FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Zack Bryant had 24 points as UAB defeated UTSA 85-76 in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Jalen Perry had 18 points and eight rebounds for...
UTSA seeks revenge on Southern Miss
UTSA (17-13, 11-6) vs. Southern Miss (18-11, 10-7)
Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss goes for the season sweep over UTSA...
Jackson carries UTSA past W. Kentucky 81-76 in OT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson had 29 points as UTSA edged past Western Kentucky 81-76 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Jackson made 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. He added...
Jackson carries UTSA over UAB 76-70
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson had 27 points as UTSA beat UAB 76-70 on Sunday. Keaton Wallace added 22 points for the Roadrunners. Wallace also had eight rebounds for the...
UTSA seeks revenge on UAB
UAB (17-12, 9-7) vs. UTSA (15-13, 9-6)
UTSA Convocation Center, San Antonio; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UTSA seeks revenge on UAB after dropping the first matchup in Birmingham....
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 13 points and 10 assists as Old Dominion won its first regular-season Conference USA title with a 65-64 victory over UTSA on Thursday night.
ODU looks to extend streak vs UTSA
Old Dominion (22-6, 12-3) vs. UTSA (15-12, 9-5)
UTSA Convocation Center, San Antonio; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion looks for its seventh straight conference win...
Bracey scores 23 to lead Louisiana Tech over UTSA 72-67
RUSTON, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey had 23 points as Louisiana Tech stretched its home winning streak to 11 games, narrowly defeating UTSA 72-67 on Saturday.
Ra'Shawn Langston had 13 points for Louisiana Tech (17-10, 7-7 Conference USA). Anthony Duruji added 11 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks. Mubarak Muhammed had 10 rebounds for the hosts.
Jhivvan Jackson had 22 points for the Roadrunners (15-12, 9-5). Keaton Wallace added 20 points. Byron Frohnen had 10 points, 12 rebounds and six assists.
Edwards scores 24 to lift Southern Miss over UTSA 78-71
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards had 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists as Southern Miss defeated UTSA 78-71 on Thursday night.
Tyree Griffin had 18 points and six rebounds for Southern Miss (16-9, 8-5 Conference USA), which won its fifth straight game. Leonard Harper-Baker added 14 points and 12 rebounds. LaDavius Draine had seven rebounds for the hosts.
Keaton Wallace had 27 points for the Roadrunners (15-11, 9-4). Jhivvan Jackson added 25 points. Atem Bior had 11 rebounds.
UTSA tops FAU 86-74 behind Jackson, Wallace
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace scored 24 points apiece as UTSA stretched its home win streak to 10 games, defeating Florida Atlantic 86-74 on Saturday. Wallace also had eight rebounds for the Roadrunners.
Giovanni De Nicolao had 10 points and nine assists for UTSA (15-10, 9-3 Conference USA).
Kevaughn Ellis had 14 points for the Owls (14-11, 5-7). Michael Forrest added 13 points. Anthony Adger had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
UTSA uses fast start to down Florida International 100-67
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace scored 27 points on 11-of-13 shooting, Giovanni DeNicolao added 16 and UTSA beat Florida International 100-67 on Thursday night.
It's the second straight contest where the Roadrunners have scored in triple digits. They beat Marshall in Huntington, West Virginia, 116-106 in overtime on Saturday. UTSA has won four of its last five games.
Wallace, Jackson spark UTSA comeback 116-106 win in OT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Keaton Wallace scored a career-high 45 points, Jhivvan Jackson added 30 and each knocked down contested 3-pointers in overtime as UTSA rallied from 18 points behind to defeat Marshall 116-106 Saturday night, clawing past the Thundering Herd into a three-way share of first place in Conference USA.
Wallace, Jackson spark UTSA rally, shock Old Dominion 74-73
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace scored 29 points and hit a corner 3-pointer, his ninth, with 15 seconds remaining and UTSA completed an 18-point comeback in the last three minutes to defeat Old Dominion 74-73 on Saturday and claim first place in Conference USA.
Jackson scores 28 to lead UTSA over Charlotte 88-43
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson had 28 points as UTSA won its seventh consecutive home game, easily beating Charlotte 88-43 on Thursday night.
Keaton Wallace had 15 points for UTSA (11-9, 5-2 Conference USA). Adokiye Iyaye added 12 points and Byron Frohnen had nine rebounds.
UTSA dominated the first half, going on runs of eight and 16 straight points and leading 44-19 at the break.
