Texas-Arlington vs Idaho

Texas-Arlington 71, Idaho 68


MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Kevin Butler set career bests with 23 points and a 7-of-7 performance from 3-point range, helping Texas-Arlington hold off Idaho 71-68 on Thursday night for its third straight win.

Butler, a senior, was 8 of 8 overall. Brandon Edwards added 11 points for the Mavericks (13-9, 8-5 Western Athletic), who avenged a 77-64 loss to Idaho in Arlington on Jan. 19.

Stephen Madison scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and Kyle Barone had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Vandals (9-15, 5-9), who lost their third in a row.

Texas-Arlington led most of the game but saw Idaho tie it at 59 on Madison's 3-pointer with 8:49 left. After the Mavericks went back in front, Mansa Habeeb's layup with 22 seconds left pulled the Vandals within 69-68 before Edwards made two free throws with 6 seconds to play. Idaho's Mike McChristian then missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

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Texas-Arlington Mavericks
B. Edwards, F294-63-470211
K. Butler, F218-80-020423
J. Reves, C232-53-56147
S. White-Miller, G363-70-01516
C. Catlett, G211-82-22424
K. Gruszecki212-50-02135
D. Charles181-62-21134
G. Gainey164-60-05048
J. Outler121-20-00003
D. Rodgers30-00-00010
Totals 26-5310-1327122471
Idaho Vandals
K. Barone, C385-811-12102221
S. Madison, G366-108-1151325
C. Hill, G352-90-01016
M. McChristian, G352-80-04414
M. Habeeb, G343-75-611411
D. Douglas160-21-21211
W. Faines30-00-00030
J. Kammerer20-00-01000
Totals 18-4425-3127101568
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259

Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Weber St.15-326-9108
Idaho St.11-716-15256
E. Wash.10-818-16232
North Dakota10-817-16218
Montana St.9-914-17260
Portland St.8-1013-18282
N. Colo.7-1110-21304
Sac. State6-1214-17273
So. Utah3-156-24335
N. Arizona3-155-25333
Other games
NW 59 Final
WISC 53 Final
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
GONZ 77 Final