Lady Tigers Set to Face Cross-town Belmont
Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Nashville --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team will travel across town to face Belmont University in non-conference action on Tuesday night at the Curb Event Center.

 

Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.

 

This will be the 27th meeting between the two teams, with Belmont holding a 19-7 series advantage. Last season, the Bruins defeated the Lady Tigers 67-56 in the Gentry Center (12/1/07).

 

Kendra Appling led all scorers with a game-high 21 points in the contest while Oby Okafor posted 19 points and eight boards.

 

The Lady Tigers, coming off a 59-55 road victory over Southeast Missouri, are led in scoring by seniors Kendra Appling (15.9 ppg) and Tiffany Jackson (13.1 ppg). Chelsea Cromartie (5.6 rpg) leads the team in rebounding.

 

The game will be broadcast on TSU campus radio station WTST. Live stats will also be available by clicking on:

http://belmontbruins.cstv.com/gametracker/launch/gt_wbaskbl.html?event=667887&school=belm&sport=wbaskbl&camefrom=&startschool=&