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APSU Lady Govs Basketball doomed by late turnovers at Arkansas State

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Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoJonesboro, AR – A turnover-filled third quarter proved enough to undo Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team in a 66-55 loss to Arkansas State, Wednesday afternoon, at the Convocation Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball fall at Arkansas State Wednesday afternoon, 66-55. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Women’s Basketball fall at Arkansas State Wednesday afternoon, 66-55. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay (2-10) trailed by just three points, 32-29, at halftime but again could not overcome third-quarter troubles.

The Govs committed eight turnovers in the period and Arkansas State made them pay dearly for the miscues. The Red Wolves converted those giveaways into 13 points in a 21-point quarter.

The quarter’s critical juncture came at the midway point as Arkansas State (6-2) used an 11-0 run to break the game open, building a 12-point lead. The Red Wolves scored on five consecutive possessions, including back-to-back three pointers by Khadija Brown-Haywood and Aundrea Gamble.

APSU Tiasha GrayMeanwhile, Austin Peay did not score on four consecutive possessions, committing three turnovers in the same span.

The third quarter negated a good start by Austin Peay. The Govs closed the first quarter with a 5-1 run on a basket by senior guard Tiasha Gray and a three-pointer by redshirt freshman Falon Baker to hold a 16-12 lead.

Austin Peay pushed the lead to five points thanks to freshman Keisha Gregory‘s three-pointer at the 6:15 mark of the second quarter.

APSU Tearra BanksArkansas State would score the game’s next nine points to take the lead, 27-23, for what proved to be for good. Junior center Tearra Banks broke the Austin Peay scoring drought and scored the team’s final six points, helping to trim the halftime deficit slightly.

Gray finished with a team-best 14 points, scoring seven in each half. Banks and sophomore Madison Rich each added 12 points. Sophomore forward Sydney Gooch grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds to help Austin Peay win the rebounding battle by a 36-33 margin.

APSU Madison RichAundrea Gamble led Arkansas State with a game-best 28-point effort, going 11-of-18 from the floor. Brown-Haywood added 19 points.

The Red Wolves were credited with 12 steals on 23 Austin Peay turnovers, their eighth consecutive game with double-digit steals.

Austin Peay closes out the 2015 portion of its schedule when it travels to East Tennessee for a 6:00pm (CT), Monday contest.

Box Score

Austin Peay (2-10) 55, Arkansas State (6-2) 66

1 2 3 4 Total
Austin Peay 16 13 12 14 55
Arkansas State 12 20 21 13 66

 


Austin Peay 55

## Player FGM
-FGA
3FGM
-3FGA
FTM
-FTA
OFF
-DEF
TOT PF TP A TO BLK STL MIN
1 Gray, Tiasha 6-16 2-6 0-0 0-2 2 3 14 5 10 0 2 39
33 Baker, Falon 3-7 2-6 0-0 1-7 8 2 8 3 1 0 1 32
23 Gooch, Sydney 2-5 0-0 0-0 4-6 10 2 4 2 1 2 0 36
24 Rates, Beth 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 30
2 Hall, J’Nayah 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-2 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 9
12 Rich, Madison 2-3 2-3 6-6 0-1 1 1 12 0 2 0 3 13
25 Banks, Tearra 6-8 0-0 0-0 3-2 5 1 12 0 1 0 1 11
22 Gregory, Lakeisha 1-7 1-6 0-0 0-1 1 3 3 0 1 2 0 24
34 Olszewski Shelby 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
54 Maki, Lauren 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
42 Norton, Symantha 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
3 Rivers, April 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TM TEAM 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-3 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 21-53 7-22 6-6 11-25 36 16 55 11 23 4 8 200

 

Arkansas State 66

## Player FGM
-FGA
3FGM
-3FGA
FTM
-FTA
OFF
-DEF
TOT PF TP A TO BLK STL MIN
24 Gamble, Aundrea 11-18 2-6 4-7 1-3 4 2 28 5 5 0 4 40
11 Lawson, Amanda 5-11 0-0 1-2 0-4 4 2 11 1 1 3 0 29
21 Flanery, Jessica 1-6 0-0 1-2 1-0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 26
5 Gill, Brittney 1-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 7 1 2 2 4 0 3 30
3 Brown-Haywood, Khadi 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 Warren, Aaliyah 8-18 2-4 1-2 4-4 8 0 19 4 0 0 4 40
13 Fowler, Brittany 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 12
1 Bradshaw, Lauren 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-3 3 1 0 2 1 1 0 11
25 Oliver, Dominique 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 9
33 Obinabo, Ogo 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
TM TEAM 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Ruffins, Jamie 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
Totals 27-61 5-12 7-13 12-21 33 9 66 17 12 4 12 200
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