Rapid reaction: App State 71, ETSU 82

Junior guard Katie Mallow swoops through the paint for a layup in the home double-header as App State lost to ETSU 81-72. Mallow finished with 19 points, tying the team high. Paul Heckert | The Appalachian

Rapid reaction after the App State women’s basketball team (0-2) fell to East Tennessee State 82-71 (1-1) in the home-opening double-header.

First Half Frenzy
The Mountaineers started off scoring the first points, but after that it was a back-and-forth grudge match, each team acquiring 10 fouls. App State stayed in it largely due to junior guard Katie Mallow, who had 13 points, including three from beyond the arc.

However, App State was outrebounded and missed free throws. In the first half, ETSU was 11-14 from the charity stripe while App was a mere 4-11.


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