33 Robert Covington
Major: Human Performance and Sports Science
2012-13 Second Team All-OVC
2012-13 - Senior Season
Finished career with 1,749 points, which places him seventh in school history… Moved into seventh on TSU’s all-time rebounding list with 876 boards… Was TSU’s leading scorer on 10 occasions… Had five double-doubles including 19 points and 13 rebounds in his last game versus Evansville (Mar. 19)… Averaged a team-best 17 points per game… Was second on the team in rebounds per contest with 8.0… Led the Tigers with 1.7 steals per game and 39 blocks… Missed 10 games due to injury… Was named OVC Player of the Week on Dec. 3 and again on Dec. 17… Scored a career-high 31 points against Lemoyne-Owen on Dec. 16… Blocked a career-high five shots in the OVC Tournament versus Belmont (Mar. 9)… Pulled in a season-high 16 rebounds playing in his last collegiate home game against Eastern Kentucky (Mar. 2)…
2010-11 - Sophomore Season
Recorded eight double-doubles on the season, ten career...Led team in rebounds (7.5 rpg), field goal percentage (.500) and three point field goal percentage, OVC best, (.460)...Named OVC Player of the Week (12/27/10)...Started all 30 games playing 923 minutes (30.8) averaging 13.4 points per game...Shot 150-of-300 from the field, 40-of-87 in three- point field goals and 61-of-78 (.782) from the free throw line...Led team with 46 steals recording a career high of five, twice (at Illinois State 11/17/10 and at UT Martin 01/08/11)...Grabbed a team high 225 rebounds with a season- high 17 against Fisk (11/15/10)...Scored a season high 22 points against Eastern Kentucky (12/21/10) and again versus Eastern Illinois (02/26/11).
2009-10 - Freshman Season
Named to Ohio Valley Conference All Newcomer Team...Named to BoxtoRow/BASN All-America and Collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Freshman All- America teams...Started 28-of-32 games played recorded his first start at home against Siena (11/13/09)...Played 873 minutes averaging 27.3 minutes per game, while leading the team in scoring with 368 points for an average of 11.5 per game...Posted a career high 27 points at Southeast Missouri State (02/25/10)...Named OVC Freshman of the Week twice...Shot 63-of-79 free throws for 79 percent and connected on 37-of-96 three-point field goals for 39 percent...Hit 134-of-313 field goals for 43 percent...Tallied a team high 34 steals with a season high of three vs. Liberty (11/28/09)...Led team in rebounding by hauling in 208 rebounds with a season high of 16 vs. Southeast Missouri (02/25/10) averaging seven per game...Also led team in blocks with 35 and a season high of four against Murray State (03/02/10)...Named FOXSports.com Mid-Major Stud of the Night vs. Tennessee Tech (02/15/10) recording first career double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Proviso West HS
Averaged 18.1 ppg, 11 rebounds, and 7 blocks during his senior year...Named the West Suburban Conference Player of the Year...Named to the Chicago Classic All-Star North Team...All-Area selection in the Chicago Sun-Times Newspaper...Player of the Year of the Doings/Pioneer Press West All-Area Boys Basketball Team...Led Proviso West to the West Suburban Championship...All-Area/All Conference First Team.
Son of Dennis and Teresa Bryant...Born December 14, 1990.