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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...

The Green aren’t so mean after all

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

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...

A look back at some UTSA basketball greats

Young stars Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace catch a breather. 
Courtesy of Chase Otero/The Paisano
Zach Truesdale April 4, 2018

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

UTSA men’s basketball downs Southern Miss

Freshman guard Keaton Wallace goes up to the basket for an easy layup. Ellyson Ortega/The Paisano
Ryan Garza February 27, 2018

Roadrunners stay hot with wins over Southern Miss & LA Tech The Roadrunners were back in action last Thursday when they took on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in their second to last home game of...

UTSA men’s basketball falls to FAU

George Willborn III goes up and under for a layup. Chase Otero/The Paisano
Frankie Leal January 18, 2018

Roadrunners find themselves on a three game losing streak   The UTSA men’s basketball team lost a heartbreaker against Florida Atlantic University (FAU) on Saturday afternoon. The Roadrunners...

Men’s basketball finishes regular season with win

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

Men’s basketball nabs 10th homecourt victory

Chris Herbert February 15, 2017

The 2016-17 men’s basketball team has lost four out of the last six games and is ninth in Conference USA. The team has learned that defense is its biggest strength. Sophomore center Nick Allen’s words...

Athlete of the week: Giovanni De Nicolao

Chase Otero, The Paisano
Carlos Hughes February 8, 2017

Giovanni De Nicolao is a very crafty and skilled player whose play has been a driving force for the UTSA men’s basketball team this year. The freshman point guard is third on his team in scoring, averaging...

UTSA men’s basketball remains undefeated at home

Freshman guard Giovani De Nicolao dribbles and scans the FAU defense. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano
Chris Herbert January 18, 2017

At the beginning of the 2016-17 season, the men’s basketball team looked as if they were struggling to adapt to first year head coach Steve Henson’s system. The team began at 2-7, and was losing games...

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