2021-2022 Tennessee State Tigers

2021-2022 Tennessee State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
44 David Acosta So F 6-11 245 - Santiago Dominican Republic N/A
3 Tajik Bartholomew So G 6-3 N/A - Austin (TX) United States Lanier High School
20 Dedric Boyd Jr G 6-4 185 Oct 23, 1998 Brownsville (TN) United States Haywood High School
4 Christian Brown So SF 6-6 215 Jul 15, 2000 Columbia (SC) United States Oak Hill Academy
21 Kenny Cooper Sr PG 6-1 190 Aug 14, 1998 Nashville (TN) United States Franklin Road Academy
23 Emmanuel Dowuona So C 6-10 230 Apr 17, 1998 Accra Ghana Westwood Christian School
24 Jalen Dupree Sr PF 6-8 235 Feb 27, 1998 Cordova (TN) United States Cordova High School
1 Marcus Fitzgerald, Jr. Fr G 6-2 175 - Brentwood (TN) United States Pearl-Cohn High School
10 Monty Johal So SG 6-3 195 Jan 9, 2000 Springfield (MO) United States Glendale High School
14 Shakem Johnson Sr F 6-7 210 - Youngstown (OH) United States Tennessee Prep Academy
12 Evan Joyner Fr SF 6-8 180 - Greensboro (NC) United States Piedmont Classical High School
2 Carlos Marshall, Jr. Jr F 6-6 205 Apr 27, 1999 Memphis (TN) United States Southwind High School
15 Hercy Miller Fr G 6-3 180 Mar 28, 2002 Calabasas (CA) United States Minnehaha Academy
11 Kassim Nicholson Sr F 6-7 200 - Jackson (MS) United States Callaway High School
5 Ethan Riggs Abner Fr F 6-6 N/A - Mount Juliet (TN) United States Green Hill High School
55 Drew Williams Fr PF 6-7 210 - Ooltewah (TN) United States Scotland Campus

Recent Tennessee State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2022-2023 12-11 (4-6) 7th (OVC) N/A N/A
2021-2022 14-18 (8-10) 5th (OVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2020-2021 4-19 (3-16) 12th (OVC) N/A N/A
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

2021-2022 Tennessee State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Carlos Marshall, Jr. All-OVC Second Team
Kassim Nicholson All-OVC Second Team
Kassim Nicholson OVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 28, 2022)
Kassim Nicholson OVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 31, 2022)
Kassim Nicholson OVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 17, 2022)

2021-2022 Tennessee State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Cooper M. Fitzgerald, Jr. S. Johnson K. Nicholson J. Dupree
Rotation   C. Marshall, Jr.      
Rotation   D. Boyd      
Rotation   M. Johal      
Lim PT   T. Bartholomew E. Joyner D. Acosta E. Dowuona
Lim PT   H. Miller C. Brown    

2021-2022 Tennessee State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Carlos Marshall, Jr. 30 26.8 12.8 3.4 1.4 1.0 0.3 2.4
Marcus Fitzgerald, Jr. 31 30.9 12.0 2.4 2.5 1.1 0.1 2.6
Kassim Nicholson 32 30.9 11.1 8.3 1.0 1.0 0.6 1.4
Dedric Boyd 32 22.1 9.8 2.7 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.9
Christian Brown 10 16.2 8.6 1.1 0.6 1.3 0.4 1.5
Shakem Johnson 27 25.7 8.0 4.9 1.6 0.5 0.8 1.5
Kenny Cooper 30 30.2 7.2 3.1 3.6 1.3 0.2 1.5
Jalen Dupree 27 14.2 5.4 4.3 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.1
Emmanuel Dowuona 26 13.0 3.8 3.3 0.4 0.3 0.7 1.5
Monty Johal 20 9.7 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.4
Hercy Miller 6 10.2 2.0 0.8 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.7
David Acosta 16 7.1 1.3 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5
Tajik Bartholomew 22 5.3 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.3

2021-2022 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
Asa Duvall Video Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Dr. Mikki Allen Athletic Director 2020-2021 N/A
Josh Bone Director of Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Video Coordinator (Tennessee State, 2018 to 2019)
Tyler Buckner Team Manager 2021-2022 N/A
Trevor Searcy Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A