Monday, February 04, 2008
Tiggs kept the Buccaneers in a tie with
In Friday night's CSS Game of the Week, Tiggs, a business major, turned in one of the best performances of the season, scoring 26 points and grabbing 12 rebounds for his third double-double of the season, in leading ETSU past Mercer for the sixth time in as many meetings. Seven of his 12 rebounds came at the offensive end. He connected on 11-of-16 shooting and on both of his 3-point attempts. Two days later, he scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half as ETSU won for the fifth straight game, defeating the upset-minded Kennesaw State Owls, 72-66. Tiggs did most of his damage from the charity stripe, making 10-of -12, 8-10 in the second half.
Tiggs, the 2007 NJCAA Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Year, has thrived in his first year in the A-Sun, averaging 15.7 points per game and 6.1 rebounds per game. He ranks second in the A-Sun in field goal percentage at 56.0. He increased his stats across the board over his last six games, averaging 19.0 points per game and 8.0 rebounds per game while shooting 60.0 percent from the floor.
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