POSTED: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 6:18pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 6:20pm
Tyler, Tx (KETK/UT-Tyler Media Release) — The UT Tyler women's basketball team has traveled to new heights this season, reaching the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 for the first time in school history.
The Patriots will now travel to Walla Walla, Washington to take on Thomas More in the NCAA Div. III Sectionals on Friday at 7 p.m. central time.
The Patriots have won 14 games in-a-row, a new program record, and have given up just 58.5 points a game in the tournament.
UT Tyler's defense will be given another tough task against Thomas More. The Saints are the No. 1 ranked team in the country, averaging a whopping 95.5 points per game.