ARLINGTON, Texas -- Reger Dowell scored 23 points and Texas-Arlington rallied after trailing by eight in the first half in defeating Texas State 69-62 on Saturday night.
Texas State (7-17, 3-8 Sun Belt) scored the final seven points of the second half carrying a 33-25 lead over UTA (11-13, 6-6) into intermission. But the Mavericks had different plans for the second period.
Edwards scored on a game-tying dunk and Dowell followed with a layup and the Mavericks led Texas State 39-37 five minutes into the second period. The Mavericks fell back by four but got it right back, maintaining the lead into the buzzer.