ARLINGTON, Texas — Jamel Outler tied a career high with 26 points and Texas-Arlington made 13 of 21 from 3-point range on Saturday night to beat Houston Baptist 87-69.
With only eight 3-point attempts, Outler set a personal single-game mark with seven 3-pointers and moved to eighth on the program's career list with 134.
Arlington (3-1) made 12 of its first 15 shots to open the game with a 33-10 lead. Outler was 4 of 4 from long range during that stretch and the Mavericks were 5 of 7.
Houston Baptist (1-2) trailed 44-26 at the break and never cut the deficit closer than 16 points in the second half.