Texas-Arlington knocks off Texas for first time 72-61

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Kevin Hervey scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Texas-Arlington defeated Texas for the first time ever, 72-61 Tuesday night.

The Longhorns won the first 11 games in the series but needed overtime for a seven-point victory last season. Drew Charles supplemented Hervey with 12 points, all in the second half. Jalen Jones and Jorge Bilboa scored 10 each.

Tevin Mack led Texas with 19 points. Kerwin Roach scored 16 but committed six turnovers.  Jarrett Allen produced 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Hervey scored 12 points in the first half. His long 3-pointer with 15 seconds left gave the Mavericks a 30-27 lead at halftime that they never relinquished.

Both teams shot dismally in the half, Texas-Arlington (5-3) converting 2 of 14 3-pointers after missing its first 11, and Texas (3-3) hitting 2 of 15.

But Arlington heated up to start the second half, making two 3-pointers and couple of layups in the first two minutes to lead by 11.

The Mavericks hit 5 of 11 3-pointers in the second half. Charles made consecutive treys to give Texas-Arlington a 16-point lead with less than seven minutes remaining.

The Longhorns committed nine turnovers in the second half.


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