Lady Tigers Face Bruins Wednesday on Kids Day
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Lady Tigers Face Bruins Wednesday on Kids Day

TENNESSEE STATE (4-20, 4-8 OVC)
vs BELMONT (18-5, 11-1 OVC)

Wednesday, Feb. 13 | 11 a.m.
Gentry Center | Nashville, Tenn.

GAME NOTES: TSU |BU
LIVE STATS: tsu.statbroadcast.com
VIDEO: ESPN+ 
RADIO: 102.1 FM

GAMEDAY
The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team will return to the Gentry Center for a midweek matinee game versus crosstown Belmont on Wednesday, Feb.13. Game time is set for 11 a.m. in the Gentry Center for Kids Day. K-12 get into the game free.

THE LADY TIGERS AT A GLANCE
Tennessee State has won two of its last three and is coming off a, 57-31, win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. The Lady Tigers are 4-20 overall with an OVC mark of 4-8. TSU is 2-4 at home in league games. 

Redshirt senior Tia Wooten leads the team in scoring with 13.1 ppg while sophomore Taylor Roberts averages 12.2 ppg. Redshirt sophomore Cebria Outlow (8.5 ppg) is the team’s third leading scorer while freshman Terrysha Banner (7.1 ppg) rounds out the top scorers. Wooten (7.0 rpg) and Jaden Wrightsell (6.8 rpg) lead TSU in rebounding.

As a team, TSU is averaging 58.1 ppg while shooting 32.5 percent from the field, including 21.8 percent from three-point range and 69.6 percent from the free-throw line. TSU is ranked first in the OVC in offensive rebounds (15.5) and fifth in free-throw percentage (.696).

The Lady Tigers are led by second-year head coach Jessica Kern.

ABOUT THE OPPONENT
BU (18-5, 11-1 OVC) is coming off a 77-57 win over Morehead State Saturday on the road. The Bruins have won 10 straight. Ellie Harmeyer leads the team in scoring with 16.1 ppg while Darby Maggard (15.9 ppg) and Maura Muensterman (9.7 ppg) round out the top three scorers. BU averages 73.7 points per game and shoots 43.4 percent from the field. 

SERIES INFORMATION
TSU will face BU for the second time this season and the 44th time in the all-time series history. The Bruins lead the series, 32-11 and have won eight straight over the Lady Tigers. TSU's last win against Belmont was in 2015.

COVERAGE
The game will be broadcast on ESPN+ and 102.1 FM. Coverage links can be found on tsutigers.com.

UP NEXT
TSU will hit the road to face Jacksonville State on Saturday, Feb. 16. Game time is set for 5 p.m. in Pete Mathews Coliseum.

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