nearly a week off, the Tennessee State University women's basketball team will
return to the Gentry Center to host Big 12 member Kansas State in
non-conference action on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Game time is slated for 7 p.m.
vs. Kansas State will be streamed live on www.OVCDigitalNetwork.com. The radio
broadcast can be heard at TSURadio.com while live stats will be available to
follow at tsutigers.com.
LADY TIGERS AT A GLANCE
Lady Tigers are coming off a, 59-43, road loss to South Alabama last Monday.
With the loss, TSU fell to 1-1 on the season. After just two games, senior
Simone Hopes has emerged as the scoring leader for the Lady Tigers with an
average of 11.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Chelsea Hudson is averaging
8.5 boards per outing.
a team, TSU is averaging 47.5 points per outing while shooting 31.9 percent
from the field and 0.83 percent from beyond the arc. TSU is currently shooting
only 48.6 percent from the free-throw line while committing an average of 22.0
turnovers per game.
averages 39.0 rebounds, 10.5 assists and 14.0 steals per game.
State played South Alabama tough for most of the game but suffered through a
scoring drought that ultimately led to the Lady Tigers falling to the Jaguars,
59-43, on the road. Alana Morris led TSU in scoring as none of the Lady Tigers
scored in double-digits. Chelsea Hudson pulled down nine rebounds while Jasmin
Shuler recorded five steals in the contest.
State is off to a 2-0 start this season. The Wildcats have home wins over Idaho
State (62-54) and most recently Arkansas- Pine Bluff (89-55).
UAPB, K-State had five players to score in double-digits led by Brittany
Chambers' 15 points. Brianna Craig tallied 13 followed by Ashia Woods, Haley
Texada and Ashlynn Knoll who each chipped in 10 each.
two games, the Wildcats average 75.5 points and 36.0 rebounds per game while
shooting 44.4 percent from the field. Chambers leads the team with 18.5 ppg
while Texada (10.5 ppg) and Craig (10.0 ppg) round out the top three scorers
for K-State. Woods is the team's
leading rebounder with 8.5 caroms per outing.
vs. KANSAS STATE
State and Kansas State will meet for only the second time in the program's
history. Kansas State leads the series, 1-0. Kansas State claimed the only
meeting between the two teams, 72-58, during the 1999-2000 season.
State will remain on the road for a three-game swing in Montana. The Lady
Tigers will face Idaho and Montana in the Lady Griz Classic (Nov. 30-Dec.1)
before matching up with Montana State on Dec. 3. TSU will then have a nearly a
two week break before hosting Cleveland State on Dec. 16 in the Gentry Center.
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