Hale nets 35, UTSA holds off Seattle 78-75
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SEATTLE (AP) Michael Hale III scored a career-high 35 points including a 16 for 17 effort from the free-throw line and UTSA beat Seattle 78-75 on Thursday night.
Hale hit a pair of free throws to put UTSA (5-13, 1-7 WAC) up 76-69 with 34 seconds remaining in the game to seal the deal. Seattle's Jarell Flora made things interesting with back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 30 seconds, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Roadrunners.
Although UTSA never trailed in the contest, D'Vonne Pickett Jr. hit a lay-up for Seattle to tie it up at 65 but Kannon Burrage answered by hitting a pair of free throws with 5:26 to play and the Roadrunners never looked back.
Burrage ended his night with 19 points, three rebounds and three assists.
Deshau Sunderhaus scored 16 points and five rebounds to lead Seattle (6-12, 1-7).
Updated January 25, 2013