Scores

Final

TX-Arlington 65

(2-1, 2-0 away)

Samford 58

(1-6, 1-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    UTA 36 2965
    SAM 26 3258

    Top Performers

    UT-Arlington: K. Butler 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Samford: R. Kelly 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas-Arlington 65, Samford 58

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Kevin Butler scored 15 points as Texas-Arlington defeated Samford 65-58 Saturday night in a non-conference game.

    Butler, the Mavericks' leading scorer, hit his first five shots, including two 3-pointers for 11 early points. Trailing 16-10, Texas-Arlington (2-1) went on a 16-0 run. Butler scored nine of those points. It was 36-26 at halftime.

    Samford (1-6) was led by Raijon Kelly, one of three Bulldogs in double figures with 20 points. Tim Williams scored 14 points and just missed a double-double with nine rebounds. Connor Miller added 11 points. He hit his first three 3-point attempts, but then missed his next four.

    Samford got within 61-56 with just under a minute left to play. But the Bulldogs would get no closer.

    For Texas-Arlington, Jordan Reves had a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Jamel Outler added 11 points, and Shaquille White-Miller chipped in with 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTA
    SAM
    Points 65 58
    FG Made-Attempted 24-47 (.511) 19-51 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 6

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