Scores

Final

Tennessee St 79

(5-6, 3-1 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 16, 2012

    Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    LO 21 1839
    TNST 32 4779

    Top Performers

    Le Moyne-Owen: E. Shorter 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Tennessee St: R. Covington 31 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Blk

    Tennessee St. 79, Le Moyne-Owen 39

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Robert Covington posted a career-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds en route to his fourth double-double of the season in Tennessee State's 79-39 win over Division-II program LeMoyne-Owen.

    Kellen Thornton converted 7 of 9 shots to add 17 points.

    Covington made 9 of 17 shots from the field and hit 10 of 11 free throws for Tennessee State (5-6), which made 20 of 29 attempts from the line and won its fourth game in its last five matchups.

    Tennessee State took a 32-21 lead into halftime and outscored LeMoyne-Owen 47-18 in the second half. The Tigers shot 53.6 percent (15 of 28) in the second half while holding the Wizards (2-5) to 23.3 percent (7 of 30) during the frame.

    The Tigers dominated the boards 50-31 and scored 25 second-chance points on the strength of 18 offensive rebounds.

    Edwin Shorter led LeMoyne-Owen with 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LO
    TNST
    Points 39 79
    FG Made-Attempted 16-59 (.271) 26-54 (.481)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-22 (.091) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 20-29 (.690)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 40

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