Tennessee State vs Miami (Ohio)

Tennessee St. 68, Miami (Ohio) 61

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MIAMI, Ohio (AP) - Robert Covington scored 14 points to lead Tennessee State, and the Tigers went on a 15-7 run in the final four minutes to seal a 68-61 comeback win against Miami (Ohio) on Sunday.

Jordan Cyphers got half of his 10 points in the game on late back-to-back Tennessee State possessions, draining a 3 and slamming home a dunk to help start the game-winning spree in the Bracket Busters matchup. Covington sealed it with two foul shots and a layup in the final 50 seconds.

Tennessee State overcame a nine-point deficit at intermission, outscoring Miami 42-26 in the second half.

Patrick Miller and Kellen Thornton chipped in 12 points each for the Tigers (19-10), who have won nine straight. That includes a win on Feb. 9th at No. 16 Murray State, who the Tigers host in their season finale on Thursday.

Julian Mavunga had 15 points for the Redhawks (8-17).

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Scoreboard
Tennessee State (19-10) «264268
Miami (Ohio) (8-17)352661

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Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F344-84-461314
M. Rhett, F152-20-03054
W. Peters, G372-70-12326
P. Miller, G363-76-663212
J. Harris, G80-30-00010
K. Thornton256-100-132112
J. Cyphers223-42-421110
K. Moore211-47-72029
C. Conner20-01-22001
Totals 21-4520-2528101768
 46.7%80% 
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Harris, F314-60-042312
J. Mavunga, F303-99-1383515
D. McGhee, F161-20-03012
Q. Rollins, G403-73-85219
B. Sullivan, G284-90-011512
V. Legarza181-20-11112
A. Thomas150-00-02030
J. Sewell112-60-22004
W. Sullivan100-12-31012
J. Tadlock11-10-00003
Totals 19-4314-272992061
 44.2%51.9% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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RUT 64
PSU 55 Final
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BC 50
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Iowa 78