ARLINGTON, Texas -- LaMarcus Reed scored 24 points and Texas-Arlington stretched its school-record winning streak to 12 in a row, christening its new arena with a 67-66 victory over UTSA on Wednesday night.
Kevin Butler added 21 points for the Mavericks (16-5, 8-0 Southland). He made two free throws with 13 seconds left, ending a 3-minute scoring drought for both teams.
After more than 46 years at Texas Hall, where their court was an actual stage in an auditorium, the Mavericks played their first game in the $78 million College Park Center on the other side of campus.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
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