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

One man’s quest to witness 363 games

One man’s quest to witness 363 games

Haley Aguayo, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2024

Ben Alkaly, known online as “Hoops Quest,” has set out on a self-anointed mission to attend a basketball game at every Division I school in America. From encountering snow storms in Reno, Nev., to...

March Madness: Have we seen the last of the Blue Bloods?

March Madness: Have we seen the last of the Blue Bloods?

Logan Martinez, Contributor April 4, 2023

Throughout college basketball history, it can be argued that the same 15 schools have dominated every other year.  Whether it be the storied Blue Bloods or the big program universities, it is always...

Men’s basketball: UTSA outmatched by MTSU, drops 10th straight

Rylan Renteria, Contributer February 7, 2023

MURFREESBORO – The last place UTSA Roadrunners took on the MTSU Blue Raiders on the road, where UTSA suffered a demoralizing defeat 84-60. With this loss, UTSA’s record on the season drops to 7-18...

John Buggs III speaking to the fans at Rowdy Jam.

UTSA’s offseason upgrades

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 31, 2022

UTSA basketball will start their 2022-2023 schedule at the beginning of November. After challenging season performances and weaker conference play, the men’s and women’s teams hope for stronger performances....

Villanova takes advantage of Michigan’s mistakes, winning 63-55

Villanova takes advantage of Michigan’s mistakes, winning 63-55

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor March 29, 2022

The University of Michigan Wolverines (19-14) faced off against the Villanova Wildcats (28-7) in the Sweet Sixteen Thursday, March 24, in a rematch from the 2018 Final Four, where the Wildcats beat the...

James Moore shoots a three-pointer during Villanovas Sweet Sixteen matchup against the University of Michigan on Thursday, 24. Moore was Villanovas second leading scorer during the regular season, but suffered a torn achilles during Villanovas Elite Eight victory over Houston on Saturday. How Villanova navigates his absence is one of the key stories heading into the Final Four.

Villanova wins South Regional Bracket and advances to Final Four winning 50-44

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor March 29, 2022

After winning their games in the Sweet Sixteen Thursday, March 24, the No. 2 seed Villanova Wildcats (29-7) played the No. 5 seed Houston Cougars (32-5) in the Elite Eight, with the winner advancing to...

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)...

Cedric Alley Jr. throws down a thunderous dunk during a game last season. Alley Jr. will be asked to step up in a big way this season after averaging 6.3 points, 4.4 rebound, and one assist a game a season ago.

Men’s basketball enters season with questions

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The UTSA men’s basketball season is set to kick off their 2021-22 season tonight in a crosstown matchup against the Trinity Tigers. The 7:30 p.m. tipoff available on C-USA TV is set following the first...

Beverly scans the defense for his options. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Athlete of the week: Jeff Beverly

Wylie Kuykendall April 4, 2017

“I do yoga,” said Jeff Beverly, “I like to do hot yoga.” Doing yoga in his free time may be giving the Roadrunner standout forward a leg up on his competition (possibly two), but Beverly’s...

Freshman guard Giovanni De Nicolao goes to the basket. Photos by David Guel

Men’s basketball finishes regular season with win

Bryan Gallardo March 7, 2017

The UTSA Roadrunners ended their basketball sea- son (13-19, 8-11 C-USA) this past Saturday. Jeff Beverly and Lucas O’Brien made a clear point in the final game that the Roadrunners can defeat...

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