MBB: Mavs Fend Off Texas-San Antonio, 68-63
Feb. 9, 2013
ARLINGTON, Texas -
(AP) - Kevin Butler scored 17 points to lead Texas-Arlington to a 68-63 victory against UTSA on Saturday night.
Kannon Burrage scored 22 points and Michael Hale III 18 for the Roadrunners (5-18, 1-2).
UTSA led 45-41 in the second half before Texas-Arlington scored 13 unanswered points, a run that culminated on Butler's three-point play that made it 54-45 with 8:33 remaining. The Roadrunners got within 56-54 on a 3-pointer by Hale III with 4:08 to play.
White-Miller answered with a 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down to push the lead back to five. Gainey then blocked a UTSA 3-point attempt, which led to a fast-break layup by Butler that put Texas-Arlington up 61-54 with 2:12 left.