Four players with double-digit kills helped spur the Mavericks to a five set victory over the Trojans.
The Mavericks will return to College Park Center this weekend as they play host to Troy and Louisiana.
Mavs fell in five sets on Tuesday night to Texas State despite outblocking the Bobcats 16-5.
UTA will begin conference play on Tuesday when they take on Texas State in San Marcos.
UTA picked up wins over TSU and FGCU on the first day of the Hilton Maverick Invitational.