Burrage powers UTSA to big WAC upset

Posted Online: March 14, 2013, 10:39 pm
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United Township graduate Kannon Burrage still has his dancing shoes out.

Burrage came up with a double-double of 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead Texas-San Antonio to a big 73-67 upset of Louisiana Tech in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament.

Burrage made 8-of-15 field goals and 5-of-8 3-pointers to move UTSA's record to 10-21. It will face the winner of the late Thursday game of Texas-Arlington vs. Utah State at 10:30 tonight in Las Vegas.

Louisiana Tech bows out with a 26-6 record.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.

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