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TU women v. Ohio Dominican
February 26, 2011 - Zach Baker
ODU starts with a 12-0 run, and leads, 17-9 with 9:33 left. TU has started three games like this this season and lost them all.
Tiffin trails 26-17, as it has yet to find itself offensively so far. Jennifer Johnston has four points for TU. (4:52).
Dragons close on an 11-2 run, and we're tied at 28 at the half.
Not a real great start to the second half, as the Dragons allow a 3, then promptly throw the ball away. But TU then forces a pair of turnovers. 31-28 ODU, 18:30 left.
TU is letting ODU take 3's, and the Panthers are hitting them. As a result, they lead, 44-39 with about 13 minutes left.
TU, down eight moments ago, has run off six points to get within 49-47 at the 9:50 mark. Holly Focke has been key to the push-- she has 11, Jaeb 13.
Every time TU gets close, ODU makes a 3. It seems that's what ODU does well, and TU's ball pressure is allowing it. TU needs to make some stops. TU has not led in this game.
When TU has needed something --a stop, a basket, a free throw-- really needed it --it hasn't gotten it. Jaeb has a chance to tie the game with two free throws, and she splits. TU needs a defensive stop, and they give Melissa Hersey the lane for a basket. It's 69-64 with 19.3 seconds left.