ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eric Terry had a career-high 30 points, including the go-ahead three-point play with 12 seconds left in the third overtime, as Texas State edged past Texas-Arlington 87-85 on Friday night.
Nijal Pearson had 24 points and 15 rebounds for Texas State (20-10, 13-6 Sun Belt Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Marlin Davis added 14 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. Alonzo Sule had eight rebounds.
David Azore had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Mavericks (13-17, 9-10). Jabari Narcis added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Sam Griffin had 13 points.
Brian Warren, who was second on the Mavericks in scoring coming into the matchup with 13 points per game, shot only 20% in the game (3 of 15).
The Bobcats evened the season series against the Mavericks with the win. Texas-Arlington defeated Texas State 64-62 on Jan. 25. Texas State finishes out the regular season against South Alabama on the road on Tuesday. Texas-Arlington finishes out the regular season against Troy on the road on Tuesday.