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

UTSA basketball falls to FIU, extends losing streak to six

UTSA basketball falls to FIU, extends losing streak to six

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor January 24, 2023

San Antonio – FIU jumped to an early lead against UTSA and never looked back, winning 77-72 on Saturday afternoon in the Convocation Center. UTSA dropped its third loss of the calendar week, adding...

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....

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Hot Second Half Ends Ice Cold

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2022

The UTSA women’s basketball team fell short on the road Sunday, Feb. 13, against Western Kentucky in a roller coaster of a game. Though both teams had momentum swung their way in different moments of...

Jacob Germany goes up for a layup during a game against IUPUI earlier this season. Germany put up a career-high 26 points and notched his seventh double-double of the season in UTSA’s loss this weekend to WKU.

Athlete of the Week: Jacob Germany

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2022

Seven-foot southpaw Jacob Germany is hard to miss on the court. Since joining the UTSA men’s basketball program in 2019, Germany has established himself as the Roadrunners’ big man, bringing a strong...

Karen Aston and Dr. Campos pose for pictures at Astons introductory press conference. Aston holds a career record of 285-146 and was the previous head coach at the University of Texas.

UTSA set to tip off first season of the Aston era

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The UTSA Roadrunners women’s basketball team, coming off of a 2020-21 season in which they went 2-18 and winless in conference play, are looking for a fresh start for the 2021-22 season when they tip...

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...

Steve Henson, Karen Aston and Jeff Traylor have all established themselves as adept recruiters not just at the high school level but also on the transfer market in their careers. With the new transfer rules on the horizon it will be crucial for them and the other head coaches at UTSA to adapt to the changes quickly.

New NCAA transfer rules approved, UTSA stands to benefit from the era of college free agency

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 20, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, college sports as we know them were changed forever. In a meeting, the NCAA Division I Council formally approved a rule change that will grant all college athletes a one-time transfer...

Keaton Wallace draws contact rising to the rim during a game against Florida Atlantic earlier this season. Wallace put up 30 points, three assists and six rebounds in the teams quarterfinal loss to Western Kentucky.

Men’s basketball sees conference tournament run end in second round

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The Roadrunners (15-11, C-USA 9-7) started the Conference USA Tournament in Frisco on Wednesday by defeating the Charlotte 49ers (9-16, C-USA 5-11) 72-62, taking care of business to move on to the next...

Keaton Wallace throws down a dunk during Friday nights loss to UAB. Wallaces performance over the weekend saw him cross the 2,000 point threshold and 7th place in all-time scoring in Conference USA history.

Roadrunners splits final series of conference play against strong UAB squad

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (18-5, C-USA 10-4) started off strong in their first matchup Friday night, going on a 10-0 run within the first three minutes of the game. There were costly turnovers...

Freezing temperatures and numerous power outages across the San Antonio area caused the university to suspend all activity both on campus and online. These postponements and cancellations have now reached UTSA athletics.

Inclement weather causes weekend cancellations, postponements

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor February 19, 2021

The UTSA Athletic Department released a notice of cancellations and postponements of this weekend’s games, Feb. 19-21, due to the current winter weather conditions.  The men’s basketball team,...

Jhivvan Jackson goes up for a layup against FAU on Saturday. Jackson averaged 25 points, 7.5 assists, and 6.5 rebounds for the series, earning C-USA Player of the Week honors.

UTSA men’s basketball keep the brooms out with another sweep

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

The Roadrunners extended their win streak to four over the weekend (12-9, C-USA 8-6), starting with Friday night’s win on Feb. 12, over Florida Atlantic (FAU) by a final score of 84-80 and ending with...

Jordan Ivy-Curry goes behind the back during the game against UTEP on Jan. 28. The game was Ivy-Currys first ever career start and he would finish with 14 points.

Continuing the trend, UTSA splits home and road series with UTEP

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 2, 2021

The UTSA men’s basketball team (8-9, C-USA 4-6) was back in action last week for a two-game series against the UTEP Miners (8-8, C-USA 4-6). Over the weekend, the Roadrunners squared off with UTEP in...

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