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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 ties for first in Conference-USA

Jhivvan Jackson preps to shoot for a layup.

Jose Bouquett

January 30, 2019

After one of the most memorable weeks in program history, head coach Steve Henson and the UTSA men’s basketball team find themselves tied for first place halfway through the conference schedule. UTSA (12-9, 6-2) began their week by hosting the Charlotte 49ers after a disappointing loss at UAB. The ...

UTSA basketball season in full swing as 2018 begins

UTSA mens basketball huddles together during a timeout.

Zach Truesdale

January 10, 2018

Both men’s and women’s basketball teams involved in C-USA play   As the spring semester begins, so does conference play for the UTSA men’s and women’s basketball teams. The men’s team began the new year with a 2-2 record in conference play, beating LA Tech and Rice, with losses to Sou...

UTSA men’s basketball gears up for 2017-2018 season

Sophomore Giovanni De Nicolao attempts a floater. Chase Otero/The Paisano

Frankie Leal

November 7, 2017

What to look for in Henson’s second season as head coach Two years ago, UTSA men’s basketball had their worst season in program history. The 2015-2016 squad finished the season with a dismal 5-27 record, and their three wins in conference play placed them dead last in Conference-USA. Following t...

UTSA drops fast-paced affair

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Chris Herbert

March 29, 2016

  Although they are currently on a six-game losing streak, the UTSA men’s basketball team has shown that they are close to being competitive in Conference USA (C-USA). In Saturday’s game against the Marshall Thundering Herd (12-12, 8-3 C-USA), the Roadrunners reached a season-high figure for total points in the 109-91 loss to the third-pla...

Roadrunners fall twice to Florida teams

Jose Santos, The Paisano

Brady T. Phelps and Chris Herbert

March 22, 2016

After a comeback victory over Conference USA (C-USA) opponent UTEP last weekend, UTSA men’s basketball Head Coach Brooks Thompson said that the victory could supply the team with some much-needed confidence. However, the Roadrunners were unable to capitalize on this confidence as they were square...

UTSA finding identity post Hill era

November 4, 2015

For UTSA Basketball fans, Thursday will be the first opportunity to see the men’s team in action. Opening play against Southeastern Oklahoma State in an exhibition, UTSA will show for the first time how they will respond to the mass exodus of talent from last year’s roster. With the end...

Journey to the Tourney: NCAA March Madness Preview

January 20, 2015

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano Madness — the word that describes the basketball tournament every spring semester that pits 68 of the most talented NCAA Division I basketball teams against one another. The fall semester is dominated by college football coverage. There is one fatal flaw with co...

UTSA snaps three game skid

January 31, 2014

Photo Credit: Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano The visiting Rice Owls (6-14, 1- 6 C-USA) had no answer on offense or defense Thursday night, as the UTSA Roadrunners (7-12, 3-3 C-USA) defeated them 89-76 at the Convocation Center on Thursday, Jan. 30. Snapping their three game losing ...

Roadrunners top Charlotte, stay undefeated in C-USA

January 14, 2014

Vicente Cardenas/ The Paisano The UTSA basketball team (6-9, 2-0 C-USA) defeated the Charlotte 49ers (10-5, 1-1) 85-77 in a win on Saturday, Jan. 11. Senior guard Devon Agusi paced the Roadrunners with 22 points and four assists on 8-of-13 shooting to lead UTSA to a 2-0 record in c...