45 Patjo Twagirayezu
45 Patjo Twagirayezu
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda
High School: Asheville Christian
Previous College: Milligan
Position: F
Major: Computer Science
gp 26
pts/g 13.1
fg % 49.4
3pt % 44.1
ft % 67.2
reb/g 5.8
a/g 1.3

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference second team (2016-17)
  • USA South Player of the Week (Nov. 28, 2016)
  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)
  • NABC Honors Court (2015-16)
  • Appalachian Athletic Conference All-Academic (2014-15 - while at Milligan)

Career Game-by-Game Stats (at Covenant): 2015-16, 2016-17

2016-17 (Junior): Appeared and started in 26 games, averaging a team-high 30.4 minutes per game... Named to the USA South All-Conference second team... Received USA South Player of the Week honors for the week of November 28 after scoring 24 points in a three-point win at Birmingham Southern (Nov. 22)... Led the team in scoring with 13.1 points per game on 49.4 percent shooting... Scored a career-high 28 points in a win over Huntingdon (Feb. 2), tying the single-game high on the season... Scored 26 points in a win over William Peace (Jan. 28)... Had five 20-point games on the season... Averaged 5.8 rebounds per game, with a career-high 13 in a loss to N.C. Wesleyan (Jan. 27)... Had two double-doubles on the season... Named to the USA South All-Academic team

2015-16 (Sophomore): Played in all 28 games, making 25 starts and averaging 22.1 minutes per game... Averaged 7.9 points and 5.1 rebounds per game... Matched his career-high with 22 points in a victory over Millsaps (Dec. 2)... Had a double-double against North Park (Dec. 21) with 13 points and a career-high 10 rebounds... Blocked 10 shots on the season, with a season-high three coming in a win at Oglethorpe (Nov. 21)... Scored 12 points with six rebounds in an overtime victory over LaGrange in the USA South Tournament championship (Feb. 27)... Averaged 11.3 points over three games in the USA South Tournament... Scored in double-digits 11 times on the year... Collected NABC Honors Court recognition for his work in the classroom

2014-15 (Freshman at Milligan): Played in 17 games and averaged 11.4 minutes per contest... Averaged 4.2 points per game... Had a season-high 22 points, on 8-of-9 shooting from the field and three 3-pointers, with four rebounds against The King's College (Oct. 31)... Scored 11 points against Alice Lloyd (Nov. 21)... Earned Appalachian Athletic Conference All-Academic honors

High School: Attended Asheville Christian Academy... Two-time all-conference honoree... Earned all-state honors as a senior... Competed in the Slam Dunk contest

Personal: Parents are Phil and Julie Delp... Originally from Kigali, Rwanda... Favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13... Majoring in Computer Science... Previously played at Milligan College

Pronunciation: Patjo (PAT-joe) Twagirayezu (twuh-geer-uh-YAY-zoo)

Twagirayezu's Single-Game Highs:

Points: 28, vs. Huntingdon -- Feb 2, 2017
Rebounds: 13, vs. N.C. Wesleyan -- Jan 27, 2017
Assists: 5, vs. Huntingdon -- Jan 9, 2016
Steals: 3, 4 times
Blocks: 3, at Oglethorpe -- Nov 21, 2015

