MBB: UTA 105, BYU 89 - Postgame Notes

March 16, 2017

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UTA (25-8) 105 at BYU (22-11) 89
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Marriott Center • Provo, Utah

Postgame Notes

  • UTA improves to 26-8 on the season. The Mavericks will host Akron in the second round on Monday at 7 p.m. in College Park Center on ESPNU. Ticket information will be available on UTATickets.com.
  • BYU ends its season with a 22-12 overall record.
  • BYU's starting lineup consisted of forwards Yoeli Childs, Davin Guinn and Eric Mika and guards Nick Emery and TJ Haws..
  • Link Kabadyundi was UTA's first substitute off the bench, emtering the game at the 18:17 mark of the first half. He replaced senior Jorge Bilbao, who was suffering from illness and dehydration.
  • Drew Charles registered a career-high 28 points at BYU. He went 10-of-17 from the field - both career highs. He also went 5-of-12 from behind the 3-point arc, the 5 treys equaled his career high and the 12 attempts set a new best.
  • With his 20 point effort, Hervey has scored in double-figures in 27-straight appearances (He missed the Troy game at Trojan Arena on Jan. 14) and 30 times this season.
  • UTA scored 62 points in the first half at BYU (led 62-55). The Mavericks' highest first half total for the last 5 seasons was 59 twice -- against non-Division I opponents. The Mavericks scored 68 second points earlier this season against Louisiana.
  • Junior forward Kevin Hervey scored 20 points at BYU, giving him 1,077 points in his career for 18th on the UTA career scoring list. He surpassed Anthony Durham (1,072 from 1993-98). Brandon Edwards is 17th (1,078 from 2010-14). Brian Myers is 16th with 1,084 points from 1992-96).
  • Senior Drew Charles connected on 5 3-point field goals at BYU. He now has 169 in his career and surpassed Brady Dawkins (166, 2002-06) for 6th on the career list for made 3-point field goals.
  • UTA moved to 2-5 in postseason games and 1-2 all-time in the NIT.
  • UTA moved to 3-0 against teams from the West Coast Conference this season with wins at then No. 12 Saint Mary's and at Loyola Marymount.




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