A three pointer by Charisse Hicks gave
Tech stretched its lead to 33-25 before the second half’s first media timeout. Two made free throws and a three pointer would put TTU on top 38-25 at the 14:13 mark. TSU cut the deficit down to nine (38-29) with 13:17 on the clock but Tech re-upped the lead to 40-29 on a lay-up by Jasmine White. The Golden Eagles maintained a double digit lead over the next eight minutes, leading by as many as 15 points.
Trailing 36-48, TSU went on a 9-2 run to come within five points (45-50) of Tech at the 2:52 mark. That would be as close as TSU would get as Tech knocked down eight free throws in the final two minutes of the game to seal the win.
Oby Okafor recorded her 21st career double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds while Tequila Martin scored a career-best 10 points for the Lady Tigers. LaDona Pierce handed out a game-high six assists for TSU. Kristina Tyler led Tech with 18 points while Meagan Lyons pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds.
The Lady Tigers return to action on Monday, February 11, when they host the Lady Govs of Austin Peay. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the