WBB: Mavs face Denver
Dec. 30, 2012
UT Arlington (3-8, 1-0) vs. Denver (5-7, 0-1)
ARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington is on the road in Denver to take on the University of Denver Pioneers Monday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. at Magness Arena.
The Mavericks (3-8, 1-0) opened Western Athletic Conference play with a 62-59 win over the New Mexico State Aggies. UT Arlington opened WAC play with a 62-59 win against New Mexico State on Saturday night.
Denver (5-7, 0-1) began league play with a double overtime loss to Louisiana Tech at home. The Pioneers were outscored 10-5 in the second overtime as they fell 82-77 to the Techsters.
The Pioneers average 62.2 points per game, which is well about the Mavericks 54.2. Denver’s Morgan Van Riper-Rose leads the Pioneers in scoring averaging 14.1 points per game, which ranks her ninth in scoring in the WAC.
Maiya Michel ranks fourth (8.0 RPG) in the league in rebounding, but UTA’s Aron Garcia is close behind with 7.9 rebounds per game.