Nov. 17, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- The Idaho State Bengals defeated the Alcorn State Lady Braves 67-50 in the third-place game of the Basketball Travelers Tip-Off Tournament this evening. Oana Iacovita scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the Bengals to Victory and a third-place trophy. Idaho State improved to 1-2 on the season, while Alcorn State falls to 0-3.
The Bengals won a back and fourth game in which the lead changed hands nine times. Alcorn State took a 27-24 lead into the locker room but would be outscored by the Bengals 43-23 in the second half. Alcorn State failed to make a shot in the last 3:52 of the game.
Leading the way for the Lady Braves was Brittany Myatt who scored 14 points and pulled down three rebounds.