North Texas edges UTSA, 72-71; now 2-0 to start C-USA
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Roosevelt Smart scored 22 points, Ryan Woolridge added 18 more and North Texas held on to earn a 72-71 win at Texas-San Antonio and pick up its second Conference USA victory to start the season Saturday night.
The Mean Green (9-6) already surpassed their win total from last season and they swept a pair of road games to open the conference season.
UTSA uses big start to turn back A&M-CC 72-58
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace scored 14 points, George Willborn II had 12 and Texas-San Antonio defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 72-58 on Friday night.
Kendell Ramlal added 11 points and Nick Allen 10 for the Roadrunners (4-2), who used a strong start to turn back the Islanders (1-4).
UTSA tops James Madison 90-77 in Bahamas’ 7th-place game
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 12 of his career-high 22 points from the free-throw line and UT San Antonio beat James Madison 90-77 on Sunday in the seventh-place game of the Island of the Bahamas Showcase.
Nick Allen added 15 points for UTSA (3-2). Austin Karrer had 11, and Deon Lyle and George Willborn III each scored 10. Jackson was one of four Roadrunners with two 3-pointers as the team combined to make 9 of 20.
Freshman Wallace hits 6 3s, UTSA beats DII East Central
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Freshman Keaton Wallace made six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, and Texas-San Antonio breezed to a 92-59 season-opening win over Division II East Central on Sunday.
George Wilborn III and Jhivvan Jackson each added 14 points for the Roadrunners.
Gabe McKenzie gave the Tigers their only lead of the game at 8-5. But the Roadrunners answered with a a 13-5 run and were never contested.