Recent Games
Feb 2 Huntingdon W, 81-70
Feb 8 at Huntingdon W, 81-80
Feb 11 Averett W, 67-63
Feb 15 at Maryville L, 83-76
Feb 18 Piedmont W, 91-64
Feb 23 at Averett L, 82-66
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 14
Games started 26 14
Minutes 791 446
Minutes per game 30.4 31.9
FG 134-271 81-163
FG Pct 49.4 49.7
3PT 30-68 17-41
3PT Pct 44.1 41.5
FT 43-64 28-42
FT Pct 67.2 66.7
Off rebounds 20 11
Def rebounds 130 73
Total rebounds 150 84
Rebounds per game 5.8 6.0
Personal fouls 58 28
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 33 15
Turnovers 70 41
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.4
Steals 20 12
Blocks 7 2
Points 341 207
Points per game 13.1 14.8
Points per 40 min 17.2 18.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 at Chattanooga L, 76-43 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Emory W, 74-70 1 25 4-10 40.0 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 10
Nov 18 Dallas W, 100-67 1 22 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Nov 19 Emory & Henry L, 89-74 1 34 3-11 27.3 0-3 0.0 4-5 80.0 10
Nov 22 at Birmingham Southern W, 68-65 1 36 11-17 64.7 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 24
Nov 29 at Sewanee L, 62-60 1 20 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 6 Oglethorpe W, 78-64 1 25 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 8
Dec 9 at Whitworth L, 93-62 1 29 4-6 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 10 at Whitman L, 101-85 1 30 6-12 50.0 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 15
Dec 17 at Ferrum L, 75-62 1 29 7-11 63.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 14
Dec 27 at Tennessee St. L, 81-50 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Millsaps W, 73-60 1 33 6-12 50.0 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 15
Dec 31 at Belhaven W, 78-70 1 35 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 12
Jan 6 LaGrange W, 93-82 1 38 9-13 69.2 1-1 100.0 4-6 66.7 23
Jan 7 Huntingdon   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Maryville L, 83-75 1 37 6-14 42.9 0-2 0.0 3-5 60.0 15
Jan 13 at Methodist L, 83-69 1 28 2-13 15.4 1-4 25.0 2-4 50.0 7
Jan 14 at Greensboro L, 80-67 1 37 3-8 37.5 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 18 at Piedmont L, 59-56 1 32 6-13 46.2 2-3 66.7 2-4 50.0 16
Jan 21 at LaGrange W, 66-61 1 28 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Jan 27 N.C. Wesleyan L, 59-56 1 35 9-12 75.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 20
Jan 28 William Peace W, 84-82 1 36 12-20 60.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 26
Jan 31 Sewanee W, 73-56 1 26 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 2 Huntingdon W, 81-70 1 37 7-16 43.8 3-7 42.9 11-13 84.6 28
Feb 8 at Huntingdon W, 81-80 1 34 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 11 Averett W, 67-63 1 19 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 7
Feb 15 at Maryville L, 83-76 1 26 4-10 40.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 18 Piedmont W, 91-64 1 30 9-13 69.2 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 23
Feb 23 at Averett L, 82-66 1 30 5-8 62.5 2-4 50.0 3-6 50.0 15
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 at Chattanooga L, 76-43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Emory W, 74-70 1 25 3 5 8 1 3 0.3 1 1 5 1
Nov 18 Dallas W, 100-67 1 22 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 -
Nov 19 Emory & Henry L, 89-74 1 34 3 7 10 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 22 at Birmingham Southern W, 68-65 1 36 0 3 3 3 0 - 3 0 1 -
Nov 29 at Sewanee L, 62-60 1 20 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 6 Oglethorpe W, 78-64 1 25 1 9 10 1 4 0.3 1 0 4 -
Dec 9 at Whitworth L, 93-62 1 29 0 4 4 3 2 1.5 1 0 2 -
Dec 10 at Whitman L, 101-85 1 30 0 7 7 1 4 0.3 0 2 2 0
