|January 25, 2020||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
Tennessee State Lady Tigers
|Stats at a Glance||TSU||MSU|
|FG Percentage||.360 (27-75)||.507 (38-75)|
|3P FG Percentage||.222 (4-18)||.448 (13-29)|
|FT Percentage||.571 (4-7)||.786 (11-14)|
- 15||Laci Hawthorne
- 11||Laci Hawthorne
- 3||Macey Turley
Alexis Burpo - 10
BANNER - 1
RICHARDSON - 1
APPIAH-KUBI - 1
MCCULLAH - 1
Alexis Burpo - 2
- 2||Laci Hawthorne
Macie Gibson - 1
Final Score: Tennessee State 62 – Murray State 100
Records: TSU (2-16, 0-8 OVC) – Murray State (9-10, 2-6 OVC)
Venue: CFSB Center
Location: Murray, Ky.
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team suffered a, 100-62, loss to Murray State Thursday night in the CFSB Center.
After struggling in the opening quarter, TSU (2-16, 0-8 OVC) fell into an early deficit and never managed to get out of the hole.
Jaden Wrightsell led TSU with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds while Ashley Primas recorded 11 and Amber Appiah-Kubi scored a career-high 10 points.
Murray State (9-10, 2-6 OVC) had five players score in double-digits.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- TSU Leaders
- Points: Jaden Wrightsell - 15
- Rebounds: Jaden Wrightsell - 11
- Assists: Terrysha Banner - 3
- TSU shot 36.0 percent (27-of-75) from the field.
- TSU made 4-of-7 from the free-throw line.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The score was 8-6 in favor of Murray State when the TSU offense went cold in the opening quarter.
- The Racers went on a 12-1 run to jump ahead, 20-7.
- After ten minutes of action, TSU trailed 31-11. The Lady Tigers shot 22.2 percent (4-of-18) from the field and committed six turnovers in the period.
- The offense picked up for TSU in the second stanza.
- Back-to-back buckets from Jaden Wrightsell forced a Murray State timeout and TSU went on to outscore the opponent, 24-20, in the quarter.
- TSU cut the MSU advantage down to 16 points and trailed 51-35 at halftime.
- Two quick scores from the Racers to start the third quarter increased the lead back up to 20 points.
- TSU got outscored 30-15 in the third period and trailed, 81-50, heading into the fourth.
- Murray State now leads the series, 35-25.
- Jaden Wrightsell registered the fifth double-double of her career.
- Amber Appiah-Kubi scored a career-high 10 points.
- Ashley Primas scored in double-digits for the second time this season.
- TSU will continue its road swing with a league match-up against Jacksonville State on Thursday, Jan. 30. Game time is set for 5:15 p.m. in Pete Mathew Coliseum.