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REBOUNDING, SECOND HALF STRETCH LEADS TO LADY TIGERS ROAD VICTORY
Thursday, February 10, 2005
CHARLESTON, Ill. --- Tennessee State used a 12-0 run over a five-minute span and a strong rebounding effort the entire game to lead the way to a 68-59 Ohio Valley Conference women's victory over host Eastern Illinois Thursday night. The Lady Tigers (7-15, 4-7) erased a 31-29 halftime deficit and took the lead for good just under the 10-minute mark of the second half. TSU then went on its run which was capped off with a Leslie Dean jump shot at the 4:50 mark. TSU would go on and build as much as a 16-point lead (68-52) with 2:26 remaining. The Lady Tigers held a 42-24 rebounding advantage with 24 of the boards coming on the offensive end. Kendra Bailey, the OVC's top offensive rebounder had nine of her game-high 13 rebounds on the offensive end. Bailey led a balanced TSU scoring attack with 21 points. Quanecia Fletcher scored 11 points and had five steals. LaKisha Clay scored 10 and had seven assists while LaToya Clay added 10 in a reserve role. The game featured seven ties and 14 lead changes before the Lady Tigers took control in the second half. TSU finished the game shooting 45 percent (30-67) and 6-13 from the free throw line, all coming in the first half, for 46 percent. EIU (9-14, 2-10) was led by Pam O'Connor's 16 points while Megan Casad added 14.

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