22 Staja Tyghter
22 Staja Tyghter
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Colonial HS
Previous College: Georgia State University
Position: F
Major: Liberal Arts
gp 28
pts/g 12.9
fg % 48.1
3pt % 39.1
ft % 67.9
reb/g 7.0
a/g 2.0

As a Junior: Played in 28 of 28 games for Tampa in her first season... She scored in double figures 20 times and led the team in points per game averaging 12.9... She closed her junior campaign with a season-high 25 points against Barry (2/28) shooting 11-of-18 from the floor and a perfect 3-for-3 at the line... She also managed to rack up 56 assists dishing out a minimum of two per game... She also hauled in 197 rebounds for the Spartans...Tyghter played a total of 969 minutes this season playing 34.6 minutes per game... Her season totals also include 361 points, 34 steals and 10 blocks.

As a Sophomore (GSU): Attended Georgia State University, playing in 28 games…Received 18 starts…Averaged 8.0 points and 4.2 rebounds per game…Had 33 assists, 12 blocked shots and 35 steals…Scored double figures in 10 games…Opened season with 13 points against Morehead State (11/11)…Had a season-high 22 points against Louisiana Monroe…Added 19 points versus Troy…Grabbed a season-best eight rebounds on three occasions.

As a Freshman (GSU): Played as a freshman at Georgia State University…Played in 25 of 29 games as freshman, starting 21 of them...Her 602 minutes played were third-most minutes on team…Led the team in field goals made (99) and led the team in steals per game (1.8) with 45 (two shy of Newby who played four more games)…Was second on the team in scoring (8.8 points per game), second in shots taken (213, 8.5 per game), second in rebounding (4.7, 117 total) and second in assists (34, 1.4)...Was third on the team in field goal percentage (46.5 on 99 of 213) and third in blocked shots (9)…In Sun Belt, was ninth in steals per game (1.8), 11th in field goal percentage (46.5), 14th in defensive rebounds (3.6) and 20th in total rebounds (4.7)…Produced 10 games in double-figure scoring and 11 games with five or more rebounds in a game…Top scoring game was a 21-point night on 10-of-15 shooting in win at Georgia Southern (Feb. 22), including game-winning basket with one second left...Hit 7 of 10 shots and 14 points in that second half in Statesboro, Ga. in playing all 20 minutes of that half…Just missed double-double with 19 points and 9 rebounds, while making 5 assists vs. Troy (Jan. 7)...Hit 9 of 20 shots in that game and had 6 offensive rebounds…Was also on verge of double-double with 9 points and 9 rebounds vs. Morehead State (Nov. 21), while making 5 steals…Had 16 points and 7 rebounds at Tennessee Tech in second game at GSU (Nov. 19), with 3 steals…In hometown area, scored 15 points and had 7 rebounds in GSU win over Stetson (Dec. 21), an eventual 20-win team…Had 8 points and 8 rebounds in win over Bethune-Cookman (Dec. 20) at Stetson…Helped team open Sun Belt play with a win at UT Arlington (Dec. 30) by scoring 13 points and grabbing 8 rebounds…Had 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting at Troy (Feb. 13) and 13 points in the next game (Feb. 28) with 6-of-12 shooting vs. Little Rock, to go with 7 rebounds.

