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Bobcat basketball quick on its paws, but still can’t dance

Bobcat basketball quick on its paws, but still can’t dance

Andrew Zimmel

April 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After an 87-81 loss to the Florida International Panthers, the Bobcat’s season came to a disappointing close March 23. Despite the loss, the Bobcats had one of the best seasons in school history, staying hot with the second 20-win season in three years and having two players make the All-conference...

The all-time greats of women’s basketball

The all-time greats of women’s basketball

Andrew Zimmel

March 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Editor's note: In accordance with Women’s History Month, The University Star recognizes the following team as some of the most important and impactful women in sports on campus. Texas State Athletics did not have headshots of several of the women named in this article following the 2003-2004 cam...

Panthers pounce on Bobcat’s postseason dreams

Panthers pounce on Bobcat’s postseason dreams

Andrew Zimmel

March 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State men's basketball team played host to the Florida International University basketball team and were bounced out of the first round of the postseason tournament with a final score of 87-81. After finishing fourth in the Sun Belt conference and third in the Sun Belt Tournament with a...

Texas State rims out against Georgia State

Texas State rims out against Georgia State

Andrew Zimmel

March 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

One of the best seasons in Texas State history came to an end Saturday as the Bobcats fell to the Georgia State Panthers 59-46. The Bobcats struggled all night with their shots, shooting a Texas State tournament low 21 percent from the floor and 17 percent in the first half. The ball movement for...

Texas State looks to face Georgia State in semifinals of SBC tournament

Texas State looks to face Georgia State in semifinals of SBC tournament

Andrew Zimmel

March 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Texas State showed that they deserved to be at the top of the Sun Belt Conference tournament rankings after a 79-67 victory over the South Alabama Jaguars. The Bobcats came into the SBC tournament as a four seed after losing back to back games to South Alabama and the University of Texas at Arlington,...

Texas State loses heartbreaker to UTA

Texas State loses heartbreaker to UTA

Colton McWilliams

March 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Heading into the season finale, the stakes were high for the Texas State Bobcats as they faced off with in-state rival the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks. Not only was this senior day and a rivalry game, but the Bobcats were battling for a first-round bye in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament....

Texas State falls to UTA 81-73

Texas State falls to UTA 81-73

Dedrick Johnson

March 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In a must-win game for the Bobcats to become regular season Sun Belt Conference champions, Texas State unable to make a comeback in the second half as they lost 81-73 on the road to the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks. The loss closes out Texas State's regular season with an overall...

Greeks boost basketball game attendance

Greeks boost basketball game attendance

Zach Lopez

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, News, Sports

Texas State Fraternity and Sorority Life were given a challenge: the Greek organization with the highest overall attendance per council for the final five home men’s basketball games was promised $2,500 per council for use in its philanthropy or organization. The event was put on by Bobcat Spirit,...

Bobcats blow out the Jaguars 77-45

Bobcats blow out the Jaguars 77-45

Colton McWilliams

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Following the Bobcats' 82-63 loss Thursday night to the Troy University Trojans, Texas State needed a win against South Alabama in order to stay ahead in a tight race ahead of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. Behind Toshua Levitt’s 20 points, the Texas State Bobcats would outscore the South Alabama...

South Alabama upsets Texas State

South Alabama upsets Texas State

Daisy Colon

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State men’s basketball team fell to South Alabama University by a score of 77-63 on Saturday night at the Mitchell Center in Mobile, Alabama. Texas State is now 12-5 in Sun Belt Conference play and 23-7 overall. Senior guard Alex Peacock put up 20 points on the night, followed by senior...

Bobcats secure important road win over Trojans

Bobcats secure important road win over Trojans

Colton McWilliams

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Nijal Pearson scored a game-high 15 points and six rebounds as the Texas State Bobcats secured the road victory over the Troy Trojans 58-44. The Bobcats have now won six out of their last seven games to remain a game ahead of both Georgia Southern and Georgia State. Texas State would have a slow...

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