SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Morgan Taylor scored 19 points to help lead Incarnate Word to a 66-54 win over Division III Texas-Tyler on Saturday night.
Taylor was 6 of 14 from the floor with four assists and one steal. Christian Peevy came off the bench to score 15 points while grabbing five rebounds.
Incarnate Word’s defenders forced Texas-Tyler into 10 turnovers while limiting the Patriots to just six field goals in the first half as the Cardinals stormed to a 35-22 lead at the break. The Cardinals pushed their advantage to 46-32 midway in the second and led 60-40 with 2:49 remaining.
UIW (2-1) made just 2 of 9 from distance for the game while the Patriots bombed away, making 9 of 33. The Cardinals shot 49 percent (23-47) while limiting Texas-Tyler to 16-of-55 shooting (29 percent).
Darius Alford had nine points to lead the Patriots.
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