The 2012 Southland Tournament is underway in Katy, TX. The third game of Wednesday's quarterfinals pits the No. 1 seed Texas-Arlington Mavericks against the No. 8 seed Nicholls St. Colonels. So far, the game pretty closely resembles a tournament matchup between a No. 1 seed and a No. 8 seed. At halftime, Arlington leads by a score of
The Mavericks jumped out to a big lead and did a good job at keeping the distance. They held a 24 point lead with over four minutes left to go in the first half.
Bo Ingram, a forward on the Mavericks, is handily leading all scorers in the game. At halftime, he has 18 points and three rebounds.
If the Mavericks prevail, which they likely will, they will advance to the semifinals. Their opponents on Thursday will be the winner of Wednesday's quarterfinal nightcap pitting No. 5 Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs. No. 4 McNeese St. Cowboys.