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February 06, 20201st2nd3rd4thFinal
Austin Peay2128251387
Tennessee State Lady Tigers146221355
Stats at a GlanceAPSUTSU
FG Percentage.453 (34-75) .333 (18-54)
3P FG Percentage.281 (9-32) .286 (4-14)
FT Percentage.625 (10-16) .750 (15-20)
Offensive Rebounds2611
Defensive Rebounds2519
Total Rebounds5130
Turnovers1619
Steals75
Bench Points5036
LeadersAPSUTSU
PointsD'Shara Booker - 15
PRIMAS - 10
ReboundsD'Shara Booker - 9
WRIGHTSELL - 6
AssistsElla Sawyer - 4
RICHARDSON - 2
WRISTER - 2
MCCULLAH - 2
BANNER - 2
YOUNG - 2
StealsKelen Kenol - 1
Tahanee Bennell - 1
Kasey Kidwell - 1
Brianah Ferby - 1
Arielle Gonzalez-Var - 1
Shay-Lee Kirby - 1
Maggie Knowles - 1
BRONER - 2
BlocksWRIGHTSELL - 1
TSU Welcomes More Than 3,000 for Kids Day
Thursday, February 6, 2020
TSU Welcomes More Than 3,000 for Kids Day

FINAL STATS PHOTOS

Final Score: Tennessee State 55 – Austin Peay 87
Records: TSU (2-19, 0-11 OVC) – APSU 13-9, 4-7 OVC)
Venue: Gentry Center
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
Attendance:3,428

NASHVILLE --- Despite playing in front of an energetic crowd of more than 3,000, the Tennessee State University women’s basketball team dropped an 87-55 decision to Austin Peay Thursday afternoon in the Gentry Center.

Tennessee State only trailed 21-14 after the opening quarter but after a dismal second period in which the Lady Tigers were outscored, 28-6, the game became an uphill battle.

TSU nearly matched APSU point-for-point (38-35) in the second half but the deficit was too much to overcome.

Ashley Primas came off the bench to score 10 points to lead TSU.

Austin Peay had four players reach double-digits in scoring.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • TSU Leaders
    • Points: Ashley Primas – 10
    • Rebounds:  Jaden Wrightsell – 6
    • Assists: Young, Wrister, Richardson, Banner, Appiah-Kubi – 2
    • Steals: Jasmine Broner – 2
  • TSU shot 33.3 percent from the field and 75.0 percent from the free-throw line.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  •  TSU fell behind 8-1 in the first quarter but used and 8-3 rally to pull within two.
  • The score was 13-11 in favor of Austin Peay when the Lady Govs outscored the Lady Tigers, 8-3, to capture a 21-14 lead at the end of the opening period.
  • The second stanza saw Tennessee State struggle on both ends of the floor.
  • TSU was held scoreless until the 2:14 mark. By then APSU had swelled its lead to, 42-15.
  • The home team only managed to score six points in the second quarter and went into halftime down, 49-20.
  • Despite only being outscored by three points in the second half, 38-35, TSU went on to drop the contest.

GAME NOTES

  • Austin Peay has won five straight over TSU.
  • Ashley Primas scored in double-digits for the third time this season.
  • TSU surpassed a crowd of 3,000 for the second consecutive Kids Day game.

UP NEXT

  • TSU returns to action Saturday at home vs Murray State. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m. in Gentry Center.

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