• Get the Blackhawks Championship Package
    Get the Blackhawks Championship Package
  • Give the Gift of SI
    Give the Gift of SI
SI.com Home
TOP 25
HALF
CLOCK
LEADING SCORES
FINAL
  1. Tennessee StateTHORNTON22
  2. SIU-Ed'villeDAVIS25
Sam M. Vadalabene CenterEdwardsville, IL
AddThis
Email
Print
AddThis Email Print

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Kellen Thornton scored 22 points and Robert Covington and Jordan Cyphers added 18 each to lead hot-shooting Tennessee State to an 83-73 victory against SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.

Patrick Miller had 17 points and 11 assists for the Tigers (16-11, 10-4 Ohio Valley), who shot 57.7 percent (30 of 52) from the floor, including 66.7 percent (10 of 15) from 3-point range.

Kris Davis scored 25 points and Tim Johnson 18 for the Cougars (9-15, 5-9).

SIU Edwardsville was within 66-63 when Thornton scored seven straight points for Tennessee State. Covington added a jumper, and Thornton made a free throw to give the Tigers a 76-65 cushion with 3:50 remaining.

Mark Yelovich had 12 points for the Cougars, who got no closer than seven points down the stretch.

© 2013 STATS LLC STATS, Inc

SI.com
Hot Topics: Sammy Watkins NFL Draft Rick Adelman NFL Questions Aaron Hernandez Donald Trump
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint