January 23, 20201st2nd3rd4thFinal
Tennessee State Lady Tigers1612111958
Austin Peay2423161376
Stats at a GlanceTSUAPSU
FG Percentage.408 (20-49) .365 (23-63)
3P FG Percentage.364 (4-11) .333 (11-33)
FT Percentage.700 (14-20) .679 (19-28)
Offensive Rebounds1216
Defensive Rebounds2920
Total Rebounds4136
Turnovers3018
Steals1212
Bench Points1634
LeadersTSUAPSU
PointsYOUNG - 20
Arielle Gonzalez-Var - 15
ReboundsTEAM - 10
Arielle Gonzalez-Var - 8
AssistsYOUNG - 4
Kasey Kidwell - 4
Brandi Ferby - 4
StealsWRIGHTSELL - 3
Brandi Ferby - 3
BlocksWRIGHTSELL - 1
PURVIS - 1
Arielle Gonzalez-Var - 2
Kelen Kenol - 2
Women's Basketball Drops Road Test at Austin Peay
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Women's Basketball Drops Road Test at Austin Peay
Jazmine Young led TSU with 20 points at Austin Peay. Photo by Gavin Nevill.

FINAL BOX

Final Score: Tennessee State 58 – Austin Peay 76
Records: TSU (2-15, 0-7 OVC) – Austin Peay (11-7, 2-5 OVC)
Venue: Dunn Center
Location: Clarksville, Tenn.

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team fell to Austin Peay, 76-58, Thursday night in the Dunn Center.

Tennessee State (2-15, 0-7 OVC) got off to a slow start and fell behind by as many as 21 points in the first half. TSU struggled for most of the game but put together an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to cut into the lead. The Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Govs in the fourth quarter and nearly cut the deficit to single digits down the stretch but the effort came up short.  

Jazmine Young led TSU in scoring with 20 points while Taylor Roberts finished with nine.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • TSU Leaders
    • Points: Jazmine Young - 20
    • Rebounds:  Ashley Primas and Jaden Wrightsell - 6
    • Assists: Jazmine Young - 4
    • Steals: Jaden Wrightsell - 3
  • TSU shot 50.0 percent from the field in the fourth quarter and 40.8 percent from the floor for the game.
  • TSU made 14-of-20 from the free-throw line (70.0 percent).

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • TSU got on the board first with a free-throw from Keniece Purvis but a 10-0 run from Austin Peay saw the Lady Tigers fall behind 10-3.
  • Taylor Roberts got a steal and breakaway layup to end TSU’s scoring drought with about six and a half minutes on the clock.
  • APSU made 5-of-7 from three-point range and at the end of the first period, TSU trailed, 24-16.
  • The Lady Govs continued their hot shooting from beyond the arc  and stretched the advantage to, 36-17, behind a 12-0 run.
  • TSU was outscored 23-12 in the second stanza and trailed by 47-28 at halftime.
  • The Lady Tigers started the third quarter with a 7-2 spurt to chip away at the deficit.
  • The visitors managed to pull to close the gap down to 15 points but the home team regained a 20-point advantage with two minutes left in the third.
  • Heading into the fourth quarter, TSU was down 63-39.
  • In the fourth, TSU posted 11 unanswered points to slice the APSU lead down to 66-51.
  • The Lady Tigers held the Lady Govs to five points through the first five minutes of the fourth stanza but could not take advantage of the APSU drought. 
  • The deficit proved too much to overcome. 

GAME NOTES

  • APSU leads the series 34-29.
  • TSU has dropped four straight to Austin Peay.
  • Jazmine Young recorded at least 20 points for the second time this season.

UP NEXT

Tennessee State hits the court again on Saturday at Murray State. Game time is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the CFSB Center.

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