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

Men’s basketball remains perfect at home

Men’s basketball remains perfect at home

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 24, 2022

Japhet Medor recorded 28 points on Tuesday night to guide UTSA basketball past Prairie View A&M 82-75 at the Convocation Center. John Buggs III added 18 points leading the ‘Runners to a 4-1 overall...

Lachlan Bofinger soars through the air to throw down a dunk during UTSAs opening round game against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles during the first round of the Conference USA Mens Basketball Championship. Bofinger, a freshman from Sydney, Australia, started five of UTSAs six regular season games and averaged 3.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game this year. Photo courtesy of Conference USA

The game of missed opportunities: UTSA loses dramatically in C-USA first round 67-64

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2022

After beating Rice in dominant fashion three days prior, UTSA men’s basketball (10-22) flamed out in the first round against the Southern Miss. Golden Eagles (7-25) 67-64. In a game that was there for...

Christian Tucker squares up for a three-pointer on Thursday against North Texas. Tucker is averaging 3.6 points off the bench this season.

Entering the C-USA tournament on a high-note

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2022

The UTSA men’s basketball team (10-21, 3-15 C-USA) came into the game amidst another slump, going 1-6 in conference play during the month of February. With the last two games of the regular season being...

Erik Czumbel drives to the rim during Thursdays matchup against UAB. Czumbel is averaging a careers 2.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game this season.

UTSA men’s basketball fall short against UAB 68-56

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2022

UTSA men’s basketball came out motivated Thursday, Feb. 24, against the University of Alabama at Birmingham (22-7, 12-4 C-USA), looking to avenge themselves from their 28-point loss on New Year's Day....

Erik Czumbel drives to the hoop against UTEP earlier this season. Czumbel drained a career-high four three-pointers in the loss to Western Kentucky.

Men’s basketball loses to Western Kentucky with six games left in season

Maddie Cortez, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

The UTSA men's basketball team (8-18, 1-12 C-USA) came up short six points to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (14-11, 6-6 C-USA) on Saturday, Feb. 12. Playing on Roadrunner territory, the teams finalized...

Christian Tucker knifes into the lane for a layup during a game against UTEP earlier this season. The freshman from Chandler, AZ, has appeared in 19 games for UTSA this season with five starts.

Men’s basketball drops two more games, bringing losing streak on the road up to nine

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 8, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (8-16, 1-10 C-USA) dropped two more games on the road to Conference USA opposition this past week, sending the team into the basement of the conference standings. The ‘Runners first...

Jacob Germany fights off a swarm of UTEP defenders to pull down a rebound during a game against the Miners last week. Germany has enjoyed a standout junior season and is currently averaging 16 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Men’s basketball splits the week at home

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor February 1, 2022

The UTSA men’s basketball team (8-14, 1-8 C-USA) split their week at home with a seven-point win over FIU and a close loss to Florida Atlantic. After a stretch of away games, the Roadrunners returned...

Darius McNeill puts up a layup during UTSA’s game against UTEP on Sunday afternoon. McNeill had his two best games of the season this past week, recording 19 and 20 point performances.

Men’s basketball lose sixth straight, remain winless in conference play

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 25, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (7-13, C-USA 0-7) played a home and home series last week against the UTEP Miners (11-8, C-USA 4-1) on Thursday, Jan. 20 and Sunday, Jan. 23. Despite only six scholarship players and...

Jhivvan Jackson preps to shoot for a layup.

Men’s basketball ties for first in Conference-USA

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...

Guard Giovanni De Nicolao dribbles past some Oklahoma Sooners on his way to the rim.

The Green aren’t so mean after all

Jack Myer January 16, 2019

The UTSA men’s basketball team, seeking their first conference championship since joining Conference USA (C-USA) in 2013, is currently undefeated in conference play and holds the lead in C-USA. Overall,...

Adokiye Iyaye jumps for a layup.

Men’s basketball off to rough start

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...

Young stars Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace catch a breather. 
Courtesy of Chase Otero/The Paisano

A look back at some UTSA basketball greats

Zach Truesdale April 4, 2018

The Roadrunners came off a successful season that involved a trip and second-round exit in the Postseason Tournament (CIT). UTSA, like many college basketball programs, has had some...

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