TSU Basketball's Coach Cooper to appear on SportsLine
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Nashville, Tenn. - Tennessee State University men's basketball head coach John Cooper will go one-on-one with Channel 5 sports anchor Hope Hines on SportsLine.

The show will air live on Channel 5 Plus (Nashville - Channel 50) Wednesday night, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. The show comes a day before the Tigers host Murray State live on ESPNU. The pivotal conference match-up is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 3, with tip-off slated for 8:05 p.m.

TSU will host their second game live on ESPNU this season after defeating Austin Peay in January. The Tigers pulled off an upset, 76-74, in overtime, with a last second shot. 

Coach Cooper's appearance on SportsLine will be his first prime time exclusive interview highlighting the Tigers' season. TSU is currently off to their best start since the mid 90s with a 10-11 overall and 7-4 record in the OVC.

SportsLine, with host Hope Hines, takes a look at the high school, college and professional sports in Nashville.

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