San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Devon Agusi knocked down a game-high 22 points, helping the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners get the better of the Charlotte 49ers, 85-77, in Conference USA play at the Convocation Center.
Agusi shot 8-of-13 from the field for the Roadrunners (6-9, 2-0 C-USA), who have won three of their last four games. Edrico McGregor (13 points), James Williams (11), Hyjii Thomas (10) and Keon Lewis (10) all reached double figures in the win.
Denzel Ingram netted 17 points for the 49ers (10-5, 1-1), who had a two-game win streak snapped. Terrence Williams (15 points), Willie Clayton (13) and Pierria Henry (12) were the team's other double-digit scorers.
The 49ers shot 41.7 percent from the floor in the opening half, but hit just 6-of-12 free throw attempts. The Roadrunners converted 48.3 percent from the field, but just 4-of-15 on the perimeter, good for a 38-28 halftime lead.
The game's latter half was evenly matched, as both squads hit 16 field goals. This included seven 3-pointers for Charlotte, which outscored its opponent in the period, but could not erase the first-half deficit. The Roadrunners led by as many as 21 points midway through the second stanza.
UTSA capitalized on 17 Charlotte turnovers, with which the Roadrunners outscored the 49ers, 23-7.