11 Staja Tyghter
11 Staja Tyghter
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Colonial HS
Previous College: Georgia State University
Position: F
Major: Liberal Arts
gp 16
pts/g 13.9
fg % 46.5
3pt % 30.3
ft % 75.0
reb/g 8.4
a/g 3.3

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): Second-team all-Sunshine State Conference...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 a 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 the 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 a 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 the 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 Eastside 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
Dec 19 Findlay L, 57-56
Dec 29 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 67-58
Jan 2 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 51-41
Jan 9 Rollins W, 55-44
Jan 12 at Nova Southeastern L, 66-52
Jan 16 Saint Leo W, 59-46
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Games started 16 8
Minutes 571 296
Minutes per game 35.7 37.0
FG 93-200 41-96
FG Pct 46.5 42.7
3PT 10-33 3-13
3PT Pct 30.3 23.1
FT 27-36 22-29
FT Pct 75.0 75.9
Off rebounds 20 5
Def rebounds 115 66
Total rebounds 135 71
Rebounds per game 8.4 8.9
Personal fouls 29 12
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 52 23
Turnovers 42 22
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.0
Steals 13 6
Blocks 9 5
Points 223 107
Points per game 13.9 13.4
Points per 40 min 15.6 14.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 LeMoyne-Owen W, 58-43 1 30 2-10 20.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 10 Claflin W, 83-65 1 40 6-14 42.9 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 16
Nov 18 Puerto Rico-Mayaguez W, 89-40 1 31 9-13 69.2 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 19
Nov 22 vs. Gannon W, 63-45 1 37 7-19 36.8 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 15
Nov 24 at Alaska-Fairbanks W, 67-49 1 31 7-13 53.8 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 15
Nov 28 at #21 Florida Southern L, 55-48 1 36 5-12 41.7 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 14
Dec 1 Barry W, 69-56 1 34 6-12 50.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 17
Dec 4 at Valdosta State L, 62-57 1 38 6-10 60.0 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 16
Dec 8 at Florida Tech W, 57-42 1 38 4-10 40.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 18 Texas Woman's W, 63-46 1 32 9-12 75.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 19
Dec 19 Findlay L, 57-56 1 36 6-13 46.2 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 12
Dec 29 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 67-58 1 38 5-11 45.5 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 2 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 51-41 1 40 6-16 37.5 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 9 Rollins W, 55-44 1 37 6-13 46.2 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 14
Jan 12 at Nova Southeastern L, 66-52 1 36 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Jan 16 Saint Leo W, 59-46 1 37 4-10 40.0 1-3 33.3 6-9 66.7 15
Jan 19 Lynn   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at Eckerd   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at Barry   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Florida Southern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Embry-Riddle (Fla.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Palm Beach Atlantic   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Florida Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Rollins   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Saint Leo   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Nova Southeastern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Eckerd   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Lynn   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. SSC Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. SSC Tournament Semifinals   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. SSC Tournament Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. NCAA South Regional   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 vs. NCAA Division II Elite Eight   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 LeMoyne-Owen W, 58-43 1 30 1 5 6 2 3 0.7 2 2 4 -
