Texas-Arlington 80, Southwest Texas State 64
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Keith Cornett and Anthony Durham scored 20 points each, leading Texas-Arlington to an 80-64 victory Saturday night over Southwest Texas State for a berth in the Southland Conference tournament.
UTA (10-16, 7-11 SLC) gained the No. 7 seed in the eight-team tournametn, while SWT (12-14, 7-11) was eliminated.
The Mavericks led at the half 41-27, but SWT’s Bobcats rallied for a 55-54 lead with six minutes to play.
UTA then went on an 18-4 run to put the game away.
Cornett hit 6-of-10 from the field, including three 3-pointers, and all five of his free throws. Durham made 5-of-8, including 4-of-5 from beyond the 3-point line and 6-of-7 from the charity line.
James Long led the Bobcats with 20 points. Tony Long added 8 and Dameon Sansom 11.