SAN ANTONIO – James Kinney had 22 points and seven assists and San Jose State defeated Texas-San Antonio 80-67 on Monday.
Chris Cunningham had 19 points and eight rebounds and LaVanne Pennington came off the bench to contribute 16 points for the Spartans (7-5, 2-0 WAC).
Kinney and Pennington each went 4 of 7 from behind the 3-point line as the Spartans were 9 of 18 overall from long range. San Jose State led nearly the entire game though never by more than 15 points. The Spartans shot 67 percent in the second half and 56 percent overall from the field.
Jeromie Hill led UTSA (4-8, 0-2) with 22 points and seven rebounds. Jordan Sims scored 12 points and Michael Hale III and Kannon Burrage had 11 points each for the Roadrunners.