February 09, 20171st2ndFinal
Tennessee State363672
Tennessee Tech194059
Stats at a GlanceTSUMBBTTU
FG Percentage.482 (27-56) .370 (17-46)
3P FG Percentage.417 (10-24) .321 (9-28)
FT Percentage.800 (8-10) .615 (16-26)
Offensive Rebounds107
Defensive Rebounds2821
Total Rebounds3828
Turnovers1312
Steals65
Bench Points2325
LeadersTSUMBBTTU
PointsHAMILTON - 21
ROGERS - 17
ReboundsHAMILTON - 10
MACK - 10
AssistsCHANEY - 5
ADAMS - 4
MACK - 4
StealsHAMILTON - 2
MARTIN - 2
PHILLIPS - 2
BlocksHAMILTON - 3
HENRY - 2
TSU Ready for Road Test at Tennessee Tech on Thursday
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
TSU Ready for Road Test at Tennessee Tech on Thursday
Photo By Sam Jordan - TSU Athletics

TENNESSEE STATE (14-10, 5-6 OVC)
at TENNESSEE TECH (10-16, 6-5 OVC)
Thursday, Feb. 9  |  6 p.m.
Eblen Center  |  Cookeville, Tenn.

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  |  TENNESSEE TECH
SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter - @TSU_Tigers |  Instagram - @TSUTigers |  #BigBlueRising

OPENING TIP: TSU begins its second time through the Ohio Valley Conference East Division with a road test at Tennessee Tech on Thursday night. The Tigers, who are coming off a 70-66 road win at Austin Peay, fell to the Golden Eagles by an 80-74 score in overtime earlier this season at the Gentry Center.

ABOUT TENNESSEE TECH: Entering Thursday 10-16 overall and 6-5 in the OVC, the Golden Eagles are coming off a convincing 87-68 road win at Eastern Illinois on Saturday. Three Tennessee Tech players average double-digit points led by Aleksa Jugovic’s 16.3 points per game.

LAST TIME OUT: Darreon Reddick (Belleville, Ill.) fueled a second-half comeback with a season-high 19 points in a 70-66 road win at Austin Peay on Saturday. TSU led by as many as 12 points in the first half, but the Govs battled back for an 11-point lead in the second half before TSU pulled out the victory.   Ken’Darrius Hamilton (Montgomery, Ala.) recorded his first double-double with 10 points and 11 boards on the night.

LAST TIME VERSUS TENNESSEE TECH: Christian Mekowulu (Lagos, Nigeria) forced overtime with a free throw with 11.6 seconds left, but TSU fell to Tennessee Tech, 80-74, in overtime at the Gentry Center on Jan. 19. Tahjere McCall (Philadelphia, Pa.) scored 19 points and Wayne Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) added a double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Tigers. Aleksa Jugovic scored 30 points to lead the Golden Eagles.

ALL-TIME SERIES: TSU’s all-time record versus Tennessee Tech is 31-32 with Thursday marking the 64th meeting between the two sides.

UP NEXT: TSU continues its road trip at Jacksonville State on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

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