The loss snapped a
three-game winning streak for
Kendra Appling led TSU with 24 points, six steals and five assists. Charisse Hicks was 4-of-7 from behind the arc and tallied 14 points in the contest. Jasmine Smith quietly picked-up her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Amber Guffey paced
A lay-up by Charisse Hicks
christened the first-half but Ashley Hayes answered with a triple to give
TSU built a 15-9 advantage at the 13:24 mark and maintained the lead over the next thirteen minutes of play.
With 1:29 left in the
In the second frame, TSU quickly erased the halftime deficit behind an old fashioned three-point play from Tiffany Jackson. Both teams traded buckets over the next several minutes in a see-saw battle that featured eight ties.
The Lady Tigers committed a season-low 10 turnovers in the contest but were charged with 27 fouls. The Racers connected on 23-of-28 from the charity stripe.
TSU returns to action on Saturday at UT-Martin.