Txsananto 29 44 73
Louistech 31 36 67
Date of game: 3/14/2013

Recap: Louisiana Tech vs. TX-San Antonio

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Kannon Burrage led the way 26 points and 13 rebounds as the No. 9 seed Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners upset the No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, 73-67, in a Western Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal battle at Orleans Arena.

For the Roadrunners (10-21), Michael Hale III added 17 points and Jeromie Hill chipped in with 11 points. They'll move on to the semifinals to face Texas-Arlington.

Kenneth Smith led the Bulldogs (26-6) with 16 points, while Raheem Appleby finished with 12 points.

Louisiana Tech shot just 35.3 percent from the field in the first half, including 3-of-15 from 3-point range, but it was still able to take a 31-29 lead into intermission. UTSA was held to 39.3 percent from the field, including 3-of-11 from 3-point range.

After the break, the Roadrunners connected on 53.8 percent from the field, including 5-of-9 from 3-point range. The Bulldogs struggled after halftime, making just 30 percent of their field goal tries, including 5-of-18 from beyond the 3-point arc. With the game tied at 41-41 early in the second half, UTSA ran off six straight points and led the rest of the way, possibly spoiling Louisiana Tech's NCAA Tournament hopes in the process.

UTSA dominated the boards, outrebounding Louisiana Tech 48-35.

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