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Hamilton creates history at UTA - Feb 25, 2018


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Center Johnny Hamilton registered his personal best while playing for the University of Texas, Arlington, on Saturday evening at College Park Center.

First during the Senior Day ceremonies, the 7' Hamilton proposed to his girlfriend, Rachael Ross who accepted. Afterwards, Hamilton blocked 3 shots against Georgia State to surpass the program record for most blocks in a single season with 72. The previous high was 71 by Jordan Reves during the 2012-13 season.

He added 14 points and 6 rebounds which helped the Mavericks to an 89-81 win over Georgia State. UTA also got double-doubles from Kevin Hervey and Erick Neal. Prior to the game, The UTA basketball program recognized eight seniors: Mairega Clarke, Johnny Hamilton, Julian Harris, Nathan Hawkins, Kevin Hervey, Link Kabadyundi, Erick Neal and Kaelon Wilson.

With the win UTA improved to 18-12 on the season and 9-8 against Sun Belt competition. UTA is 13-2 at home, 4-10 on the road and 1-0 in neutral site games.

Carrington leads late Seaton Hall rally

Point guard Khadeen Carrington scored 22 points as the Seton Hall men's basketball team picked up a huge road win, defeating St. John's, 81-74, in overtime Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Carrington finished the game 7-of-16 from the field, 2-of-5 from three and 6-of-7 at the free throw line to account for his 22 points. He also had six rebounds and four assists

With the win Seton Hall improved to a 20-9 record and 9-7 in the Big East Conference with its fourth conference road win of the season and has now won three straight games overall. It is the third consecutive season that the Pirates have reached 20 wins overall and have clinched at least a .500 record in the Big East for a third straight year, which has not occurred for the program since 1991-93.

In overtime, the Pirates did their job at the free throw line, going 5-for-6. Carrington sealed the win grabbing a long rebound off a missed three and dunking it home to give Seton Hall the 81-74 victory.

In the previous away conference contest, Carrington top-scored with 25 points in an 89-77 victory over Providence. The game started Wednesday 21st February at Dunkin' Donuts Center but was suspended with 13:03 remaining due to unsafe floor conditions. It resumed on Thursday afternoon at Providence's Alumni Hall with Carrington scoring 14 of his 25 points during this period.
  



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