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Tennessee State vs SIU-Edwardsville

Tennessee St. 83, SIU-Edwardsville 73

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Kellen Thornton scored 22 points and Robert Covington and Jordan Cyphers added 18 each to lead hot-shooting Tennessee State to an 83-73 victory against SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.

Patrick Miller had 17 points and 11 assists for the Tigers (16-11, 10-4 Ohio Valley), who shot 57.7 percent (30 of 52) from the floor, including 66.7 percent (10 of 15) from 3-point range.

Kris Davis scored 25 points and Tim Johnson 18 for the Cougars (9-15, 5-9).

SIU Edwardsville was within 66-63 when Thornton scored seven straight points for Tennessee State. Covington added a jumper, and Thornton made a free throw to give the Tigers a 76-65 cushion with 3:50 remaining.

Mark Yelovich had 12 points for the Cougars, who got no closer than seven points down the stretch.

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Tennessee State Tigers
M. Rhett, F373-72-27118
K. Thornton, F349-132-472322
R. Covington, F307-112-444218
P. Miller, G375-105-6411317
J. Cyphers, G306-102-212118
T. Fredrick160-00-03010
D. Dockery140-10-21330
J. Harris10-00-01000
A. Millsap10-00-02000
Totals 30-5213-2030231483
 57.7%65% 
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
M. Yelovich, F355-122-253312
D. Shaffer, F284-70-07008
K. Davis, G3610-163-423225
T. Johnson, G356-114-432418
M. Messer, G351-102-27344
R. Reed141-10-11212
R. Lester112-40-21024
C. Joy40-00-00100
Z. Schneider20-00-00000
Totals 29-6111-1529141673
 47.5%73.3% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Jax. State2-79-14302
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Murray St.7-017-474
UT Martin5-213-7176
Eastern Ill.6-312-9148
SIUE5-49-11316
SE Miss. St.3-59-12303
Austin Peay2-57-14311
 
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