NASHVILLE --- Former Tennessee State University athletes Robert Covington and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie will highlight the NBA vs NFL Celebrity Basketball game set for Friday, July 14 in the Gentry Center.
The game, presented by TBH Sports, will tip-off at 7:30 p.m.
Covington, a forward for the Philadelphia 76ers, played at TSU from 2009-13 while NY Giants Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie donned a Big Blue uniform for four seasons (2004-07).
DRC and RoCo will return to their alma mater to face other NBA and NFL athletes in an exciting celebrity basketball game. Baltimore Ravens DB Anthony Levine, Sr. (TSU 2006-09) will join his fellow Tigers while OVC favorites Isaiah Canaan, Kenneth Faried and Demonte Harper will also hit the court.
There will be players from the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers and many more.
Prior to tip-off, the pro athletes will greet fans and sign autographs from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Tickets for the NBA vs NFL celebrity basketball game are on sale now, and can be purchased at www.TBHBeyondTheGame.com.
The celebrity game is a part of the 3rd annual Beyond the Game Summit hosted by TBH Sports. Football alum Brandon Williams, Director of Operations for TBH Sports, is spearheading the event.
The Summit, established to educate professional athletes about the various opportunities available to them at the conclusion of their careers, brings in a panel of successful business professionals, entrepreneurs and former Pro Athletes. The Summit provides insight, tools and networking opportunities while focusing on current initiatives to prepare for a successful post-athletic career.
The event will also include a fundraiser gala at Loew’s Vanderbilt featuring keynote speaker Bishop Joseph Walker III.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, July 13 - 7:30PM-9:30PM
The Loews Vanderbilt
Keynote Speaker Bishop Joseph W. Walker III
TBH Beyond the Game Pizza With The Pros
Friday, July 14 - 1:30-3:30PM
Slim & Husky's Pizza Beeria
911 Buchanan St
TBH & TSU Beyond the Game Celebrity Basketball Game - NBA vs NFL Friday, July 14
Celebrity Meet & Greet 6-7PM
Game time 7:30-9PM
TSU Gentry Center