Tennessee State vs. South Dakota State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Tennessee State vs. South Dakota State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Tennessee State 71
(0-2, 0-2 away)
South Dakota State 78
(1-1, 1-0 home)
Venue: Frost Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, November 13, 2012
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tennessee State 27 44 71
South Dakota State 42 36 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee State R Covington 23 R Covington 11 P Miller 10
South Dakota State N Wolters 22 T Fiegen 9 N Wolters 9

Tennessee State faced off with South Dakota State on Tuesday, Nov. 13 and was beaten at home by the Jackrabbits 78-71. The Tigers got a double-double out of Robert Covington with a game-high 23 points and 11 rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl). Patrick Miller got a double-double as well with 12 points and 10 assists (6 Reb 4 Stl). Nate Wolters finished with a team-high 22 points and nine assists for the Jackrabbits. Tennessee State (0-2, 0-0 OVC) takes on Minnesota (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) on Thursday, Nov. 15 on the road.

Tennessee State Game Notes

  • Tennessee State started 0-2 during the 2011, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • TSU beat the spread by four points.
  • Robert Covington accounted for 32.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Robert Covington accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Patrick Miller recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Patrick Miller had a career high with 10 assists.
  • Robert Covington recorded a double-double. It was his first this season and 20th of his career.

South Dakota State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Nate Wolters and Jordan Dykstra) accounted for 51.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tony Fiegen and Jordan Dykstra) accounted for 45.9 percent of the rebounds.
TSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+R. Covington3523113301
A+Patrick Miller4012610403
BM.J. Rhett16470012
BKellen Thornton32851311
B-Tashan Fredrick17610100
B-Jordan Cyphers201020102
C+Kharon Butcher25802000
-Jay Harris7000100
-Michael Green5000001
-Devante McClung3010001
SDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Nate Wolters382269214
AJordan Dykstra311883004
ATony Fiegen301091000
C+Chad White271132013
C+Taevaunn Prince23830101
CBrayden Carlson35532011
CMarcus Heemstra12230122
-Jake Bittle4200001

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