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

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...

Jhivvan Jackson goes up for a layup against FAU on Saturday. Jackson averaged 25 points, 7.5 assists, and 6.5 rebounds for the series, earning C-USA Player of the Week honors.

UTSA men’s basketball keep the brooms out with another sweep

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

The Roadrunners extended their win streak to four over the weekend (12-9, C-USA 8-6), starting with Friday night’s win on Feb. 12, over Florida Atlantic (FAU) by a final score of 84-80 and ending with...

UTSA defenders Mikayla Woods, Yuliyana Valcheva, Karrington Donald, and Kyleigh McGuire swarm an FIU player during a game earlier this season.

Women’s basketball continues downward trend, swept by FAU

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 16, 2021

UTSA women’s basketball was on the road in Boca Raton this past weekend on Friday, Feb. 12, and Saturday, Feb. 13, to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls (6-8). In a continuation of their recent performances,...

Cedric Alley Jr. soars through the air for a dunk during a game earlier this season. The redshirt junior transfer from Houston is currently averaging 5.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.

Career nights for Jackson and Wallace on the road lead to sweep over FIU

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

UTSA men’s basketball (10-9, C-USA 6-6) had an unforgettable road trip to Miami to face Florida International University (FIU). Starting with Keaton Wallace’s career-high night on Friday, Feb. 5, and...

The womens team huddles during Saturdays triple overtime loss to FIU. The Runners have now lost 13 in a row and remain winless in conference play.

Women’s basketball swept by FIU after triple overtime finale

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor February 9, 2021

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-15, C-USA 0-12) were swept by the Florida International University Panthers (9-7, C-USA 6-4) on their home court after a triple overtime loss in the final game of...

Jordan Ivy-Curry goes behind the back during the game against UTEP on Jan. 28. The game was Ivy-Currys first ever career start and he would finish with 14 points.

Continuing the trend, UTSA splits home and road series with UTEP

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 2, 2021

The UTSA men’s basketball team (8-9, C-USA 4-6) was back in action last week for a two-game series against the UTEP Miners (8-8, C-USA 4-6). Over the weekend, the Roadrunners squared off with UTEP in...

UTSA huddles up during a timeout during the game against UTEP on Saturday. UTSA is 0-10 in conference play this season and has lost 11 straight games overall.

Women’s basketball falls to UTEP, still winless in conference play

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor February 2, 2021

This past week on Jan. 28, and Jan. 30 the UTSA Roadrunners women’s basketball team (2-13, C-USA 0-10) was unable to end their losing streak, which is now amounting to a total of 11 games in a row. With...

Rodriguez drives through contact to finish at the rim in a game against UTEP Thursday night. Thursday was Rodriguezs third consecutive start after appearing in his first 8 games of the season in a bench role.

Athlete of the week: Adrian Rodriguez

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 29, 2021

For every great basketball team, there are a number of roles that need to be filled. Teams need a ball-handler, a dominant scorer, someone that can control the paint and a go-to defender to lock down the...

Karrington Donald looks for a pass during a game last season. Donald currently leads the team in assists this season.

UTSA women’s basketball doomed by slow starts, swept by Southern Mississippi

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor January 26, 2021

On Jan. 22, and Jan. 23, the UTSA women’s basketball team took on the Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles for back to back games in which the ‘Runners fell short. With these losses tacked onto their record,...

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