Saturday, March 22, 2014
BALTIMORE, Md. -- UT Tyler women's basketball forward Brittany King has been named Second Team All-American by D3Hoops.com the organization announced today. King, a junior from Mesquite, helped lead the Patriots to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history.
King was sensational in her second year with the Patriots, averaging 17.3 points per game and 10.5 rebounds per game.
The forward was named First Team All-American Southwest Conference and First Team All-South Region, and was the only player in the ASC to average a double-double.
King set records for the Patriots this season, finishing 2013-14 with 537 points-scored, 190 field-goals made and 156 free-throws made, all of which were new season-records.
The junior started all 31 games for UT Tyler, playing 26.8 minutes per game, which ranked second on the squad.
UT Tyler set a new program-record for wins in-a-season this year, going 27-4, winning the ASC Regular Season and ASC tournament championship, and reaching the NCAA Div. III Sweet 16.
King is the first Patriot hoopster (men's or women's) to garner All-American honors.
For more on the D3hoops.com All-American teams, please visit D3Hoops.com