The men’s basketball team (4-6) needed something to snap out of its recent funk.
Saturday’s matchup against the University of California, Santa Barbara did not help matters, as UTA fell by a score of 72-68.
UTA came into the contest having lost three of its last five outings. Head coach Chris Ogden said his team showed better effort against the University of California, Santa Barbara than it did against the University of North Texas on Monday, but losing key rebounds ultimately put the Mavericks at a disadvantage.
“Our effort was better, much better than the North Texas game.