LADY TIGERS FALL IN OPENING ROUND OF LOBO SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SHOOTOUT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- The Tennessee State women's basketball team dropped its fourth-consecutive game of the season, falling in the opening round of the Lobo Southwest Airlines Shootout to host-University of New Mexico. The final score of the game was 89-18 in favor of the Lobos. The Lady Tigers were unable to convert from the field and were plagued by turnovers throughout the entire first-ever matchup of the programs. Tennessee State shot just over 15 percent from the field compared to 46.7 percent shooting by New Mexico. The Lobos also outshot the Lady Tigers from behind the arc, hitting 15 of 29 attempts to TSU's 1 of 8. Despite the slant of the game, Tennessee State managed to outshoot the Lobos from the free-throw line, 42.9 percent to 40.0 percent. This is the third-consecutive game the Lady Tigers have outshot their opponent from the charity stripe. The Lady Tigers were led by junior Kendra Bailey (Cleveland, Ohio) who scored five points, grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and one block in 25 minutes on the hardwood. She also was 3 of 5 from the charity stripe. Tennessee State returns to action on Dec. 6 as it plays in the consolation round of the Lobo Southwest Airlines Shootout. The game against Southern Utah is scheduled for 6 p.m. MST.