Senior guard’s near triple-double spurs women’s basketball team to takedown of ETBU

Senior guard’s near triple-double spurs women’s basketball team to takedown of ETBU

Correction: Head coach Polly Thomason’s name was spelled incorrectly. The Mercury regrets this error. Bouncing back from their loss against Trinity, the women’s basketball team (10-2, 6-1 ASC) took down East Texas Baptist (5-6, 1-5 ASC) 74-54 in a game that almost featured the program’s first ever triple double. The...

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Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

In its last game before conference play, the women’s basketball team (3-0) outlasted the Austin College Kangaroos (1-2) 67-64 for their third straight win of the season. The Comets looked sharp in the first half, with the team hitting 14 of 30 shots for 35 points. Defensively, UTD gave up...

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Women’s basketball survives season opener with close win

Women’s basketball survives season opener with close win

In a close game in front of a Homecoming day crowd, the women’s basketball team got out with a win against Texas Lutheran 58-55 in its season opener. The first half saw the Comets control the flow of the game, outscoring the Bulldogs 35 to 25. UTD was 12 of 34 and...

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