FINALS! #uttylerwbb Reaches Title-Game With Win Over LC
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Louisiana College (16-11)
Texas-Tyler (24-3)
3/1/2014 | Tyler, Texas (Herrington Patriot Center) | Attendance: 474
Louisiana College283765
Stats at a GlanceLCUTTWOM
FG Percentage.348 (24-69) .375 (21-56)
3P FG Percentage.207 (6-29) .154 (2-13)
FT Percentage.647 (11-17) .667 (30-45)
Offensive Rebounds1520
Defensive Rebounds2231
Total Rebounds3751
Bench Points3535
Statistical LeadersLCUTTWOM
PointsShelby Stewart - 9
Natosha Morvant - 9
LaToya Evans - 9
Madison Wilson - 19
ReboundsTEAM - 7
Brittany King - 18
AssistsKeana Frank - 3
Kaci Willis - 3
Breann McMillan - 3
StealsSkylar Chenevert - 3
Danai Woods - 3
Taylor Murphy - 3
Brittany King - 3
BlocksSkylar Chenevert - 1
Brittany King - 1

Saturday, March 1, 2014
by Jeff Williford

TYLER -- The UT Tyler women's basketball team reached another historic-mark, reaching the American Southwest Conference tournament finals for the first time after defeating Louisiana College 74-65.  The Patriots will face Mary Hardin-Baylor in the championship game on Sunday.

The Patriots (24-3) will face third-seeded Mary Hardin-Baylor (18-9) in Sunday's 2:00 title game. The two teams split the 2013-14 regular-season conference series with each winning on its home floor.
Texas-Tyler led by as many as 19 early in the second half, and held a double-digit lead until Louisiana College's Neka Jones drained a three-pointer to trim the Patriot lead to nine, 67-58 with 3:15 remaining. Texas-Tyler free throw, Louisiana College (16-11) countered with a layup to cut the lead to 8 points, 68-60, the closest it came as they were forced to foul to stop the clock.
In the first half, Texas-Tyler methodically built a 12-point lead midway through the first half, stretching its advantage to as many as 17 points with 3:51 remaining before the break. The Patriots led by 15, 43-28, at the half.
Patriot forward Madison Wilson came off the bench to score a game-high 19 points. Breann McMillan added 14 points while Brittany King recorded a double-double with 13 points and a game-high 18 rebounds for Texas-Tyler.
Louisiana College scoring was led by a trio with 9 points each -- Natosha Morvant, Shelby Stewart and LaToya Evans.