Clarksville, Ark.-Erica Eneks had a career-high 32 points, including 27 in the second half, but it wasn't enough as UT-Tyler handed the Lady Eagles a 100-71 setback in American Southwest Conference play on Thursday night.
Ozarks (1-17, 1-12) had trouble getting going in the first half, shooting only 25 percent from the field, and ended the first twenty minutes down 55-24. Meanwhile, UT-Tyler (12-7, 9-5) took advantage of 22 free throw opportunities and hit 18 of those to hold their substantial halftime advantage. The Lady Eagles rode the hot hand of Eneks in the second half, who hit 7-of-10 from the field and 12-of-15 from the free throw line. Ozarks, however, couldn’t slow down the Patriots, who had a 30-plus rebounding margin, and finished the game shooting 54 percent from the floor. Eneks increased her career point total to 1,320, fifth-most at Ozarks. Olivia Fisher netted 15 points and Sara Shaw added 10.
Ozarks will play at UT-Dallas on February 4.