UT Arlington lost its third straight Sun Belt Conference game, falling 92-89 to UL Lafayette on Thursday night at College Park Center.
The Mavericks dropped to 9-13 overall and 4-6 in league play.
The Ragin’ Cajuns (14-9, 5-5) jumped to a 25-point lead in the first half and withstood UTA’s late flurry that cut the lead to two with 1.8 seconds left.
Lonnie McClanahan scored a career-high 31 for the Mavericks, besting the 28 he scored last week at Western Kentucky, and grabbed 11 rebounds.
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Jamel Outler added 19 points and Reger Dowell scored 11. Brandon Edwards had 14 rebounds and nine points.