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The Tennessee State Tigers basketball team represents Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The school's team currently competes in the NCAA Division I's Ohio Valley Conference. They play their home games at the Gentry Complex and are led by first-year head coach Brian "Penny" Collins. While they were a member of the NAIA, they were three time national champions. TSU was the first team to win three consecutive basketball national championships at any level of college basketball – a feat only repeated once as of 2017, by Kentucky State The 1957 championship made TSU the first historically black college to win a national championship. The team was coached by Harold Hunter from 1960 to 1968. Hunter still holds the record as the second-winningest men's basketball coach in Tennessee State's history. Hunter had succeeded outgoing coach John McLendon, who left in 1959. Seventeen former Tennessee State Tigers have played in the NBA, the best known are Robert Covington, Dick Barnett, John Barnhill, Truck Robinson, Anthony Mason and Carlos Rogers.
Location: Nashville
Arena/Stadium: Gentry Complex
Head Coach: Brian Collins
Mascot: Tigers

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