Scores

Final

UTSA 79

(18-13, 9-7 C-USA)

Sam Houston 70

(18-13, 10-6 Southland)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, March 10, 2011

    Leonard E. Merrell Center, Katy, Texas

    1 2 T
    UTSA 37 4279
    SHSU 37 3370

    Top Performers

    UT San Antonio: D. Gibson 26 Pts, 11 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    Sam Houston St: G. Clavell 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas-San Antonio 79, Sam Houston St. 70

    Associated Press

    KATY, Texas -- Devin Gibson scored 26 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had six assists to push No. 7 seed Texas-San Antonio to a 79-70 win over No. 3 seed Sam Houston State on Thursday night, sending the Roadrunners to the Southland Conference title game.

    Melvin Johnson III added 14 points and Sei Paye scored 12 for Texas-San Antonio (18-13), which was 9 of 15 on 3-pointers and outrebounded Sam Houston State 42-35.

    Southland player of the year Gilberto Clavell led Sam Houston State (18-13) with 25 points, 19 in the second half. Josten Crow added 12 points for the Bearkats, who were 8 of 36 on 3-pointers.

    Gibson, who scored 28 points in the Roadrunners' first-round comeback win over No. 2 seed Northwestern State on Wednesday, was 6 of 12 from the field and 11 of 15 from the free-throw line.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTSA
    SHSU
    Points 79 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-46 (.500) 24-69 (.348)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 8-36 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-33 (.727) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 3

    2010-11 Season

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    Jan 8, 2011 SHSU 62, @UTSA 59Recap
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