WBB: Mavs host Utah State

Jan. 23, 2013

UT Arlington (3-14, 1-6 WAC) vs. Utah State (8-10, 5-2 WAC) 
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 - 7 p.m.  CST
Arlington, Texas (College Park Center) 
Series:  0-0

ARLINGTON, Texas - UT Arlington hosts Western Athletic Conference opponent Utah State University Thursday at 7 p.m. at College Park Center.

The Mavericks are 3-14 overall and 1-6 in league play. The team is coming of its sixth-straight loss after losing at Idaho 70-52.

This is the first meeting with USU as the Mavericks and the Aggies have never met. This is also the Aggies last season in the WAC as the school will compete in the Mountain West next season.

The Utah State Aggies are coming off a successful weekend of play after defeating New Mexico State (65-63) and Denver (85-69) at home. With the two victories the Aggies improved to 8-10 overall and 5-2 in the WAC with both loses coming on the road.

USU ranks eighth nationally in steals averaging 13.2 per game. Devyn Christensen leads her team averaging 20.4 points per game and has had 10 games with 20 points or more on the season.

Laila Suleiman is averaging 8.7 points per game, closely followed by Malaika Green with 8.1. Aron Garcia leads the team in rebounding with 7.6 boards per game.

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For information regarding season tickets for the upcoming men's basketball season log onto UTAMavs.com or call 817-272-6319.  Season tickets are $49 and include all 14 home games.



UTA students don't forget to log onto your MyMav account to purchase your All-Sports Pass for $50. This gives you entry into all home UTA Athletic events.  For more information call 817-272-6319.




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