Texas-Arlington beats Georgia Southern in Sun Belt semis
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brian Warren had 21 points as Texas-Arlington beat Georgia Southern 67-58 in the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Saturday.
Cockfield II leads Arkansas St. past UT-Arlington 83-79
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Ty Cockfield II had 27 points as Arkansas State edged past Texas-Arlington 83-79 on Saturday. Marquis Eaton added 26 points for the Red Wolves.
Cockfield II shot 11 for 12 from the foul line.
Grantham Gillard had 12 points for Arkansas State (11-15, 5-8 Sun Belt Conference). Canberk Kus added three blocks.
Brian Warren had 21 points for the Mavericks (12-14, 8-5). David Azore added 16 points. Andres Ibarguen had eight rebounds.
Warren lifts Texas-Arlington over Appalachian St. 78-68
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Warren had 22 points as Texas-Arlington beat Appalachian State 78-68 on Saturday.
Edric Dennis had 14 points and six assists for Texas-Arlington (12-12, 8-3 Sun Belt Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Tiandre Jackson-Young added 10 points. Andres Ibarguen had 10 points and nine rebounds for the hosts.
UT Arlington rolls past cold-shooting Coastal Carolina
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — TiAndre Jackson-Young scored 13 points, Andres Ibarguen had 12 points with 15 rebounds, and UT Arlington shut down Coastal Carolina 74-54 on Thursday night.
Edric Dennis had 14 points and Warren added nine points, six rebounds and six assists for UTA (11-12, 7-3 Sun Belt).
DeVante Jones scored 15 points and Ebrima Dibba added 12 points for Coastal Carolina (12-10, 6-4). No other Chanticleer scored more than five points.
Jackson leads Georgia Southern past UT Arlington 77-64
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Quan Jackson scored 21 points with six rebounds and Georgia Southern beat UT Arlington 77-64 on Saturday, snapping a three-game skid.
Jackson was 5 of 9 from 3-point range for the Eagles (9-6, 1-1 Sun Belt). Isaiah Crawley added 15 points and six rebounds, Elijah McCadden had 12 points and five rebounds and David-Lee Jones Jr. had 11 points and four assists.
Missouri downs UT Arlington 65-45 behind Tilmon
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jeremiah Tilmon posted 10 points and 12 rebounds — his second double-double this season — to lead Missouri to a 65-45 victory over UT Arlington on Tuesday night.
The 6-foot-10 Tilmon took advantage of an undersized UTA frontcourt. The tallest players in the Mavericks' starting lineup — Andres Ibarguen and Patrick Mwamba — are each 6-foot-5. The sophomore forward has been heating up, and has now scored double-digits in each of his last three contests.
Varner II propels UT Rio Grande Valley to victory
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lesley Varner II tossed in a career-high 22 points and Javon Levi added 17 points, five rebounds and four assists to guide UT Rio Grande Valley to a 76-65 victory over UT Arlington on Saturday.
The Vaqueros snapped a seven-game slide against UT Arlington and at 6-4 have matched their best start since the 2007-08 season.
Andres Ibarguen finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds for his first double-double with UT Arlington (3-5). No other Maverick scored in double figures.
TORONTO (AP) — Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore scored first-half goals and Toronto FC beat Mexico's Club America 3-1 in the CONCACAF Champions League in the first leg of the semifinal on a wet and breezy Tuesday night.
Ashtone Morgan had the other goal for Toronto (3-1-1) before an energetic BMO Field crowd of 23,463.
Andres Ibarguen scored for Club America (3-1-1), which suffered its first loss of the competition.