Sports / Other Sports / 

Neal, Hervey lead Texas-Arlington over South Alabama 86-75

By The Associated Press | Posted - Feb. 25, 2017 at 5:39 p.m.



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Erick Neal scored 16 points, Kevin Hervey had a double-double and Texas-Arlington rolled to an 86-75 victory over South Alabama on Saturday for its sixth straight win.

Texas-Arlington (22-6, 12-3 Sun Belt) entered the game with a one-game lead over Arkansas State atop the conference standings, and has won 10 of its last 11. South Alabama (13-15, 6-9) has lost three of its last four games.

Neal was 5 of 10 from the field and made four 3-pointers. Hervey finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Drew Charles added 13 points and Jorge Bilbao 12 for Texas-Arlington, which shot 50 percent (28 of 56) from the floor and made 13 3-pointers.

Nick Stover scored 16 points to lead South Alabama.

The Mavericks led by double-digits for most of the second half, and had an 18-point lead with 11 minutes left.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast