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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...

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 on the hunt for first

Byron Frohnen dribbles for a layup in the paint.

Jack Myer

February 6, 2019

The UTSA Men’s basketball team hit the road last week with games against Western Kentucky University (WKU) on Feb. 1 and Marshall University on Feb. 3. Both games were highly contested and needed an overtime period to reach a conclusion. Sophomore guards Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace each turned...

Men’s basketball off to rough start

Adokiye Iyaye jumps for a layup.

Ryan Garza

November 14, 2018

The men’s basketball team got off to a not-so-hot start, losing their home season opener to Division II St. Edwards on last second free throws. The ‘Runners look to redeem themselves by taking on an NCAA basketball powerhouse at home: the Oklahoma Sooners. UTSA found themselves in a hole to start...

Men’s basketball off to solid start

Jhivvan Jackson scans the floor. 
Jeff Huehn/UTSA Athletics

Frankie Leal

December 6, 2017

Freshman duo leading young squad   After the departure of both Gino Littles and Jeff Beverly at the end of the 2016-2017 season, many UTSA fans were left with a sense of uncertainty about the future of Roadrunner basketball. After posting a 14-19 record in 2016-2017, Head Coach Steve Henson needed to...