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
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont7-115-692
Murray St.6-214-5117
Jax. State6-215-6203
Tenn. Tech5-313-8170
Austin Peay5-310-10217
SE Missouri St.4-410-11250
Tenn. St.3-58-11213
Eastern Ill.3-57-12260
SIUE3-57-12229
Eastern Ky.2-68-13256
UT Martin2-67-14339
Morehead St.2-66-13281

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo6-014-525
Bowling Green3-312-7187
Miami (Ohio)3-310-9128
Kent St.3-39-10219
Akron2-49-9251
Ohio2-49-9224
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Toledo5-113-677
Ball St.3-312-791
W. Michigan3-311-8175
C. Michigan2-413-6152
E. Michigan2-411-8188
N. Illinois2-49-10225
 
Other games
Mich St 76 Final
Purdue 62
Syracuse 74 Final
RUT 64
PSU 55 Final
Wisc 65
DUKE 75 Final
BC 50
Indiana 66 Final
Iowa 78