UT Arlington improved to 4-1 for the first time since 2010-11 and 2-0 at College Park Center.
UT Atlington (3-1) plays its second game of the season at College Park Center on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.
UT Arlington completed a 2-0 nonconference sweep through Ohio Sate and Memphis.
Kevin Hervey scored 18 and UTA took its first victory ever over a Big Ten program on Friday night.
The Mavericks are playing the Buckeyes for the first time in 41 years on Friday.