Nathan Josephs and the TLU Bulldogs seek their second straight SCAC win tonight when they visit Trinity in San Antonio. The TLU-Trinity men's and women's doubleheader will air on KWED 1580 AM, Seguintoday.com, and tlubulldogs.com, with coverage beginning at 5:20 p.m.
Josephs erupts for 32 as Bulldogs down Southwestern 78-68
(Seguin) – Texas Lutheran junior point guard Nathan Josephs scored 32 points and drilled six three-pointers to lead the Bulldogs to a 78-68 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory Tuesday night against Southwestern University.
The 32 points are a collegiate career-high for Josephs, who transferred to TLU this year from Texas State.
With the win in Memorial Gymnasium, TLU improved to 8-12 overall and to 4-5 in the SCAC. The Bulldogs snapped a two-game overall losing streak and a four-game skid at home.
Southwestern fell to 8-12 overall and to 4-5 in the SCAC.
Josephs finished the night 10-for-22 from the floor and 6-for-11 from the three-point line. He also went 6-for-7 from the foul line. He added five assists and three rebounds.
Josephs banked in a long three-pointer right before the first-half buzzer to give TLU a 39-36 lead.
The Bulldogs out-scored the Pirates 39-32 in the second half. Josephs had 21 of his 32 in the second half.
TLU shot 47.4 percent overall and 53.6 percent from the three-point line. The Bulldogs nailed 15 of their 28 three-point attempts.
Bulldog junior guard Jacob Kouremetis added five made three-pointers. The junior from San Antonio (O'Connor) added 15 points.
Freshman guard Sebastian Andrade contributed 15 points and seven rebounds.
The Bulldogs dished out 16 assists and turned the ball over just eight times.
Southwestern received 16 points and six rebounds from Brandon Alexander.
TLU hits the road tonight for a 5:30 p.m. contest against Trinity University. Seguin radio station KWED 1580 AM will have the call on the air, with pre-game coverage at 5:20. The audio webcast can be found at www.seguintoday.com, with a link on tlubulldogs.com.
Insert photo: hroch-southwestern.jpg
Catpion: TLU post Abby Hroch and the rest of the Bulldogs look to bounce back from Tuesday’s loss with a road win over Trinity tonight in San Antonio.
TLU women suffer 74-46 conference loss to Southwestern
(Seguin) – Southwestern University held Texas Lutheran to 26.7 percent shooting in the second half and posted a 74-46 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win Tuesday night in TLU's Memorial Gymnasium.
The Bulldogs fell to 7-13 overall and to 3-6 in conference play. The Pirates improved to 9-11 overall and to 5-4 in SCAC play.
At TLU's Jim Shuler Court, the Bulldogs went 16-for-58 (27.6 percent) from the field overall and shot 25 percent (6-for-24) from the arc for the game.
The Pirates came out strong in the second, leaving TLU with a 33-point deficit with 2:54 to go in the fourth.
The Pirates scored 30 points off from turnovers to TLU's four. Tori Carraway led Southwestern with 21 points,11 rebounds and three steals.
Cami Davis (Marion/Marion/UT-Tyler) led with 17 points for the Bulldogs. She added three assists, three rebounds and three steals.
Presley Stephens (Crandall/Crandall) pulled down four rebounds and had two blocks. Abby Hroch (Calhoun/Port Lavaca) scored seven points, made two steals and posted one block for the Bulldogs.
TLU heads to San Antonio tonight to face Trinity University in its next conference match up. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. following the men's game in TU's Sam's Gymnasium. Both TLU games will air live on KWED 1580 AM and Seguintoday.com, with a link at tlubulldogs.com. Pre-game coverage starts before the men’s game at 5:20.