High School: Graduated from Colonial High School…Received three letters with the Grenadiers…Was team captain in 2014-15 for coach Cindy Richardson…Named MVP at Disney Showcase…Runner-up as Florida Miss Basketball in the largest 8A classification...All-state first team and All-Central Florida...Nominated for McDonald's All-American...Orlando East side Metro Player of the Year…Starred three years at Colonial High School in Orlando after a freshman season at Saint Cloud High School, just south of Orlando…Four-year high school statistics for 111 games included 1,809 points, 1,029 rebounds, 442 steals, 301 assists and 122 blocks…The forward stepped outside and made 52 3-point baskets in her career…Had ability to get to the free throw line, shooting 376 in career (making 259, 69%)...Shot 51 percent from the field in career on 2-point shots, making 697 of 1,364 for the Grenadiers of Colonial…Senior season of 2014-15 saw her average 22.3 points per game and 11.2 rebounds, with 3.5 steals and 2.7 assists per game...Colonial High School went 25-5 and ranked No. 2 in Florida...Shot 53 percent from the field (266 of 498) and 77 percent from the free throw line (123 of 159)…Her 337 rebounds as senior included 155 on the offensive end of the court...Stout on defense with 105 steals and 23 blocked shots as senior...Was runner-up to Miss Basketball to 6-foot-4 Miami center and Baylor signee Beatrice Mompremier…Had ability to step up in big games, scoring 29 points and getting 22 rebounds in 8A-Region 5 tournament win over rival that had beaten Colonial earlier…Named to FACA All-Star Game as a senior, helped lead team to 116-99 win with a double-figure performance...Played AAU basketball with Central Florida Elite team and Florida Flight.

Personal: Volunteered with Safehouse Outreach and Orlando Rescue Mission…Daughter of Garey and Karlene Tyghter…Has three siblings, Mark, Alyssa and Brandon…Liberal arts major with minor in sociology…Birthdate: 2/22/1996.

Career Highs

Recent Games
Feb 7 Florida Tech W, 57-38
Feb 14 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 67-52
Feb 17 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 69-60
Feb 21 at #18 Florida Southern L, 69-53
Feb 24 at Barry L, 59-58
Feb 28 at Barry L, 71-68
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 20
Games started 28 20
Minutes 969 700
Minutes per game 34.6 35.0
FG 150-312 103-218
FG Pct 48.1 47.2
3PT 25-64 13-40
3PT Pct 39.1 32.5
FT 36-53 21-31
FT Pct 67.9 67.7
Off rebounds 45 31
Def rebounds 152 100
Total rebounds 197 131
Rebounds per game 7.0 6.5
Personal fouls 58 41
Disqualifications 2 2
Assists 56 36
Turnovers 69 47
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.8
Steals 34 21
Blocks 10 6
Points 361 240
Points per game 12.9 12.0
Points per 40 min 14.9 13.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 Spring Hill W, 69-62 1 31 6-13 46.2 1-3 33.3 2-4 50.0 15
Nov 11 West Georgia W, 71-68 1 39 5-10 50.0 2-3 66.7 4-7 57.1 16
Nov 15 Eckerd W, 48-44 1 40 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 9
Nov 18 at Nova Southeastern L, 72-66 1 23 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 24 Nyack W, 52-33 1 26 3-8 37.5 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 8
Nov 25 Anderson (S.C.) W, 72-53 1 32 7-14 50.0 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 17
