Sherman’s Career-Effort Snaps Losing Streak

UTSA closed out the 2014-15 regular season with a dramatic win on Saturday afternoon. We recap the game.

Kaj-Bjorn Sherman scored a career-high 30 points to lead UTSA to a come from behind win over North Texas 69-68.

UTSA trailed by as many as 11 points in the first half. But out of halftime, the ‘Runners used an 11-3 get back into the game.

“It’s a huge win,” UTSA Head Coach Brooks Thompson. “You always try to get the highest seed that you can. We’ve been playing good basketball. We’ve had tough road trips. To get this win is going to help confidence.”

It was the final game for three UTSA Seniors: Jeromie Hill, Keon Lewis, and Sherman.

“This is an emotional day. I’m glad we got the win at home. We still got some work to do,” said Head Coach Brooks Thompson.

“There’s no way we were going to lose that game,” Hill said. “We were going to go out swinging. We couldn’t go out on a loss.”

Sherman’s 30 points came on 9 for 13 shooting from the field and 12 for 15 from the free throw line.

“I didn’t even know we didn’t I had 30 points,” said Sherman. “I was able to get to the line, that’s a place where I do well.”

UTSA finishes the season with a 14-16 record overall and 8-10 in CUSA play. The ‘Runners will learn final seeding late Saturday evening. The Conference USA Tournament begins .Wednesday in Birmingham.

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