NBA players drafted/signed out of Tennessee State

The basketball team of Tennessee State is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Ohio Valley conference and is nicknamed as the Tigers.

23 players have been selected out of Tennessee State in NBA draft history, 4 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 2 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Tennessee State was selected in the NBA draft was in 1994.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Tennessee State: Philadelphia 76ers (6 times), Atlanta Hawks (5), Oklahoma City Thunder (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Tennessee State 1

Former NBA players out of Tennessee State 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Tahjere McCall2017 (-)SG1.96/ 6'5''201820191
Anthony Mason1988 (53)PF2.01/ 6'7''1989200313
Carlos Rogers1994 (11)PF/C2.11/ 6'11''199420028
Truck Robinson1974 (22)PF2.01/ 6'7''1974198511
Monti Davis1980 (21)PF2.01/ 6'7''198019811
Ted McClain1971 (22)SG/PG1.85/ 6'1''197619793
Lloyd Neal1972 (31)C/PF2.01/ 6'7''197219797
Dick Barnett1959 (6)F/G1.93/ 6'4''1959197414
John Barnhill1959 (79)PG/SG1.85/ 6'1''196219697
Dwight Waller1968 (131)SF/PF1.98/ 6'6''196819691
Ben Warley1961 (6)F/G1.96/ 6'5''196219675
Joe Buckhalter1958 (81)PF2.00/ 6'7''196119632
Porter Meriwether1962 (23)PG1.88/ 6'2''196219631

Other NBA draft picks out of Tennessee State 1

196834312Ed JohnsonSeattle SuperSonics
19613543George FinleyDetroit Pistons
19614352Rossie JohnsonCincinnati Royals
19644863Bobby Joe EdmondsBaltimore Bullets
1965111164Willie PorterCincinnati Royals
1983116523Mike MilliganPhiladelphia 76ers
19681441110Henry WatkinsAtlanta Hawks
197915285Billy TuckerNew York Knicks
1968203176Nate WarePhiladelphia 76ers
1971204139Ron DorseyPhoenix Suns
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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