UTA begins the 2015-16 season in the Women's Preseason NIT.
UTA takes on Texas State in the first round on Wednesday at 2 p.m. on ESPN3.
Cierra Johnson scored a career-high 20 points to help UTA to its 17th win of the season.
The Lady Mavericks clinch a position in the Sun Belt Conference Championship with a win.
UTA closes the season with two games on the road beginning Thursday at Appalachian State.