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OVC’s Tennessee State Lady Tigers loses to Kentucky Wildcats in NCAA Tournament

 

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Tennessee State TigersLexington, KY Brianna Lawrence poured in 16 points, but the Tennessee State women’s basketball team’s historic season ended, Friday, with a, 97-52, loss to Kentucky in the Opening Round of the NCAA Tournament.

Briana Morrow added 11 points for TSU (18-13), while UK (24-9) had six players finish in double-figures led by Linnae Harper’s 16.

The Lady Tigers shot 26 percent for the game (18-of-69) and had 26 turnovers. UK edged the Lady Tigers in rebounds, 52 to 34, and went to the free throw line 42 times.

Tennessee State Women's Basketball loses to Kentucky in NCAA Tournament. (Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

Tennessee State Women’s Basketball loses to Kentucky in NCAA Tournament. (Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

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Tennessee State Lady Tigers defeat UT Martin Skyhawks 64-60 to win OVC Championship

 

Tennessee State TigersNashville, TN – It took overtime, but the Tennessee State women’s basketball team was crowned Ohio Valley Conference Champions following a, 64-60, win over No. 1 seeded UT Martin on Saturday.

With the win, TSU is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1995.

Brianna Lawrence led TSU with 22 points, 18 of which came after halftime. Her performance earned her OVC Tournament MVP honors following the game. Rachel Allen (13 points) and Chelsea Hudson (eight points) joined Lawrence on the All-OVC Tournament Team.

Tennessee State Women's Basketball win OVC Women's Basketball Tournament. (OVC)

Tennessee State Women’s Basketball win OVC Women’s Basketball Tournament. (OVC)

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Tennessee State Lady Tigers Basketball moves on to OVC Tournament Championship with win over SIU Edwardsville

 

Tennessee State TigersNashville, TN – On the 20th Anniversary of the Tennessee State women’s basketball team’s last OVC Championship Game appearance, the Lady Tigers are back again in 2015 after a 71-59 win over SIUE, Friday.

The TSU (17-12) post players were the team’s main offensive weapon, as Jayda Johnson (17), Chelsea Hudson (17) and Briana Morrow (11) all scored in double figures.

The Lady Tigers also had success shooting from outside and were 10-of-21 from beyond the arc. Those 10 triples were the second-most for the team this season.

Tennessee State Women's Basketball makes it to the OVC Tournament Championship with win over SIUE Friday night. (Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

Tennessee State Women’s Basketball makes it to the OVC Tournament Championship with win over SIUE Friday night. (Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball loses at Tennessee State 96-61

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Tennessee State squad and suffered a 96-61 Ohio Valley Conference loss, Saturday, at the Gentry Center.

Sophomore Jennifer Nwokocha led APSU in scoring (15), rebounding (8) and steals (4) in Saturday's loss at Tennessee State. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Sophomore Jennifer Nwokocha led APSU in scoring (15), rebounding (8) and steals (4) in Saturday’s loss at Tennessee State. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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The Final Horne: Thanks to run by High School Teams in State Tournament add ‘Hoops City’ to list of Clarksville’s nicknames

 

The Final Horne with James HorneClarksville, TN – Every city is known for something and its fair to say Clarksville is know for many things. Tobacco, Wilma Rudolph, Fort Campbell, Harry Galbreath, the 1999 Tornado, Mason Rudolph and Austin Peay (the governor and the university), are just a few.

Clarksville’s nicknames have ranged from: The Queen City, Queen of the Cumberland, Gateway to the New South to the current Tennessee’s Top Spot.

Fly Williams addresses the crowd in the Dunn Center during his jersey retirement ceremonyFebruary 5th, 2009.

Fly Williams addresses the crowd in the Dunn Center during his jersey retirement ceremony February 5th, 2009.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball unable to pull off second-half comeback, fall to Tennessee State 82-77

 

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Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – After dropping four consecutive games, the Austin Peay Lady Govs entered Saturday night’s matchup against the Tennessee State Lady Tigers desperately seeking a win to prove to the rest of the conference that they still had a pulse.

And, and after overcoming a 12-point second-half deficit, the Lady Govs proved they are still very much alive.

Senior Whitney Hanley scored 30 points in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee State, Saturday night. Austin Peay Women's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Senior Whitney Hanley scored 30 points in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee State, Saturday night. Austin Peay Women's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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