ARLINGTON, Texas – Johnny Hill scored 12 points and dished out six assists to lead Texas-Arlington to a 63-56 win over Weber State on Saturday.
Trailing 38-30 early in the second half, Texas-Arlington (4-4) halted a furious Weber State (3-4) rally with an 11-0 run sparked by Hill and capped by a 3-pointer from Kaelon Wilson with 9:01 to play to retake the lead, which it held and padded down the stretch.
Lonnie McClanahan contributed 10 points, while Wilson finished with nine points and seven rebounds for the Mavericks, who snapped a three-game skid with the win.
Weber State mounted a 27-0 second half rally fueled by a trio of 3-pointers from Jeremy Senglin and another from Chris Golden to briefly take the lead.
Senglin led the Wildcats with 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Joel Bolomboy added 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Golden finished with 11 points.