A Texas Southern win Saturday would give the Lady Tigers a split of their season series with Alabama State. The Lady Hornets prevailed 58-51 in Houston last month.
Texas Southern Lady Tigers at Alabama State
Saturday, March 2 • 3 p.m. • Montgomery, Ala. • Dunn-Oliver AcaDome
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The Lady Tigers (12-13, 8-6 SWAC) are locked in a three-way tie for fifth place in the Southwestern Athletic Conference standings with Alabama A&M and Jackson State. The trio of teams trail Grambling State and Alabama State by a single game.
Niya Mitchell leads the Lady Tigers into Saturday’s contest at Alabama State. The 5-foot-10 forward from Bay City, Texas, averages a double-double with 14.0 points and a SWAC-leading 10.6 rebounds per contest.
Alabama State (10-15, 9-5 SWAC) is led by 5-foot-9 forward Ayana Emmanuel. She leads the Lady Hornets with 13.8 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.
Both the men’s and women’s games Saturday will be streamed live on bamastatesports.com .