The UTSA Roadrunners will get an 11-day break before opening Conference USA bonus play on Feb. 28 at home against Old Dominion, according to the C-USA schedule.
Tipoff is at 7 p.m., with the game telecast on the CBS Sports Network.
UTSA, playing in Group 1 of the C-USA’s new scheduling format, also will host the UAB Blazers before going on the road to face the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
Feb. 28 — (1) Old Dominion at (4) UTSA, 7 p.m., CBS Sports Network
March 3 — (5) UAB at (4) UTSA, 3 p.m., CUSA TV
March 6 — (4) UTSA at (2) Western Kentucky, 6:30 p.m., beIN SPORTS
March 9 — (4) UTSA at (3) Southern Miss, 5 p.m., CUSA TV
C-USA Group 1
1) Old Dominion 11-3, 21-6
2) Western Kentucky 9-5, 16-11
3) Southern Miss 9-5, 17-9
4) UTSA 9-5, 15-12
5) UAB 8-6, 16-11
The Group 1 standings leader after bonus play is the C-USA regular-season champion. The top four teams after bonus play receive byes through the first round of the conference tournament.
UTSA versus the elite
Here is a recap of UTSA’s regular-season games against each of its four opponents in bonus play:
x-UAB 83, UTSA 73, at Birmingham, Ala., Jan. 19 – The Blazers took charge with 16-3 run to close the first half, followed by a 15-0 streak to open the second half
x-UTSA 74, Old Dominion 73, at San Antonio, Jan. 26 – The Roadrunners rocked the Bird Cage with a 25-6 run in the final 4:43 to erase an 18-point deficit.
x-Western Kentucky 96, UTSA 88, overtime, at Bowling Green Ky., Jan. 31 – Hilltoppers won in spite of 46 points from UTSA guard Jhivvan Jackson.
x-Southern Miss 78, UTSA 71, at Hattiesburg, Miss., Feb. 14 – Cortez Edwards, Tyree Griffin and Leoard Harper-Baker combined for 56 points, leading the Golden Eagles on a comeback from an early 23-10 deficit.