The Mavericks begin 2015-16 on Saturday night in Homecoming presented by Ben Hogan Sports Medicine.
UTA coach Scott Cross addressed the media in a Sun Belt teleconference on Wednesday.
Johnny Hill averaged 10.1 points and 4.3 rebounds in 21 games last season.
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.
UT Arlington vs. Kentucky (USATSI)
Before UT Arlington (Illinois State)