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Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace named to NABC All-District teams

Jhivvan Jackson takes a jump shot during the first round matchup against the UAB Blazers at the Conference USA Championships.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

For the second consecutive season, juniors Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District team.  Jackson had a record-setting season for the Roadrunners by climbing to number one on the all-time career scoring list for UTSA, scoring the most points i...

UTSA men’s basketball concludes season at C-USA tournament

Atem Bior brings the ball up the court. Bior played his final game as a Roadrunner in a loss to the UAB Blazers at the C-USA Championships in Frisco, Texas.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

March 23, 2020

The UTSA men’s basketball team (13-19, C-USA 7-11) finished their 2019-2020 season at the Conference USA (C-USA) Championship Tournament on Wednesday, March 11. The Roadrunners faced the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers for the third time of the season after tallying one win and...

Men’s basketball continues Pod Play

Adrian Rodriguez rebounds the ball and scored with a put-back. Rodriguez made his first career
start against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

The UTSA men’s basketball team (12-16, C-USA 6-9) began their slate of Conference USA (C-USA) Bonus Play games Feb. 27 with a loss against the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Owls, 71-80. C-USA holds the Bonus Play each year to determine the seeding of all teams for the Conference Championships. The...

Men’s basketball heads into C-USA Bonus Play

Jhivvan Jackson shoots the ball over a Louisiana Tech defenders. Jackson has moved into the
all-time leading scorer position.

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...

There is still hope for UTSA men’s basketball

Jhivvan Jackson drives to the basket around the Middle Tennessee defenders.
The ‘Runners lost back-to-back games at home.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners men’s basketball team (10-13, C-USA 4-6) is currently ranking ninth out of 14 teams, but their record does not reflect the talent of this roster. The ‘Runners started off the year poorly with five consecutive losses and an average point difference of 17.4 points per game (PPG...

Athlete of the Week: Keaton Wallace

Keaton Wallace brings the ball up to make a lay-up. Wallace is the second half of Conference USA’s highest
scoring duo.

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...

Men’s basketball falls in back-to-back games

Eric Czumbel drives past the defenders to the basket. The ‘Runners dropped the game to the Middle Tennessee
Blue Raiders.

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

UTSA men’s basketball was back in action with a two game home stand from Jan. 30, to Feb. 1. The Roadrunners dropped both games at home with a 76-68 loss to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers (UAB) (14-9, 5-5 C-USA) on Jan. 30, and an 83-80 loss to Middle Tennessee State University Blu...

Men’s basketball continues to look for first win

Knox Hellums brings the ball up the court. Photo  by Ellyson Ortega

Ryan Garza

November 13, 2019

The Sunshine Slam took place in Kissimmee, Florida, from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10. The men’s basketball team looked to claim their first win of the season, but they were unsuccessful. The UTSA Roadrunners had three straight double-digit losses in what would be a not-so-ideal start to their 2019-2020 campaign. Moving...

Men’s basketball looking to build off first victory

Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Julia Maenius

November 6, 2019

The UTSA men’s basketball team (1-0) began their 2019-2020 season with an exhibition game against the Texas A&M International University Dustdevils. After welcoming many new standout freshmen to the team, the Roadrunners are preparing for a long season with plenty of games on their home court. ...

Men’s Basketball on the brink of new season

Keaton Wallace drives to the basket around the St. Edwards defense. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Julia Maenius

October 30, 2019

The UTSA men’s basketball team will begin their 2019-20 season on Oct. 30 in the Convocation Center against the Texas A&M International University Dustdevils. The Roadrunners will welcome back seven of their players from the 2018-19 season, including stand-outs Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace....

Men’s basketball begins Pod Play

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Julia Maenius

March 6, 2019

The UTSA men’s basketball team kicked off the Conference USA (C-USA) Bonus Play Thursday, Feb. 28, against the Old Dominion Monarchs. The ‘Runners (15-13, 9-6) fell short of the win, ending the game 65-64. The Monarchs won the tip, setting the tone for a tight game in which neither team had more...