Scores

Final

UTSA 72

(3-6, 1-3 away)

TX-Pan American 65

(4-7, 2-3 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 7, 2013

UTPA Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas

1 2 T
UTSA 33 3972
UTPA 29 3665

Top Performers

UTSA: H. Thomas 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

Texas-Pan American: J. Farrell 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Texas-San Antonio beats Texas-Pan American 72-65

Associated Press

EDINBURG, Texas -- Hyjii Thomas scored a career-high 24 points as Texas-San Antonio pulled away from Texas-Pan American 72-65 Saturday night.

Keon Lewis added 20 points and five assists for the Roadrunners.

Lewis hit a 3-pointer in the first half to give UTSA (3-6) a 21-9 lead. UTPA (4-7) chipped away, cutting the lead to 33-29 at the break after Shaquille Boga hit a 3-pointer and Shaquille Hines got a dunk.

The Broncs never trailed by double figures in the second half, but couldn't overcome UTSA either.

Farrell hit two free throws to get to 59-57 with 3:19 left, but Lewis found Phillip Jones for a dunk on the next possession. The Roadrunners hit 11 of 12 free throws in the final 2:20 to ice the game.

Farrell finished with 16 points while Boga added 11 and tied his career-high with seven assists.

UTSA finished 31 of 39 from free-throw line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTSA
UTPA
Points 72 65
FG Made-Attempted 18-36 (.500) 23-58 (.397)
3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 9-27 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 31-39 (.795) 10-15 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Nov 21, 2013 UTPA 70, @UTSA 55Recap
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