No. 24 MTSU girls win sixteenth straight, prime FIU 67-41
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Savannah Wheeler scored 18 factors and No. 24 Center Tennessee State ran its successful streak to 16 video games with a 67-41 victory over Florida Worldwide on Saturday.
The Blue Raiders used a 17-2 run to shut the second quarter to guide 29-21 on the break and added an 11-1 run late within the third quarter to interrupt the sport open.
Kseniya Malashka added 13 factors and Courtney Blakely 11 for the Blue Raiders (18-2, 11-0 Convention USA).
Kaliah Henderson and Maria Torres each scored 10 factors for the Panthers (10-10, 5-6), who’ve misplaced 17 of the final 18 in opposition to MTSU. FIU went 3 of 17 from 3-point vary and shot 29% total.
MTSU shot 48% (27 of 56) total regardless of going 4 of twenty-two (18%) from 3-point vary. Mixed with the 3-of-23 (13%) in opposition to Florida Atlantic on Thursday, the Blue Raiders had their two worst performances from lengthy distance this season. A 43-28 rebounding benefit and 46-22 distinction in factors within the paint offset the struggles.
The Panthers hit a pair of 3-pointers in a 10-0 run within the first half and led 15-12 after one quarter however the Blue Raiders had a 12-0 run within the second to guide for a 29-21 lead on the break.
FIU hit simply considered one of its final eight pictures whereas MTSU was 6 of seven. The Panthers shot 32% whereas Wheeler scored 11 factors for the Blue Raiders with out lacking a shot.
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