As the men’s and women’s basketball teams make their final preparations for their upcoming season in Division II competition, they welcomed the Fort Stewart basketball teams to Tiger Arena.
Since Fall 2010, the Savannah State University basketball teams have seen their share of ups and downs with the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference.
The Savannah State University men’s basketball team traveled away from Tiger Arena to contest their skills against Delaware State University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore over the weekend, winning both games with a score of 76-73 and 68-63 respectively.
On Monday night, the Savannah State University men's basketball team was defeated by North Carolina Central University in Tiger Arena. The Tigers fell short by 4 points, ending the game with a score of 78-82.
The Savannah State Women’s basketball team tipped off its season on Tuesday night with a 155-26 win over Wesleyan College. The Lady Tigers were unstoppable on offense and impenetrable on defense as the defended their home court.
Wednesday morning, the sports industry and NBA fans received some devastating news. Coach Gregg Popovich, who has coached the San Antonio Spurs since 1996 lost his wife who was 67, Erin Popovich, to what has been called a respiratory illness. They were married for four decades and has two ch…
Khalen Pinkett is a Junior at Savannah State University from Decatur, Ga.., who plays Guard for the Savannah State Tigers Basketball team. Prior coming to SSU, Pinkett played at Norcross High School in Norcross, Georgia. As a junior, he helped Norcross win the 6-AAAAAA State Title and was a …
Savannah State emerged victorious on senior night and the final home game of the 2017-2018 season at Tiger Arena, as the men's basketball team beat the Eagles of North Carolina Central 85 -75.
Savannah State men's basketball has had an epic season. It all started in January with their road game against Coppin State. Senior guard Javaris Jenkins with 19 points, and Dexter Mclanahan with 16 points and 10 rebounds in that game.
Coming off the road from two back-to-back wins against Delaware State 106-86, and FAMU 107-100. The Tigers came home to extended their now seven-game winning streak against the South Carolina State Bulldogs.
With a 34-point blowout against Middle Georgia State, the Tigers won their first game of the season on Nov. 15 in the Tiger Arena. Junior guard Dexter McClanahan was the star of the game, leading the Tigers with his 26 points, shooting five 3-pointers and closing the evening with three steals.
On Wednesday night, rookie sensation Lonzo Ball faced his toughest matchup yet going up against Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall. Wall has a history of teaching rookies a lesson on the court.
The Lady Tigers finished 12-19 overall and 8-8 in the conference this season. There is a whopping eight seniors that are on the roster and will be graduating this year.
Savannah State men's basketball team finished in the top 5 in the MEAC conference (13-16 overall, 10-6 conference). The Tigers were ranked 3rd in the nation in 3-point shots made with 392, and 1st in 3-pointers per game with 13.5.
The Savannah State Lady Tigers basketball team’s 2016-17 season officially came to an end on Wednesday after suffering a 53-43 defeat from the Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats.
On Tuesday the Savannah State Lady Tigers basketball team defeated the Morgan State Lady Bears in the first round of the 2017 Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) tournament 59-51 to advance to the semifinals and also set a school record for blocks in a season in the process.
The Savannah State Tigers basketball team hosted the South Carolina State Bulldogs on last Thursday in a MEAC match up and the final game of the regular season and the Tigers rallied to defeat the Bulldogs 95-88.
8 seniors of the Lady Tigers basketball team were honored before the game on Senior Night. The Tigers finish the season with a bang, defeating S.C. State 53-45.Senior leaders Kenyatta Hendrix and Tiyonda Davis led the team, scoring in double figures.“Going into the game I knew it would be an…
The Tigers had a great start at the first half, battling with the Spartans on Monday night. Point after point, block after block and steal after steal; but, Savannah State University fell short to Norfolk State University in the 4th quarter, losing 87-92.
The Savannah State Tigers men’s basketball team hosted the Morgan State Bears on Saturday in a MEAC contest and the Tigers won the game 74-61.
“It’s just a matter of us keeping our composure and staying in control of our emotions," said Coach Cedric Baker when asked about the message given to the players after being down 35 to 25 at halftime. “The crowd played a major role in the win by keeping the energy going."
The Tigers host the Rattlers in a MEAC matchup in Tiger Arena. This was the second game home game in MEAC conference for the Tigers. “We have to keep things simple as possible we have to protect home in the MEAC and that’s what the players did.” said Coach Broadnax when asked about protecti…
On Sunday the Savannah State Lady Tigers basketball team hosted Columbia College in their first home game of the season and the Lady Tigers went on to win the contest 68-52 successfully rebounding from their season opening loss at Seton Hall.
Now entering his 12th season as head coach of the Tigers, Horace Broadnax added eight new players to the Savannah State University men’s basketball program for 2016-2017 season.