Loyola (MD) vs. Tennessee State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Loyola (MD) vs. Tennessee State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Loyola (MD) 69
(20-9, 8-6 away)
Tennessee State 67
(16-12, 10-2 home)
Venue: Gentry Complex
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Loyola (MD) 38 31 69
Tennessee State 49 18 67
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Loyola (MD) E Etherly 26 E Etherly 8 R Williams 5
Tennessee State P Miller 17 R Covington 9 J Cyphers 3

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Loyola (MD) took on Tennessee State and just barely beat the Tigers 69-67. It looked like this one could get ugly, with Tennessee State up 49-38 at the half, but Loyola (MD) was able to make a comeback and secure the win in the second half. The Greyhounds got the win with a season-high 26 points and eight rebounds from Erik Etherly. Dylon Cormier also had a solid game, scoring 20 points and adding three rebounds. Patrick Miller got a team-high 17 points and five rebounds for the Tigers. This makes three wins in a row for the Greyhounds. Loyola (MD) (20-9, 11-5 MAAC) takes on Iona (15-13, 9-7 MAAC) on Friday, Mar. 1 on the road.

Loyola (MD) Game Notes

  • The win over Tennessee State extended the Loyola (MD) winning streak to three games.
  • LMDU beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Greyhounds have beaten the spread.
  • The Greyhounds have won seven close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Loyola (MD) is 31-27 in close games.
  • Loyola (MD) has won every game this season (10-0) when its field goal percentage has been 48.2 percent or better.
  • The Greyhounds have won 82 percent of the time this season (9-2) after recording 69 or more total points.
  • LMDU has won every game this season (7-0) when opponents record two or fewer blocks.
  • This season Loyola (MD) has won 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Dylon Cormier has 20 points or more and 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Erik Etherly plays 37 minutes or more.
  • Loyola (MD) has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 12 games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Greyhounds came back after being down at halftime.
  • Erik Etherly accounted for 37.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Erik Etherly and Robert Olson) accounted for 43.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Erik Etherly has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 10 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Erik Etherly's career.
  • Erik Etherly had a career high with 10 field goals made.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Dylon Cormier's career.
  • Dylon Cormier has three straight double-digit point games.

Tennessee State Game Notes

  • The Tigers have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Tennessee State is 30-30 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Patrick Miller and Kellen Thornton) accounted for 47.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Robert Covington and Kellen Thornton) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Patrick Miller has led the team in scoring 11 times in 28 games this season.
  • Robert Covington has led the team in rebounding eight times in 28 games this season.
  • Robert Covington has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Patrick Miller has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Cyphers has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Kellen Thornton has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Kellen Thornton.
LMDU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Erik Etherly372681113
ADylon Cormier372031301
B-Franz Rassman5430001
C+Robert Olson23750001
C+Jordan Latham14220010
CR.J. Williams36425204
CJarred Jones5400000
CAnthony Winbush25221111
-Tyler Hubbard5020000
FJulius Brooks12010002
TSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APatrick Miller391753102
AR. Covington401092224
B+Kellen Thornton241561102
BJordan Cyphers321133002
CM.J. Rhett19450002
CTashan Fredrick26620102
D+DeShawn Dockery20420003

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