Tournament Guide: Texas-San Antonio résumé
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Team Data Points Per Game
3PT ratio (of FG) FT pct.
Individual Numbers Starters Pos. Player Min. Basics Good Bad Notes 1
(6-2, 175, FR)
((6-1, 195, JR)
(6-1, 200, JR)
(6-7, 215, SR)
(6-6, 205, JR)
7.6 ppg, 3.3 apg
10.6 ppg, 3.0 rpg
5.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg
19.4 ppg, 8.2 rpg
8.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg
SLC Freshman of the Year makes some rookie mistakes.
Confident, focused shooter from all over the court.
Athletic player can clean up mistakes inside.
Southland's Player of the Year in every way.
Tenacious, hard-working inside player.
Rotation Pos. Player Min. Basics Good Bad Notes G
(6-2, 195, JR)
(6-11, 220, JR)
11.7 ppg, 3.9 rpg
6.8 ppg, 5.9 rpg
Strong, smart, gutsy sub.
Screens, rebounds and blocks shots.
Season notes High Point Led by Hurd's 23 points and nine rebounds, the Roadrunners were just good enough to topple Stephen F. Austin in the Southland final to win their third trip to the NCAAs. Low Point With injuries and academic issues limiting the team to just eight players, UTSA lost by a point to Texas State on Jan. 21 to drop its D-I record to 3-10. Most Revealing Moment On the road in the Southland semifinals, Texas-San Antonio scored the game's last six points to upset Southeastern Louisiana. Did You Know? UTSA is the host school for the Final Four at the Alamodome.
Scouting report Offensive Preference The Roadrunners prefer to keep the ball on the perimeter; even dribble penetration is done mostly to loosen up the defense for the outside shooters. Defensive Philosophy UTSA's man-to-man defense contests every shot and attempts to deny the pass down low. Secret Strength Hurd can score from anywhere on the floor, an asset that compounds the danger in facing him. Achilles Heel Texas-San Antonio doesn't take good care of the ball, turning it over more than 17 times per game. Will Lose When ... UTSA has trouble with teams that can play inside, whether pounding the ball down low or slashing to the hoop. Famous Last Words The Roadrunners enter the tourney hot, but their weaknesses are significant ones, especially against the level of competition they're about to meet.
Tournament History (1985-2003) Overall NCAA History NCAA appearances: 2 (of 19)
Seed average: 15.0
Highest seed No. 14 (1988)
Lowest seed: No. 16 (1999)
Biggest upset: none
Most upsetting: none
Bracketology score: 1.00
NCAA appearances: 2
All-time record: 0-2 (.000)
Best finish:1998 and 2002, first round
Coach's NCAA record:Tim Carter (0-1, .000)
Inside N-C Luna vs. vs. Bad Cls Lst Team Sd RPI RPI RPI SOS 1-25 26-50 L L 10 B-Scr OffQ DefQ ASMStanford 1 6 29 4 104 2-0 2-0 0 0 9-1 0.86 2.2 11.2 13.4 S.Antonio 16 199 291 152 290 0-1 0-0 10 3 9-1 1.00 3.1 0.0 3.1 So.Ill. 9 25 41 19 101 0-0 0-1 0 0 8-2 1.40 3.6 5.9 9.5 Alabama 8 26 5 26 1 2-6 2-5 0 4 6-4 0.96 5.7 3.9 9.6
Quad Comparison Key InsideRPI Insider's replication of the Ratings Percentage Index. N-C RPI RPI in non-conference games only. LunaRPI Joe Lunardi's "predictive" RPI. SOS Strenth of Schedule (all games). 1-25 Record vs. 1-25 RPI teams. 26-50 Record vs. 26-50 RPI teams. Bad Loss Losses to teams ranked below 150 in the RPI. Close Loss Losses by 3 points or less or in overtime. Last 10 Record in Last 10 games before tourney. B-Score Bracketology Scores measure whether a team more often "exceeds" its seed or "falls short" of expectation (average B-Score is 1.00). OffQ Offensive Quotient (average points per game by which a team exceeds/falls below the aggregate defense of its opponents). DefQ Defensive Quotient (average points per game allowed below/above the aggregate offense of its opponents). ASM Adjusted Scoring Margin (OffQ+DefQ) has accurately predicted 10 of the last 16 Final Four participants).
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