Dec 17 at Ferrum L, 75-62 1 29 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 27 at Tennessee St. L, 81-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Millsaps W, 73-60 1 33 0 6 6 2 3 0.7 0 0 2 -
Dec 31 at Belhaven W, 78-70 1 35 0 5 5 2 4 0.5 0 2 4 -
Jan 6 LaGrange W, 93-82 1 38 0 6 6 1 5 0.2 3 0 3 -
Jan 7 Huntingdon   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Maryville L, 83-75 1 37 0 7 7 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 13 at Methodist L, 83-69 1 28 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 14 at Greensboro L, 80-67 1 37 0 8 8 2 2 1.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 18 at Piedmont L, 59-56 1 32 0 7 7 0 3 0.0 2 0 2 -
Jan 21 at LaGrange W, 66-61 1 28 1 3 4 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 27 N.C. Wesleyan L, 59-56 1 35 2 11 13 0 5 0.0 0 1 1 -
Jan 28 William Peace W, 84-82 1 36 0 3 3 1 6 0.2 0 0 3 -
Jan 31 Sewanee W, 73-56 1 26 0 6 6 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 -
Feb 2 Huntingdon W, 81-70 1 37 3 3 6 0 4 0.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 8 at Huntingdon W, 81-80 1 34 1 4 5 2 5 0.4 0 1 2 -
Feb 11 Averett W, 67-63 1 19 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 -
Feb 15 at Maryville L, 83-76 1 26 0 5 5 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 18 Piedmont W, 91-64 1 30 1 4 5 2 4 0.5 0 0 0 -
Feb 23 at Averett L, 82-66 1 30 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 28 25 22.1 3.0-7.6 39.7 0.5-2.4 22.1 1.2-2.0 62.5 7.9
2016-17 26 26 30.4 5.2-10.4 49.4 1.2-2.6 44.1 1.7-2.5 67.2 13.1
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 54 51 26.1 4.1-9.0 45.2 0.8-2.5 33.1 1.4-2.2 65.0 10.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 28 25 620 85-214 39.7 15-68 22.1 35-56 62.5 220
2016-17 26 26 791 134-271 49.4 30-68 44.1 43-64 67.2 341
2017-18 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 54 51 1411 219-485 45.2 45-136 33.1 78-120 65.0 561
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 28 25 22.1 5.5-13.8 39.7 1.0-4.4 22.1 2.3-3.6 62.5 14.2
2016-17 26 26 30.4 6.8-13.7 49.4 1.5-3.4 44.1 2.2-3.2 67.2 17.2
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 54 51 26.1 6.2-13.7 45.2 1.3-3.9 33.1 2.2-3.4 65.0 15.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 28 25 22.1 1.3 3.8 5.1 1.8 0.0 0.9 1.9 0.5 0.8 0.4
2016-17 26 26 30.4 0.8 5.0 5.8 2.2 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 0.8 0.3
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 54 51 26.1 1.1 4.4 5.4 2.0 0.0 1.1 2.3 0.5 0.8 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 28 25 620 37 106 143 51 1 24 53 0.5 21 10
2016-17 26 26 791 20 130 150 58 1 33 70 0.5 20 7
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 54 51 1411 57 236 293 109 2 57 123 0.5 41 17
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 28 25 22.1 2.4 6.8 9.2 3.3 0.1 1.5 3.4 0.5 1.4 0.6
2016-17 26 26 30.4 1.0 6.6 7.6 2.9 0.1 1.7 3.5 0.5 1.0 0.4
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 54 51 26.1 1.6 6.7 8.3 3.1 0.1 1.6 3.5 0.5 1.2 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 26 30.4 5.2-10.4 49.4 1.2-2.6 44.1 1.7-2.5 67.2 13.1
Conference 14 14 31.9 5.8-11.6 49.7 1.2-2.9 41.5 2.0-3.0 66.7 14.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 30.3 5.8-11.2 51.5 1.2-2.4 48.3 2.8-3.7 75.0 15.4
Away 14 14 30.5 4.6-9.8 47.4 1.1-2.8 41.0 0.7-1.4 50.0 11.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 14 14 30.3 5.6-10.6 52.7 1.4-2.5 54.3 2.1-2.9 72.5 14.6
Losses 12 12 30.6 4.7-10.2 45.5 0.9-2.8 33.3 1.2-2.0 58.3 11.4
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November 5 5 27.4 4.4-9.8 44.9 0.8-2.2 36.4 1.4-1.6 87.5 11.0
December 6 6 30.2 5.2-9.7 53.4 1.2-2.2 53.8 0.5-1.0 50.0 12.0
January 9 9 33.0 5.8-11.3 51.0 0.9-2.3 38.1 1.6-2.8 56.0 14.0
