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January 16, 20201st2nd3rd4thFinal
Morehead State2520231684
Tennessee State Lady Tigers176131147
Stats at a GlanceMORWTSU
FG Percentage.443 (27-61) .340 (17-50)
3P FG Percentage.333 (5-15) .231 (3-13)
FT Percentage.758 (25-33) .625 (10-16)
Offensive Rebounds1311
Defensive Rebounds2825
Total Rebounds4136
Turnovers1830
Steals1211
Bench Points2523
LeadersMORWTSU
PointsALFORD - 19
WRIGHTSELL - 11
ReboundsHUMPHRIES - 11
KENT - 10
AssistsKIRKWOOD - 2
JACKSON - 2
APPIAH-KUBI - 3
StealsALFORD - 4
RICHARDSON - 4
BlocksKENT - 1
MCCULLAH - 1
RICHARDSON - 1
TSU Drops Home Contest to Morehead State
Thursday, January 16, 2020
TSU Drops Home Contest to Morehead State


FINAL BOX | PHOTOS

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team suffered an, 84-47, loss to Morehead State Thursday night in the Gentry Center.

Tennessee State got off to a slow start but battled back to within six early in the second quarter. The Lady Tigers, however, went cold and got outscored, 20-3, in the rest of the period.

After trailing 45-23 at halftime, TSU continued to play from behind and never managed to get back into the game.

Jaden Wrightsell led TSU with 11 points while Megan Kent tallied a team-best ten rebounds on the night.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • TSU Leaders
    • Points: Jaden Wrightsell - 14
    • Rebounds:  Megan Kent - 10
    • Assists: Amber Appiah-Kubi - 3
    • Steals: Deaja Richardson - 4
  • TSU shot 34.0 percent (17-of-50) from the field.
  • TSU made 10-of-16 from the free-throw line.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • TSU got off to a slow start and fell behind, 19-4.
  • The Lady Tigers gathered a little momentum behind a 7-0 run that made the score, 19-12, in favor of Morehead State.
  • The visitors had a 25-17 edge at halftime.
  • Tennessee State closed the gap down to six points early in the second period but the momentum then shifted to Morehead State.
  • TSU only managed to score a total of six points in the second frame and fell into a 45-23 hole.
  • The Lady Tigers never recovered.

GAME NOTES

  • Morehead State now leads the all-time series 36-26
  • Jaden Wrightsell posted double-digits for the third time this season.
  • MSU has won six straight over TSU.
  • Taylor Roberts was held to single digits in scoring for the first time in six games.

UP NEXT

  • Tennessee State hits the court again on Saturday against Eastern Kentucky. Game time is slated for 2 p.m. in Gentry Center.

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