Texas Southern 57, Texas-San Antonio 79
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP)—Devin Gibson had 16 points, five rebounds, four steals and a block to lead four UTSA players in double figures as the Roadrunners defeated Texas Southern 79-57 Saturday night.
Melvin Johnson III came off the bench to contribute 13 points in 14 minutes for UTSA (5-1). Omar Johnson added 11 points and six assists, and Morris Smith IV had 10 points.
Travele Jones had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas Southern with a double-double. Junior Treasure added 16 points, and Onyekautukw Abiakam had eight points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (3-4).
UTSA led 39-31 at the break before the Roadrunners exploded in the second half, improving their 36 percent first-half shooting to 50 percent in the second. They held Texas Southern to just 25 percent shooting in the closing period.