MAC Men's Basketball Daily (2-19-12)
MAC Men's Basketball Daily - Saturday, February 19
Tennessee State (18-10, 11-4 OVC) at Miami (8-16, 4-8 MAC)
3 p.m. • First Meeting
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•Miami returns home to host Tennessee State in the Sears BracketBuster at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. The RedHawks won their last game in Millett Hall by a 19-point margin last Saturday against Central Michigan and try to rebound from a loss at Akron on Wednesday. Miami leads the MAC in conference-only games and in all games in 3-pointers per game, averaging 7.9 and 7.4 per game, respectively. Miami also ranks second in the MAC in conference-only games in 3-point field goal percentage (.391). In MAC action, freshman guard Brian Sullivan (2nd, .489), sophomore forward Jon Harris (5th, .439) and sophomore guard Josh Sewell (10th, .414) rank among the top 10 in 3-point field goal percentag. Tennessee State enters Sunday’s contest with an 18-10 overall record and an 11-4 OVC mark. The Tigers have won eight straight and 10 of their last 11 games, including a 72-68 win at No. 16/14 Murray State on Feb. 9. The Tigers are coming off a 69-64 overtime win against Jacksonville State on Tuesday evening. TSU is led by Robert Covington, who averages 18.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg.