The Mavericks have plenty to look forward to coming off a 16-15 season.
UT Arlington leads the all-time series 32-30, including a two-game sweep during the regular season.
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.
Lonnie McClanahan had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the 70-61 road win.
UT Arlington vs. Kentucky (USATSI)
Before UT Arlington (Illinois State)