Nashville, Tenn .--- The Tennessee State University women's basketball team overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half, but
The Lady Tigers got off to a slow start in the first half falling behind 2-9 at the 17:02 mark. TSU cut the
There would be three ties and three lead changes over the next four minutes. Leading 49-48, BU outscored TSU 9-2 to stretch the advantage to eight (58-50) with six minutes left to play. The Lady Tigers cut the Bruin lead down to seven (56-63) on a 3-point bucket from Kendra Appling at the 2:25 mark but that was as close as they would get.
Kendra Appling led all Lady Tiger scorers with 21 points in addition to six rebounds, three assists and four steals. Oby Okafor recorded 19 points and Jheri Booker pulled down a game-high 12 boards.
Brooke Sunday led four double-digit scores with 17 points for
The Lady Tigers hit the road to face Southeast Missouri and