-64 on Thursday night.
The Golden Eagles won for the third straight time in Nashville. The two previous wins required overtime.
North Carolina A&T edges Tennessee State 78-76
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kameron Langley's layup with 25 seconds left pushed North Carolina A&T past Tennessee State 78-76 on Saturday.
North Carolina A&T (4-6) has won four of its last five games since opening the season with five straight losses. The Aggies travel to No. 13 Virginia Tech on Wednesday. Tennessee State (3-6) has lost four of its last five.
Tennessee State beats NAIA’s Fisk University 113-61
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tripp Davis scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds and Tennessee State beat Fisk University of the NAIA 113-61 on Saturday night.
Davis was 9 of 11 from the field including six 3-pointers for the Tigers (2-2). Kamar McKnight added 18 points, five rebounds and six assists, Armani Chaney had 12 points on four 3-pointers and Michael Littlejohn scored 11 points off the bench.
Eastern Kentucky upsets Tennessee State 72-59
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Mayo scored 25 on 9-of-11 shooting, Dillon Avare came off the bench to score a season-high 15 and Eastern Kentucky upset Tennessee State 72-59 on Saturday night.
Spencer sparks Tennessee State past Morehead State 83-74
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer sank a career-best seven 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 32 points and Tennessee State held off Morehead State 83-74 on Thursday night for its seventh straight victory.
Darreon Reddick had 12 points, Kamar McKnight scored 11 and Armani Chaney added 10 points and six assists for the Tigers (15-11, 10-5 Ohio Valley Conference). Tennessee State connected on 21 of 23 free throws (91 percent) on the night, while the Eagles (6-20, 2-13) sank 9 of 12.
Chaney hits late 3, Tenn. State rallies to beat Morehead St.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Armani Chaney hit a 3-pointer and followed with a layup in the final minute as Tennessee State rallied to beat Morehead State 61-58 on Thursday night.
Spencer comes in in 2nd half to spark Tennessee State 70-56
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer, who missed the first half after an allergic reaction during pregame, scored his 11 points, including three 3-pointers, in the second half when Tennessee State pulled away from Austin Peay 70-56 on Thursday night.
Kamar McKnight scored 13 points, Darreon Riddick had three treys and 12 points and Armani Chaney added 10 points for Tennessee State (8-10, 3-4 Ohio Valley), which shot 50 percent.
Tennessee Tech edges Tennessee State 87-81 in overtime
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr. scored a career-high 28 points, Shaq Calhoun added 23 more, including a 3-pointer to force overtime, and Tennessee Tech slipped past Tennessee State for an 87-81 win Saturday.
In overtime, Aleksa Jugovic got a 3-point play to put Tennessee Tech on top 78-76 and the Golden Eagles hung on, holding Tennessee State to just four points over the final two minutes. Jugovic got seven of his 17 points in the extra period.
Tennessee St beats Jacksonville St to end six-game skid
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer scored 20 points and Armani Chaney scored 14 with six assists to help Tennessee State snap a six-game slide with a 67-60 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday night.
Christian Mekowulu scored 14, all in the second half, with nine rebounds for the Tigers (6-8, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference), who made all 15 of their free throws.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tahj Eaddy sank a 3-pointer with two seconds to go in overtime to give Southeast Missouri State a 78-75 win over Tennessee State in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday night.
The Redhawks (15-17) now face No. 4 Jacksonville State in the quarterfinals Thursday.
Eaddy hit his winning shot after a 3-pointer by Tennessee State's Ken'Darrius Hamilton tied the game at 75 with seven seconds left in overtime.
McCall helps Tennessee State pull away late to beat EKU
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tahjere McCall scored eight of his 20 points in the final two minutes to help Tennessee State pull away and beat Eastern Kentucky 68-66 on Saturday night.
Zach Charles' putback pulled Eastern Kentucky to a tie at 57 with 2:25 remaining. McCall then converted a 3-point play, made a layup and 3 of 4 free throws to give the Tigers a 65-60 lead with 25 seconds to play. Darreon Reddick split a pair of free throws to stretch the Tigers' lead to 66-60.
Jacksonville State downs Tennessee State 63-57
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Greg Tucker scored 24 points and Jacksonville State downed Tennessee State 63-57 on Saturday.
Tucker was 5 of 9 from the floor including four from distance for the Gamecocks (16-12, 8-5 OVC). Malcolm Drumwright added 14 points, Tyrik Edwards had 10 points and Erik Durham had nine points and eight boards.
Tucker sank two 3-pointers, a jumper and three free throws as part of a 22-10 start for the Gamecocks and they led 26-18 at the break.
Tennessee State beats Austin Peay 70-66
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Darreon Reddick scored 19 points, Christian Mekowulu added 12 with nine rebounds, and Tennessee State held off Austin Peay to win 70-66 on Saturday night to end a two-game skid.
Christian Mekowulu scored 12 points and Ken'Darrius Hamilton had 10 points for the Tigers (14-10, 5-6 Ohio Valley), who outrebounded the Governors 36-23 and led 34-31 at halftime.