45 Patjo Twagirayezu
45 Patjo Twagirayezu
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda
High School: Asheville Christian
Previous College: Milligan
Position: F
Major: Computer Science
gp 22
pts/g 12.5
fg % 44.3
3pt % 36.4
ft % 73.4
reb/g 5.0
a/g 1.3

Honors:

  • USA South Player of the Week (Dec. 4, 2017)
  • 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, 2017-18

2017-18 (Senior): Appeared in 22 games, starting 15 and averaging 22.4 minutes per game… Was named the USA South Player of the Week (Dec. 4)… Finished his collegiate career with 908 total points… Had a single-game career-high 32 points in a win vs. Birmingham Southern (Nov. 21)... Scored 30 or more points in a game twice, including 30 in a win over Berea (Dec. 2)... Despite suffering an injury halfway through the year, still tallied 12 games of double-digit points... Had 17 points and six rebounds in a USA South Tournament semifinal win over N.C. Wesleyan (Feb. 23)

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... Played with the Rwanda national team during Afrobasket 2017

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: 32, vs. Birmingham Southern, Nov 21, 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 10 Ferrum W, 76-64
Feb 13 Brevard W, 84-58
Feb 17 at Piedmont L, 76-69
Feb 20 at Piedmont W, 83-67
Feb 23 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 81-80
Feb 24 at Maryville L, 96-77
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 11
Games started 15 8
Minutes 493 228
Minutes per game 22.4 20.7
FG 98-221 35-90
FG Pct 44.3 38.9
3PT 32-88 17-45
3PT Pct 36.4 37.8
FT 47-64 22-28
FT Pct 73.4 78.6
Off rebounds 26 6
Def rebounds 84 36
Total rebounds 110 42
Rebounds per game 5.0 3.8
Personal fouls 38 16
Disqualifications - -
Assists 28 12
Turnovers 51 24
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.5
Steals 12 6
Blocks 3 2
Points 275 109
Points per game 12.5 9.9
Points per 40 min 22.3 19.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 at Lee W, 78-76 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Oglethorpe L, 79-78 1 19 3-9 33.3 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 8
Nov 21 Birmingham Southern W, 86-82 1 31 13-26 50.0 4-10 40.0 2-2 100.0 32
Nov 30 LaGrange W, 89-85 1 30 6-13 46.2 2-2 100.0 8-10 80.0 22
Dec 2 Berea W, 93-64 1 29 8-13 61.5 5-5 100.0 9-12 75.0 30
Dec 5 at Sewanee L, 92-86 1 33 7-17 41.2 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 15
Dec 6 at Emory L, 80-73 1 18 1-6 16.7 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 3
Dec 16 at Brevard W, 83-69 - 23 5-8 62.5 0-1 0.0 7-8 87.5 17
Dec 18 vs. Austin W, 100-85 - 22 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 10-12 83.3 20
Dec 19 at Rhodes W, 120-110 - 25 9-13 69.2 0-3 0.0 4-9 44.4 22
Jan 3 at Maryville L, 95-59 1 26 3-5 60.0 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 6 Huntingdon W, 86-77 1 26 4-11 36.4 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 10
Jan 12 at Averett L, 103-98 1 28 3-9 33.3 1-6 16.7 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 13 at N.C. Wesleyan L, 94-85 1 31 6-16 37.5 3-11 27.3 2-2 100.0 17
Jan 18 Piedmont L, 89-82 1 13 1-6 16.7 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 20 Pfeiffer W, 105-101 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at LaGrange L, 91-75 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Huntingdon W, 90-75 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Maryville W, 80-73 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Methodist W, 92-88 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at William Peace W, 86-63 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Berea W, 68-66 - 9 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 9 Greensboro W, 92-80 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 10 Ferrum W, 76-64 1 14 3-8 37.5 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 13 Brevard W, 84-58 - 21 6-10 60.0 0-2 0.0 1-1 100.0 13
Feb 17 at Piedmont L, 76-69 - 13 1-6 16.7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Feb 20 at Piedmont W, 83-67 1 17 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 9
