The 2012 Southland Tournament is underway in Katy, TX. The third game of Wednesday's quarterfinals pits the top seed in the entire tournament, Texas-Arlington Mavericks, against the No. 8 seed Nicholls St. Colonels. At halftime, Arlington leads by a score of 42-19
The Mavericks jumped out to a big lead and did a good job at keeping the distance.They opened a double-digit lead and before long, they stretched that lead to over 20 points. They are doing a fine job of proving that their 15-1 record in the Southland conference over the past season was no fluke.
Mavericks forward Bo Ingram is 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.