Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics:
Saniah Parker finished with a season-best 18 points to lead the Tennessee State women’s basketball team to its sixth-straight victory with an 83-64 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center.
With the win, TSU has now won its first four Ohio Valley Conference games this season, the first time the team has started 4-0 since the 1993-94 season. The program has never won its first five OVC games to start a season. The six-game winning streak is only the fifth time in program history the team won six games in a row.
Parker along with Tatyana Davis who also had 18 points combined for 43 percent of all points scored by the Lady Tigers on Saturday.
Sierra McCullough nearly reached a double-double with nine points and seven rebounds in 26 minutes. McCullough knocked down 9-of-10 from the free throw line.
TSU led by just four points at the half, but an 11-1 run in the third and a strong fourth quarter pushed the lead to double figures. TSU outscored SEMO 51-29 in the second half.
Deanay Watson led SEMO with 22 points on 9-of-14 from the field.
TSU finished with 44 points in the paint and outrebounded the Redhawks, 34-29.
TSU will puts its six-game and four-game winning streaks on the line when they travel to Murray State on Thursday evening.