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Radshad Has Record Setting Night, Reaches 1,000 Career Points

As of Monday, January 20, 2020

#By RENALDO DORSETT

#Tribune Sports Reporter

#rdorsett@tribunemedia.net

#IT was a record-setting night of career milestones for Radshad Davis in his final season with the Texas-Arlington Mavericks men’s basketball programme.

#Davis posted his second double double of the year with a season-high 19 points, a career high 14 rebounds to lead UTA to a 78-58 win over the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks. The senior wing highlighted his stellar performance by reaching 1,000 career points.

#Davis entered the game needing 17 points to reach 1,000 for his career – 36 games at the junior college level at Missouri State-West Plains and now 53 games iwith UTA.

#Davis reached the 1,000th point on a 3-pointer from the baseline opposite the UTA bench with 6:44 remaining in the game and added another bucket before exiting the contest with 1,002 career points.

#“We executed at both ends of the floor and never allowed ULM to get back into the game, which is the sign of a good team,” head coach Chris Ogden said.

#“We’ve still got some things to clean up, but I was really pleased with the effort on the glass and defensive end, and hopefully we can keep this momentum going into next weekend.”

#Davis is currently averaging 8.0 points and 5.6 rebounds per game.

#As a junior last season, he averaged 8.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.

#He finished second on the team in field-goal percentage at 51 per cent and shot 78 per cent from the free-throw line.

#He tied for the team lead in total rebounds (181) and concluded the year 2nd in per-game average. Davis hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining at Coastal Carolina on January 12 and followed with three-straight double-figure point games for the only time during the from January 24 to February 2.

#He posted a season-high 17 points and five assists versus Louisiana on February 21 and finished with 12 double-figure point games.

#Davis was one of just three players to appear in all 33 games and made 10 starts. Prior to UTA, he played at the JuCo level with the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies.

#As a sophomore he averaged 16.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game against all opponents. He finished second in the region in both scoring and rebounding.

#He also received All-Region 16 first team.

#Davis starred locally for the CC Sweeting Cobras where he won the Hugh Campbell MVP before making the transition to Sunrise Christian Academy in Bel Aire, Kansas.

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