Scores

Final

TX-Arlington 71

(11-12, 5-5 Sun Belt)

Texas State 79

(12-12, 7-3 Sun Belt)

Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

3:00 PM ET, February 12, 2011

Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

1 2 T
UTA 39 3271
TXST 25 5479

Top Performers

Texas-Arlington: B. Gay 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Texas State: E. Rios 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast

Texas State rallies back to beat Texas-Arlington

Associated Press

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Eddie Rios scored 20 points and Texas State rallied in the second half to defeat Texas-Arlington 79-71 Saturday.

Cameron Johnson added 16 points, Travis Jones had 15 and Ryan White 11 for the Bobcats (12-12, 7-3 Southland), who overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to win their fourth straight.

Bradley Gay led the Mavericks (11-12, 5-5) with 17 points while Bo Ingram had 12.

Down 39-25 at halftime, Texas State scored the first nine points of the second half and later took a 47-45 lead on White's 3-pointer with 12:23 to play. After Texas-Arlington tied it, the Bobcats pulled away for good with a 17-2 run.

Texas State shot 60 percent (15 of 25) in the second half and held the Mavericks to only three field goals in the first 12 minutes after halftime and nine for the half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTA
TXST
Points 71 79
FG Made-Attempted 25-55 (.455) 24-51 (.471)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 7-23 (.304)
FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 24-33 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 14 8

2010-11 Season

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