Lane College 86, TU Women 73
Cheyenne Williams scored a season high 22 points and grabbed six rebounds, but fourth quarter turnovers proved to be the difference resulting in a 86-73 loss at Lane College Saturday, Feb. 3 at J.F. Lane Arena in Jackson, Tenn.
Caleb Washington was a perfect 6-of-6 from the field scoring 12 points along with five rebounds. Taylor Miller made three three-pointers notching 12 points of her own.
Lane was led by Antrice McCoy, who scored a game high 30 points on 7-of-9 shooting with 16 of her points coming from free throw line. Chole Roberts, the only other player in double figures for the Dragons added 21 points and six boards.
TU trailed at the end of the first period 21-13 but outscored the Dragons 24-16 in the second, which tied the contest at halftime 37-37. The biggest disparity was the fact that attempted 51 free throws versus 28 by the Golden Tigers. Despite the loss, Skegee shot 46.6 percent from the field.
DeAmbria Abner and Shelle Daniels scored and eight and seven points, respectively.
LeMoyne Owen 67, TU Women 60
The Tuskegee University women's basketball team led by as many as 15 points but was outscored in the fourth quarter 24-14 to allow a come from behind win for LeMoyne Owen College Monday, Feb. 5 in Memphis, Tenn. 67-60. TU scored 40 points in the first two periods, but was held to a total of 20 points in the second half.
The Tigerettes only had two players to score in double figures. Taylor Miller paced the team with 14 points while Alexus Shirrells added 10 points to ago along with four assists. Ashiala Jackson and Cheyenne Williams both contributed eight points apiece. Asha Stegall was a perfect 3-of-3 from the field scoring seven points and pulling down four rebounds off the bench.
TU leaves the state of Tennessee 0-2 after falling at Lane on Saturday. The Golden Tigers topped both teams earlier in the month at Chappie James.
Despite shooting 41 percent from the field, Skegee was only able to generate six points in the third period. The Tigerettes also turned the ball over a total for 24 times in which LOC scored 24 points as a result. TU outscored the Magicians in the paint 36-26 but LOC had more second chance points 11-4.
Tenesha Wright led all scorers with 22 points and 10 rebounds for LOC. Corlisha Howard came off of the bench to add 14 points
Tuskegee faces Miles College from Fairfield in a Thursday evening, Feb. 8 battle for Rivarly Week. Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.