Monday, January 6, 2014
U-T San Diego -- Throughout USD’s historic start to the season, guard Alysse Barlow has played a valuable if not always noticed role. That changed in a big way Saturday afternoon when the senior from Arlington, Texas, came up with a steal, layup and two free throws to put the finishing touches on a thrilling 75-70 overtime victory over Pacific at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Pacific trailed 71-70 with nine seconds remaining and had the ball when Barlow anticipated a pass from Sam Pettinger to Hailie Eackles, jumped the passing lane, made the steal and dribbled the length of the court where she drew an intentional foul call while making a layup.
The call gave the Toreros possession following the free throws and allowed them to run out the clock. (Full Story)