Mavericks pull away late in an 89-65 win over Western Carolina
Jalen Jones tallies career-high five 3-pointers in win.
Postgame Comments From Head Coach Scott Cross And Players Following UTA's Win Over Louisiana
The Mavericks won their second game of the season at College Park Center, 88-67 over St. Francis (Ill.).
The Mavericks begin 2015-16 on Saturday night in Homecoming presented by Ben Hogan Sports Medicine.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 19 games ... averaged 1.1 points and 0.2 rebounds per game ... made 6 of his 16 3-point attempts in 30 total minutes of playing time ... delighted the UTA crowed when he drilled a pair of 3-pointers in the closing seconds in a win over Louisiana ... collected his first career points in a win over UT Dallas, a three-pointer from the top of the arc ... made his NCAA debut with a minute off the bench in UTA's win over St. Francis ... handed-out his first career assist in a home win over Texas State ... scored a 3-pointer in the conference title-clinching home win over Troy and in the team's first round NIT victory at BYU ... earned Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll honors.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Did not appear in a game and gained an additional season of eligibility.
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: A 2015 graduate of Ennis High School ... four-year letterwinner ... averaged 18 points and 5 rebounds a game as a senior … earned first-team All-District honors junior year … named district Newcomer of the Year.
PERSONAL: Son of Joe and Claudia Muirhead … Finance major ... nickname is Bill - because teammates say he simply looks like a “Bill” instead of a Scott ... really enjoys smiling, according to Coach Scott Cross.
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