tnstatelogo.gifTennessee State University director of athletics, Teresa Phillips has announced the dismissal of head basketball coach Cy Alexander.

“We thank Coach Alexander for his service to the basketball program as head coach,’’ said Phillips. “The program at this time, however, needs a new direction.”

Alexander was in his sixth season at Tennessee State posting a record of 67-107 and 48-56 in the Ohio Valley Conference. Overall, in 24 years, Alexander has posted a record of 344-306. Last season, TSU finished 15-17, 10-10 in the OVC, after reaching the championship game of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Mark Pittman will serve as interim head coach.


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