Nicholls State vs Texas-San Antonio

Texas-San Antonio 91, Nicholls 50

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Melvin Johnson III scored 23 points and made seven 3-pointers to lead UTSA to a 91-50 victory against Nicholls State on Wednesday night in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.

Five players scored in double figures for the Roadrunners (8-6, 1-0), with Jeromie Hill adding 16 points, Sei Paye and Kannon Burrage 11 each and Stephen Franklin 10.

Bryan Hammond and Trevon Lewis had 13 points each for the Colonels (4-9, 0-1), who shot just 33.3 percent (19 of 57) from the floor. Lewis collected 13 rebounds.

A 13-0 run over a 4:32 stretch late in the first half helped UTSA take a 35-23 lead at the break. The Roadrunners poured it on in the second half, as Johnson hit six of his 3-pointers to help open a 48-point cushion.

UTSA has won 15 of the last 17 meetings between the schools.

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Scoreboard
Nicholls State (4-9)232750
Texas-San Antonio (8-6) «355691

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Nicholls State Colonels
S. McBeath, F352-110-08334
B. Hammond, G395-111-423113
S. Rillieux, G370-91-24311
T. Lewis, G365-103-8132213
J. Smith, G243-73-44039
L. Prest264-90-051210
S. Bailey10-00-00000
L. Smith-Hyde10-00-00000
Z. West10-00-00000
Totals 19-578-1838121250
 33.3%44.4% 
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
S. Franklin, F264-62-351210
J. Hill, F237-122-263116
A. Vouyoukas, C170-50-05320
S. Paye, G244-70-050011
M. Johnson III, G188-140-070123
K. Burrage273-115-601211
M. Hale III201-40-00412
J. Sims162-50-04105
I. Nujic121-10-01122
T. Wood93-50-02028
R. Whitehead81-20-02313
Totals 34-729-1142171491
 47.2%81.8% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

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
MU 70 Final
GTOWN 73
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
MRST 76
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final
PROV 73