Nov 10 Claflin W, 83-65 1 40 2 7 9 6 3 2.0 2 2 2 -
Nov 18 Puerto Rico-Mayaguez W, 89-40 1 31 2 6 8 3 3 1.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 22 vs. Gannon W, 63-45 1 37 2 7 9 6 1 6.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 24 at Alaska-Fairbanks W, 67-49 1 31 3 7 10 4 6 0.7 0 0 5 1
Nov 28 at #21 Florida Southern L, 55-48 1 36 0 9 9 0 3 0.0 0 1 3 -
Dec 1 Barry W, 69-56 1 34 1 12 13 3 1 3.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 4 at Valdosta State L, 62-57 1 38 1 4 5 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 -
Dec 8 at Florida Tech W, 57-42 1 38 0 5 5 5 3 1.7 0 0 1 -
Dec 18 Texas Woman's W, 63-46 1 32 4 4 8 2 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 19 Findlay L, 57-56 1 36 0 9 9 4 1 4.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 29 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) L, 67-58 1 38 1 6 7 4 3 1.3 1 2 1 -
Jan 2 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 51-41 1 40 0 10 10 2 2 1.0 1 1 0 -
Jan 9 Rollins W, 55-44 1 37 2 8 10 3 6 0.5 2 1 2 -
Jan 12 at Nova Southeastern L, 66-52 1 36 0 6 6 4 1 4.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 16 Saint Leo W, 59-46 1 37 1 10 11 2 3 0.7 0 0 0 -
Jan 19 Lynn   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at Eckerd   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at Barry   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Florida Southern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Embry-Riddle (Fla.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Palm Beach Atlantic   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Florida Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Rollins   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 at Saint Leo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Nova Southeastern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Eckerd   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Lynn   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. SSC Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. SSC Tournament Semifinals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. SSC Tournament Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. NCAA South Regional   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 vs. NCAA Division II Elite Eight   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 16 16 35.7 5.8-12.5 46.5 0.6-2.1 30.3 1.7-2.2 75.0 13.9
Total 44 44 35.0 5.5-11.6 47.5 0.8-2.2 36.1 1.4-2.0 70.8 13.3
  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 16 16 571 93-200 46.5 10-33 30.3 27-36 75.0 223
Total 44 44 1540 243-512 47.5 35-97 36.1 63-89 70.8 584
  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 16 16 35.7 6.5-14.0 46.5 0.7-2.3 30.3 1.9-2.5 75.0 15.6
Total 44 44 35.0 6.3-13.3 47.5 0.9-2.5 36.1 1.6-2.3 70.8 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 16 16 35.7 1.3 7.2 8.4 1.8 0.1 3.3 2.6 1.2 0.8 0.6
Total 44 44 35.0 1.5 6.1 7.5 2.0 0.1 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.1 0.4
  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 16 16 571 20 115 135 29 1 52 42 1.2 13 9
Total 44 44 1540 65 267 332 87 3 108 111 1.0 47 19
  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 16 16 35.7 1.4 8.1 9.5 2.0 0.1 3.6 2.9 1.2 0.9 0.6
Total 44 44 35.0 1.7 6.9 8.6 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 16 16 35.7 5.8-12.5 46.5 0.6-2.1 30.3 1.7-2.2 75.0 13.9
Conference 8 8 37.0 5.1-12.0 42.7 0.4-1.6 23.1 2.8-3.6 75.9 13.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 9 35.2 6.0-12.6 47.8 0.6-2.2 25.0 1.9-2.6 73.9 14.4
Away 6 6 36.2 5.3-11.3 47.1 0.7-1.5 44.4 1.7-2.2 76.9 13.0
Neutral 1 1 37.0 7.0-19.0 36.8 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 15.0
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Wins 11 11 35.2 6.0-12.9 46.5 0.6-2.3 28.0 1.7-2.4 73.1 14.4
