Dove’s late block secures UT Martin’s 91-86 victory
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Quinton Dove blocked a shot in the final seconds to secure UT Martin's 91-86 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon in the regular-season finale for both...
UTM looks for home win vs Tennessee St.
Tennessee State (9-20, 6-11) vs. UT Martin (10-18, 5-12)
Skyhawk Arena, Martin, Tennessee; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UT Martin looks for its fourth straight win over...
Southeast Mo. seeks revenge on Tennessee St.
Tennessee State (9-19, 6-10) vs. Southeast Missouri (9-20, 4-12)
Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Thursday, 8:45 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tennessee State goes for the season...
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 St. looks to end streak vs E. Illinois
Eastern Illinois (14-14, 7-8) vs. Tennessee State (8-19, 5-10)
Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Illinois looks to extend Tennessee...
Kinchen’s 3 lifts SIU-Edwardsville, 85-84, at Tennessee St.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dan Kinchen scored 19 points and drained a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds on the clock and SIU-Edwardsville broke a four-game losing streak, defeating Tennessee State 85-84 on...
Burnell carries Jacksonville St. past Tennessee St. 84-65
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell matched his career high with 30 points as Jacksonville State defeated Tennessee State 84-65 on Saturday night.
Jamall Gregory had 13 points for Jacksonville State (19-8, 11-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Ty Hudson added 10 points. Christian Cunningham had nine rebounds for the home team.
Stokley Chaffee Jr. had 17 points for the Tigers (8-18, 5-9). Kamar McKnight added 12 points. Tripp Davis had 12 points and six rebounds.
Windler scores 31 to lead Belmont past Tennessee St. 77-66
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 31 points and 13 rebounds as Belmont stretched its winning streak to eight games, beating Tennessee State 77-66 on Thursday night.
Windler shot 11 for 14 from the field.
Grayson Murphy had 15 points and seven rebounds for Belmont (20-4, 11-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Kevin McClain added 11 points.
Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey had 19 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (8-17, 5-8). Michael Littlejohn added 16 points. Emmanuel Egbuta had 10 points.
Brown carries E. Kentucky over Tennessee St. 75-65
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Jomaru Brown had a season-high 30 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Tennessee State 75-65 on Saturday night.
Tre King had 12 points for Eastern Kentucky (11-14, 4-8 Ohio Valley Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Kelvin Robinson added 10 points and nine rebounds. Nick Mayo had 12 rebounds and three blocks for the hosts.
Michael Littlejohn had 16 points for the Tigers (8-16, 5-7). Kamar McKnight added 12 points. Stokley Chaffee Jr. had eight rebounds.
Fitzpatrick-Dorsey’s late basket gives Tennessee State win
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey's steal led to his winning basket with 3.3 seconds left in Tennessee State's 68-67 victory over UT Martin on Thursday night.
Fitzpatrick-Dorsey sank a 3-pointer to get the Tigers (6-15, 3-6 Ohio Valley) to within 67-66 with 52 seconds remaining then stole the ball with 20 seconds left before he drove in for a left-handed scoop shot. Preston Park's half-court attempt went off the front of the rim.
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 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.
McKnight leads Tennessee St over Carver Bible College 92-57
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kamar McKnight scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures and added three assists and two steals to lead Tennessee State to a 92-57 victory over Carver Bible College on Thursday night.
Emmanuel Egbuta came off the bench to score 14 for the Tigers (1-2), while Jalen Duke scored 11 of 5-of-7 shooting. Reserves Michael Littlejohn and Dave Morris scored 11 and 10, respectively.
Mathews scores key points late as Lipscomb rallies, 86-79
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored six of his 23 points in the final minutes as Lipscomb battled past Tennessee State 86-79 Saturday night.
Mathews drove for a layup and was fouled, converting the 3-point play with 2:43 remaining and boosting the Bisons (2-0) to a 79-76 lead. Mathews drained a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left to push the game out of reach.
Kenny Cooper scored 24 points, going 10-for-12 shooting at the foul line for Lipscomb. Eli Pepper added 19 points and 17 rebounds.
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.
Tennessee State turns back Jacksonville State 65-47
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Ken'Darrius Hamilton and Delano Spencer scored 15 apiece and Hamilton added seven rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 65-47 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday 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.
Jackson, Benton with career nights, SIUE tops Tennessee St
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Brandon Jackson led the way with a career-high 19 points, Justin Benton scored a career-high 17 points and Daniel Kinchen also scored 17 as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville rallied past Tennessee State 82-79 Saturday night.
Tennessee State took a 67-65 lead on a Kamar McKnight layup and Darreon Reddick's 3-pointer made it 72-67 with just over five minutes left.
Spencer’s play down stretch helps Tennessee State win 69-65
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Delano Spencer made a steal and layup for the lead with 39 seconds left and added two free throws with 4.7 seconds remaining to seal a 69-65 Tennessee State victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.
Spencer's layup made it 65-63 and his two free throws 67-64 before Ken'Darrius Hamilton added a pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds left.
Tennessee St. pulls away late, beats NAIA Fisk 67-53
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Mekowulu scored 16 points while pulling down a career-high 18 rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 67-53 victory over NAIA's Fisk on Tuesday night.
Delano Spencer added 12 points and Kamar McKnight came off the bench to score 11 points for Tennessee State (4-2) which has won three straight.
Tennessee State pulls out 60-52 win over Canisius
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ken'Darrius Hamilton knocked down five 3-pointers and scored 19 with eight rebounds and Tennessee State dominated the second half on the way to a 60-52 victory over Canisius on Tuesday night.
Tenn. State beats Reinhardt 92-53 on Spencer’s career night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer scored a career-high 22 points with six 3-pointers and Tennessee State never trailed in beating NAIA member Reinhardt University 92-53 in its home opener Monday night.
Spencer hit his first 3 less than a minute into the game and the Tigers led 11-2 after his second. Tennessee State's bench chipped in 19 first-half points and the Tigers led 48-25 at halftime.
Jalen Duke's jumper with 1:11 to play gave the Tigers their largest lead at 41 points.