#42 - Kevin Tiggs
|2008-09 Men's Basketball|
About Kevin: A highly recruited player with the ability to score on the inside and on the perimeter ... his athleticism makes him an asset on both ends of the floor ... stepped in immediately last year and put up impressive numbers. 2007-08: Was a second team All A-Sun selection … was named A-Sun Player of the Week twice … finished second on the team with 14.6 points per game ... ranked third in the league with 2.9 offensive rebounds a game, fourth in the league with a 55 percent field goal percentage, and sixth with an 79 percent free throw percentage ... had nine rebounds and scored eight points in the win over Campbell (2/25) ... scored 14 points and grabbed five rebounds in the loss to Belmont (2/14) ... became the first two-time winner of the A-Sun Player of the Week honor in 2007-08 ... scored 19 points, while matching his then career bests with three assists and four steals in the win over FGCU (2/8) ... scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State (2/3) ... enjoyed arguably the best game of his career so far, posting his third career double-double with 26 points and a career-high 12 rebounds in the win over Mercer (2/1) ... had a then career high for rebounds (11), free throws (8) and free throws attempted (10), posting his second career double-double with 14 points in the win over UNF (1/27) ... scored 11 points and picked off three steals in the win over Jacksonville (1/25) ... enjoyed his second straight solid game, with 18 points in 35 minutes against Lipscomb (1/19) ... scored a career high and Curb Event Center record 30 points in the loss to Belmont (1/17), while also grabbing nine rebounds ... netted a team-high 15 points in the loss to Gardner-Webb (1/12) ... scored just eight points, but had nine rebounds -- eight of them offensive -- in just 15 minutes of play against Campbell (1/10) ... enjoyed the best game of his college career so far, posting career bests for points (27), rebounds (10), assists (3), steals (3), and minutes played (44), picking up his first career double-double in the loss to La.-Lafayette (12/22) .. had a career-high nine rebounds and matched his personal best with three steals, scoring 13 points in the loss to Oklahoma State (12/8) ... played a career-high 38 minutes, eclipsing 20 points for the fourth time this year with 24 against Marshall (12/4) ... scored 20 points for the third straight game with 20 against UTC (11/28) ... scored 20 points, but more importantly picked up the game-winning steal and layup with less than two seconds left in overtime to beat UNCA (11/24) ... reached expectations in his third game as a Buc, scoring a career-high 26 points and picking up career highs in most all categories, including rebounds (8), steals (3), free throws (6) and minutes (35) ... enjoyed his best game so far as a Buc, scoring 14 points and picking up two steals against Eastern Kentucky (11/17) ... debuted against Dayton (11/10), scoring five points, grabbing four rebounds and picking up a pair of assists and steals in 27 minutes on the floor. Prior to ETSU: The NJCAA Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Year, Tiggs led Mott Community College to a national championship in 2006-07 ... averaged 18.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.2 steals a game a year ago, helping lead Mott to a 35-3 overall record ... was selected as the MVP of the national tournament and competed in the Division II All-Star Game .. shot 62 percent from the field and dished out 2.5 assists in 32 games last season. Personal: Major is Business ... born April 17, 1984.
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