LAS VEGAS -- 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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LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 26: Kellen Thornton #21 of the Tennessee State Tigers and Aric Brooks #12 of the Morgan...