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Holle breaks record with dominating home win

Holle breaks record with dominating home win

Cade Andrews and Claire Partain

November 21, 2019

In their second home game of the season, the Texas State women’s basketball team outscored the University of Texas of the Permian Basin by nearly double, defeating UTPB 83-45 on Saturday morning to improve to 2-1 on the season. The Bobcats were led by senior guard Brooke Holle, who hit a career-high...

Kaspar earns 100th win as basketball splits week

Kaspar earns 100th win as basketball splits week

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 21, 2019

Texas State basketball split the week to even out their season record, defeating Prairie View A&M at home on Tuesday and falling to Baylor on Friday in Waco. The Bobcats moved to 2-2 on the season and finished out the week by falling 72-63 in a close contest to 24th-ranked Baylor on Friday night...

Basketball rises to 2-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Basketball rises to 2-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Aidan Bea and Sean Allen

November 21, 2019

Texas State basketball moved to 2-0 in the four-game Southwestern Showdown series with a gritty 64-57 win at the University of Nevada- Las Vegas Wednesday night. The win moved their record to 4-2 on the season. Texas State’s swarming defense made the difference in the night, holding the Runnin’...

Texas State runs through Prairie View

Texas State runs through Prairie View

Dedrick Johnson, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2019

  The Bobcats' efficient shooting and scrappy defense led them to a 27-point win (75-48) against Prairie View A&M on Tuesday night at Strahan Arena. Senior guard Nijal Pearson had a historic night, landing a season-high 23 points to move up to No. 4 in the team's all-time scoring list....

Air Force soars over Bobcat basketball in road opener

Air Force soars over Bobcat basketball in road opener

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2019

After trailing by as many as 14 points in the second half, the Texas State Bobcats lost to The Air Force Academy 78-71 Saturday. The loss marks the second time the ‘Cats have lost to the Falcons in three years and drops them to 1-6 in road openers under head coach Danny Kaspar. The Bobcats led only...

High shooting efficiency leads Bobcats to first win

High shooting efficiency leads Bobcats to first win

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

Just after the women’s blowout win and days after an easy victory over Cameron in an exhibition match, the Texas State men’s basketball team kicked off their season with a high-scoring 103-45 win over Texas Lutheran at home on Tuesday night. The Bobcats moved to a 1-0 overall record as they head...

Women’s basketball cruises through home opener with first win

Women’s basketball cruises through home opener with first win

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

In the first regular season game played on Bobcat turf this season, the Texas State women’s basketball team handily defeated Texas Lutheran 72-31 on Tuesday night. The win gives the Bobcats a 1-0 record to kick off the season. Texas State’s pesky defense caused the Bulldogs to commit 32 turnovers...

Texas State dominates Cameron in exhibition match

Texas State dominates Cameron in exhibition match

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

November 5, 2019

In their first test of the season, Texas State defeated Cameron University 91-54 in an exhibition match at home Friday night behind a suffocating defense and efficient offense. Texas State played disruptive team defense, accumulating 10 steals and four blocks which led to 23 points off of turnovers....

Basketball coaches preview upcoming season with Media Day

Basketball coaches preview upcoming season with Media Day

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

November 2, 2019

Texas State men’s and women’s basketball hosted a Media Day on Wednesday, with both head coach Danny Kaspar and head women’s coach Zenarae Antoine giving their remarks as they kick off the season. Following the conference, the men’s team opened their season with a decisive 91-54 win over Cameron...

Women’s

Women’s

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

October 29, 2019

LAST SEASON Coming off a season last year that ended with a 68-67 loss to South Alabama in the second round of the Sun Belt tournament, the Bobcats are coming back reloaded and ready to play ball with a squad that mixes old faces with new ones. A season ago, the brand of basketball Coach Zenarae An...

Men’s

Men’s

Dedrick Johnson, Sports Reporter

October 29, 2019

LAST SEASON The Bobcats finished the season with the highest win total since 1994, an overall record of 24-10 and went 12-6 in conference play. However, the 'Cats' dreams of making the NCAA tournament were crushed with a tough loss to #1 seed Georgia State in the semifinals of the Sun Belt Cha...

TEXAS STATE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

TEXAS STATE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

October 29, 2019

Texas State's basketball programs are focused on rebuilding and taking championships as they recover from lost players and head into the 2019 season.

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