Saturday, February 25, 2006
RICHMOND, Ky. --- Tennessee State kept close, but host Eastern Kentucky was able to hold off the Lady Tigers 78-68 in the season finale Saturday evening. The Lady Tigers end the season at 0-27 and 0-20 in the OVC. Defending OVC champion Eastern Kentucky ends the season at 7-20 and 7-13 in the OVC. TSU placed four players (three freshmen) in double digits led by freshman Obiageli Okafor's 15 points. Tiffany Jackson added 13 and Kendra Appling scored 12. Senior Quanecia Fletcher, playing her final game for TSU, scored 12 points as well. The Lady Tigers trailed by just two at halftime, 35-33. EKU pulled away with 50 percent shooting in the second (13-26). The Lady Colonels were led by Laura Shelton, who tallied 22 points in her final game as an EKU player.

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