The Tigers (10-17, 7-9) have won their last four games including a 78-75 win against University of Detroit in the ESPNU Bracketbusters last Saturday while clinching an OVC playoff berth early that week.
TSU is 6-6 at home on the season while defeating SEMO earlier this year at the Show Me Center, 83-72. The win on December 6, 2008 gave the Tigers their first road and OVC win of the season.The Tigers hold the series edge, 17-16.
The Redhawks (3-25, 0-16 OVC) are coming of a 97-73 loss to Northern Illinois and posted their last win on December 21, 2008 against Western Illinois. They are led by the triple scoring tandem of Kenard Moore (18.6 ppg), Calvin Williams (16.5 ppg) and Jaycen Herring (16.1 ppg).
The Tigers will close out the regular season when they host Eastern Illinois on Senior Night and Courtside Dining, Saturday, February 28th. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m.