|January 16, 2020||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
Tennessee State Lady Tigers
|Stats at a Glance||MORW||TSU|
|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)|
JACKSON - 2
MCCULLAH - 1
RICHARDSON - 1
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.
- 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.
- Tennessee State hits the court again on Saturday against Eastern Kentucky. Game time is slated for 2 p.m. in Gentry Center.