Texas-San Antonio 59, Stephen F. Austin 52

Jeromie Hill scored 16 points and UTSA hit 7 of 13 3-point

attempts en route to a 59-52 victory over Stephen F. Austin on

Saturday.

Melvin Johnson III added 10 points for the Roadrunners (10-7,

3-1 Southland), who shot 45 percent overall from the field.

Jereal Scott had 16 points and Taylor Smith 10 for Stephen F.

Austin (9-8, 3-1), which had its four-game winning streak

snapped.

UTSA led 29-21 at halftime and scored the first seven points of

the second half – five coming from Hill – to take its biggest lead

of the game.

The Lumberjacks pulled within 53-49 on a dunk by Hal Bateman

with 2:40 remaining, but UTSA’s Sei Paye answered with a 3-pointer

that banked in as the shot clock expired, and the Roadrunners held

on from there.

Stephen F. Austin was just 2 for 13 on 3-point attempts while

shooting 44 percent overall.