Alabama State gave Texas Southern their third consecutive loss in an 81-73 contest at Dunn-Oliver Acadome on Monday evening. The Lady Hornets got off to a good start, going into halftime with a 45-41 lead. They then continued to outscore the Lady Tigers 36-32 in the second half to come away with the victory.
Ayana Emmanuel led the way for Alabama State, putting up 20 points to go along with eight boards. Emmanuel was just a cog in a complete offensive performance for the Lady Hornets. The team shot 51% from the field while scoring 1.11 points per possession. The transition game was a big factor to their success, 19 of the team’s points came on the fast break.
Andriana Avent put up 31 points to lead Texas Southern. The Lady Tigers went 27-of-57 from the field in this one, including 8-of-21 from the three-point line. That netted out to an average of 1 points per possession, which wasn’t enough to win.
Both teams face their next test on January 28. Alabama State catches Bethune-Cookman after a loss in its last game, while Texas Southern faces Prairie View A&M at home. The Lady Hornets will look to keep their winning streak intact. On the other side, the Lady Tigers will be thankful to return home.
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