Women's Basketball


  • position Guard
  • height 5-6
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Florissant, Mo.
  • High school Incarnate Word Academy
  • Major Communications

A floor leader in the truest sense that is expected to be a team leader … During recruitment process, coaches raved about her balanced game of knowing when to create for herself or look for her teammates … Coaches also talked about her competitive spirit and toughness, especially on the defensive end of the floor … Chose Kentucky over Arizona State and Tennessee.

Career Awards / Honors
2023-24 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

2023-24 (Sophomore)
Played in 32 games and made 13 starts in 2023-24 … Averaged 10.2 points per game, which was second most on the team, and 1.8 rebounds per game in 26.9 minutes per game, while compiling 19 assists and 21 steals … Had 17 10+ point games, six 15+ point games and two 20+ point games on the season … Made a three-point field goal in 27 of her 32 games and made at least three three-point field goals in 11 games in 2023-24 … Made at least two steals in five games in 2023-24 … Led UK in scoring eight times, in steals five times and in blocks once … Set a career-high 22 points twice on the season, including in wins over Lipscomb on Dec. 21 and at RV/NR Mississippi State on Feb. 22 … Set a career-high six three-point field goals in the win at Mississippi State, too … Recorded a career-high four rebounds four times on the season, and recorded a career-high two steals two times on the season … Dished out a career-high three assists in win over Boston College on Nov. 30 … Played a career-high 37 minutes and six seconds against Minnesota on Dec. 6.

2022-23 (Freshman)
Played in nine games as a freshman, including three Southeastern Conference games, combining for six points, two 3-pointers, two rebounds and two steals … Knocked down the second 3-pointer of her college career in a win against Dayton in the Bahamas, adding a steal … Recorded a rebound and a steal against Bellarmine … Had a rebound against Coastal Carolina … Made her college debut against Morehead State, playing a career-high six minutes and knocking down her first 3-pointer in Blue and White.

High School
A four-star prospect by ESPN.com, which ranks her as the 22nd best point guard in the 2022 class … ESPN.com evaluated Tyler at the Raatz-Fence-O’Sheas Classic as an “athletic floor leader with a scoring punch in the back court; physical off the dribble, drives and delivers in traffic; mid-range offensive threat extends to the arc; defends, disrupts” … Was named the St. Louis Post Dispatch All-Metro Player of the Year as a senior … As a three-year starter, she led her high school team to a 85-4 record and two state titles … In the state championship game her senior season, she scored 24 points … Amassed 1,174 career points with 401 assists … Averaged 12.2 points per game as a senior and was a all-distrcit selection … Had an incredible junior season for Incarnate Word in 2020-21, averaging 12.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game … Hit over 70 3-pointers as a junior, shooting 35.7 percent from the 3 … Led her team to an undefeated 29-0 record and state championship last season … Was named to the 2021 St. Louis American “Fab Five” Girls All-Star Team as a junior … Shined in the postseason, scoring 21 points in the state quarterfinals … As a sophomore, she averaged 11.8 points, 4.3 assists and 2.6 steals … Hit a last-second 3-pointer in the state quarterfinals as a sophomore to help her team to the semifinals of the event before it was canceled due to COVID … Chose Kentucky over Arizona State and Tennessee

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