Texas-Arlington 79, UC Riverside 58
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)—Jermaine Griffin’s double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds led Texas-Arlington to a 79-58 win over UC Riverside on Monday night.
Griffin made all five of his field goal attempts, and his game-high 14 boards included five offensive rebounds.
Also scoring in double figures for the Mavericks (1-0) were Brandon Long with 16 points, Rog’er Guignard with 12 and Tommy Moffitt with 10.
The Mavericks shot 57 percent from the field, compared to 38 percent for UC Riverside (0-2).
Larry Cunningham led all scorers with 22 points for the Highlanders. Severin Gates added 15. Sean Cunningham finished with a team-high eight rebounds but managed just one point.
The Mavericks forced UC Riverside into 20 turnovers. Texas-Arlington committed 14 turnovers.