Texas-Arlington vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Texas-Arlington 77, Texas A&,M-CC 73

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - LaMarcus Reed scored 26 points, and Texas-Arlington fought off a furious Texas A&M-Corpus Christi comeback Wednesday for its eighth straight win, 77-73.

Reed was 6 of 7 from the field, including 3 of 3 on 3-pointers, for the Mavericks (12-5, 5-0 Southland). Kevin Butler added 14 points, and Jordan Reves had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Terence Jones scored 17 points for the Islanders (2-15, 1-4).

UTA started the game on a 24-3 run, capped by two Bo Ingram 3-pointers. The Islanders pulled within 40-30 at halftime on a Chris Hawkins-Mast layup, then tied the game at 47 on a Hameed Ali 3-pointer with 12:49 to play.

But A&M could never grab the lead. A Myron Dempsey jumper made it 74-73 with 2:04 left, but free throws by Reves and Shaq White-Miller sealed the win.

With the win, Texas-Arlington is off to its best start in conference play since 1990-91.

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Texas-Arlington Mavericks
K. Butler, F365-82-330114
B. Ingram, F223-71-31149
J. Reves, C283-54-6100310
L. Reed III, G356-711-1241326
S. White-Miller, G283-74-425110
B. Gay171-44-43326
B. Edwards160-00-01110
C. Catlett121-40-01232
K. Gruszecki30-10-00000
S. Lagerson30-00-00010
Totals 22-4326-3228131977
 51.2%81.3% 
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
M. Dempsey, F345-100-062110
C. Hawkins-Mast, F274-92-411310
K. Dvorak, G304-53-633215
J. Jordan, G302-41-23945
T. Jones, G285-122-222217
N. Maxey140-00-02030
J. Smith142-34-43128
H. Ali112-50-02146
T. Wang91-10-00022
J. Pope-Didier30-00-01020
Totals 25-4912-1826192573
 51%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
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UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
N.J. Tech0-013-16
 
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