It was a slow start for both teams as neither team posted more than eight points in the opening nine minutes of play. Trailing 8-9,
The Lady Tigers used their defensive pressure to force turnovers and cut the deficit down to eight before Lindzee Greene hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Northwestern an eleven point lead (33-22) going into halftime.
Northwestern increased its advantage to 43-27 at the 15:43 mark of the second half. TSU fell behind by as many as 22 points before the Lady Tigers used a 17-5 run to cut the Lady Demon’s lead down to 10 late in the game (65-55).
Kendra Appling, named to the Lady Tiger Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team, led TSU in scoring for the third straight game with 22 points. Oby Okafor added 11 while Jheri Booker pulled down a game-high eight rebounds.
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