November 26, 20161st2ndFinal
Reinhardt451964
Tennessee State474996
Stats at a GlanceREINTSUMBB
FG Percentage.400 (22-55) .571 (32-56)
3P FG Percentage.361 (13-36) .615 (8-13)
FT Percentage.778 (7-9) .615 (24-39)
Offensive Rebounds1113
Defensive Rebounds2023
Total Rebounds3136
Turnovers2714
Steals711
Bench Points3540
LeadersREINTSUMBB
PointsJONES - 15
SPENCER - 18
ReboundsSTRONG - 6
McCALL - 11
AssistsBRIDGES - 4
McCALL - 5
StealsJONES - 3
McCALL - 3
BlocksMARTIN - 2
TSU Hosts Reinhardt for Home Opener
Friday, November 25, 2016
TSU Hosts Reinhardt for Home Opener
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics

RV - TENNESSEE STATE (5-0)
vs. REINHARDT (7-1)
Saturday, Nov. 26  |  7 p.m.
Gentry Center  |  Nashville, Tenn. 
HOME OPENER

VIDEO: OVCDIGITALNETWORK.COM - John Freeman on the call
LIVE STATS: Statbroadcast.com
GAME NOTES: TENNESSEE STATE
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OPENING TIP: After five-consecutive road games to open the season, the Tennessee State men's basketball team makes its home debut on Saturday night versus Reinhardt. TSU, which received a vote in the Nov. 21 Associated Press Top 25, is 5-0 for the first time since moving to Division I prior to the 1977-78 season. 

LAST TIME OUT: TSU earned a 72-58 road victory at Canisius on Nov. 23 behind double-doubles from Wayne Martin (14 points, 14 rebounds) and Jordan Reed (13 points, 11 rebounds). Tahjere McCall (14 points) and Delano Spencer (12 points) also scored in double figures for the Tigers.

ABOUT REINHARDT: The Eagles (NAIA) are 7-1 on the season under fifth year head coach Jason Gillespie. Reinhardt has won three in a row and is coming off an 88-81 win over Allen on Nov. 22. Reinhardt, which averages 89.5 points per game, has four players scoring in double figures led by 15.4 points per game from Justin Bridges.

ALL-TIME SERIES: TSU is 2-0 versus Reinhardt, beating the Eagles by a 97-66 final score on Nov. 14, 2014 before a 77-61 win on Nov. 24, 2015.

MILESTONE WATCH: Redshirt senior guard Jordan Reed (Philadelphia, Pa.) is six points away from scoring 1,000 for his Division I career. Reed (994 points) has 50 points in his TSU career after scoring 931 in three seasons at Binghamton.

NATIONAL HEADLINES: Tennessee State received a vote in the Associated Press Top 25 on Monday, Nov. 21. TSU is also ranked 20th in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25, released on Nov. 21. For the Tigers, which ranked 24th for one week a season ago, it is their third ranking in the Mid-Major Poll. The 20th ranking is also the highest for TSU in program history for the Mid-Major Poll. 

UP NEXT: TSU makes the crosstown trip to Vanderbilt on Tuesday, Nov. 29, for a 7 p.m. tipoff on SEC Network Plus. 

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