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Rivers runs wild as Tuskegee takes care of Texas College
November 25, 2011

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     NEW ORLEANS — Sophomore guard Alondra Rivers scored 22 points Friday to lead Tuskegee to a wire-to-wire 66-52 women's basketball victory against Texas College in the Xavier Classic.
     Rivers, who did not score Thursday in a victory against Mobile, was 10-of-12 from the floor and made a pair of 3-pointers in 21 minutes for Tuskegee (4-1). Rivers was one of five Tigerettes to score during a 12-3 run in the opening 5:06.
     NCAA Division II Tuskegee led 33-18 at halftime and by 21 points three times in the second half — the last on Natasha Williams' 3-pointer to make it 50-29 with 9:43 remaining.
     Alannah Vincent scored 11 points for Tuskegee, and Nnenna Eze grabbed 10 rebounds.
     Shirley McGowen had 10 points and a season-best 14 rebounds for Texas College (0-6) of the NAIA. McGowen grabbed 10 second-half rebounds.
     Tuskegee outshot the Lady Steers 44.1 to 22 percent from the floor and outrebounded them 44-36. Texas College made a season best 27-of-34 free throws and was 19-of-23 in the second half.
     The teams combined for 59 turnovers. Texas College committed 30 and finished with 71 in its two games at this event.


 

 
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