Morgan State vs Tennessee State

Tennessee St. 69, Morgan St. 64


LAS VEGAS (AP) - Robert Covington scored 23 points to lead Tennessee State over Morgan State 69-64 on Saturday in the final round of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Patrick Miller added 15 points and Kellen Thornton 12 for the Tigers (3-4). Covington had eight rebounds and three blocks.

Kevin Thompson led the Bears (0-6) with 16 points.

Jordan Cyphers' 3-pointer from the left corner with 1:17 left gave Tennessee State the lead for good at 63-61 after six lead changes and seven ties.

The Bears, who led for most of the second half, had a 45-37 advantage with 11:59 left before Tennessee State took over.

The Bears built a 19-8 first-half lead, but the Tigers responded with a 17-4 run and led 30-28 at halftime.

Tennessee State shot 9 of 16 from 3-point range.

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Morgan State Bears
K. Thompson, F345-105-753316
D. Jackson, F305-122-232514
I. Chiles, C304-81-14239
L. Bastfield, G252-84-51318
A. Ali, G213-51-24048
A. Brooks272-20-05124
B. Bozeman201-80-03323
S. Duncan111-10-03032
J. Canty10-00-00000
J. Hamilton10-00-00000
Totals 23-5413-1729142364
Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F326-129-1280223
K. Thornton, F266-100-052412
M. Rhett, F130-20-23220
P. Miller, G363-97-831115
W. Peters, G243-62-244410
J. Cyphers262-40-12416
K. Butcher171-20-02223
M. Green170-20-02010
T. Fredrick40-00-02000
M. Bawa30-30-00010
J. Harris20-00-01000
Totals 21-5018-2535151869
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Md.-E. Shore7-610-18311
Coppin St.7-78-21331
S.C. State6-89-18286
Delaware St.6-89-20329
Florida A&M5-97-20348
N.C. A&T0-132-26350

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Morehead St.9-513-14177
Jax. State8-616-13180
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UT Martin8-618-11170
Murray St.8-614-14235
SE Missouri St.8-613-16282
Austin Peay6-810-18270
Eastern Ill.6-914-14254
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