KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 18) – The FAMU Women’s Basketball team dropped a tough 96-31 road decision to the University of Tennessee at Thompson-Bolina Arena Sunday afternoon.
FAMU (0-3) was plagued by poor shooting and turnovers, as they shot 18.6 percent (11 of 59) from the floor, hitting just two of 23 three-point shots, while committing 32 turnovers.
Tennessee (3-0) scored 39 points off those FAMU miscues, shooting 48.1 percent (37 of 77) from the floor, while dominating the boards by a 59-36 margin.
The Lady Vols led 34-10 after one quarter, and 58-18 at the half. UT outscored FAMU, 38-13 in the second half.
Mya Moye led FAMU with seven points, followed by Tyra James with six points and Autumn Goram with five points. Auryel Perkins led FAMU with six rebounds.
Tennessee had four players score in double figures, led by Meme Jackson with 19 points, Rae Burrell and Rennia Davis with 14 points each, followed by Kasiyahna Kushkituah with 13 points. Davis led the Lady Vols with 11 rebounds.
WHAT’S NEXT: FAMU will head south to Miami for the FIU Thanksgiving Tournament, opening Friday at 12 noon against FIU, followed by a to be determined Sunday game against either Nebraska Omaha or Campbell University.