Salina, Kan. (KETK) — Tyler Junior College dominated its first game at the national junior college basketball tournament.
The Apache Ladies beat Southwestern Illinois Tuesday, 74-52.
TJC led by 15 at the half.
The Blue Storm closed to within five points early in the second half.
But Tyler pulled away for the win.
The Apache Ladies will play again Wednesday against Southern Idaho.
TJC is playing in the national women's tournament for the ninth time.