2019-2020 Tennessee State Tigers

2019-2020 Tennessee State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
5 Jon Brown Jr G 6-8 180 Jul 10, 1998 Miami (FL) United States Sports Leadership and Management Academy
11 Emmanuel Egbuta Sr F 6-7 230 Dec 12, 1996 Bronx (NY) United States Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School
0 Mark Freeman Fr PG 5-10 160 - Memphis (TN) United States The Skill Factory
13 Mason Green Jr F 6-10 220 - McDonough (GA) United States Eagles Landing Christian Academy
4 Wesley Harris Sr F 6-9 200 - Jackson (MS) United States Callaway High School
12 Monty Johal Fr SG 6-3 185 Jan 9, 2000 Springfield (MO) United States Glendale High School
10 Shakem Johnson Jr F 6-7 210 - Youngstown (OH) United States Tennessee Prep Academy
34 Ben Kone' Jr C 6-9 235 Mar 21, 1998 San Jose United States Archbishop Mitty High School
1 Michael Littlejohn Sr G 5-10 160 Jul 29, 1998 Muskegon (MI) United States Muskegon High School
20 Donnie Malone Jr G 6-2 185 Jan 10, 1998 Memphis (TN) United States Antioch High School
2 Carlos Marshall, Jr. So F 6-6 210 Apr 27, 1999 Memphis (TN) United States Southwind High School
23 Ravel Moody Jr GF 6-6 200 - Aurora (CO) United States Thomas Jefferson High School
15 Samone Nelson, Jr. Jr G 6-5 200 - Memphis (TN) United States Central High School
22 Jy'lan Washington Sr F 6-9 210 Feb 28, 1997 Smyrna (TN) United States Stewarts Creek High School
3 Amorey Womack Fr G 6-1 185 - Webster Groves (MO) United States Webster Groves High School

Recent Tennessee State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 18-15 (9-9) 5th (OVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
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

2019-2020 Tennessee State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Carlos Marshall, Jr. All-OVC Second Team
Carlos Marshall, Jr. OVC All-Newcomer Team
Shakem Johnson OVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 23, 2019)

2019-2020 Tennessee State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Freeman M. Littlejohn C. Marshall, Jr. S. Johnson W. Harris
Rotation     R. Moody   B. Kone'
Rotation     E. Egbuta    
Lim PT D. Malone M. Johal M. Green J. Brown J. Washington
Lim PT S. Nelson, Jr.        

2019-2020 Tennessee State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Carlos Marshall, Jr. 32 29.2 11.8 4.4 2.0 0.8 0.3 2.4
Wesley Harris 29 31.2 11.6 6.2 1.2 0.6 0.8 2.6
Michael Littlejohn 33 30.3 10.7 2.3 3.4 1.2 0.1 2.7
Jy'lan Washington 25 23.0 10.5 5.3 1.0 0.5 1.0 1.8
Shakem Johnson 33 22.8 9.0 5.3 0.7 0.7 0.6 1.7
Emmanuel Egbuta 33 13.5 6.8 3.9 0.2 0.2 0.6 1.0
Mark Freeman 31 28.2 6.5 2.8 4.2 0.8 0.0 3.0
Ben Kone' 24 13.2 4.1 3.3 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.7
Monty Johal 5 11.8 3.8 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 1.0
Jon Brown 32 13.6 3.6 3.0 0.6 0.2 0.2 1.4
Ravel Moody 22 12.0 2.7 2.0 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.6
Donnie Malone 18 4.3 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Samone Nelson, Jr. 3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 Tennessee State Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Brian Collins Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Illinois State, 2017 to 2018)
Ben Walker Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (South Dakota State, 2016 to 2018)
Jerry Nichols Assistant Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Russ Willemsen Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (South Alabama, 2013 to 2018)
Ricky Collins Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Teresa Phillips Athletic Director 2002-2003 N/A
Matt Richardson Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Video Coordinator (Tennessee State, 2018 to 2019)
Trevor Searcy Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A