EDINBURG, Texas (AP) -Demarco Stepter scored 17 points and UTSA used a 23-2 start to cruise past Texas-Pan American 72-48 on Friday night.
UTSA notched its first 8-2 start since 1989.
The Roadrunners, who got 12 points and four assists from Devin Gibson, led by 21 with 11:59 left in the first half and 37-18 at intermission.
Stepter, who made eight of his 10 shots, opened the second half with a jumper to push it to 39-18, and Texas-Pan American never got within 20 after that. Melvin Johnson III's 3-pointer with 2:43 left gave the Roadrunners their largest lead at 71-38.
Aaron Urbanus and ChaRunn Jones led the Broncs (1-11) with eight points apiece. Matt Mierzycki pulled down a game-high nine rebounds.
UTSA outshot Texas-Pan American 46.6 percent to 36.5 and forced 14 turnovers while committing only five.
The Roadrunners are 6-0 when holding opponents to fewer than 60 points.

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Fresh off its first Sweet 16 berth in three years, Indiana seems to be trending back in the right direction under coach Tom Crean. This fall, though, will challenge the...
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds George Washington named Maurice Joseph its interim head men’s basketball coach last week. Will the 31-year-old be able to keep the Colonials humming in 2016-17?
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Villanova always understood the myriad challenges of defending a national title. Yet the program definitely couldn’t have foreseen Friday’s bit of bad news.
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages