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TSU Big Blue Tigers athletics news

Kudos to Covington Former Tennessee State forward Robert Covington has signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. The Rockets finished 45-37 last year, earning the eighth seed in the Western Conference. “[I] may…

Heat begin road to repeat

The 2013 NBA Playoffs began over the weekend with more of a whimper than a roar. The home team won every Game One, most by lopsided scores. As the week began, road teams started getting their legs, most notably Chicago…

Big finish for the Big East

The late Dave Gavitt started with a dream. He then jotted ideas on cocktail napkins. After that came the conversation stage, and that took some big convincing. Reluctantly, led by John Thompson of Georgetown and Jim Boeheim of Syracuse, the…

TSU opens OVC basketball campaign

Men’s Basketball: Patrick Miller had a career-high 28 points and the Tennessee State University men’s basketball team defeated Eastern Illinois 67-59 in the squad’s first Ohio Valley Conference game of the season played Dec. 29 in Gentry Center. Miller made…