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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Scoreboard
Texas-San Antonio (10-22)203353
Texas-Arlington (19-12) «333669

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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.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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