Fresno State vs Texas-San Antonio

Texas-San Antonio 83, Fresno St. 79

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Melvin Johnson sank four free throws in the final 23 seconds as Texas-San Antonio held off Fresno State 83-79 Tuesday night in the consolation bracket of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Johnson and Kannon Burrage finished with 14 points apiece. Stephen Franklin added 12 for Texas-San Antonio (3-2), which nearly blew a 17-point halftime lead.

The Roadrunners, coming off their first NCAA Tournament appearance, got 38 points from their bench.

Jonathan Wills scored 20 of his career-high 26 points in the second half for Fresno State (2-3). Kevin Olekaibe had 18 points despite 6-of-23 shooting.

Jeromie Hill put Texas-San Antonio ahead 61-41 with a 3-pointer with 15:15 left in the second half. The Roadrunners went cold, and with Wills heating up, Fresno State outscored them 29-12 and were within 73-70 after a 3-pointer by Olekaibe with 4:31 left. But Johnson's free throws helped seal the win for Texas-San Antonio.

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Fresno State (2-3)314879
Texas-San Antonio (3-2) «483583

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Fresno State Bulldogs
J. Brown, F274-52-340310
K. Foster, F212-42-23036
K. Olekaibe, G356-232-450418
S. Shepp, G352-71-241046
J. Wills, G326-913-1371426
T. Johnson263-43-643511
L. McGaughey131-50-03022
G. Johnson60-10-00020
G. Hefeng50-00-01000
D. Brown00-00-00000
Totals 24-5823-3033142779
 41.4%76.7% 
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
S. Franklin, F244-52-237512
J. Hill, F203-62-41159
A. Vouyoukas, C174-50-03018
M. Hale III, G361-36-106129
S. Paye, G242-32-23337
K. Burrage257-150-171114
M. Johnson III192-78-850014
I. Nujic192-34-40128
T. Wood111-30-00022
J. Sims50-20-01010
Totals 26-5224-3133142283
 50%77.4% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
Other games
Memphis 99 Final
Tenn 97
La Salle 69 Final
PITT 73
Ark St 27 Final
Louisville 54
Michigan 75 Final
DUKE 82
TNST 69 Final
NC 102
UMKC 31 Final
Wisc 77
UCLA 56 Final
Kansas 72
SCST 50 Final
Baylor 70
Missouri 92 Final
California 53