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Taylor Turney and Myzhanique Ladd scored 33 of the team’s 73 points against Hampton.
[embedded content]Nov. 25, 2017
Final Stats Stockton, Calif. – The San Jose State women’s basketball team was outscored 40-to-24 in the paint and 21-to-5 in second chance points en route to an 81-73 loss at the hands of the Hampton Pirates in the final game of the Turkey Tip-Off in the Alex G. Spanos Center.The Spartans (1-4), who shot 35.7 percent in the game, got 33 of their 73 points from Taylor Turney and Myzhanique Ladd. Turney finished with a team-high 20 points and led the squad with four assists. Ladd had 13 point and a team-best nine rebounds. Hallie Gennett and Andrea Kohlhaas added nine points each and had nine and five rebounds, respectively.Hampton (2-3) had three players in double figures led by a 24-point, 21-rebound effort from Monnaz Finney-Smith. Ashley Bates also had a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds.The Pirates scored the first bucket, but successive threes from Analyss Benally, Turney and Gennett saw SJSU take a 9-2 lead less than two minutes into the game. As quick as the Spartans grabbed the lead, Hampton came right back with a 9-2 run of its own tying the game 11-11 with just under six minutes to play in the period. Never trailing, but never able to build more than a three-point advantage, San Jose State led 22-20 after 10 minutes.
A Danae Marquez layup at the 7:41 mark of the second period made it a 30-22 lead for SJSU, what would turn out to be its largest of the game. Hampton then went on a 6-0 run, which was halted by a Kohlhaas three with 4:54 to go before intermission.The Pirates finished last four minutes of the quarter on a 10-to-5 run sending the teams to the locker room tied 42-42. The Spartans shot 39 percent for the half, including 50 percent from beyond …