Sophomore guard Sebastian Andrade led all scorers with 15 points in TLU's road win over the University of Dallas.
TLU men keep SCAC lead with road win over Dallas
(Irvin) - Texas Lutheran maintained its Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference lead with a 73-62 road win Friday over the University of Dallas.
Sebastian Andrade (El Paso/Americas) scored 15 points and pulled down five rebounds, and Harris Jowell (Brock/Brock) added 14 points and four rebounds.
The Bulldogs shot 55.6 percent from the floor in the first half and opened up a 39-24 lead in the opening 20 minutes.
TLU improved to 15-7 overall and to 10-3 in the SCAC. Dallas dropped to 9-13 overall and to 6-7 in the SCAC.
Jackson Willoughby (Port Aransas/Port Aransas) scored 11 and grabbed a team-best eight rebounds.
TLU held Dallas to 23.5 percent from the three-point line.
Dallas never led in the game.
The Bulldogs have a half-game lead over Johnson & Wales for the regular-season title.
TLU has a two-game lead over Centenary (La.) for the top seed in the upcoming SCAC Tournament, set for Seguin Feb. 22-24.
Before the tournament, TLU hosts Southwestern on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Austin College on Friday at 7:30 p.m., and Centenary on Sunday at 2 p.m.
TLU women roll to 79-36 road win over University of Dallas, push winning streak to six
(Irving) - Texas Lutheran Women's Basketball rolled to a 79-36 road conference win over the University of Dallas, Friday night at UD's Maher Center.
The win was TLU's sixth straight, improving the Bulldogs to 15-7 overall to 11-2 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Dallas fell to 2-20 overall and to 1-12 in the SCAC.
Abby Hroch led TLU with 15 points and seven rebounds. Hroch hit six of her 10 shots and went 3-for-3 at the line.
Bryanna Delgado added 11 points and two assists. Kasey Hairell also scored 11 and pulled down a team-best eight rebounds.
TLU shot 41.1 percent for the game and hit 40.9 percent of its three-pointers. The Bulldogs were 9-for-22 from the three-point line.
Delgado hit all three of her three-point attempts. Jordan Estrada made a pair of three-pointers.
With the win, TLU pulled even in the SCAC standings with Trinity and Austin College for the SCAC lead.
TLU has three home games remaining in its regular-season schedule. The Bulldogs host Southwestern at 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday before facing Austin College and Centenary on Feb. 15 and Feb. 17, respectively.