ABOUT TENNESSEE STATE
Nickname: Lady Tigers
School colors: Reflex Blue and White
Head coach: Larry Joe Inman (43-45 in third season at Tennessee State and 523-362 in 30 seasons overall); Inman formerly coached at Eastern Kentucky.
Conference: Ohio Valley (Tennessee State finished third in the regular season, then won the conference tournament over Tennessee Martin)
All-time series: Kentucky leads all-time series 4-0
Most notable victory this season: In OVC championship game, Tigers knocked off top-seeded Tennessee Martin 64-60 in overtime to get to NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1995.