Texas-Arlington 72, North Texas 59

Karol Gruszecki scored 17 points and Jordan Reves added seven

points and 13 rebounds to lead Texas-Arlington to a 72-59 victory

against North Texas on Wednesday night.

Greg Gainey had 11 points for the Mavericks (3-1).

Alzee Williams scored 14 points and Tony Mitchell had 12 points

and nine rebounds for the Mean Green (3-4), who shot just 31

percent (18 for 58) in the second half.

Roger Franklin of North Texas tied the game at 43-43 with a

layup at 15:01, and the Mean Green did not make another field goal

for six minutes. In that span, UTA went on a 13-7 run and led by 12

points, 66-54, with 4:01 remaining.

Mitchell’s layup with two minutes left was North Texas’ only

field goal in the final eight minutes.