I am thrilled for TJ. Middle Tennessee State is the defending Conference USA champion, and the Blue Raiders knocked off Michigan State in the first round of last season's NCAA tournament before falling to Syracuse to cap a 25-10 campaign.
Looking aheadWith his future plans set, Massenburg is now free to focus on his current short term goal, which he shared with GHSA expert Kyle Sandy of Sandysspiel.com: winning a state title this season at Shiloh. I look forward to following that journey, beginning with Shiloh's November 12 showdown with Greenforest in the third Southwest Dekalb Shootout. The matchup includes some of the state's top inside players.
Sandy spoke with me about TJ, his impact on the GHSA, and his standing relative to the state's best centers, including those at Greenforest, in a recent AugBball feature. I embedded that audio file below, along with the other three recent AugBball features that shared information about TJ, including highlights and interviews: