When the 68-team field was announced on Sunday, the Lone Star State was completely shut out. There were no Bears, Longhorns, Aggies, Red Raiders or Owls.
Chris Udofia had 21 points, Brett Olson chipped in with 18 and Denver is one step closer to a first-place tie in the WAC with an 84-55 rout over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night.
Kevin Butler scored 21 points on 7-of-15 shooting including five 3-pointers and Texas-Arlington defeated Utah State 61-46 on Saturday night.
Jamel Outler scored 15 points, one of three men to score in double figures off the bench, and Texas-Arlington picked up an 81-74 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night.
Jordan Reves had 14 points and 11 rebounds, Brandon Edwards added 11 points and 10 boards, and Texas-Arlington took control early and coasted to a 63-48 nonconference victory over Texas-Pan American on Wednesday night.
Kevin Butler set career bests with 23 points and a 7-of-7 performance from 3-point range, helping Texas-Arlington hold off Idaho 71-68 on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Kevin Butler scored a season-high 21 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Texas-Arlington to an easy 75-50 victory over cold-shooting Texas State on Thursday night.
Karol Gruszecki scored 14 points, Cameron Catlett had 13 points and six assists and Texas-Arlington dropped Utah State 74-68 on Thursday night.
Connor Hill scored 19 points, including 4 of 6 baskets from 3-point range, to pace Idaho to a 77-64 victory over Texas-Arlington on Saturday night.
Alex Hamilton scored 14 points for the Bulldogs on Saturday, six of which came in the final 2:35 to spark Louisiana Tech to a 55-52 victory over Texas-Arlington.
Jeff Elorriaga scored 22 points to lead Boise State over Texas-Arlington 64-46 on Wednesday night, extending the Broncos winning streak to five games.
Nate Engesser was the spark Denver needed, scoring 14 points including four 3-pointers in only 12 minutes off the bench and the Pioneers went on to defeat Texas-Arlington 50-35 on Monday afternoon.