Texas-San Antonio 70, Texas-Arlington 62

BY foxsports • February 2, 2011

Devin Gibson scored 24 points and Melvin Johnson III added 22 to lead UTSA to a 70-62 victory against Texas-Arlington on Wednesday night.

Jeromie Hill added 18 points for the Roadrunners (11-9, 4-3 Southland).

Bradley Gay had 14 points, LaMarcus Reed 13 and Cameron Catlett 10 for Texas-Arlington (10-10, 4-3).

A 3-pointer by Armani Williams got the Mavericks within 64-62 with 31 seconds remaining, but UTSA made six free throws down the stretch.

Texas-Arlington led by nine points early in the second half when UTSA took control with a 19-4 run over the next 8:48. Gibson had nine points during the spree, and Johnson III added six, including a jumper that gave the Roadrunners the lead for good, 43-41, with 10:53 remaining.

The Mavericks committed 21 turnovers, which UTSA turned into 17 points.


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