February 6 6 29.3 4.8-10.3 46.8 1.8-3.8 47.8 3.2-4.2 76.0 14.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 26 791 134-271 49.4 30-68 44.1 43-64 67.2 341
Conference 14 14 446 81-163 49.7 17-41 41.5 28-42 66.7 207
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 364 69-134 51.5 14-29 48.3 33-44 75.0 185
Away 14 14 427 65-137 47.4 16-39 41.0 10-20 50.0 156
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 14 14 424 78-148 52.7 19-35 54.3 29-40 72.5 204
Losses 12 12 367 56-123 45.5 11-33 33.3 14-24 58.3 137
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November 5 5 137 22-49 44.9 4-11 36.4 7-8 87.5 55
December 6 6 181 31-58 53.4 7-13 53.8 3-6 50.0 72
January 9 9 297 52-102 51.0 8-21 38.1 14-25 56.0 126
February 6 6 176 29-62 46.8 11-23 47.8 19-25 76.0 88
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 26 30.4 6.8-13.7 49.4 1.5-3.4 44.1 2.2-3.2 67.2 17.2
Conference 14 14 31.9 7.3-14.6 49.7 1.5-3.7 41.5 2.5-3.8 66.7 18.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 30.3 7.6-14.7 51.5 1.5-3.2 48.3 3.6-4.8 75.0 20.3
Away 14 14 30.5 6.1-12.8 47.4 1.5-3.7 41.0 0.9-1.9 50.0 14.6
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 14 14 30.3 7.4-14.0 52.7 1.8-3.3 54.3 2.7-3.8 72.5 19.2
Losses 12 12 30.6 6.1-13.4 45.5 1.2-3.6 33.3 1.5-2.6 58.3 14.9
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November 5 5 27.4 6.4-14.3 44.9 1.2-3.2 36.4 2.0-2.3 87.5 16.1
December 6 6 30.2 6.9-12.8 53.4 1.5-2.9 53.8 0.7-1.3 50.0 15.9
January 9 9 33.0 7.0-13.7 51.0 1.1-2.8 38.1 1.9-3.4 56.0 17.0
February 6 6 29.3 6.6-14.1 46.8 2.5-5.2 47.8 4.3-5.7 76.0 20.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 26 30.4 0.8 5.0 5.8 2.2 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 0.8 0.3
Conference 14 14 31.9 0.8 5.2 6.0 2.0 - 1.1 2.9 0.4 0.9 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 30.3 1.1 5.5 6.6 2.4 0.1 1.0 3.4 0.3 0.7 0.2
Away 14 14 30.5 0.5 4.6 5.1 2.1 0.0 1.5 2.1 0.7 0.9 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 14 30.3 0.7 4.4 5.1 2.5 0.1 1.5 3.4 0.4 0.8 0.3
Losses 12 12 30.6 0.8 5.7 6.5 1.9 0.0 1.0 1.9 0.5 0.8 0.3
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November 5 5 27.4 1.2 3.6 4.8 2.4 0.2 1.6 1.8 0.9 1.0 0.2
December 6 6 30.2 0.2 5.8 6.0 2.7 0.0 1.5 3.0 0.5 0.8 0.7
January 9 9 33.0 0.7 6.1 6.8 2.1 - 1.1 3.0 0.4 1.0 0.1
February 6 6 29.3 1.2 3.7 4.8 1.8 - 1.0 2.7 0.4 0.2 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 26 791 20 130 150 58 1 33 70 0.5 20 7
Conference 14 14 446 11 73 84 28 - 15 41 0.4 12 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 364 13 66 79 29 1 12 41 0.3 8 2
Away 14 14 427 7 64 71 29 0 21 29 0.7 12 5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 14 424 10 62 72 35 1 21 47 0.4 11 4
Losses 12 12 367 10 68 78 23 0 12 23 0.5 9 3
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November 5 5 137 6 18 24 12 1 8 9 0.9 5 1
December 6 6 181 1 35 36 16 0 9 18 0.5 5 4
January 9 9 297 6 55 61 19 - 10 27 0.4 9 1
February 6 6 176 7 22 29 11 - 6 16 0.4 1 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 26 26 30.4 1.0 6.6 7.6 2.9 0.1 1.7 3.5 0.5 1.0 0.4
Conference 14 14 31.9 1.0 6.5 7.5 2.5 0.0 1.3 3.7 0.4 1.1 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 30.3 1.4 7.3 8.7 3.2 0.1 1.3 4.5 0.3 0.9 0.2
Away 14 14 30.5 0.7 6.0 6.7 2.7 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.7 1.1 0.5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 14 30.3 0.9 5.8 6.8 3.3 0.1 2.0 4.4 0.4 1.0 0.4
Losses 12 12 30.6 1.1 7.4 8.5 2.5 0.0 1.3 2.5 0.5 1.0 0.3
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November 5 5 27.4 1.8 5.3 7.0 3.5 0.3 2.3 2.6 0.9 1.5 0.3
December 6 6 30.2 0.2 7.7 8.0 3.5 0.0 2.0 4.0 0.5 1.1 0.9
January 9 9 33.0 0.8 7.4 8.2 2.6 0.0 1.3 3.6 0.4 1.2 0.1
February 6 6 29.3 1.6 5.0 6.6 2.5 0.0 1.4 3.6 0.4 0.2 0.2