In it’s first of four “money” games on Friday, UT Arlington pulled off the biggest win in program history with a 73-68 upset of Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio.
Watch out, Memphis.
The Mavericks earned $100,000 in Friday’s win, and with Memphis dishing out the same number for Monday’s game, the Mavericks are hoping to make it two in a row.
Led by Kevin Hervey and his 18 points, the Mavericks shook off an early trend of bad second halves by outscoring the Buckeyes 41-34 to put themselves on the national radar. And not only did they beat the Buckeyes, but they also outrebounded the Big Ten power 46-37.
After three games, Erick Neal is becoming a dual-threat point guard with 15.7 points and 4 assists per game.
They’ll face a Memphis team likely on guard after UTA’s win reverberated across the national landscape. They’re led by Dedric Lawson, who’s scoring 17 points and grabbing 8.3 rebounds per game.
UTA men at Memphis
7:30 p.m. Monday, ESPNews