Nov 29 at Saint Leo W, 75-50 1 33 7-13 53.8 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 16
Dec 2 Lynn W, 77-59 1 37 4-11 36.4 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 6 Valdosta State W, 59-54 1 39 4-11 36.4 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 10
Dec 9 Barry L, 66-56 1 31 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 18 Southern Wesleyan W, 82-65 1 22 5-9 55.6 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 14
Dec 19 Malone W, 67-50 1 40 6-11 54.5 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 16
Dec 30 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 53-35 1 39 4-8 50.0 0-1 0.0 4-5 80.0 12
Jan 6 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 70-63 1 39 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 10 at Rollins L, 59-52 1 40 8-18 44.4 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 18
Jan 13 at Florida Tech L, 51-44 1 38 6-11 54.5 1-1 100.0 4-4 100.0 17
Jan 17 Florida Southern L, 57-44 1 40 8-19 42.1 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 18
Jan 20 at Lynn L, 54-50 1 36 6-17 35.3 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 14
Jan 24 at Eckerd L, 66-63 1 45 8-15 53.3 1-3 33.3 2-4 50.0 19
Jan 27 Nova Southeastern W, 76-69 1 19 1-7 14.3 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 31 Saint Leo W, 56-35 1 36 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Feb 3 Rollins W, 63-54 1 30 2-13 15.4 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 7 Florida Tech W, 57-38 1 35 5-9 55.6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 10
Feb 14 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 67-52 1 34 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 13
Feb 17 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 69-60 1 37 8-14 57.1 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 18
Feb 21 at #18 Florida Southern L, 69-53 1 28 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 6
Feb 24 at Barry L, 59-58 1 40 8-12 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 16
Feb 28 at Barry L, 71-68 1 40 11-18 61.1 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 25
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 Spring Hill W, 69-62 1 31 5 4 9 1 1 1.0 1 2 3 -
Nov 11 West Georgia W, 71-68 1 39 1 10 11 7 5 1.4 4 1 3 -
Nov 15 Eckerd W, 48-44 1 40 3 4 7 2 0 - 2 1 2 -
Nov 18 at Nova Southeastern L, 72-66 1 23 3 2 5 2 3 0.7 1 0 5 1
Nov 24 Nyack W, 52-33 1 26 3 6 9 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 -
Nov 25 Anderson (S.C.) W, 72-53 1 32 2 12 14 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 -
Nov 29 at Saint Leo W, 75-50 1 33 5 3 8 1 0 - 1 1 0 -
Dec 2 Lynn W, 77-59 1 37 3 5 8 4 1 4.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 6 Valdosta State W, 59-54 1 39 2 7 9 5 2 2.5 2 1 3 -
Dec 9 Barry L, 66-56 1 31 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 18 Southern Wesleyan W, 82-65 1 22 0 5 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 19 Malone W, 67-50 1 40 1 4 5 1 3 0.3 4 0 2 -
Dec 30 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 53-35 1 39 2 15 17 2 4 0.5 3 0 1 -
Jan 6 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 70-63 1 39 0 5 5 0 4 0.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 10 at Rollins L, 59-52 1 40 1 10 11 5 3 1.7 0 0 2 -
Jan 13 at Florida Tech L, 51-44 1 38 2 4 6 2 2 1.0 1 1 4 -
