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Women's Basketball - Sat, Dec. 31, 2016
Middle Georgia State
Loyola University
Middle Georgia State 5-3, 1-2 SSAC 2111121862
Loyola (La.) 10-3, 3-1 SSAC 2813162279
Dec. 31, 2016
New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 181
Middle Georgia StateIndv. LeadersLoyola (La.)
#14 Tasicianna Taylor - 21Points #11 Kaila Anthony - 17
#22 TyAsia Grayer - 9Rebounds #3 Di'Mond Jackson - 8
3 Players - 3Assists 2 Players (#3,#10) - 4
Middle Georgia StateTeam StatisticsLoyola (La.)
33.9% (20 - 59) Field Goals % 39.3% (24 - 61)
36% (9 - 25) 3 Point Field Goals % 45% (9 - 20)
65% (13 - 20) Free Throws 73.3% (22 - 30)
34Rebounds 48
14Assists 14
21Turnovers 18
52nd Chance Pts 7

New Orleans, LA (December 31, 2016) – The Knights were back on the road again and would be heading down to play the Loyola University Wolfpack for another conference game. The Knights were coming off their first conference loss of the season vs. The University of Mobile. The Wolfpack were heading into tonight's match ranked 22nd in the nation and looked to put the Knight's on a losing streak.

The first quarter would see both teams offense's light up the scoreboard with a total of 49 points scored. Tasicianna Taylor (SR/Macon, GA) would be responsible for 14 of those points and 9 of those came from behind the arch. The Wolfpack would maintain the lead the entire quarter and would enter the second quarter up 28-21.

The second quarter would only see a total of 24 points scored and it would be both teams lowest scoring quarter in the game. The Wolfpack would extend their lead to 10 on the Knights and the Knights would go 3-11 from the field.

The third quarter would be similar to the second quarter and offensively only score a total of 12 points. Shaketa Hodges (SR/Macon, GA) would be responsible for half the points connecting on 2 three pointers. The Wolfpack would extend their lead to 13 heading into the final quarter and look to send the Knights home with their second loss.

The Knights offense would heat back up and Tasicianna Taylor would connect on another three-point shot. But just like the others quarters the Wolfpack would extend their lead on the Knights and would win 79-62.

Tasicianna Taylor would end the night with 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 1 block. The Knights would shoot 33% from the field and 36% from three point land.

The Knights next game will be against Bethel University at home on January 5 at 5:30 pm.