Sept. 30, 2009
Arlington, Texas - University of Texas at Arlington director of athletics Pete Carlon announced the contract of head men's basketball coach Scott Cross has been extended one more year. Cross is now under contract through the 2012-13 season.
"Scott has a done a tremendous job with the men's basketball program at UTA and we feel certain that will continue into the future," Carlon said. "We want to keep our continuity and let everyone know of our confidence in what he is doing at UTA."
During his first three seasons, Cross has guided the Mavericks to the schools only appearance in the NCAA Tournament, won a conference tournament and recorded 50 wins faster than any other coach in school history. He has a career record of 50-43 at his alma mater.
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