Prior to ETSU
Transferred to ETSU from Coastal Carolina ... Played in 20 games with five starts in his one season at Coastal (2020-21) ... Missed six games due to illness ... Finished second on the team in scoring averaging 13.4 points per game, which was good enough for 11th in the Sun Belt ... Shot 40 percent from the field, 41 percent on his three-point attempts and 86 percent at the free throw line ... Led the team with 55 three-point field goals ... He was second in the Sun Belt in three-point percentage and 19th nationally ... Reached double-digits 14 times, with four of those games registering over 20 points ... Opened his CCU career with 28 points in his first game against North Carolina Wesleyan (11/28/20) ... Scored 22 points against Georgia State (01/01/21), and added 21 points against Delaware State (12/17/20) and at Georgia State (01/16/21) ... Hit seven-of-nine three-pointers at Georgia State (01/16/21) and was six-of-eight against North Carolina Wesleyan (11/28/20) ... Finished the season with 34 assists and 19 steals.
Tipler transferred to CCU following an outstanding two-year career at Northeast Mississippi Junior College ... The Ashland, Miss. native, culminated his outstanding sophomore season being named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-America team ... He led all Mississippi JUCO players in scoring averaging 20.4 points per game at Northeast while shooting over 43 percent from the field, 38 percent on his three-point attempts, and 86 percent at the free throw line in picking up first-team all-conference and first-team all-region accolades in addition to his All-America honor ... He finished his two years at Northeast with 889 points averaging over 16 points per game for his career ... Tipler led Northeast to a 24-3 overall record and a final ranking of 17th in the nation.