Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Ceyenne Mass drives to the hoop during UTSAs season opener against Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night. Mass recorded five points and four rebounds in the loss.

UTSA women’s basketball drops opening two games of the season

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor November 16, 2021

The UTSA Roadrunners (0-2) tipped off their season last week with two games on Tuesday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 13. On Tuesday, the ‘Runners squared off against the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (2-0)...

Women’s head basketball coach Karen Aston answers questions from the media during her introductory press conference last month. Aston has wasted no time in filling out her coaching staff and shaping the program in her image.

Coach Aston off to fast start filling out coaching staff, securing player transfers

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

It was not long ago that coach Karen Aston was called upon to lead UTSA women’s basketball. We know what she brings to the program and many have high hopes. While the basketball season for the women...

Mark Emmert became the acting president of the NCAA in 2010.  Emmert previously served as the president of the University of Washington from 2004-2010.

To the NCAA, talk is cheap, action is needed

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 6, 2021

On Monday, March 18, University of Oregon forward Sedona Prince posted a video on TikTok and Twitter highlighting a vast disparity in the weight room accommodations between the men’s and women’s NCAA...

Karen Aston and Dr. Lisa Campos pose for a photo during Aston’s introductory press conference on Friday, April 2. Aston takes over as the 10th head coach in the ‘Runners’ history.

New women’s coach to change program’s trajectory

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

After four years with head coach Kristen Holt at the helm, the UTSA women’s basketball team did not see a winning season. The team concluded the 2021 season with a 2-18 overall record and zero conference...

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Spurs make one move at trade deadline, go 1-3 over past week

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 30, 2021

With the NBA trade deadline ending this week, a lot has happened around the league, and for the first time since 2014, the Spurs made a trade. Granted, the trade was nothing too noteworthy, with Golden...

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Approaching trade deadline, Spurs remain in playoff position

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 23, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs, as of March 22, are currently the seventh seed in the Western Conference. Over the past week, the Spurs have fallen in their seeding due to their strength of schedule but have looked...

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UTSA AD announces Kristen Holt will not return as head coach of women’s basketball

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 19, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, the UTSA Athletic Department announced that head women’s basketball coach Kristen Holt would not have her contract renewed and the university would begin the process of searching...

Shannan Mitchell surveys the court during a game against North Texas. Mitchell appeared in 15 games for the Runners this year, starting six of them.

Women’s basketball falls in preliminary round of conference tournament

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-18, C-USA 0-14) took to the court for the first time in almost a month on Tuesday, March 9, in the preliminary round of the 2021 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Women’s...

Keaton Wallace draws contact rising to the rim during a game against Florida Atlantic earlier this season. Wallace put up 30 points, three assists and six rebounds in the teams quarterfinal loss to Western Kentucky.

Men’s basketball sees conference tournament run end in second round

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The Roadrunners (15-11, C-USA 9-7) started the Conference USA Tournament in Frisco on Wednesday by defeating the Charlotte 49ers (9-16, C-USA 5-11) 72-62, taking care of business to move on to the next...

Keaton Wallace throws down a dunk during Friday nights loss to UAB. Wallaces performance over the weekend saw him cross the 2,000 point threshold and 7th place in all-time scoring in Conference USA history.

Roadrunners splits final series of conference play against strong UAB squad

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (18-5, C-USA 10-4) started off strong in their first matchup Friday night, going on a 10-0 run within the first three minutes of the game. There were costly turnovers...

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Spurs remain in strong position in Western Conference

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 5, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs are currently sitting at the sixth seed in the western conference after their games versus the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks with an 18-13 record. With the way the Spurs have...

UTSA women’s basketball has seen their production decline every season under Coach Holt’s tenure. The team’s fortunes hit an all-time low in 2021 as the team won the fewest amount of games in their 40 year history.

Women’s basketball needs a change

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

Moving on from a head coach is something no program or team ever wants to feel the need to do. However, there comes a time where it is clear that a relationship has run its natural course between a program...

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