ARLINGTON, Texas Brian Warren had 22 points as Texas-Arlington beat Appalachian State 78-68 on Saturday.

Edric Dennis had 14 points and six assists for Texas-Arlington (12-12, 8-3 Sun Belt Conference), which got its fourth consecutive home victory. Tiandre Jackson-Young added 10 points. Andres Ibarguen had 10 points and nine rebounds for the hosts.

Texas-Arlington posted a season-high 24 assists.

Ronshad Shabazz had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Mountaineers (8-16, 3-8). Tyrell Johnson added 11 points.

Justin Forrest, the Mountaineers’ second leading scorer entering the contest at 16 points per game, had 7 points on 3-of-10 shooting.

The Mavericks improve d to 2-0 against the Mountaineers on the season. Texas-Arlington defeated Appalachian State 82-72 on Jan. 10. Texas-Arlington takes on Arkansas-Little Rock on the road on Thursday. Appalachian State matches up against Coastal Carolina at home next Saturday.

TEXAS-ARLINGTON 78 APPALACHIAN STATE 68

FG FT Reb

APP ST. M M-A M-A O-T A PF PT

I.Johnson 27 3-5 3-4 3-6 2 1 9

Seacat 20 2-3 0-0 2-5 1 0 4

Delph 20 1-5 0-0 0-3 2 1 3

Forrest 26 3-10 0-0 0-3 1 3 7

Shabazz 33 7-16 0-1 0-8 3 1 15

Williams 21 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 0 3

Bibby 20 2-4 2-2 1-3 1 2 7

T.Johnson 18 4-9 3-5 1-5 0 3 11

Holley 15 3-5 0-0 0-4 1 1 9

Totals 200 26-59 8-12 7-37 13 12 68

Percentages: FG .441, FT .667. 3-Point Goals: 8-24, .333 (Holley 3-5, Bibby 1-1, Williams 1-2, Delph 1-3, Shabazz 1-4, Forrest 1-5, I.Johnson 0-1, T.Johnson 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 11 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Delph 2, Seacat, T.Johnson). Turnovers: 11 (I.Johnson 4, Delph 2, Shabazz 2, Williams 2, Bibby). Steals: 2 (I.Johnson, Shabazz).

FG FT Reb

UTA M M-A M-A O-T A PF PT

Ibarguen 26 5-7 0-0 5-9 2 2 10

Nouhi 12 1-4 0-0 1-1 1 1 2

Dennis 32 4-13 4-4 1-5 6 1 14

Young 26 4-7 0-0 0-3 2 3 10

Warren 34 9-18 1-2 0-3 9 1 22

Davis 19 3-4 0-0 1-6 3 2 7

Azore 18 2-9 1-2 1-6 0 0 5

Castro 14 1-6 0-0 0-2 0 1 2

Narcis 13 2-2 0-0 1-3 0 1 6

Mwamba 6 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 0

Totals 200 31-71 6-8 10-38 24 13 78

Percentages: FG .437, FT .750. 3-Point Goals: 10-21, .476 (Warren 3-4, Narcis 2-2, Jackson-Young 2-5, Dennis 2-6, Davis 1-1, Azore 0-1, Castro 0-2). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 6 (8 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Dennis, Ibarguen, Narcis). Turnovers: 6 (Davis 2, Azore, Dennis, Jackson-Young, Mwamba). Steals: 6 (Davis 2, Warren 2, Jackson-Young, Mwamba).

Appalachian St. 37 31 — 68

Texas-Arlington 39 39 — 78

A–2,066 (7,000).

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