Txsananto 37 26 63
Txarlingtn 35 33 68
Date of game: 2/9/2013

Recap: Texas-Arlington vs. TX-San Antonio

Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Kevin Butler led the way with 17 points as the Texas-Arlington Mavericks defeated the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners, 68-63, in Western Athletic Conference action at College Park Center.

Greg Gainey added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Mavericks (12-9, 7-5 WAC), while Jordan Reves tallied eight points and 13 rebounds. Shaq White- Miller contributed 13 points as UTA won its second straight game.

For the Roadrunners (5-18, 1-12), Kannon Burrage recorded a game-high 22 points, while Michael Hale III contributed 18 points and six assists. Hyjii Thomas added 11 points off the bench in UTSA's fifth straight loss.

UTSA shot 48 percent from the floor in the first half, including 7-of-15 beyond the arc, as it took a 37-35 advantage at the break.

The Roadrunners' field goal percentage dipped to just .241 after intermission as UTA was able to take control of the game down the stretch.

The Mavericks controlled the boards, 42-33, and dominated points in the paint, 28-8. They also shot 47.1 percent from the field on the evening.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Royals send closer Holland to DL

The Kansas City Royals have placed All- Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list due to a right pectoral strain.

Blackhawks tab Darling to start Game 3

Rookie Scott Darling will start in net for the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal matchup with the Nashville Predators.

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