TSU went ahead 14-7 at the 9:11 mark but TTU used a 10-4 run to move to within one (17-18). The Lady Tigers, however, responded with eight unanswered points to stretch the lead to 26-17 with 4:48 left to play in the half.
Tech opened up the second half with seven unanswered points to tie the game 30-30. The Golden Eagles took a 32-21 lead on a free-throw from Tyler but a lay-up by Charisse Hicks on the ensuing possession put TSU back on top (33-32).
The Lady Tigers held on to the lead for the rest of the game, knocking down nine free-throws in the final minute to seal the game.
Oby Okafor led all scores with 28 points in addition to 10 rebounds. Tiffany Jackson also posted double-digits with 11 points.
Kristina Tyler led Tech with 15 points while Marissa Hensley added 13.
The Lady Tigers return to action Thursday, Jan. 31 when they host