Coastal Carolina, Jones down UT Arlington 82-77
ARLINGTON, Texas — Tommy Burton and Devante Jones each scored 18 points and Coastal Carolina held off UT Arlington for an 82-77 win on Saturday.
Jones broke a 62-all tied with a jump shot, and his 3-pointer with 6:15 left gave the Coastal Carolina (10-7, 3-3 Sun Belt) the lead for good.
Issac Hippolyte made a pair of foul shots for 76-68 lead with 90 seconds left. UT Arlington got a pair of foul shots from Jordan Phillips and David Azore to close within 76-74, but Jones made all six of his foul shots in the last 25 seconds to end it.
Hippolyte scored 14 points, Tyrell Gumbs-Frater 12 and Keishawn Brewton 11. Coastal Carolina finished 24 of 30 (80%) from the foul line.
Azore scored 26 points, Phillips 13 and Brian Warren 11 for the Mavericks (6-12, 2-5).
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