FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -The University of Tampa's women's basketball team faced off against Sunshine State Conference foe Nova Southeastern Wednesday night at NSU Arena, the Spartans fell by a score of 63-75.
The game was a back and forth affair which ended up being knotted up at halftime 35-35, with good offensive efforts from both teams.
However, at the start of the third quarter, the Sharks took the lead and never looked back, as they went on a 16-9 run and ended up outscoring UT 21-15 in the quarter.
Following the loss, UT drops to 13-10 on the season.
The Spartans are back in action at home on Saturday, as they face Palm Beach Atlantic for a regional contest, game time is set for a 2 P.M. start. Live stats, as well as a web broadcast, will be available for fans to follow the action at home via TampaSpartans.com.
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