CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. --- Tennessee State was within six points at halftime, but host Austin Peay shot 66 percent in the second half while the Lady Tigers struggled offensively in absorbing a 90-57 loss Thursday night.
Lady Govs junior Kera Bergeron was the hottest of the Lady Govs, converting 10-of-11 field goal, including 6-of-7 3-pointers on the way to scoring a game-high 26 points.
TSU (5-13, 2-5) managed 31 percent field goal shooting for the game. LaTina Patterson came off the bench to score 12 points. Leslie Dean and LaToya Clay each had 11 points. TSU was guilty of 25 turnovers.
Austin Peay (7-12, 3-5) opened the second half with a 12-2 run and had built a 30 point lead at 70-40 with under nine minutes left to play.
TSU will try to regroup when the Lady Tigers play at Tennessee Tech on Saturday.