Feb 23 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 81-80 1 28 6-12 50.0 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 17
Feb 24 at Maryville L, 96-77 1 28 4-10 40.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 10
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 at Lee W, 78-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Oglethorpe L, 79-78 1 19 2 5 7 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 21 Birmingham Southern W, 86-82 1 31 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 -
Nov 30 LaGrange W, 89-85 1 30 0 9 9 0 3 0.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 2 Berea W, 93-64 1 29 1 5 6 2 2 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 5 at Sewanee L, 92-86 1 33 4 6 10 2 4 0.5 1 0 3 -
Dec 6 at Emory L, 80-73 1 18 1 5 6 2 4 0.5 0 0 0 -
Dec 16 at Brevard W, 83-69 - 23 2 4 6 3 2 1.5 0 0 3 -
Dec 18 vs. Austin W, 100-85 - 22 1 7 8 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 19 at Rhodes W, 120-110 - 25 3 7 10 1 4 0.3 0 0 1 -
Jan 3 at Maryville L, 95-59 1 26 1 5 6 3 2 1.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 6 Huntingdon W, 86-77 1 26 0 2 2 0 8 0.0 1 1 3 -
Jan 12 at Averett L, 103-98 1 28 0 4 4 3 3 1.0 2 0 0 -
Jan 13 at N.C. Wesleyan L, 94-85 1 31 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 18 Piedmont L, 89-82 1 13 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 20 Pfeiffer W, 105-101 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at LaGrange L, 91-75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Huntingdon W, 90-75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Maryville W, 80-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Methodist W, 92-88 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at William Peace W, 86-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Berea W, 68-66 - 9 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 9 Greensboro W, 92-80 - 9 2 2 4 1 0 - 0 1 4 -
Feb 10 Ferrum W, 76-64 1 14 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 13 Brevard W, 84-58 - 21 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 -
Feb 17 at Piedmont L, 76-69 - 13 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 20 at Piedmont W, 83-67 1 17 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 23 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 81-80 1 28 1 5 6 0 2 0.0 1 1 3 -
Feb 24 at Maryville L, 96-77 1 28 3 3 6 3 3 1.0 0 0 1 -
  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 22 15 22.4 4.5-10.0 44.3 1.5-4.0 36.4 2.1-2.9 73.4 12.5
Total 76 66 25.1 4.2-9.3 44.9 1.0-2.9 34.4 1.6-2.4 67.9 11.0
  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 22 15 493 98-221 44.3 32-88 36.4 47-64 73.4 275
Total 76 66 1904 317-706 44.9 77-224 34.4 125-184 67.9 836
  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 22 15 22.4 8.0-17.9 44.3 2.6-7.1 36.4 3.8-5.2 73.4 22.3
Total 76 66 25.1 6.7-14.8 44.9 1.6-4.7 34.4 2.6-3.9 67.9 17.6
  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 22 15 22.4 1.2 3.8 5.0 1.7 - 1.3 2.3 0.5 0.5 0.1
Total 76 66 25.1 1.1 4.2 5.3 1.9 0.0 1.1 2.3 0.5 0.7 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 22 15 493 26 84 110 38 - 28 51 0.5 12 3
Total 76 66 1904 83 320 403 147 2 85 174 0.5 53 20
  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 22 15 22.4 2.1 6.8 8.9 3.1 0.0 2.3 4.1 0.5 1.0 0.2
Total 76 66 25.1 1.7 6.7 8.5 3.1 0.0 1.8 3.7 0.5 1.1 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 22 15 22.4 4.5-10.0 44.3 1.5-4.0 36.4 2.1-2.9 73.4 12.5
Conference 11 8 20.7 3.2-8.2 38.9 1.5-4.1 37.8 2.0-2.5 78.6 9.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 6 21.6 5.1-11.0 46.6 1.6-3.9 41.9 2.6-3.4 77.8 14.5
Away 12 8 22.5 3.8-9.2 41.8 1.2-4.1 28.6 1.3-2.1 64.0 10.2
Neutral 2 1 25.0 5.5-11.5 47.8 2.5-4.0 62.5 5.0-6.0 83.3 18.5
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Wins 13 7 21.8 5.3-10.5 50.4 1.5-3.5 41.3 3.2-4.2 75.9 15.2
Losses 9 8 23.2 3.2-9.3 34.5 1.4-4.7 31.0 0.7-1.1 60.0 8.6
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November 3 3 26.7 7.3-16.0 45.8 2.3-5.3 43.8 3.7-4.7 78.6 20.7
December 6 3 25.0 5.8-11.3 51.5 1.2-3.0 38.9 5.0-7.2 69.8 17.8
January 5 5 24.8 3.4-9.4 36.2 1.8-6.0 30.0 1.0-1.2 83.3 9.6
