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UTSA Women's Basketball make it seven straight

Kamara King hits a jumper
Kamara King hits a jumper
courtesy UTSA Athletics/photo by Jeff Huehn

The unstoppable force that is UTSA Women's Basketball continued to roll as they got their seventh straight win with a 63-58 win over Abilene Christian at the Convocation Center on Saturday.

Kamara King was the leading scorer for UTSA with 17 points while three players were all level on eight points as UTSA kept pushing that streak out, their longest in five years.

Abilene Christian started the better team with an 8-2 run to take a nice lead in the opening stages ending on a shot clock beating 3-pointer from Renata Marquez.

But UTSA fought back and got seven consecutive points to take their first lead of the game at 9-8 with the highlight being a left-handed layup from Ashley Spaletta.

The Roadrunners maintained control of the game and quietly built up that lead getting it out to 16-11 with 9:42 to play in the half.

The Wildcats were determined to stop the bleeding at started an impressive defensive display that held UTSA to just one free-throw over almost five minutes which saw them recover the lead at 23-17 with just under five minutes to play.

Through those final stages UTSA went for it and used a 10-2 run to turn the five point deficit in to a two point lead as they took a 27-25 lead in to the break.

The Roadrunners continued with that momentum easily holding on to a lead, and twice pushing that lead up to eight as they just comfortably controlled the game.

With just under five minutes to play ACU fought back to cut the deficit to just one point thanks to an Alexis Mason three that made it 48-47.

But King just dominated the closing stages as she hit eight points in a 16-10 run that sealed yet another win for the Roadrunners.

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