RECAP: @UTTylerWBB improves to 10-2 at home with win over LC
Louisiana College (5-11, 4-6)
UT Tyler (14-5, 7-4)
1/26/2017 | Herrington Patriot Center (Tyler, Tx) | Attendance: 385
Louisiana College1715231368
UT Tyler2426251489
Stats at a GlanceLCWUTTW
FG Percentage.314 (22-70) .453 (34-75)
3P FG Percentage.214 (3-14) .333 (11-33)
FT Percentage.677 (21-31) .769 (10-13)
Offensive Rebounds1715
Defensive Rebounds2132
Total Rebounds3847
Bench Points3038
Statistical LeadersLCWUTTW
PointsRachel Johnson - 19
Michelle Obach - 15
ReboundsZharian Maxmillion - 12
D'Onna Matthews - 7
Dia Evans - 7
AssistsRachel Johnson - 2
Dia Evans - 4
Carissa Spiker - 4
StealsRachel Johnson - 4
Dia Evans - 2
BlocksZharian Maxmillion - 1
D'Onna Matthews - 4

Thursday, January 26, 2017

TYLER – UT Tyler senior Michelle Obach scored 15 points and added three assists to help lead the Patriots to an 89-68 win over Louisiana College on Thursday in an American Southwest Conference game at the Herrington Patriot Center.

The Patriots (14-5, 7-4 ASC) have now won three straight games and are 10-2 at the HPC going into a 1 p.m. home game on Saturday against East Texas Baptist. Obach hit three 3-pointers in the win and was 5-for-10 from the field to lead the Patriots.

UT Tyler opened the game with a 9-0 run and led 24-17 before having a 50-32 lead at halftime. Shuntay Raglin added 12 points and six rebounds, while Dia Evans and Makenzi May have 10 points each. May and Evans led the team with 10 points each at halftime, while Obach had nine and Raglin eight. May hit two 3-pointers in the game and now has 203 in her career. She is approaching the ASC record of 217 and also now has 992 career points.

Demi Cumby hit three 3-pointers in the second half to finish with nine points, while Evans added seven rebounds to her 10 points. Obach now has 302 career assists which is third in program history and 1,157 career points.

UT Tyler finished the game shooting 45.3 percent from the field and were 11-for-33 on 3-pointers, while limiting LC (5-12, 4-7 ASC) to 31.4 percent shooting. Rachel Johnson led the Wildcats with 19 points, including going 8-for-9 from the free-throw line.

The Patriots will honor their season class starting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday prior to the start of their game against ETBU. The Tigers travel to Tyler with a 1-9 conference record after70-50 loss at LeTourneau on Thursday in Longview.