|November 15, 2016||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
Tennessee State Lady Tigers
|Stats at a Glance||TSU||OSU|
|FG Percentage||.327 (18-55)||.589 (33-56)|
|3P FG Percentage||.182 (4-22)||.429 (6-14)|
|FT Percentage||.727 (8-11)||.609 (14-23)|
Jensen - 18
DAVIS - 2
BEARD - 2
Combs - 2
PALMA - 1
TENNESSEE STATE (0-1) vs OKLAHOMA STATE (1-0)
SAT., NOV. 12 | 7 P.M. | GALLAGHER-IBA ARENA | STILLWATER, OK
The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Big 12 member Oklahoma State. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in Gallagher-Iba Arena.
THE LADY TIGERS AT A GLANCE
Tennessee State (0-1) opened the season at Big East member Xavier on Saturday and fell to the Musketeers, 63-54. Eleven players saw action in the season opener for TSU.
The Lady Tigers returned nine players from a team that went 12-18 overall and 7-9 in the Ohio Valley Conference last season. The Lady Tigers also added five newcomers to the squad. Highlighting the returners are Preseason All-OVC selections Jayda Johnson and I’mani Davis.
Johnson led the team in scoring last season with 15.7 points per game while hauling in 6.8 rebounds per outing. I’mani Davis posted 12.3 points per game and pulled down a team-best 7.7 rebounds per contest. Johnson and Davis led TSU in scoring against Xavier with 17 and 14 points respectively.
The Lady Tigers are led by fifth year head coach and Hall of Famer, Larry Joe Inman.
LAST TIME OUT
Tennessee State got off to a good start and led at Big East member Xavier, 33-30, at halftime. The Lady Tigers, however, were not able to sustain their offensive output in the second half and ultimately fell to the Musketeers, 63-54. Jayda Johnson led TSU with 17 points while I’mani Davis added 14. Tiana Parker finished the game with a team-high nine rebounds to go with three steals and two blocks.
ABOUT OKLAHOMA STATE
Oklahoma State opened the season with a 76-34 win over Arkansas State on Friday.
Kaylee Jenson led the Cowgirls with 22 points and 14 rebounds in the win while Karli Wheeler also posted double-figures with 13 points.
Last season, OSU finished the season with an overall record of 21-9 and am 11-6 conference mark.
TSU and Oklahoma State will meet for only the second time in the series history. OSU defeated TSU, 63-29, the last time the teams met on December 19, 1995 and holds a 1-0 lead.
Links for live stats and video can be found under the schedule on tsutigers.com. There will also be in-game updates on Twitter during the game.
The Lady Tigers will return to Nashville to host Arkansas State in the home opener on Saturday, Nov. 19. Game time is set for noon in the Gentry Center.