Perry with 18 points leads UAB over UTSA 83-73
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds as UAB beat UTSA 83-73 on Saturday night.
Perry was 7 of 13 from the field for the Blazers (12-7, 4-2 Conference USA), who have won their last two and have five-straight home wins. Zack Bryant added 17 points, Lewis Sullivan had 16 points and eight rebounds and Makhtar Gueye, Jeremiah Bell and Tavin Lovan had 10 points apiece. Gueye led the team with 11 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee holds off UTSA for 89-86 win
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Donovan Sims scored 24 points and Antonio Green added 21 and Middle Tennessee ended UTSA's seven-game win streak beating the Roadrunners 89-86 on Thursday night.
Jackson’s shot with 1.6 left wins it for UTSA
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 17 points including the game-winner with 1.6 seconds left and UTSA beat North Texas 76-74 in a game Saturday between Conference USA unbeatens.
Jackson gave a North Texas defender a ball fake then twisted around and put up a shot a few steps inside the arc.
Zachary Simmons caught a court-length inbounds pass but his hurried turnaround 15-footer was off the mark.
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Jackson carries UTSA over Rice 95-79
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 24 points as UTSA defeated Rice 95-79 on Thursday night.
Nick Allen added 20 points for the Roadrunners (9-7, 3-0 Conference USA), who pulled away with two 9-0 runs before the midpoint of the second half.
Giovanni De Nicolao had 19 points, six rebounds and six assists for UTSA, which won its sixth straight game. Keaton Wallace added 16 points and seven assists.
Wallace scores 23, UTSA beats UTEP, 75-60 in C-USA opener
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace put up 23 points and had a career-high four blocked shots and UTSA rode a strong defensive effort to a 75-60 victory over UTEP in the Conference USA opener for both schools on Thursday night.
The teams will play a rematch Saturday in El Paso. The Roadrunners now have won four straight over the Miners.
UTSA edges Div. II Southeastern Oklahoma St. 70-67
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored a career-best 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as UTSA held on to edge Division II Southeastern Oklahoma State 70-67 on Saturday afternoon.
The Roadrunners (6-7) trailed by two with 1:08 to play when Keaton Wallace sank a 3-pointer to give them the lead for good, 65-64. They were holding on by three when Southeastern Oklahoma State's Kellen Manek missed a long-range attempt at the buzzer, preserving the final score.
UTSA pulls away early in the 2nd half, beats Bethany 101-77
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace and Jhivvan Jackson each made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points as UTSA rolled to a 101-77 victory over NAIA-member Bethany College on Monday night.
UTSA (4-7) rebounded from a 12-point loss to Arkansas on Saturday and has won two of its last three games.
Nick Allen added 12 points and a game-high eight rebounds for the Roadrunners, who shot 53 percent from the field. Adokiye Iyaye chipped in with 11 points and Byron Frohnen had 10.
Wallace scores 35; UTSA routs Mid-America Christian 104-74
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace made nine 3-pointers and scored 35 points as UTSA rolled to a 104-74 victory over NAIA-member Mid-America Christian on Saturday.
Wallace was 12 of 16 from the field, missed just four from long range and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds. Jhivvan Jackson added 28 points on 11-of-21 shooting and made four 3-pointers for UTSA (3-6), which shot 60 percent (41 of 68) from the floor. Adokiye Iyaye chipped in 12 points.
Shead’s free throw lifts Texas State over UTSA 69-68
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nijal Pearson hit five 3-pointers and scored 26 points and Jaylen Shead hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1 second left to send Texas State to a 69-68 victory over Texas San Antonio on Saturday.
Clutch free throws key D-II St. Edward’s 77-76 upset of UTSA
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Luke Pluymen hit five straight free throws in the final 29 seconds to lift Division II St. Edwards University to a 77-76 upset win over UTSA in the Roadrunners season opener on Wednesday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deon Lyle knocked down eight 3-pointers and put up a season-high 33 points as UTSA crushed Rice, 79-60 on Saturday to close out the Conference USA regular season and prepare for the conference tournament.
With a fifth-place finish, the Roadrunners face the No. 12 seed, Texas-El Paso, in a first-round game Wednesday in Frisco, Texas. Rice (7-24, 4-14) will miss the conference tournament.
UTSA (18-13, 11-7) rolled to an 18-point lead by intermission and cruised to the win.
