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Women’s Basketball Looks To Grow After Rough First Half of Season

Ceyenne Mass surveys the court in a game last year against North Texas.  Mass has appeared in nine games coming off of the bench for UTSA this season.
Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 19, 2021

Approaching the midway point, the UTSA women’s basketball team has struggled for the majority of the season. Sporting a 2-9 record on the year heading into Friday’s game against Southern Mississippi,...

Men’s basketball aims for a winning season despite roster changes

Keaton Wallace gets into his defensive stance as UABs Jalen Benjamin brings the ball up the court in last years Conference USA tournament.
Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Coming into the 2020-2021 UTSA men’s basketball season, fans of the Roadrunners will have a lot to look forward to. Looking at the roster, the team has gone through huge changes when it comes to the...

Women’s basketball looks to grow and improve in new season

Women's basketball's guard Mikayla Woods dribbles the ball up the court against UIW last season.
Julia Maenius and Ryder Martin November 17, 2020

The UTSA women’s basketball team will return to the court for the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Nov. 25 after an unconventional offseason. UTSA slumped to a 6-23 overall record last season, finishing...

Convocation Center releases its COVID-19 guidelines for basketball

Karrington Donald attempts to pass the ball to a teammate as fans look on from the stands. It will be interesting to see how drastically the 15% attendance limit will affect crowd attendance this season.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

Basketball is finally just around the corner for UTSA. Both the women’s and men’s teams will start their season Nov. 25. The women’s team will play against Sul Ross State in the Convocation Center,...

Paisano Picks: the top ten in the 2020 NBA Draft

Georgia's Anthony Edwards (pictured above) will likely be one of the first players chosen in this years draft. He is considered to be one of the most pro-ready college athletes available, which bodes well for his chances at making an immediate impact for his new team.
Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor November 13, 2020

After a nearly year-long NBA season, the 2020 draft is finally here. The draft will take place next Wednesday. As with everything else this year, the draft will be different — much different. Draft...

Lakers emerge from the bubble three months later as champions

Lakers emerge from the bubble three months later as champions
Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers are your 2020 NBA champions.  After defeating the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6, they took the series 4-2. This is the 17th championship for the Lakers, tying them with their long...

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?
Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor September 29, 2020

This NBA season has come with its fair share of upsets. We’ve seen the first chapter of young and up-and-coming dynasties such as the Denver Nuggets solidify their spot as contenders for the future following...

Basketball will return in late November

Basketball will return in late November
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor September 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I council recently approved a plan to begin both men’s and women’s basketball on Nov. 25 with the first day of full practice scheduled for Oct. 14. The season would have started on...

In Retrospect: What the Four Major Sports Leagues Have Done for Social Justice

Miami Heat power forward Meyers Leonard stands with his hand over his heart as his teammates kneel during the national anthem
Ryder Martin, Staff Writer September 1, 2020

Last week, the NBA playoffs came to a halt as players collectively began to strike in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. For a 24-hour period, there were talks that the...

An NBA Preview: Texas Edition

An NBA Preview: Texas Edition
Max Aguirre, Ryder Martin, and Dalton Hartmann July 29, 2020

After many months of speculation and anticipation, the NBA has finally made its long awaited return. The Orlando bubble seems to be working: 22 teams have arrived and will continue the season from where...


Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor May 28, 2020

At the time this article is being written, the Golden State Warriors are currently ranked at the bottom of the NBA, with a 1:1000 chance of winning the NBA Finals. Point guard Stephen Curry, shooting guard/small...

Miami Heat

Miami Heat
Brysen Streeter, Web Editor May 28, 2020

On July 8, 2010, reigning MVP Lebron James’ “The Decision” changed and shaped the National Basketball Association’s landscape for the entire decade to come. His decision to leave the Cleveland...

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