Dubose shines in GSU loss

Trevor McNaboe

The beginning of 2014 did not fair kindly to the Georgia Southern University women’s basketball team fell on the road 69-60 to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

GSU went down at half by 14 due to a 16-2 run by UTC that stretch six minutes.

The Eagles made a comeback in the second half by tying the game midway through the half in part of a 13-2 run that began with 14 minutes left.

Senior guard Mimi Dubose scored a team high 16 points to go along with four assists.

Dubose eclipsed the 1000 career point mark with 12:07 in the second half after making a pair of free throws.

“MiMi always keeps fighting,” Georgia Southern coach Chris Vozab said in a news release. “She had a stretch where she was struggling with her shot, but she still found other ways to help her team. It’s nice to see her feel good with her shot tonight and reach the milestone.””

The loss for the Eagles (3-11, 1-2 SoCon) is the fourth in a row and drops them to 1-6 on the road this season,

GSU will look to rebound as they take on in conference opponent Samford University on the road Monday at 7 p.m.