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APSU Lady Govs put win streak on the line against Tennessee State

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Tennessee State Lady Tigers

Saturday, February 8th, 2014 | 5:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Gentry Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team (9-14, 6-4 OVC) puts its four-game road win streak at risk when it meets Tennessee State (8-14, 5-4 OVC) in a 5:30pm, Saturday contest at the Gentry Center.

APSU Lady Govs put win streak on the line against TSU Saturday (Clarksville Sports Network)

APSU Lady Govs put win streak on the line against TSU Saturday (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Rayner, Jamen post double-doubles in Lady Govs victory

 

APSU Governors LogoFor the second consecutive game, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team used a big finishing kick to post a victory, extending their winning streak to three games with a 77-66 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Tennessee State, Thursday night at the Dunn Center.

Sophomore Jasmine Rayner scoring two of her 21 points during APSU vs Tennessee State game Thursday night

Austin Peay (6-12, 5-2 OVC) closed the contest with an 18-6 run over the final five minutes. The Lady Govs converted 5-of-7 field goals and 8-of-10 free throws during the closing stretch. Sophomore Jasmine Rayner made the biggest impact down the stretch making both her field goals, converting three-of-four at the free-throw line and grabbing five rebounds in the final five minutes.

Tennessee State (6-10, 3-4) grabbed its final lead with 5:22 remaining on Jasmine Shuler’s three-point basket. Austin Peay’s Ashley Herring tied the game, 59-59, on the next possession with a pair of free throws – the game’s 10th tie. TSU’s LaDona Pierce made one of her two free throws to break the deadlock, but Herring responded with a layup to take the lead – the game’s 19th lead change – and APSU was on its way.

The Lady Tigers controlled most of a frantic first half – there were eight ties and 12 lead changes in the frame – and held a four-point, 36-32, lead at the break. TSU’s Oby Okafor posted a double-double in the opening half, finishing with 15 points and 10 rebounds. «Read the rest of this article»

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