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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Lamar9-915-15219
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Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349

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FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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