Lyle, De Nicolao lead UTSA to 74-64 win over Louisiana Tech
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Deon Lyle had 17 points and Giovanni De Nicolai scored nine of his 11 points in the final 5½ minutes to help UT San Antonio pull away for a 74-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
Byron Frohnen had 10 points and nine rebounds while Keaton Wallace scored 10 with eight assists for UTSA (17-12, 10-6 Conference USA). The Roadrunners are fifth in the conference standings, one game behind Marshall. The top four teams earn first-round byes in next month's C-USA tournament.
UTSA outruns Charlotte 13-5 in OT, wins 97-89
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored five of his 30 points in overtime to lead Texas-San Antonio to a 97-89 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night.
UTSA (15-12, 8-6 Conference USA) rebounded from a 38-point loss to Old Dominion that snapped a four-game win streak. Charlotte (5-20, 1-13) has lost 12 straight, including a two-point loss to UTEP on Thursday.
Jackson spurs UT San Antonio to upset win over W Kentucky
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Freshman Jhivvan Jackson came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and score 22, Keaton Wallace added 11 points, eight rebounds and four assists and UT San Antonio shocked Western Kentucky 74-63 on Saturday.
Jackson scores 23, UT San Antonio downs Marshall 81-77
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 23 points, Nick Allen added 13 with nine rebounds, and UT San Antonio scored six unanswered points in the final 1:51 to beat Marshall 81-77 on Wednesday night.
Giovanni De Nicolao scored 10 points with nine rebounds for the Roadrunners (12-11, 5-5 Conference USA), who outrebounded the Thundering Herd 54-35 and shot 43 percent from the field on 35 of 81 field goals.
Wallace with 20 points as UT San Antonio edges UTEP 65-61
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace scored 20 points off the bench to lead UT San Antonio as it snapped a three-game skid, edging UTEP 65-61 on Saturday night.
Giovanni De Nicolao added 15 points and four rebounds for the Roadrunners (10-10, 3-4 Conference USA). Deon Lyle had 13 points and Jhivvan Jackson chipped in 11 points and five rebounds.
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 handles D-III Bethany College with a 95-67 win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 19 points, Byron Frohnen had 11 rebounds and UT San Antonio controlled NCAA Division III Bethany College from the start for a 95-67 win on Saturday.
Also scoring in double figures for the Roadrunners were Keaton Wallace with 12, Giovanni De Nicolao with 11 and Nick Allen and Deon Lyle with 10 each.
A mechanical engineering major, UTSA forward Byron Frohnen knows a thing or two about math.
As a basketball player, the sophomore from Las Vegas also knows his numbers often don’t matter.
Unless it’s the ones in the won-lost column.
“I feel like I’m more of a glue guy,” Frohnen said. “I come in and do the little things. I take charges. I get a bunch of rebounds. If they need me to score I can score.”
UT San Antonio cruises past Houston Baptist 87-71
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Freshman Keaton Wallace made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 and Byron Frohnen added 18 points and eight rebounds to spark UT San Antonio to an 87-71 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.
Nick Allen and Deon Lyle each scored 13 for the Roadrunners (6-5), who were playing the Huskies (3-7) for the first time since 1989 when both were members of the Trans-America Athletic Conference.
Neilson, Toolson lead Utah Valley past UT San Antonio 88-80
OREM, Utah (AP) — Isaac Neilson and Conner Toolson scored 19 points apiece and Utah Valley beat UT San Antonio 88-80 on Saturday night.
Neilson also had 12 rebounds for the Wolverines (5-3). Jake Toolson scored 16 points with four rebounds, Kenneth Ogbe added 13 points and Brandon Randolph had 11 points with nine rebounds, six assists and two steals.
Tulsa takes down UTSA 100-96 behind Etou and Taplin
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Junior Etou scored 20 points and Sterling Taplin added 18 and Tulsa held off UT San Antonio from the free throw line with a 100-96 win on Tuesday night.
Tulsa (4-3) shot 11 of 14 from the free throw line in the final two minutes while the Roadrunners could only knock down a pair of 3-pointers, the last one coming from George Willborn III with three seconds left.
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 uses last-minute rally to beat Texas St. 79-78
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 15 points including a pair of free throws with eight seconds remaining as UT San Antonio used a 12-4 run over the final 42 seconds to upend Texas State 79-78 on Wednesday night.
Texas State missed four free throws down the stretch to keep Texas San Antonio (2-0) alive. Giovanni De Nicolao made a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left to shave the Roadrunners' deficit to 78-77.
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.