Jan 17 Florida Southern L, 57-44 1 40 1 6 7 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 20 at Lynn L, 54-50 1 36 1 12 13 1 5 0.2 1 1 2 -
Jan 24 at Eckerd L, 66-63 1 45 0 7 7 2 4 0.5 3 0 3 -
Jan 27 Nova Southeastern W, 76-69 1 19 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 5 1
Jan 31 Saint Leo W, 56-35 1 36 1 5 6 1 0 - 2 0 2 -
Feb 3 Rollins W, 63-54 1 30 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 1 1 -
Feb 7 Florida Tech W, 57-38 1 35 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 14 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 67-52 1 34 3 7 10 3 4 0.8 1 0 0 -
Feb 17 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 69-60 1 37 1 3 4 4 2 2.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 21 at #18 Florida Southern L, 69-53 1 28 0 1 1 3 4 0.8 0 1 1 -
Feb 24 at Barry L, 59-58 1 40 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 28 at Barry L, 71-68 1 40 0 4 4 3 2 1.5 1 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 28 28 34.6 5.4-11.1 48.1 0.9-2.3 39.1 1.3-1.9 67.9 12.9
2018-19 31 31 36.5 5.8-12.3 47.4 0.9-2.4 38.7 1.5-2.2 68.7 14.1
Total 59 59 35.6 5.6-11.8 47.7 0.9-2.4 38.8 1.4-2.0 68.3 13.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 28 28 969 150-312 48.1 25-64 39.1 36-53 67.9 361
2018-19 31 31 1133 181-382 47.4 29-75 38.7 46-67 68.7 437
Total 59 59 2102 331-694 47.7 54-139 38.8 82-120 68.3 798
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 28 28 34.6 6.2-12.9 48.1 1.0-2.6 39.1 1.5-2.2 67.9 14.9
2018-19 31 31 36.5 6.4-13.5 47.4 1.0-2.6 38.7 1.6-2.4 68.7 15.4
Total 59 59 35.6 6.3-13.2 47.7 1.0-2.6 38.8 1.6-2.3 68.3 15.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 28 28 34.6 1.6 5.4 7.0 2.1 0.1 2.0 2.5 0.8 1.2 0.4
2018-19 31 31 36.5 1.0 7.4 8.4 2.0 0.1 3.0 2.7 1.1 0.9 0.5
Total 59 59 35.6 1.3 6.5 7.8 2.0 0.1 2.5 2.6 1.0 1.1 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 28 28 969 45 152 197 58 2 56 69 0.8 34 10
2018-19 31 31 1133 32 229 261 62 3 93 85 1.1 29 17
Total 59 59 2102 77 381 458 120 5 149 154 1.0 63 27
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 28 28 34.6 1.9 6.3 8.1 2.4 0.1 2.3 2.8 0.8 1.4 0.4
2018-19 31 31 36.5 1.1 8.1 9.2 2.2 0.1 3.3 3.0 1.1 1.0 0.6
Total 59 59 35.6 1.5 7.3 8.7 2.3 0.1 2.8 2.9 1.0 1.2 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 34.6 5.4-11.1 48.1 0.9-2.3 39.1 1.3-1.9 67.9 12.9
Conference 20 20 35.0 5.2-10.9 47.2 0.7-2.0 32.5 1.1-1.6 67.7 12.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 17 33.7 4.6-10.5 44.1 1.0-2.5 40.5 1.2-1.9 65.6 11.5
Away 11 11 36.0 6.5-12.1 53.4 0.7-2.0 36.4 1.4-1.9 71.4 15.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 17 17 33.6 4.5-9.9 45.8 0.9-2.4 36.6 1.5-2.1 69.4 11.4
Losses 11 11 36.2 6.6-13.1 50.7 0.9-2.1 43.5 1.0-1.5 64.7 15.2
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November 7 7 32.0 5.1-10.4 49.3 1.3-3.0 42.9 1.3-2.4 52.9 12.9
December 6 6 34.7 4.3-9.2 47.3 1.2-2.0 58.3 1.7-2.0 83.3 11.5
January 8 8 36.6 5.6-13.1 42.9 1.0-2.4 42.1 1.2-1.8 71.4 13.5
February 7 7 34.9 6.1-11.3 54.4 0.1-1.7 8.3 1.0-1.4 70.0 13.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 969 150-312 48.1 25-64 39.1 36-53 67.9 361
Conference 20 20 700 103-218 47.2 13-40 32.5 21-31 67.7 240
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 17 17 573 79-179 44.1 17-42 40.5 21-32 65.6 196
Away 11 11 396 71-133 53.4 8-22 36.4 15-21 71.4 165
