Tennst 83
Siued 73
Date of game: 2/20/2013

Recap: SIU Edwardsville vs. Tennessee St

Edwardsville, IL (Sports Network) - Patrick Miller recorded a double-double with 17 points and 11 assists as the Tennessee State Tigers defeated the SIU Edwardsville Cougars, 83-73, in Ohio Valley Conference play at the Vadalabene Center.

Kellen Thornton contributed a team high 22 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (16-11, 10-4 OVC). Jordan Cyphers and Robert Covington both scored 18 points as Tennessee State won for the fourth time in five games.

For the Cougars (9-15, 5-9), Kris Davis pumped in a game-high 25 points. Tim Johnson added 18 points and Mark Yelovich chipped in 12 points as SIUE suffered its fourth setback in five outings.

Tennessee State went 16-of-31 from the floor including 8-of-12 beyond the arc in the first half. SIUE managed to make 15-of-31 of its field goals attempts including 3-of-7 from long range, as the Tigers took a 44-41 advantage at the half.

Tennessee State continued its impressive shooting, knocking down 14-of-21 from the floor including 2-of-3 beyond the arc. It also held SIUE to a mere 1-of-6 makes from beyond the arc en route to the 10-point victory.

SIUE was held to 4-of-13 from long-range. Tennessee State made 57.7 percent from the floor including 10-of-15 3-pointers on the night.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.