SAN ANTONIO -- Reid Koenen scored 23 points and drilled a key 3-pointer in overtime as Texas State defeated UTSA 81-78 on Saturday.
Koenen's 3-pointer gave Texas State a 77-76 lead with 1:03 remaining in the extra period. Michael Hale III answered with a basket for the Roadrunners (4-13, 0-7), but Wright put Texas State ahead for good with a three-point play with 34 seconds left, and Stern added a free throw.
Hale III, who had 33 points and nine rebounds, had a shot to tie at the buzzer, but his 3-point attempt missed.
Kannon Burrage added 25 points for UTSA.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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