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 (8-13)293766
Texas-San Antonio (14-7) «433578

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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% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-010-1107
Lamar0-08-180
Abil Chr.0-07-3248
Incarn Word0-05-3252
C. Arkansas0-06-5228
Sam Houston0-06-5233
SE Louisiana0-06-5181
Nicholls St.0-05-5171
Hou. Baptist0-04-7307
Nwestern St.0-03-6283
Texas A&M-CC0-03-6341
McNeese St.0-03-7332
New Orleans0-02-7259

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-214
Marshall0-08-3168
Old Dominion0-07-368
La. Tech0-07-489
So. Miss0-07-4257
UAB0-07-4190
Western Ky.0-07-466
FAU0-06-4108
North Texas0-07-5256
UT-San Antonio0-07-5240
FIU0-05-6281
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6212
Rice0-03-8293
 
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