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Gruszecki lifts UT-Arlington past Texas St. 91-74

Gruszecki lifts UT-Arlington past Texas St. 91-74

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Karol Gruszecki hit seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points as Texas-Arlington defeated Texas State 91-74 Saturday.

Two of Gruszecki's 3s came back-to-back during a 19-3 Arlington run after the Bobcats had pulled within five points midway through the second half.

Kevin Butler added 15 points for the Mavericks (8-6, 3-2 Western Athletic), Brandon Edwards had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Jordan Reves and Cameron Catlett each scored 11. Catlett also had seven assists.

Joel Wright scored 24 points and Deonte Jones added 21 for Texas State (4-14, 0-6), which has lost nine straight.

Texas-Arlington broke the game open with 17 straight points to take a 38-17 lead with 6:36 left in the first half. Texas State got within 44-34 at halftime and made it 69-64 on a 3-pointer by Wesley Davis with 9:09 remaining before the Mavericks pulled away.

Former Maryland DL Mojo Rawley tells Mike Locksley how the Gronkowski brothers got him into WWE

Former Maryland DL Mojo Rawley tells Mike Locksley how the Gronkowski brothers got him into WWE

With Wrestlemania 36 underway this weekend, Maryland football coach Mike Locksley sat down on Instagram Live with former Terps defensive lineman and current WWE superstar Mojo Rawley to talk about his new career path. 

Rawley's real name is Dean Muhtadi, and he played for the Terps in for two years as a Division III transfer. He finished third on team in sacks that season and despite going undrafted in 2009, found his way to an NFL camp with the Packers. 

Muhtadi spent 2009 with Green Bay and 2010 with the Cardinals before suffering an injury that landed him on injured reserve. It was then where Muhtadi found a new career path thanks to two of his best friends. 

"Dan Gronkowski and Chris Gronkowski played with me at Maryland, two of my closest friends," Rawley said on "Late Night With Locks". "Their dad was one of our coach's roommates in the WWE, so it seemed like a natural fit. We were watching together, and I kinda made a comment like, 'this would be awesome if I could be one of [the wrestlers]. Mr. Gronk made the call and the rest was history."

Rawley has been a WWE superstar and currently stands as Rob Gronkowski's hype man. The former Patriots tight end is WWE's most recent signee and is Wrestlemania 36's host.

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The Rock's cheat day, what the Watt brothers are up to, Marcus Stroman get his reps in

The Rock's cheat day, what the Watt brothers are up to, Marcus Stroman get his reps in

First up in Saturday's round-up of the best sports moments on the internet, everyone is trying to stick to as normal of a routine as they can while at home. Quarantine wasn’t going to keep Dwayne Johnson aka “The Rock” away from his “cheat day”. Have you ever seen french toast this big in your life? 


Next up, the Watt brothers have been staying in shape working out together and they even have a football field coming soon. Check out JJ Watt painting the lines. He says he has a new respect for groundskeepers now. The stage is set for the Watt brothers!


Finally, no bullpen, no problem! Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman sets up a makeshift bullpen on his boat dock and it even has a mound. Now that is a beautiful place to get your reps in! 

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