New Mexico State vs Texas-Arlington

Texas-Arlington 68, New Mexico St. 47

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Kevin Butler scored 18 points and Drew Charles added 12 to lead Texas-Arlington to a 68-47 victory against New Mexico State on Saturday night.

Brandon Edwards had 11 rebounds and Jordan Reves five blocked shots for the Mavericks (6-3, 1-0 WAC), who were victorious in their first and last WAC opener. UT-Arlington, after arriving from the Southland Conference, departs for the Sun Belt in 2013.

Daniel Mullings had 21 points and Sim Bhullar 14 points and five blocks for the Aggies (6-7, 0-1).

A 17-5 run over an 8:32 stretch in the second half gave the Mavericks permanent control. Edwards had six points during the surge, which culminated on Karol Gruszecki's 3-pointer that gave UT-Arlington a 54-32 cushion with 10:33 remaining.

New Mexico State leads the all-time series 10-2, but the Mavericks have won the last two meetings.

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B. Sy, F291-60-27012
T. Watson, F291-72-46424
S. Bhullar, C256-112-660114
D. Mullings, G347-96-851221
K. Ross-Miller, G220-30-02120
T. de Rouen, G191-50-01203
R. Barry, F100-21-25001
R. Dixon, F90-10-00000
K. Aronis, G80-20-00110
M. Buovac, F70-20-02010
B. West, F61-10-11012
E. Weary, G20-20-00010
Total 17-5111-233791247
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Texas-Arlington Mavericks
B. Edwards, F312-63-411027
K. Butler, F307-113-662318
J. Reves, F264-80-08058
K. Gruszecki, F172-60-02045
C. Catlett, G254-80-34518
D. Charles, G194-72-211112
G. Gainey, F172-50-04014
S. White-Miller, G150-30-00420
J. Outler, G142-70-02016
D. Rodgers, F60-00-03010
Total 27-618-1544122168
 44.3%53.3% 
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UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
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