KSU women fall to FVSU

By SUSAN RIDDELL State Journal Sports Writer Published:

The Kentucky State women's basketball team was tied with Fort Valley State at 38-all with 18 minutes left in the game.

Before all was said and done, FVSU was up by 30 points and on its way to an 85-60 win Thursday night at the Exum Gym.

The victory gives the Lady Wildcats their 20th win of the season against three losses and an 10-2 record in SIAC play. KSU falls to 6-19, 2-9.

Kentucky State was still in the game, trailing 48-44 with just over 14 minutes to go, but Fort Valley State went on a 17-0 run to put the game out of reach for the Thorobrettes.

A basket by KSU's Kechelle Edwards ended the run, but by then, Kentucky State was down 65-46.

Another run by FVSU, this time 17-6, gave the Lady Wildcats their largest lead of the game, 82-52.

Fort Valley State dominated Kentucky State on the glass, outrebounding KSU 53-31. Tracey Turnbow and Tamara Warner both pulled down double digit rebounds, 12 and 11, respectively.

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