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Covington and Miller Earn Boxtorow Postseason Awards


Courtesy: Tennessee State Sports Information  
Release: 04/05/2013
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Nashville, Tenn. – Senior forward Robert Covington and junior guard Patrick Miller were named to Boxtorow’s Division I All-American Teams for the 2012-13 season.
 
Covington is a three-time Boxtorow All-American and is a first team performer for the second-straight year.  He averaged 17 points, eight rebounds, 2.2 steals, and 1.7 blocks per game, and shot 39 percent from three-point range.
 
Although he missed 10 games due to injury, Covington ended his TSU career in seventh place in both points (1,749) and rebounds (876).
 
For Miller, he was selected to the publication’s second team after a stellar junior campaign in which he was named to the OVC’s All-Conference Team.
 
Miller averaged 14.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and a conference-leading 5.9 assists per contest. He also shot 34 percent from behind the arc.
 
Miller broke the school record for assists in a season with 195.

The voters are made up of media members from around the country who cover NCAA Division I basketball.

2012-13 Boxtorow Division HBCU All-America Team

First Team
*Derick Beltran, Southern (G, 6-4, Sr., Riverview, Fla.)
Adrien Coleman, Bethune-Cookman (F, 6-5, Jr., Atlanta, Ga.
$Robert Covington, Tennessee State (F, 6-9, Jr., Bellwood, Ill.)
*Omar Strong, Texas Southern (G, 5-9, Sr., Baltimore, Md.)
Fred Sturdivant, Texas Southern (F, 6-7, Sr., Chattanooga, Tenn.)
*Pendarvis Williams, Norfolk State (G, 6-6, Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.)

Second Team
Jeremy Ingram, N.C. Central (G, 6-3, Jr., Charlotte, N.C.)
DeWayne Jackson, Morgan State (F, 6-8, Sr., Bowie, Md.)
Stanton Kidd, N.C. Central (F, 6-7, Jr., Baltimore, Md.
Malcolm Miller, Southern (F, 6-6, Jr., Midland, Texas)
Patrick Miller, Tennessee State (G, 6-1, Jr., Chicago, Ill.)

*Indicates tie
$ Indicates 2011-12 and 2009-10 Boxtorow All-American


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