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 17 17 571 77-168 45.8 15-41 36.6 25-36 69.4 194
Losses 11 11 398 73-144 50.7 10-23 43.5 11-17 64.7 167
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November 7 7 224 36-73 49.3 9-21 42.9 9-17 52.9 90
December 6 6 208 26-55 47.3 7-12 58.3 10-12 83.3 69
January 8 8 293 45-105 42.9 8-19 42.1 10-14 71.4 108
February 7 7 244 43-79 54.4 1-12 8.3 7-10 70.0 94
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 28 34.6 6.2-12.9 48.1 1.0-2.6 39.1 1.5-2.2 67.9 14.9
Conference 20 20 35.0 5.9-12.5 47.2 0.7-2.3 32.5 1.2-1.8 67.7 13.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 17 17 33.7 5.5-12.5 44.1 1.2-2.9 40.5 1.5-2.2 65.6 13.7
Away 11 11 36.0 7.2-13.4 53.4 0.8-2.2 36.4 1.5-2.1 71.4 16.7
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 17 17 33.6 5.4-11.8 45.8 1.1-2.9 36.6 1.8-2.5 69.4 13.6
Losses 11 11 36.2 7.3-14.5 50.7 1.0-2.3 43.5 1.1-1.7 64.7 16.8
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November 7 7 32.0 6.4-13.0 49.3 1.6-3.8 42.9 1.6-3.0 52.9 16.1
December 6 6 34.7 5.0-10.6 47.3 1.3-2.3 58.3 1.9-2.3 83.3 13.3
January 8 8 36.6 6.1-14.3 42.9 1.1-2.6 42.1 1.4-1.9 71.4 14.7
February 7 7 34.9 7.0-13.0 54.4 0.2-2.0 8.3 1.1-1.6 70.0 15.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 28 34.6 1.6 5.4 7.0 2.1 0.1 2.0 2.5 0.8 1.2 0.4
Conference 20 20 35.0 1.6 5.0 6.5 2.0 0.1 1.8 2.4 0.8 1.1 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 17 33.7 1.6 4.9 6.6 2.2 0.1 1.9 2.1 0.9 1.2 0.4
Away 11 11 36.0 1.5 6.2 7.7 1.9 0.1 2.2 3.0 0.7 1.2 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 17 17 33.6 2.0 5.7 7.7 1.9 0.1 1.9 2.2 0.9 1.5 0.4
Losses 11 11 36.2 1.0 5.0 6.0 2.3 0.1 2.2 2.9 0.8 0.7 0.3
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November 7 7 32.0 3.1 5.9 9.0 2.4 0.1 2.3 2.1 1.1 1.4 0.7
December 6 6 34.7 1.7 6.5 8.2 1.5 - 2.0 2.7 0.8 1.8 0.2
January 8 8 36.6 0.8 6.5 7.3 3.0 0.1 1.8 2.6 0.7 1.0 0.3
February 7 7 34.9 1.0 2.9 3.9 1.1 - 2.0 2.4 0.8 0.7 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 969 45 152 197 58 2 56 69 0.8 34 10
Conference 20 20 700 31 100 131 41 2 36 47 0.8 21 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 17 573 28 84 112 37 1 32 36 0.9 21 6
Away 11 11 396 17 68 85 21 1 24 33 0.7 13 4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 17 17 571 34 97 131 33 1 32 37 0.9 26 7
Losses 11 11 398 11 55 66 25 1 24 32 0.8 8 3
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November 7 7 224 22 41 63 17 1 16 15 1.1 10 5
December 6 6 208 10 39 49 9 - 12 16 0.8 11 1
January 8 8 293 6 52 58 24 1 14 21 0.7 8 2
February 7 7 244 7 20 27 8 - 14 17 0.8 5 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 28 34.6 1.9 6.3 8.1 2.4 0.1 2.3 2.8 0.8 1.4 0.4
Conference 20 20 35.0 1.8 5.7 7.5 2.3 0.1 2.1 2.7 0.8 1.2 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 17 33.7 2.0 5.9 7.8 2.6 0.1 2.2 2.5 0.9 1.5 0.4
Away 11 11 36.0 1.7 6.9 8.6 2.1 0.1 2.4 3.3 0.7 1.3 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 17 17 33.6 2.4 6.8 9.2 2.3 0.1 2.2 2.6 0.9 1.8 0.5
Losses 11 11 36.2 1.1 5.5 6.6 2.5 0.1 2.4 3.2 0.8 0.8 0.3
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November 7 7 32.0 3.9 7.3 11.3 3.0 0.2 2.9 2.7 1.1 1.8 0.9
December 6 6 34.7 1.9 7.5 9.4 1.7 0.0 2.3 3.1 0.8 2.1 0.2
January 8 8 36.6 0.8 7.1 7.9 3.3 0.1 1.9 2.9 0.7 1.1 0.3
February 7 7 34.9 1.1 3.3 4.4 1.3 0.0 2.3 2.8 0.8 0.8 0.3