Georgia Southern keeps KSU women's basketball team winless

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Atlanta, Ga. — Missed shots and turnovers continue to plague the Kent State women’s basketball team (0-5), which ended the Georgia State Thanksgiving Tournament with a 71-47 loss to Georgia Southern (1-2) on Saturday.

The Golden Flashes committed 25 turnovers and shot 25 percent from the field, including 0-for-5 from beyond the arc.

Jamie Hutcheson was the only player for Kent State to score in double-digits, finishing with 10 points. Tamzin Barroilhet contributed eight points and nine rebounds. Ashley Evans and Amber Dunlap contributed to the Kent State scoring with eight points each, and Evans led the team with four assists.

Kent State led by four with 11 minutes to play in the first half, but then went cold for six minutes as Georgia Southern went on a 13-0 run. The Flashes went into the half down 31-22. The second half started with the teams going back-and-forth, but the Eagles stepped up to put the game out of reach.

MiMi Dubose led the way for the Eagles with 21 points, shooting 5-for-10 from 3-point territory. Sierra Kirkland grabbed nine rebounds.

The Flashes return home for a 7 p.m. contest against St. Francis (Pa.) on Wednesday.

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