UTRGV beats Chicago State 75-64 behind Varner
CHICAGO (AP) — Lesley Varner II made 4 of 5 3-pointers and 9 of 10 free throws to score 23 points as UT Rio Grande Valley handed Chicago State its 15th straight loss, 75-64 on Saturday.
Andrew Lewis scored 22 points and Xavier Johnson added 13 with four assists for the Cougars (4-21, 0-10), who had 22 turnovers and shot 39% (19 of 43) from the field. Rajeir Jones had 11 points and Amir Gholizadeh had nine.
The Vaqueros improve to 2-0 against the Cougars on the season. Texas Rio Grande Valley defeated Chicago State 87-63 on January 11. Texas Rio Grande Valley matches up against Utah Valley at home on Thursday. Chicago State plays Cal State Bakersfield on the road on Thursday.