MARSHALL, Texas – Freshman Tyler Day has earned his first Gateway Tire & Service Center Male Athlete of the Week award for the East Texas Baptist University men’s basketball team. He has hit nine three-pointers on the year and is averaging 3.5 points per game.
Day scored a career-high 13 points coming off the bench in 15 minutes against Texas-Dallas on January 11. He went 3-of-5 from the three-point arc and was 5-of-8 from the floor (62.5 percent). Against Hardin-Simmons, he received his first career start making one three-pointer. In both games he combined for 16 points and hit four three-pointers.
For the season he has nine three-pointers made on 31 attempts and is shooting 33 percent from the floor with eight assists.