EDINBURG, Texas -- Lesley Varner II had 23 points as Texas Rio Grande Valley defeated Texas Permian Basin 93-80 on Tuesday for its sixth straight victory.
It's the longest winning streak for UTRGV since the 2007-08 team won seven straight.
Jordan Jackson had 19 points for UTRGV (12-14). Chris Freeman added 13 points, and Javon Levi had seven assists as the Vaqueros posted a season-high 29 assists. UTRGV hit a season-high 14 3-pointers, five shy of tying a program record.
The 93 points tied a season high for UTRGV set on Nov. 11 against Howard Payne.
UTRGV plays New Mexico State on the road on Saturday.
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