Freshmen lead Incarnate Word past Texas Lutheran 70-59
Taylor, freshman point guard, was 6 of 15 from the field and made 9 of 10 free throws. Freshman Antoine Smith Jr. added 12 points and matched a game-high nine rebounds for Incarnate Word (3-1).
The Cardinals shot 44.7 percent from the field and were 26-of-29 shooting from the free-throw line but missed 10 3-pointers.
Caleb Lister had 11 points and nine rebounds to lead Texas Lutheran.
Sebastian Andrade made a pair of free throws to pull the Bulldogs to 60-55 with two minutes left. Taylor made all six of his free-throw attempts and had two defensive rebounds to help the Cardinals close the game on a 10-4 surge. Freshman Jordan Caruso shot 4 of 4 from the line during the stretch.