Midway through the first half, the Fayetteville State Broncos needed a spark. Jarmel Baxter provided one. And for a while, that was enough. But the Broncos couldn't overcome 22 turnovers and 28 fouls and Virginia Union had four players score in double figures to rally past Fayetteville State 82-77 on Monday in a nonconference game between CIAA foes
2013-14: Preseason All-CIAA selection... Opened season with 19-point contests against Concord (WV) (Nov. 8) and Notre Dame College (Nov. 9). Had eight rebounds and five assists in the Concord contest... Scored 28 points against Paine College on Nov. 15... Scored 30+ points for the third time in his career with a 30-point gameagainst UNC Pembroke on Nov. 21.
2012-13: Appeared in 26 games, making 24 starts... Averaged 16.1 points and 6.3 rebound per game andfinishing the season with 418 total points...Surpassed 1,000 career points in CIAA Tournament game against Virginia State on Feb. 26... Opened season with pair of 20-point performances against Barber-Scotia (Nov. 9) and Barton (Nov. 13) that astarted a string of five consecutive double-figure scoring games... Scored in double figures in 13 straight games from Jan. 7 to Feb. 20... Scored 30 points for the first time against Elizabeth City State on Jan. 7. He recorded 11 rebounds in that contest... Scored career-high 35 points against Bowie State on Jan. 14... Recorded three double-doubles. Named CIAA First-Team.
2011-12: Appeared in 27 games, making 13 starts... Averaged 11.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. Shot 43.3 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from 3-point range. Finished season with 298 points... Opened the season with a 15-point performance against Barber-Scotia on Nov. 11, one of 16 times he scored in double figures... Scored season-high 19 points against Johnson C. Smith on Feb. 6... Hauled in season-high nine rebounds against Johnson C. Smith on Feb. 6.
2010-11: Appeared in 29 games and made two starts... Averaged 9.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game while shooting 49.8 percent from the field. Scored 288 total points... Scored 12 points in his first collegiate game against Barber-Scotia on Nov. 12... Scored in double-figures 11 times... Scored season-high 21 points against Virginia State on Jan. 26... Had eight-rebound games on two occasions, against St. Paul's on Jan. 15 and against Livingstone on Feb. 21.
Honors: All-CIAA (2012-13)
Personal: Full Name: Tyrrel J. Tate...Born on February 2, 1992...Majoring in Business Administration.