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Nicholls State vs Texas-San Antonio

Texas-San Antonio 91, Nicholls 50


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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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
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
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin7-017-387
Sam Houston7-115-5110
Texas A&M-CC6-111-8292
Nwestern St.5-310-9217
Hou. Baptist4-39-8332
Incarn Word3-311-5128
Abilene Christian3-49-11290
SE Louisiana2-45-14279
New Orleans2-56-10285
Nicholls St.2-55-12330
McNeese St.1-67-11245
C. Arkansas0-70-18350

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech7-116-596
Western Ky.7-114-669
Old Dominion5-316-443
Middle Tenn.5-312-9143
UT-San Antonio4-510-10235
North Texas2-58-11265
So. Miss1-76-13309
Other games
MU 70 Final
GU 73
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final