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Texas-Arlington beats Georgia St. 90-69 to stop losing skid

ATLANTA -- Jorge Bilbao had 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Texas-Arlington stopped a four-game losing skid with a 90-69 win over Georgia State on Saturday.

Texas-Arlington, which had a run of eight-straight wins midseason, lost five of its last seven contests. The Mavericks beat Georgia State 85-70 in the first meeting this year. Kevin Hervey, who led all scorers with 17 points in that win, is out for the season after injuring his knee on January 22.

Erick Neal was 5 of 8 from long range for 17 points and Drew Charles, who hit 4 of 9 treys, added 16 and had eight rebounds for Texas-Arlington (15-7, 6-5 Sun Belt Conference). Kaelon Wilson totaled 15 points and Jalen Jones chipped in 10.

The Mavericks, who won the rebound battle 45-27, dominated the second half 43-31.

Isaiah Williams led Georgia State (13-8, 6-6) with 14 points. Kevin Ware added 12.