The Tiger’s Roar

Behind 20 points from reserve Jasmine Norman, the Savannah State Lady Tigers complete their run through the 2015 MEAC tournament with a 65-47 win over the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Lady Hawks, punching their ticket to the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

To kick off the championship game, Savannah State and Eastern Shore hit the ground running, trading baskets, specifically from behind the arch as Ezinne Kalu knocked down her first two three-point attempts and UMES hit four in the first 8 minutes.

In the second half, the Lady Tigers asserted their dominance over the Lady Hawks. Unlike the first half, the Lady Hawks were unable to get going from three as the Lady Tigers’ defense took a step up. And as the Lady Tigers stiffled the Lady Hawks on defense, their offense came on strong, outscoring UMES 18-7 to open the half (SSU also scored the first eight points of the half). read more…