Jackson State women’s hoops pulls 69-63 upset of Texas Tech

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics LUBBOCK, Texas| The Jackson State women’s basketball team knocked down Texas Tech, 69-63, in its second game of the 2022 Preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). The Tigers shot 50 percent from three-point range in the road win Tuesday evening at the United Supermarkets Arena. Jackson State (1-2) had four players score in double figures, led by Liz Martino, who had 17 points. Angel Jackson added 14 points, seven rebounds and three blocks and Daja Woodard chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds. JSU took advantage of…

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Texas Tech breaks off Marlene Stollings

From Shanna McCarriston and Chris Bengel of cbssports.com : Texas Tech has fired women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings following allegations of abuse and creating a toxic team environment within the program. According to USA Today, Athletic director Kirby Hocutt told the players in a text message that the change was going to be made. “Good evening, I have really appreciated your trust in our conversation these past two days,” Hocutt said in the text message. “I wanted to let y’all know we have decided to terminate Marlene as our head coach,”…

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