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February 15, 20201st2nd3rd4thFinal
Tennessee Tech2221201881
Tennessee State Lady Tigers1420122369
Stats at a GlanceTNTECHTSU
FG Percentage.490 (25-51) .446 (25-56)
3P FG Percentage.346 (9-26) .333 (4-12)
FT Percentage.786 (22-28) .882 (15-17)
Offensive Rebounds115
Defensive Rebounds2817
Total Rebounds3922
Turnovers1714
Steals67
Bench Points1319
LeadersTNTECHTSU
PointsKesha Brady - 21
YOUNG - 29
ReboundsAkia Harris - 11
WRIGHTSELL - 7
AssistsAkia Harris - 8
YOUNG - 2
BRONER - 2
StealsJordan Brock - 2
Kesha Brady - 2
BENNETT - 3
BlocksAnacia Wilkinson - 2
BRONER - 1
Lady Tigers Fall to Golden Eagles
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Lady Tigers Fall to Golden Eagles
Jazmine Young led TSU with 29 points vs TTU

FINAL STATS | PHOTOS

Final Score: Tennessee State 69 – Tennessee Tech 81
Records: Gentry Center
Location: Nashville, Tenn.

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team dropped an 81-69 decision to Tennessee Tech Saturday night in the Gentry Center.

TSU got off to a slow start and stumbled in the third period which led to a 21-point deficit. The Lady Tigers continued to fight and managed to close the gap to single digits at one point but ultimately could not dig out of the hole. 

Jazmine Young led TSU with a career-high 29 points while Taylor Roberts came off the bench to score 10 points.

Tennessee State shot 44.6 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from three-point range. TSU made 15-of-17 from the free-throw line.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • TSU Leaders
    • Points: Jazmine Young – 29
    • Rebounds: Jaden Wrightsell – 7
    • Steals: TaKya Bennett  – 3
    • Assists: Jazmine Young and Jasmine Broner - 2
  • TSU outscored TTU 23-18 in the fourth quarter.
  • TSU scored 19 bench points and had 18 points off of turnovers.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • A sluggish start led to TSU falling behind by double-digits late in the first quarter.
  • After 10 minutes of action Tennessee State trailed, 22-14.
  • The Lady Tigers stayed within striking distance and cut the deficit down to seven points before going into the halftime break trailing, 43-34.
  • Tennessee Tech started the second half with four empty possessions but TSU could not take advantage of the drought.
  • The Lady Tigers ended up getting outscored 20-12 in the third period and trialed, 63-46, heading into the final stanza. 
  • TSU continued to battle and chopped TTU’s lead down to 11 with 7:29 remaining.
  • The score was 74-63 in favor of Tech with 3:11 remaining.
  • TSU was not able to erase the deficit.

GAME NOTES

  • Tennessee Tech has won five straight over TSU.
  • Jazmine Young recorded a career-high 29 points.
  • Jazmine Young had 18 points in the first half.
  • Jazmine Young scored in double-digits for the 15thtime this season.
  • Taylor Roberts notched double-digits for the 12thtime this season.

UP NEXT

  • TSU hits the road to take on Eastern Kentucky, Thursday Feb. 20. Game time is set for 4 p.m. CT in McBrayer Arena.

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