UT-Tyler 77, University of the Ozarks 60
Records: University of the Ozarks (1-4, 0-1 ASC), UT-Tyler (3-2, 1-0 ASC)
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
Clarksville, Ark. | Mabee Gym
UT-Tyler had a big second half to upend the Eagles 77-60 in their conference opener. The Eagles led early in the game and climbed within striking distance numerous times in the contest, but could never take the lead in the third or fourth quarter. The Patriots hit over 50 percent from the field in the first half to hold a 40-34 lead. Neither team shot well in the second half, although the Patriots hit six three-pointers. UT-Tyler exploded for 23 points in the third quarter, proving to be the difference.
UT-Tyler forced Ozarks into 29 turnovers. The Patriots exploded for 23 points in the third quarter.
Freshman forward Destinee Mannnig posted another double-double (11 points, 15 rebounds), her fourth of the season.
Ozarks outrebounded the Patriots 49-31.
Ozarks matched UT-Tyler in the fourth quarter scoring 14 points.
Hailey Ostrander, Savannah Kate Smith, Diamond Goodwyn, Destinee Manning, Anisha Johnson
The Eagles will travel to Abilene, Texas, to face McMurry University December 5.