Hopes and Hess named to Lady Griz All-Tournament team
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Hopes and Hess named to Lady Griz All-Tournament team

Missoula, Mont. --- Tennessee State University senior women's basketball players Simone Hopes and Kesi Hess were named to the 32nd Lady Griz Classic All-Tournament team.

Hopes (5-10, Forward) and Hess (5-10, Guard) led TSU in scoring throughout the tournament and had solid showings against Idaho and Montana.

Hopes recorded her second career double-double against Idaho with 16 points and 11 rebounds to go along with three steals to help TSU defeat Idaho. The Houston, Texas native followed that up with 13 points and six boards versus Montana.

Hess, a native of Dublin, Ohio also posted a double-double against Idaho, the first of her career, with 15 points and a team-high 12 rebounds. She had eight points, three rebounds and five steals in the match-up with Montana.

The Lady Tigers return to action on Monday at Montana State. Tip-off is slated for 8:05 p.m. CT.