Lady Tigers Gear Up for Vanderbilt
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Nashville --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team will make the short trip over to SEC member Vanderbilt University to face the Commodores on Friday.


Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. This will be the 15th meeting between the two squads with Vanderbilt holding a 12-2 series lead. TSU's last win over Vandy came in the 1977-78 season when the Lady Tigers claimed a 73-71 victory over the Commodores.


The Lady Tigers are coming off a 64-60 road loss to North Carolina Central and are looking to close out the 2008 road schedule with a win.


The Lady Tigers are led in scoring by seniors Kendra Appling (16.9 ppg) and Tiffany Jackson (16.0 ppg). Jackson leads TSU in rebounding with 6.3 caroms per contest.