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Monday, February 27, 2017

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Support Maverick men at last home game; team possible top seed for Sun Belt Championship

When seniors Jorge Bilbao, Drew Charles, Jalen Jones, and Faith Pope take the floor against Troy University today, Monday, Feb. 27, they will be playing in, arguably, the biggest game of their college careers.

A win at the final regular season home game for the program's four seniors would guarantee UTA the top seed in the annual Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championship, scheduled for March 8-12 in New Orleans. UTA would receive a first round bye and would begin tournament play on Friday, March 10.

The men grabbed an 86-75 victory over South Alabama Saturday at College Park Center.

Come out and support our Mavericks! Tip-off is 7 p.m. today at College Park Center. Tickets are available at utatickets.com. LEARN MORE.


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Lady Mavs second in SBC with two more road games

The UTA women's basketball team celebrated a win for its last home game with a 53-41 victory over South Alabama Saturday at College Park Center. The Lady Mavs are in second place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with a record of 19-7 overall and 12-4 in conference play.

The women are on the road for the last two games of the year, playing ULM at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Monroe, La., and Louisiana at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in Lafayette, La.

The SBC Women's Basketball Championship is March 8-12 in New Orleans. Tickets are available at utatickets.com. LEARN MORE.


Kudos to women's indoor track and field team on second place in Sun Belt Conference Championships

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The women's team finished as the runner-up at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships last week. The women had a pair of conference individual champions with freshmen Helen Falda and Astrid Rosvall winning the pole vault and the 800 meters, respectively. Texas State won the women's title.

The men's team won the championships title, its 10th in school history, and four individual first place honors. LEARN MORE.

Food drives seek your donations by Wednesday

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Help students in need with food for two donation drives on Wednesday, March 1. Bring canned meat and soup, peanut butter, and other non-perishable items.

The UTA Food Pantry is coordinated by the Follet Student Leadership Center and provides non-perishable food to UTA students in need. Bring donations 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to the Health Fair in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center. Donations also are accepted Monday-Friday at Suite 180 in the University Center. The next distribution date is Thursday, March 9.

The Staff Advisory Council is collecting non-perishable food to benefit AISD students during spring break. Bring donations today through Wednesday to Room 242, Nedderman Hall; Room 305, Carlisle Hall; Room 101, Maverick Activities Center; and Room 102, University Hall.

Fareed Zarakia

Coming Up

Monday, Feb. 27-April 1—MFA 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Monday-Saturday, Feb. 27-March 4—Diversity Week

Tuesday, Feb. 28—Mardi Gras Buffet at University Club; reservations 817-272-1867

Tuesday, Feb. 28—Faculty Piano Recital: Dan Cavanagh

March 1-31—Women's History Month

Wednesday-Sunday, March 1-5—'West Side Story'

Thursday, March 2—Registration Deadline for Workers Compensation Overview

Saturday, March 4—NASA Benefit Powwow

Tuesday, March 7—Real Talk, Real Issues: College Student Mental Health

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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