Credit: Lawrence Johnson/Morgan State Athletics

By Scott Lowe

When a high-energy athlete who competes with tremendous passion gets what he loves most taken away, it’s no surprise if he comes back even more motivated.

But nobody could have anticipated the way Morgan State University senior men’s basketball player Tiwian Kendley has responded since having to sit out the first 10 games for a violation of team rules.

Always a prolific scorer, Kendley, a 6-foot-5 guard, averaged 21 points per game last season to lead the Bears and earn first-team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference honors. Since returning this season, he has been one of the hottest players in the country.

Read more about his hot streak from our friends at PressBox.