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Kessee signs with Tigers


New Memphis men's head coach Tubby Smith has been busy in his short time with the school, shoring up talent for his first season in the Bluff City.

The school announced the addition of Christian Kessee for the 2016-17 season.

Kessee played last season at Coppin State, leading the team in scoring, averaging 14.6 points per game, while making 88 three-pointers and making 39.5 percent of his three-point field goals. He hit 64-of-80 free throws (80 percent), and 150-of-385 overall from the field (39 percent) last season.

He reached double-figure scoring 25 times during the year, including scoring 20 or more points six times. He set a career-high with 27 points on two occasions, against South Carolina State on February 6 and on February 13 against Howard. He made at least one three-pointer in 30 of 31 games, including five or more in seven of his final 12 games of the season.
The 6-2 guard also pulled down at least five rebounds four times on the year including a career-high eight against North Carolina A&T, and dishing out three or more assists nine times. Over his last 10 games of the year he averaged 19.0 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 2.4 assists, and made 40-of-93 three-pointers.

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