|January 25, 2017||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||TSUMBB||SIUE|
|FG Percentage||.571 (28-49)||.422 (19-45)|
|3P FG Percentage||.571 (8-14)||.385 (5-13)|
|FT Percentage||.750 (12-16)||.565 (13-23)|
REDDICK - 14
MARTIN - 14
MARTIN - 7
MARTIN - 4
SIMMONS - 2
MARTIN - 2
SIMMONS - 1
TENNESSEE STATE (12-8, 3-4 OVC)
at SIUE (5-16, 0-7 OVC)
Wednesday, Jan. 25 | 7 p.m.
Vadalabene Center | Edwardsville, Ill.
VIDEO: OVC Digital Network
RADIO: 102.1 FM The Light - Greg Pogue (pxp) and Albert Dawson (analysis) on the call
LIVE STATS: Statbroadcast.com
GAME NOTES: TENNESSEE STATE | SIUE
SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter - @TSU_Tigers | Instagram - @TSUTigers | #BigBlueRising
OPENING TIP: TSU will make its only trip of the season to the state of Illinois to take on SIUE on Wednesday night in Ohio Valley Conference action. Guards Armani Chaney (Chicago, Ill.) and Darreon Reddick (Belleville, Ill.) are Illinois natives, as is TSU Head Coach Dana Ford, who hails from Tamms, Ill.
ABOUT SIUE: The Cougars are 5-16 overall and 0-7 in OVC games this season. SIUE has played a number of close games in OVC play, including a three-point loss at SEMO and an overtime defeat at the hands of Austin Peay. Kansas State transfer Tre Harris leads the offense with 13.4 points per game.
LAST TIME OUT: Tahjere McCall (Philadelphia, Pa.) tallied 19 points and a career-high nine assists in TSU’s 86-79 home loss to Jacksonville State on Saturday. The Tigers fell behind early and trailed by as many as 14 points before trimming the deficit to four. Four other Tigers scored in double figures including Delano Spencer (17), Wayne Martin (15), Armani Chaney (12) and Jordan Reed (10).
LAST SEASON VERSUS SIUE: TSU earned a 63-60 home win over SIUE in last year’s meeting between the two sides at the Gentry Center. Tahjere McCall (Philadelphia, Pa.) posted a team-high 18 points with then-senior Keron DeShields adding 11. Last year’s game featured six ties and 11 lead changes.
ALL-TIME SERIES: TSU is 6-1 in the all-time series versus SIUE.
UP NEXT: TSU hosts Belmont on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Gentry Center at 7:30 p.m.