UT-Tyler Pulls Away For 87-78 Win

Skyler Barnes hit four three-pointers and scored 18 points off the bench for the Eagles.

University of the Ozarks 87, UT-Tyler 78
Records: University of the Ozarks (4-14), UT-Tyler (8-10)
Monday, January 21, 2019
Clarksville, Ark. | Mabee Gymnasium

The Eagles played tough in the first half only to have the visitors come back in the final twenty minutes for the second straight home game with UT-Tyler taking a 87-78 win Monday night. The Eagles held a 42-41 lead at halftime, but couldn't keep the advantage in the second half. UT-Tyler took the lead for good at the 17:12 mark on a three-point shot. The Patriots shot an impressive 60 percent from the field in the second half. The Patriots also drained 50 percent from the three-point line and 88 percent from the free throw line in the second half. Bryson Johnson had a big night scoring 21 points. Skyler Barnes had another productive night off the bench hitting four three-pointers and finishing with 18 points. Ethan Bowman missed just two shots from the field and scored 18 points. 

Scoring - Bryson Johnson (21)
Rebounding - Tim Turpin (6)
Assists - Bryson Johnson, Jacobe Davis (3)

UT-Tyler hit 60 percent from the field in the second half and outscored the Eagles 46-36.

Skyler Barnes continues to produce off the bench for the Eagles. Barnes drained four three-pointers and scored 18 points.

Bryson JohnsonEthan BowmanTim TurpinKelvin KnightLance Gardner

The Eagles will host LeTourneau University January 24.