Vereen leads UTA past Sam Houston St., 95-85
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)—Anthony Vereen scored 22 points to help lead Texas-Arlington to a 95-85 win over Sam Houston State on Saturday.
Vereen was 10-of-14 from the field and scored five points during a key second-half stretch in which the Mavericks increased their lead from five to 12.
Marquez Haynes added 19 points for Texas-Arlington (16-11, 9-5 Southland), and Roge’r Guignard and Brandon Long scored 16 apiece.
Corey Allmond scored 23 points to lead Sam Houston State (16-11, 10-4).
DeLuis Ramirez added 14 points and Lance Pevehouse 12 points for the Bearkats. Barkley Falkner had 10.
The Mavericks shot 62 percent for the game, while the Bearkats hit 39 percent of their field goals.