Tennessee St. Rumors & News

  • Former Georgia Tech guard headed to Tennessee State

    College Basketball Talk "Tennessee State has made an addition to its roster for the 2016-17 season, as former Georgia Tech guard Chris Bolden will play for head coach Dana Ford as a graduate student. News of Bolden’s eventual transfer was first reported by Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com. Bolden was handed a six-game..." October 19

  • Tennessee State's Ford, 30, doesn't want age to define him

    Fox Sports Tennessee "Dana Ford wants being the youngest Division-I men's college basketball coach in the country to work for him. "It's a big deal to everyone else," the 30-year-old Tennessee State coach said at Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Media Day, "but not necessarily me. I am going to be the same coach in..." October 22

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Tennessee State to hire Dana Ford as next coach

    CBS Sports "Tennessee State will announce Dana Ford as its new coach on Monday, sources told CBSSports.com. There is a press conference scheduled for Monday afternoon. Ford was an assistant coach at Tennessee State under John Cooper for three seasons, from 2009-11. Cooper left the Tigers for Miami..." April 21

  • Tennessee State fires Travis Williams after two seasons

    Tennessean "Travis Williams was fired Tuesday as the men’s basketball coach at Tennessee State. TSU (5-25, 4-12 OVC) finished the season tied for fifth in the OVC East and failed to qualify for the eight-team conference tournament. Williams was in his second season as the head coach after spending four..." March 12

  • Tennessee State fires Travis Williams after two seasons

    CBS Sports "Just two seasons after promoting assistant coach Travis Williams to the top job, Tennessee State will be looking for another head coach. The Tigers fired Williams on Tuesday. “We're disappointed to have to do this after just two year, but we feel that it's something that's in the best..." March 11