February 8 4 17.4 3.0-7.2 41.4 1.1-3.0 37.5 0.1-0.1 100.0 7.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 22 15 493 98-221 44.3 32-88 36.4 47-64 73.4 275
Conference 11 8 228 35-90 38.9 17-45 37.8 22-28 78.6 109
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 8 6 173 41-88 46.6 13-31 41.9 21-27 77.8 116
Away 12 8 270 46-110 41.8 14-49 28.6 16-25 64.0 122
Neutral 2 1 50 11-23 47.8 5-8 62.5 10-12 83.3 37
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Wins 13 7 284 69-137 50.4 19-46 41.3 41-54 75.9 198
Losses 9 8 209 29-84 34.5 13-42 31.0 6-10 60.0 77
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November 3 3 80 22-48 45.8 7-16 43.8 11-14 78.6 62
December 6 3 150 35-68 51.5 7-18 38.9 30-43 69.8 107
January 5 5 124 17-47 36.2 9-30 30.0 5-6 83.3 48
February 8 4 139 24-58 41.4 9-24 37.5 1-1 100.0 58
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 22 15 22.4 8.0-17.9 44.3 2.6-7.1 36.4 3.8-5.2 73.4 22.3
Conference 11 8 20.7 6.1-15.8 38.9 3.0-7.9 37.8 3.9-4.9 78.6 19.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 6 21.6 9.5-20.3 46.6 3.0-7.2 41.9 4.9-6.2 77.8 26.8
Away 12 8 22.5 6.8-16.3 41.8 2.1-7.3 28.6 2.4-3.7 64.0 18.1
Neutral 2 1 25.0 8.8-18.4 47.8 4.0-6.4 62.5 8.0-9.6 83.3 29.6
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Wins 13 7 21.8 9.7-19.3 50.4 2.7-6.5 41.3 5.8-7.6 75.9 27.9
Losses 9 8 23.2 5.6-16.1 34.5 2.5-8.0 31.0 1.1-1.9 60.0 14.7
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November 3 3 26.7 11.0-24.0 45.8 3.5-8.0 43.8 5.5-7.0 78.6 31.0
December 6 3 25.0 9.3-18.1 51.5 1.9-4.8 38.9 8.0-11.5 69.8 28.5
January 5 5 24.8 5.5-15.2 36.2 2.9-9.7 30.0 1.6-1.9 83.3 15.5
February 8 4 17.4 6.9-16.7 41.4 2.6-6.9 37.5 0.3-0.3 100.0 16.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 22 15 22.4 1.2 3.8 5.0 1.7 - 1.3 2.3 0.5 0.5 0.1
Conference 11 8 20.7 0.5 3.3 3.8 1.5 - 1.1 2.2 0.5 0.5 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 6 21.6 0.9 3.1 4.0 2.0 - 0.6 2.4 0.3 0.9 0.3
Away 12 8 22.5 1.4 3.9 5.3 1.4 - 1.9 2.3 0.9 0.3 0.0
Neutral 2 1 25.0 1.0 6.0 7.0 2.5 - 0.0 2.5 0.0 0.5 0.5
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Wins 13 7 21.8 1.1 3.8 4.8 2.2 - 1.0 2.4 0.4 0.6 0.2
Losses 9 8 23.2 1.3 3.9 5.2 1.1 - 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.4 0.0
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November 3 3 26.7 1.3 5.7 7.0 2.3 - 0.7 2.0 0.3 1.0 0.0
December 6 3 25.0 2.0 5.7 7.7 2.0 - 1.7 3.2 0.5 0.5 0.0
January 5 5 24.8 0.4 3.4 3.8 1.2 - 1.4 3.2 0.4 0.6 0.2
February 8 4 17.4 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.6 - 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.4 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 22 15 493 26 84 110 38 - 28 51 0.5 12 3
Conference 11 8 228 6 36 42 16 - 12 24 0.5 6 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 6 173 7 25 32 16 - 5 19 0.3 7 2
Away 12 8 270 17 47 64 17 - 23 27 0.9 4 0
Neutral 2 1 50 2 12 14 5 - 0 5 0.0 1 1
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Wins 13 7 284 14 49 63 28 - 13 31 0.4 8 3
Losses 9 8 209 12 35 47 10 - 15 20 0.8 4 0
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November 3 3 80 4 17 21 7 - 2 6 0.3 3 0
December 6 3 150 12 34 46 12 - 10 19 0.5 3 0
January 5 5 124 2 17 19 6 - 7 16 0.4 3 1
February 8 4 139 8 16 24 13 - 9 10 0.9 3 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 22 15 22.4 2.1 6.8 8.9 3.1 0.0 2.3 4.1 0.5 1.0 0.2
Conference 11 8 20.7 1.1 6.3 7.4 2.8 0.0 2.1 4.2 0.5 1.1 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 6 21.6 1.6 5.8 7.4 3.7 0.0 1.2 4.4 0.3 1.6 0.5
Away 12 8 22.5 2.5 7.0 9.5 2.5 0.0 3.4 4.0 0.9 0.6 0.0
Neutral 2 1 25.0 1.6 9.6 11.2 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.8 0.8
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Wins 13 7 21.8 2.0 6.9 8.9 3.9 0.0 1.8 4.4 0.4 1.1 0.4
Losses 9 8 23.2 2.3 6.7 9.0 1.9 0.0 2.9 3.8 0.8 0.8 0.0
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November 3 3 26.7 2.0 8.5 10.5 3.5 0.0 1.0 3.0 0.3 1.5 0.0
December 6 3 25.0 3.2 9.1 12.3 3.2 0.0 2.7 5.1 0.5 0.8 0.0
January 5 5 24.8 0.6 5.5 6.1 1.9 0.0 2.3 5.2 0.4 1.0 0.3
February 8 4 17.4 2.3 4.6 6.9 3.7 0.0 2.6 2.9 0.9 0.9 0.6