Texas-San Antonio vs Texas-Arlington

Texas-Arlington 69, Texas-San Antonio 53

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Karol Gruszecki scored 19 points, and Texas-Arlington cruised into the Western Athletic Conference tournament final with a 69-53 victory over UTSA on Friday night.

Gruszecki was 5 of 10 from 3-point range. Jamel Outler added 13 points for the fourth-seeded Mavericks (19-12), who will face No. 3 seed New Mexico State on Saturday with an NCAA tournament bid on the line. NMSU beat seventh-seeded Texas State earlier Friday.

Jeromie Hill scored 17 for the ninth-seeded Roadrunners (10-22), who couldn't stay hot after knocking off top seed Louisiana Tech on Thursday. UTSA shot just 35 percent from the floor.

The Mavericks took control early, riding a 15-4 run to a 26-11 lead and maintaining a double-digit advantage the rest of the way. Texas-Arlington led 33-20 at halftime and by as many as 21 points in the second half.

Texas-Arlington outscored UTSA 34-14 in the paint and scored 15 points off turnovers.

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Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
J. Sims, F374-90-011112
J. Hill, F335-104-762417
L. Wilkins, C221-21-24013
M. Hale III, G392-101-24426
K. Burrage, G373-122-36019
E. McGregor183-40-19016
H. Thomas130-30-00100
T. Wood10-10-00000
Totals 18-518-153181053
 35.3%53.3% 
Texas-Arlington Mavericks
K. Butler, F304-81-271110
K. Gruszecki, F297-160-051219
J. Reves, F183-60-06136
C. Catlett, G273-31-14517
S. White-Miller, G260-10-01710
D. Charles211-42-24234
B. Edwards173-50-04036
J. Outler154-82-220113
G. Gainey91-10-00012
D. Rodgers61-10-20012
L. Davis10-00-00000
K. McElvain10-00-00000
Totals 27-536-935171769
 50.9%66.7% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern4-011-6108
Coast. Car.4-19-9193
Arkansas St.3-212-673
UL Lafayette2-212-591
UT-Arlington2-212-542
Georgia St.2-29-7145
Texas St.2-29-7289
Troy2-210-8221
S. Alabama2-29-8230
Little Rock2-311-7208
App. St.1-46-10252
UL-Monroe0-46-11290
 
Other games
ILL 64 Final
IND 80
BC 58 Final
MIAMI 69
CHAR 55 Final
STL 72
LSU 58 Final
FLA 80
MICH 59 Final
WISC 68
NEB 50 Final
OHST 71
STJOE 79 Final
VCU 82
TULSA 74 Final
MEMP 85
SYR 58 Final
GTOWN 55
MD 83 Final
DUKE 74
IAST 73 Final
KAN 88
IOWA 56 Final
MIST 59
SDSU 50 Final
NMEX 60
ARIZ 64 Final
UCLA 66
ND 57 Final
LOU 69
OKST 57 Final
KSU 68