After a 6-7 start to the season, the Tennessee State Tigers have found their groove in conference play.
The Tigers beat Jacksonville State 66-60 Thursday night at the Gentry Center to improve to a perfect 6-0 in the league.
After leading 33-22 at the half the Gamecocks tightened things up, but the Tigers held them off in the games final minutes.
Patrick Miller had 17 points for the Tigers, so did Kellen Thornton.
TSU goes to Belmont Saturday for a first place showdown in the OVC.