After big road wins at Ohio State and Memphis, UTA took on two in state non conference foes this past week. In Austin, the Mavs fell to the Texas Longhorns 80-73 in overtime. A couple of Longhorn three pointers late in overtime put the game out of UTA’s reach. Sophomore forward Kevin Hervey led UTA with 15 points and as many rebounds earning his first double double of the season. The Mavs the headed to El Paso where they picked up a 76-62 victory over UTEP. Erick Neal, Jalen Jones, Kaelon Wilson and Kevin Hervey all notched double digit scores in the win. The Mavs now hold a 7-2 record and recently cracked the Mid-Major Madness Power rankings.