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Men’s basketball heads into C-USA Bonus Play

Men’s basketball heads into C-USA Bonus Play

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

UTSA men’s basketball (12-15, 6-8 C-USA) went 1-1 during their final home stand of the regular season, with a win against the Marshall Thundering Herd (13-14, 7-7 C-USA), 72-63, on Feb. 13 and a loss to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (18-8, 11-3 C-USA), 73-77, on Feb. 15. “Much of our success...

Athlete of the Week: Atem Bior

Athlete of the Week: Atem Bior

Julia Maenius, Assistant sports editor

February 19, 2020

Senior forward Atem Bior has established himself as the sixth man for the men’s basketball team since his arrival at UTSA from the land down under. A transfer from the New Mexico Military Institute, Bior has traveled the globe, keeping basketball a constant in his life. “When I was about eight, I would...

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

Max Aguirre, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

from Dunakeszi, Hungary, has been a consistent presence on UTSA’s women’s basketball team for four seasons. Standing at 6-foot-1, she provides a great defensive effort for the team, consistently blocking shots and stealing the ball from opponents. Toth started playing basketball in Europe at the age...

Athlete of the Week: Keaton Wallace

Athlete of the Week: Keaton Wallace

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

Junior guard Keaton Wallace, part of Conference-USA’s highest scoring duo, continues to lead the team alongside Jhivvan Jackson for the UTSA men’s basketball team. The business finance major has been on the court since the age of four, preparing for his future as a Roadrunner. “I took busine...

Rockets riddled with injuries

Rockets riddled with injuries

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The Houston Rockets currently sit at 28 wins, tied for fifth place in the Western Conference, they are seven and a half games behind first place. The Rockets’ game plan of playing a majority of iso-ball with James Harden and Russell Westbrook at the helm has shown glimpses of success, but the plan...

Athlete of the Week: Deja Cousin

Athlete of the Week: Deja Cousin

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

Senior guard Deja Cousin aided the women’s basketball team for four years. She is a strong shooter and brings a tough defensive presence to the team. The psychology major began playing basketball when she was young, following in her parents footsteps by becoming a collegiate ball player. “I was five whe...

Women’s basketball conference struggles continue

Women’s basketball conference struggles continue

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-12, 2-5 C-USA) ended their two-game home stand, 0-2 with losses to both the University of North Texas Mean Green (9-11, 3-5 C-USA), 55-79, on Jan. 23, and the Rice University Owls (13-6, 8-0 C-USA), 62-74, on Jan. 25. Currently, there are three ‘Runners who are each a...

Athlete of the Week: Jhivvan Jackson

Athlete of the Week: Jhivvan Jackson

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

Junior guard Jhivvan Jackson has made his way into UTSA basketball history, holding the third all-time scoring title while he finishes up his third season for the Roadrunners. Jackson first picked up a ball at age four, beginning his long basketball career which eventually led him to become a pivotal com...

Women’s basketball begins home stand

Women’s basketball begins home stand

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-10, 2-3 C-USA) fell to the University of Texas at El Paso Miners, 54-94, on Jan. 18, and will have a two-game home stand before they hit the road once again. Three different Roadrunners are averaging double-digit points per game. Mikayla Woods leads the team in scoring with ...

Women’s basketball starts season strong

Women’s basketball starts season strong

Ryan Garza

November 13, 2019

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-0) opened up their season with a win against the Concordia University Tornadoes, 73-44. The Roadrunners would then go on to defeat the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals, 63-56. In the game against the Cardinals, three different ‘Runners scored in double-digits....

Dynamic duo own FIU, FAU

Dynamic duo own FIU, FAU

Lindsey Thomas

February 13, 2019

UTSA men’s basketball (15-10, 9-3) scored into triple digits, defeating Florida International University (FIU) (14-11, 5-7) 100-67 on Thursday, Feb. 7. Following tip-off, the ‘Runners gained control of the ball and the lead and did not let go until the buzzer finished the game. Keaton Wallace pus...