Losses 5 5 36.8 5.4-11.6 46.6 0.6-1.6 37.5 1.6-2.0 80.0 13.0
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November 6 6 34.2 6.0-13.5 44.4 0.8-2.3 35.7 1.0-1.5 66.7 13.8
December 6 6 36.0 6.0-11.3 52.9 0.5-1.7 30.0 1.7-2.0 83.3 14.2
January 4 4 37.5 5.2-12.8 41.2 0.5-2.2 22.2 2.8-3.8 73.3 13.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 16 571 93-200 46.5 10-33 30.3 27-36 75.0 223
Conference 8 8 296 41-96 42.7 3-13 23.1 22-29 75.9 107
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 9 9 317 54-113 47.8 5-20 25.0 17-23 73.9 130
Away 6 6 217 32-68 47.1 4-9 44.4 10-13 76.9 78
Neutral 1 1 37 7-19 36.8 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 15
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Wins 11 11 387 66-142 46.5 7-25 28.0 19-26 73.1 158
Losses 5 5 184 27-58 46.6 3-8 37.5 8-10 80.0 65
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November 6 6 205 36-81 44.4 5-14 35.7 6-9 66.7 83
December 6 6 216 36-68 52.9 3-10 30.0 10-12 83.3 85
January 4 4 150 21-51 41.2 2-9 22.2 11-15 73.3 55
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 16 35.7 6.5-14.0 46.5 0.7-2.3 30.3 1.9-2.5 75.0 15.6
Conference 8 8 37.0 5.5-13.0 42.7 0.4-1.8 23.1 3.0-3.9 75.9 14.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 9 35.2 6.8-14.3 47.8 0.6-2.5 25.0 2.1-2.9 73.9 16.4
Away 6 6 36.2 5.9-12.5 47.1 0.7-1.7 44.4 1.8-2.4 76.9 14.4
Neutral 1 1 37.0 7.6-20.5 36.8 1.1-4.3 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 16.2
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Wins 11 11 35.2 6.8-14.7 46.5 0.7-2.6 28.0 2.0-2.7 73.1 16.3
Losses 5 5 36.8 5.9-12.6 46.6 0.7-1.7 37.5 1.7-2.2 80.0 14.1
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November 6 6 34.2 7.0-15.8 44.4 1.0-2.7 35.7 1.2-1.8 66.7 16.2
December 6 6 36.0 6.7-12.6 52.9 0.6-1.9 30.0 1.9-2.2 83.3 15.7
January 4 4 37.5 5.6-13.6 41.2 0.5-2.4 22.2 2.9-4.0 73.3 14.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 16 35.7 1.3 7.2 8.4 1.8 0.1 3.3 2.6 1.2 0.8 0.6
Conference 8 8 37.0 0.6 8.3 8.9 1.5 - 2.9 2.8 1.0 0.8 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 35.2 1.4 7.9 9.3 1.4 - 3.0 2.4 1.2 1.0 0.7
Away 6 6 36.2 0.8 6.2 7.0 2.3 0.2 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.5 0.5
Neutral 1 1 37.0 2.0 7.0 9.0 2.0 - 6.0 1.0 6.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 11 11 35.2 1.6 7.4 9.0 1.7 0.1 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.8 0.5
Losses 5 5 36.8 0.4 6.8 7.2 2.0 - 2.8 2.2 1.3 0.8 0.6
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November 6 6 34.2 1.7 6.8 8.5 2.7 0.2 3.5 3.2 1.1 0.8 0.8
December 6 6 36.0 1.2 6.7 7.8 1.5 - 3.3 1.8 1.8 0.7 0.3
January 4 4 37.5 0.8 8.5 9.3 1.0 - 2.8 3.0 0.9 1.0 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 16 571 20 115 135 29 1 52 42 1.2 13 9
Conference 8 8 296 5 66 71 12 - 23 22 1.0 6 5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 317 13 71 84 13 - 27 22 1.2 9 6
Away 6 6 217 5 37 42 14 1 19 19 1.0 3 3
Neutral 1 1 37 2 7 9 2 - 6 1 6.0 1 0
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Wins 11 11 387 18 81 99 19 1 38 31 1.2 9 6
Losses 5 5 184 2 34 36 10 - 14 11 1.3 4 3
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November 6 6 205 10 41 51 16 1 21 19 1.1 5 5
December 6 6 216 7 40 47 9 - 20 11 1.8 4 2
January 4 4 150 3 34 37 4 - 11 12 0.9 4 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 16 16 35.7 1.4 8.1 9.5 2.0 0.1 3.6 2.9 1.2 0.9 0.6
Conference 8 8 37.0 0.7 8.9 9.6 1.6 0.0 3.1 3.0 1.0 0.8 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 35.2 1.6 9.0 10.6 1.6 0.0 3.4 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.8
Away 6 6 36.2 0.9 6.8 7.7 2.6 0.2 3.5 3.5 1.0 0.6 0.6
Neutral 1 1 37.0 2.2 7.6 9.7 2.2 0.0 6.5 1.1 6.0 1.1 0.0
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Wins 11 11 35.2 1.9 8.4 10.2 2.0 0.1 3.9 3.2 1.2 0.9 0.6
Losses 5 5 36.8 0.4 7.4 7.8 2.2 0.0 3.0 2.4 1.3 0.9 0.7
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November 6 6 34.2 2.0 8.0 10.0 3.1 0.2 4.1 3.7 1.1 1.0 1.0
December 6 6 36.0 1.3 7.4 8.7 1.7 0.0 3.7 2.0 1.8 0.7 0.4
January 4 4 37.5 0.8 9.1 9.9 1.1 0.0 2.9 3.2 0.9 1.1 0.5