UTSA Roadrunners Overview

Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Head Coach: Steve Henson

Team Mascot: Rowdy the Roadrunner

Year Opened: 1975

Capacity: 4080

City / State: San Antonio / Texas

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

I-35 Rivalry: UTSA-Texas State

Rival Team: Texas State Bobcats

The I-35 Rivalry began in 1991 when UTSA joined the Southland Conference and has been going strong ever since. The two similarly sized Texas-based schools are only 60 miles apart, so there are lots of bragging rights on the line when these two meet. Make sure to get tickets when the Bobcats come to town as you wouldn’t want to miss UTSA and Texas State battle it out in the I-35 Rivalry.

UTSA Roadrunners vs North Texas Mean Green

Rival Team: North Texas Mean Green

UTSA and fellow Texas-based Conference USA members North Texas have a growing rivalry. The two schools both joined Conference USA in 2013 and have there have been some great matchups between the schools since then. Don’t miss it when UTSA and North Texas square off as you’ll be in for a treat.

UTSA Roadrunners Stadium Guide

In Game

San Antonio is the home of the NBA’s very successful San Antonio Spurs and has hosted the NCAA Final Four on several occasions, so there’s little doubt that the city is a basketball town. As a result of the city’s love for all things basketball, you’ll find a nice sized crowd at UTSA basketball games.

The Convocation Center is one of the smallest venues in Conference USA and home to a quaint in-game atmosphere. You’ll be right on top of the action when attending a Roadrunners basketball game making it the perfect chance to get up close to some great players when big name opponents come to town.

In addition to an intimate atmosphere, you’ll also find everything you’re looking for in a college basketball game at the Convocation Center. The Roadrunners pep band, cheer squad, and pom squad all put on good performances, and the arena features several tributes to past teams and players as well.

A UTSA basketball game is a good time for someone looking to attending a basketball game without breaking the bank and offers an excellent opportunity to experience an intimate in-game atmosphere.

Things to check out

Basketball Display Case

Check out the UTSA basketball display case when attending a Roadrunners basketball game. The exhibit features jerseys, basketballs, pictures, and much more, so stop by and see it before the game.


Hanging above the court are several banners honoring the Roadrunners trips to the NCAA Tournament. Take them all in to remember the best teams in UTSA basketball history.


Rowdy is the official mascot of the UTSA Roadrunners, and his origin can be traced back to 1977. Since then Rowdy has become a fan favorite entertaining the crowds all throughout the game. Keep your eyes peeled for Rowdy on the sidelines as he is sure to put a smile on your face.

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Pep Band

The UTSA pep band helps provide a fun in-game atmosphere with their tunes. The band plays a lot of UTSA songs including “Go Roadrunners, Go,” so make sure to enjoy the pep band when attending a Roadrunners basketball game.

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Cheer and Pom Squads

You won’t have to worry about keeping yourself entertained at a UTSA basketball game. The cheer and pom squads put on great performances and will keep you glued to the action even during stoppages in play.

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Fight Songs

  1. Go Roadrunners, Go

    Fight Song

    Go, Roadrunners, Go!
    On to victory with all your might.
    Fight, Roadrunners, Fight!
    For the Blue and the Orange and the White.
    We fight for U-T-S-A
    Alma Mater proud and strong.
    Win, Roadrunners, Win!
    And unite in our battle song.

  2. Alma Mater

    From our hills of oak and cedar
    To the Alamo,
    Voices raised will echo
    As, in song, our praises flow.
    Hail Alma Mater!
    Through the years our loyalty will grow.
    The University of Texas
    San Antonio

UTSA Roadrunners Bars & Restaurants

  1. On The Rocks Pub

    On The Rocks Pub

    On The Rocks Pub is your classic pub offering Live music craft beers and creative cocktails influenced and created by the Owner Justin Vitek.

    270 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  2. The Esquire Tavern

    The Esquire Tavern

    The quintessential downtown bar: dark, cool, redolent with history, and serving cold, cold beer, swanky cocktails, and excellent food.

    155 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Leapin’ Lizard Pub

    Leapin Lizard Pub

    Stop by for a good beer and check out their awesome dj!

    302 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  4. The Local Bar

    The Local Bar

    Downtown's Friendliest neighborhood bar, where the locals hangout!

    600 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  5. Mad Dogs British Pub

    Mad Dogs British Pub

    MadDogs is an AUTHENTIC BRITISH theme pub. We offer a full range of draft & bottled IMPORTED BEERS, ice cool exotic cocktails and extensive domestic beverage options.

    123 Losoya St #19, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$

  6. Filling Station Tap Room

    Filling Station Tap Room

    Great beer at great prices at the gateway to King William.

    701 S St Mary\'s St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $

  7. The Historic Bar America

    The Historic Bar America

    At Bar America we have a passion for craft beer, and we support our local San Antonio breweries. We have a 24 tap system, and over 50 canned and bottled beer, and our kitchen puts out some amazing bar grub 6 days a week!

    723 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  8. Fig Tree Restaurant

    Fig Tree Restaurant

    Whether dining in the cozy interior or on the outdoor villa-style terrace overlooking the San Antonio River, exquisite food and impeccable service are mainstays of the Fig Tree Restaurant.

    515 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    american - european - $$$

  9. Schilo’s Delicatessen

    Schilos Delicatessen

    Known for our Root Beer, Split Pea Soup, Reuben Sandwiches, and Hot Mustard, Schilo's has been a landmark German tradition since 1917.

    424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    european - $

  10. Casa Rio

    Casa Rio

    Casa Rio was the first San Antonio business to open its doors to the River and take advantage of the River's setting.

    430 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  11. Acenar


    Guests will enjoy Texas regional Mexican dishes along with tantalizing tastes inspired by the history and heritage of these two cultures.

    146 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  12. Biga on the Banks

    Biga on the Banks

    Welcome to San Antonio’s favorite fine dining on the Riverwalk. Great for foodies, romantic celebrations, pre-theater, private dining for groups 10-200.

    203 S St Mary\'s St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  13. Bliss


    "The food is superb. The service, flawless. They have a passion for being the best."

    926 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  14. Hot Joy

    Hot Joy

    Spectacularly amazing, flavorful Asian cuisine!

    1014 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210, USA


    Bar website

    asian - $$

  15. Saltgrass Steak House

    Saltgrass Steak House

    Great Food. Legendary hospitality.

    11745 I-10, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$