Gibson, Hill lift UTSA past McNeese State 65-61

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SAN ANTONIO (AP)—Double-doubles by Devin Gibson and Jeromie Hill propelled UTSA to a 65-61 victory over McNeese State on Wednesday night.

The Roadrunners (13-11, 6-5 Southland), who broke a two-game losing streak, got 20 points and 10 assists from Gibson and 12 points and 13 rebounds from Hill. In addition, Melvin Johnson III scored 14 points.

Diego Kapelan hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead the Cowboys (15-9, 7-4), who dropped into a tie for the East lead with idle Northwestern State. Patrick Richard added 14 points and C.J. Collins 12, and P.J. Alawoya grabbed 13 rebounds.

UTSA shot only 34.9 percent (22 of 63) and just 13.0 percent (3 of 23) on 3-pointers. But the Roadrunners went 18 of 23 at the foul line to 7 of 9 for McNeese State.

UTSA broke a 3-3 tie on a basket by Gibson and never trailed, leading 31-23 at halftime.

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Patrick Richard Patrick Richard
5-10,  14 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists
Devin Gibson Devin Gibson
3-14,  20 Pts
8 Rebs, 10 Assists

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