Sam Houston State vs Texas-San Antonio

Texas-San Antonio 78, Sam Houston St. 66

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Melvin Johnson III scored 18 points Saturday to help UTSA win its fifth straight with a 78-66 victory over Sam Houston State.

Alex Vouyoukas added 14 points, Kannon Burrage 13, Michael Hale III 12 and Jeromie Hill 11 for the Roadrunners (14-7, 6-1), off to their best Southland Conference start since 1992 and winners of eight of nine.

Steven Werner paced the Bearkats (8-13, 2-5) with game highs of 27 points and nine rebounds. Konner Tucker scored 17.

UTSA was outrebounded 40-23, and both teams made 23 baskets. But the Roadrunners sank 8 of 19 3-pointers to 4 of 16 for Sam Houston State and made 24 of 31 free throws to the Bearkats' 16 of 23.

The Roadrunners used a 9-0 run to turn a 31-25 lead into a 40-25 edge with 1:53 left in the first half and coasted home.

UTSA swept the season series.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
S. Werner, F3312-143-690027
M. James, F231-76-76148
D. Gatson, G390-32-25442
K. Tucker, G356-152-232217
D. Gatlin, G323-91-24348
A. Harwell110-00-00000
M. Holyfield111-22-24014
A. Bootle80-00-23120
M. McKinney80-10-03030
Totals 23-5116-2340112066
 45.1%69.6% 
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
J. Hill, F294-61-242311
S. Franklin, F210-23-42343
A. Vouyoukas, C216-101-172514
M. Johnson III, G287-132-241218
M. Hale III, G263-64-603212
K. Burrage261-1111-1411013
S. Paye251-22-21125
I. Nujic111-20-00142
J. Sims80-10-02010
T. Wood50-00-01200
Totals 23-5324-3123162378
 43.4%77.4% 
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Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336

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UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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