For the second straight week, the UTA men's basketball program has received votes in both the Associated Press and USA Today national polls. Prior to last week, the Mavericks received recognition just twice in the national AP poll - according to collegepollarchive.com. UTA received 7 votes in this week's USA Today Coaches Poll, placing the Mavericks in a tie for 40th.
UTA enters tonight's game against UT Dallas with a 4-1 overall record and is coming off a championship title at the Niagara division of the Barclays Center Classic. The Mavericks opened the season with a home win over Loyola Marymount, then posted an impressive road victory at BYU. Last week, UTA dropped a heartbreaking 77-76 decision at 25th ranked Alabama before rebounding with wins over Western Carolina and Niagara.
Discount tickets are available for tonight's game for just $2 by using promo code CYBER on UTATickets.com.