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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech12-320-8122
UTEP10-512-15260
Old Dominion9-516-10134
Rice8-618-9183
Marshall8-615-12126
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-813-15220
UT-San Antonio7-812-16300
Charlotte6-912-14233
FAU5-109-17288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-136-22340

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington11-321-634
Arkansas St.10-419-878
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11124
Coast. Car.9-614-14142
Texas St.8-615-11210
Troy8-616-12194
UL Lafayette6-816-11150
S. Alabama6-813-14220
Little Rock4-1013-14245
App. St.3-128-18264
UL-Monroe1-137-20315
 
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IND 80
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VCU 82
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MEMP 85
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MD 83 Final
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UCLA 66
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