Dec. 1, 2012
Box Score |
Texas 70, UT Arlington 54
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
Frank Erwin Center 8,724
Starters: Demarcus Holland, Javan Felix, Jon Holmes, Julien Lewis, Prince Ibeh started for the second consecutive game. Coach Rick Barnes has used four different starting lineups in seven games this season.
Series: Texas leads the all-time series with UT Arlington 8-0, including a 7-0 mark during the Rick Barnes era. Texas improves to 122-17 against schools from Texas during the Barnes era.
3-point FG: Texas set a season high in 3-point FGs made (13) and attempted (26).
Assist-to-Turnover: Texas recorded 18 assists and 16 turnovers. It is the first positive assist-to-turnover margin this season. UTA recorded eight assists and 19 turnovers.
Offensive improvement: Texas shot 45.1 percent from the field (23-of-51). Entering Saturday, UTA held opponents to an NCAA-leading 31.6 percent FG percentage.
FG defense: Texas held UTA to 29.5 percent shooting (18-of-61). The Longhorns have limited all seven opponents this season to under 40 percent shooting.
Off the bench: Texas out-scored UTA in bench scoring, 43-to-23. The +20 bench-scoring margin is a season high for the Longhorns - previous was +13 against Mississippi State (11/21).
Julien Lewis set a career high in 3-point FGs made (6). He led the Longhorns in scoring for the second time this season with a season-high 18 points. Lewis has reached double figures in scoring five times this season and 15 times in his career.
Ioannis Papapetrou set a career high in points (17)
Javan Felix tied a season high in assists (9) and tied a season low in turnovers (2).
Cameron Ridley came off the bench to set a career high in minutes played (23).
Sheldon McClellan reached double-figure scoring (14 points) for the seventh time this season and the 27th time during his career (40 games). For the fourth game this season, McClellan did not miss a free throw (4-of-4) and is now shooting 91.1 percent from the charity stripe.