JONESBORO, Ark. -- — Sam Griffin had 23 points as Texas-Arlington narrowly defeated Arkansas State 65-64 on Saturday. Shahada Wells added 21 points for the Mavericks, including a a pair of layups in the final 10 seconds — the second a breakaway buzzer-beater as time expired.
Nicolas Elame had nine rebounds for Texas-Arlington (9-9, 5-5 Sun Belt Conference).
Caleb Fields, the Red Wolves’ leading scorer coming into the contest at 13 points per game, failed to make a shot (0 of 5).
The Mavericks evened the season series against the Red Wolves with the win. Arkansas State defeated Texas-Arlington 83-75 on Friday.
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