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UTSA gets the W over Rice with game-winning basket

Erik Czumbel scored the game-winning bucket with one second left on the clock.
Credit: AP
UTSA head coach Steve Henson talks to his team as they play Utah State in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/Eli Lucero)

SAN ANTONIO — UTSA men's basketball team brought home a win after Erik Czumbel scored a game-winning basket Saturday night at the Tudor Fieldhouse in Houston. 

The Roadrunners were tied with the Owls with 6.7 seconds left in the game when senior Byron Frohnen scored a steal on an inbounded ball from Rice. Frohnen then made quick work of getting the ball to midcourt in the hands of Czumbel. 

Czumbel, a freshman point guard from Verona, Italy drove the ball to the basket to give UTSA the lead with one second remaining. 

Final score: UTSA 90, Rice 88

This marked the Runners' fourths straight win over Rice. 

UTSA will host UAB this Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Convocation Center. 

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