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TSU Falls on the Road to No. 18 Arizona
Thursday, December 12, 2019
TSU Falls on the Road to No. 18 Arizona


Tucson, Ariz. --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team dropped a, 77-42, decision to No. 18 Arizona Thursday night in McKale Center.

TSU (1-7) was led in scoring by Jazmine Young’s 12 points. She was the only Lady Tiger to reach double-digits.

No. 18 Arizona remained undefeated and improved to 10-0.

Tennessee State struggled to score in the contest and only shot 25.9 percent from the field. TSU shot its best percentage in the fourth quarter (46.2 %) and nearly matched Arizona point-for-point in the final period, 18-17.


  • TSU Leaders
    • Points: Jazmine Young – 12
    • Rebounds: Taylor Roberts – 5
    • Assists: Taylor Roberts – 2
    • Steals: Taylor Roberts - 2
  • Arizona held the advantage in paint points, 40-14, and bench points, 28-15.


  • After starting the game with two empty possessions, TSU got on the board with a couple of free-throws from Taylor Roberts.
  • At the first media timeout, TSU trailed 6-2.
  • Takya Bennett drove the lane for another Tennessee State bucket but the Lady Tigers went scoreless for almost three minutes.
  • The score was, 17-6, in favor of Arizona after 10 minutes of action.
  • In the second quarter, TSU fell behind, 20-6, before four straight points from Jazmine Young closed the gap to 20-10.
  • Turnovers by TSU fueled a 13-1 run by the Wildcats that stretched their advantage to, 33-11, at the 4:52 mark.
  • Terrysha Banner sank a jumper from the elbow to end another minutes-long scoring lull and TSU went into the break down, 37-18.
  • Jazmine Young got the Lady Tigers on the board with a three-point play in the second half but the offense hit a stalemate. 
  • TSU sank into a 52-25 hole with 3:51 left in the third period.
  • Heading into the final frame, the home team led, 59-25.


  • This was the first meeting between Tennessee State and Arizona.
  • TSU dropped its seventh consecutive game.
  • Jazmine Young posted double-digits in scoring for the sixth time this season.


  • Tennessee State will return home to host Fisk University on Sunday, Dec. 15. Game time is slated for 2 p.m. in Gentry Center.