The Mavericks improved to 15-10 and 9-6 in the Sun Belt Conference after their third win in the last four games.
Lonnie McClanahan has averaged 19.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals in last two games.
The Mavericks have held its last four away foes to an average of 63.8 points on 37.7-percent shooting.
Lonnie McClanahan had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the 70-61 road win.
UTA coach Scott Cross won his 150th career game and the Mavericks ended a two-game losing streak.