Women’s Basketball Falls At Home To Tennessee Tech

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BOX SCORE (PDF)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –

The Samford women’s basketball team fell at home to Tennessee Tech, 72-57 Sunday afternoon in the Pete Hanna Center.
 
With the loss, Samford falls to 1-6 on the season. Tennessee Tech improves to 3-2 with the win.



 

FROM THE BOX SCORE

  • Natalie Armstrong led Samford with a career-high 27 points, to go along with her eight rebounds.
  • Sarah Myers scored 12 points for the Bulldogs.
  • Tennessee Tech’s Kesha Brady led all scorers with 33 points.

 
GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tennessee Tech jumped out to a 12-6 lead with 6:03 to go in the first quarter after a layup by Brady.
  • Samford answered with a 7-0 run to take a 13-12 lead after a jumper by Armstrong at the 4:16 mark in the first period.
  • With the score tied at 20-20, TTU’s Anacia Wilkinson hit a layup with two seconds left in the first quarter and the Golden Eagles led, 22-20 at the end of the first period.
  • Tennessee Tech pushed its lead to 26-20 with 8:54 left in the second quarter.
  • Samford came back to take a 29-28 lead with 3:24 left in the period after a put-back by Samantha Fitzgerald.
  • Back-to-back Tennessee Tech three-pointers gave the Golden Eagles a 34-29 lead, and TTU took a 36-33 lead into the locker room at halftime.
  • In the third quarter, Tennessee Tech led by as many as 12 points at 51-39.
  • Samford scored the final five points of the quarter on a three-pointer by Myers and a jumper by Katie Allen to cut the lead to 51-44 going into the final period.
  • TTU pushed its lead to 14 points at 59-45 with 6:51 left in the game.
  • Samford cut the lead back to eight points at 61-53 with 3:17 to go after a layup by Armstrong.
  • The Bulldogs, however, could get no closer as TTU closed with a 72-57 win.

 
UP NEXT

  • Samford will play at North Alabama Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 11 a.m. The game can be seen live on ESPN+.

 
 
 
 

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