The Lady Lions controlled the game from early on. There was only one lead change, and Bryan led 33-22 at halftime.
Morgan Burnette led the Lady Lions with 13 points and 15 rebounds. Bethany McArthur hit three 3-pointers to lead Bryan in scoring with 15 points. Anna Thomas tallied 14 points for the game. Mariah Britton finished with 12 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals. Sara Newton recorded 10 rebounds.
Bryan outrebounded their opponent 47-46. Both team had 16 turnovers for the game. The Lady Lions finished with 11 steals, 4 more than the Lady Crusaders. Bryan had 15 assists, compared to only 8 assists for Tennessee Temple.The Lady Lions are now 2-0 overall. They play again on Saturday afternoon at Toccoa Falls College. Tipoff is scheduled for 2:00pm ET.