2017-2018 Tennessee State Tigers

2017-2018 Tennessee State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
12 Hampus Ahlin Jr F 6-6 215 May 26, 1995 Ostersund Sweden N/A
30 Stokley Chaffee Jr F 6-8 215 Dec 22, 1996 Pleasanton (CA) United States Amador Valley High School
0 Armani Chaney Jr PG 5-10 165 Apr 26, 1997 Chicago (IL) United States St. Rita of Cascia High School
22 Daniel Cummings Fr F 6-5 225 Mar 14, 1997 Aurora Canada St. Benedict's Prep School
10 Tripp Davis So G 6-3 180 Aug 22, 1997 Antioch (TN) United States Lighthouse Christian High School
34 Jalen Duke So GF 6-5 213 Mar 10, 1997 Nashville (TN) United States Martin Luther King Magnet
4 Ken'Darrius Hamilton Sr PF 6-9 245 Jun 13, 1996 Montgomery (AL) United States Robert E. Lee High School
23 DaJion Henderson RS-Jr F 6-7 275 Nov 15, 1996 Los Angeles (CA) United States Crenshaw High School
2 Kamar McKnight So SG 6-4 205 Mar 6, 1996 Toronto Canada St. Benedict's Prep School
21 Christian Mekowulu Jr F 6-8 245 Mar 17, 1995 Lagos Nigeria Covenant Christian Academy
15 Demarcus Mitchell RS-Fr F 6-7 220 Aug 1, 1999 Memphis (TN) United States Germantown High School
5 David Morris RS-Fr G 6-1 180 Sep 17, 1998 Erie (PA) United States Strong Vincent High School
13 Samson Oyediran Jr SF 6-7 220 - London England N/A
14 Darreon Reddick Sr G 6-4 195 Oct 26, 1995 Belleville (IL) United States Belleville East High School
11 A.C. Reid Sr GF 6-5 215 Jan 10, 1996 Spring Branch (TX) United States Smithson Valley High School
1 Delano Spencer Sr G 6-3 200 Sep 7, 1994 Atlanta (GA) United States Oldsmar Christian Academy

Tennessee State Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Donte Fitzpatrick Jr SF 6-4 191 May 5, 1996 Memphis (TN) United States Ole Miss

Recent Tennessee State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 9-21 (6-12) 7th (OVC) N/A N/A
2017-2018 15-15 (10-8) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 17-13 (8-8) 6th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-11 (11-5) 2nd (OVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 5-26 (2-14) 12th (OVC) N/A N/A
2013-2014 5-25 (4-12) 10th (OVC) N/A N/A
2012-2013 18-15 (11-5) 3rd (OVC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 20-13 (11-5) 2nd (OVC) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 14-16 (10-8) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 9-23 (6-12) 8th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 12-18 (9-9) 6th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 15-17 (10-10) 5th (OVC) Runner Up N/A
2006-2007 12-20 (8-12) 7th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 13-15 (11-9) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-17 (9-7) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 7-21 (6-10) 8th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 2-25 9th (OVC) N/A N/A

2017-2018 Tennessee State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Christian Mekowulu NABC All-District (19) Second Team
Christian Mekowulu All-OVC Second Team
Christian Mekowulu OVC Defensive Player of the Year
Christian Mekowulu OVC Player of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)
Christian Mekowulu OVC Player of the Week (Dec 4, 2017)
Kamar McKnight OVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)

2017-2018 Tennessee State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Chaney D. Spencer D. Reddick K. Hamilton C. Mekowulu
Rotation   K. McKnight   S. Chaffee  
Lim PT T. Davis J. Duke D. Cummings    
Lim PT   A. Reid S. Oyediran    
Lim PT     H. Ahlin    

2017-2018 Tennessee State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Delano Spencer 30 32.8 15.5 3.1 1.3 1.1 0.1 1.8
Christian Mekowulu 30 29.1 12.7 7.9 0.9 0.9 1.5 2.4
Ken'Darrius Hamilton 28 23.4 8.5 4.2 0.8 0.7 0.5 2.0
Kamar McKnight 30 21.9 8.5 2.4 1.6 0.8 0.0 1.5
Armani Chaney 30 29.0 7.8 3.1 3.7 1.4 0.1 2.8
Darreon Reddick 30 28.3 7.4 3.0 1.7 0.8 0.2 1.9
Stokley Chaffee 28 17.0 3.1 3.9 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.6
Jalen Duke 17 7.2 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4
Daniel Cummings 22 8.5 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4
Hampus Ahlin 10 7.1 1.5 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.7
A.C. Reid 10 10.2 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Tripp Davis 18 7.2 0.9 1.2 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.4
Samson Oyediran 18 6.8 0.4 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

2017-2018 Tennessee State Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dana Ford Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Randy Peele Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Rodney Hamilton Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Pierre Jordan Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Teresa Phillips Athletic Director 2002-2003 N/A
James White Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Janna Eichelberger Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Trevor Searcy Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A