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Bobcats continue win streak with weekend sweep

Bobcats continue win streak with weekend sweep

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2020

Texas State women’s basketball took home their first weekend sweep of the season in their road trip to Arkansas, beating Arkansas State with an 83-69 win on Saturday. The win over the Red Wolves more than doubled their conference win record, putting the Bobcats at 3-10 in the Sun Belt and 10-14...

Texas State men’s basketball sweep Arkansas teams, weekend

Texas State men’s basketball sweep Arkansas teams, weekend

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2020

Texas State (17-10, 10-6 Sun Belt) swept Arkansas State for the regular season, picking up another win by defeating the Red Wolves 69-64 on Saturday afternoon at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats got out to a quick start, holding the Red Wolves to 19.2% shooting and going into halftime with a 31-13 lead. Texas...

(Photo Gallery) Texas State men’s basketball vs. Arkansas State, Feb. 15, 2020

(Photo Gallery) Texas State men’s basketball vs. Arkansas State, Feb. 15, 2020

Kate Connors, Multimedia Journalist

February 15, 2020

The Texas State Bobcats defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves 69-64 in a matchup between the two conference opponents Saturday evening at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats came out of the gate scoring six unanswered points. They continued to pull away from the Red Wolves and went into halftime with a 31-13...

(Video) From the Prez: Valentine’s Day, The Nijal Pearson challenge and golf invitational

(Video) From the Prez: Valentine’s Day, The Nijal Pearson challenge and golf invitational

Andrew Zimmel and Haley Brand

February 14, 2020

Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is feelin' the love this Valentine's Day and felt the need to give you reminders about and hot takes for everything happening across Texas State athletics! Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Video by Haley Brand Edited by Haley Brand Photos by Texas State Men's Basketb...

Bobcats upset first-place Little Rock in 74-66 win

Bobcats upset first-place Little Rock in 74-66 win

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 14, 2020

Texas State (16-10, 9-6) bounced back from their loss last Saturday as they defeated the University of Arkansas-Little Rock (18-8, 11-3), the Sun Belt's current first-place team, 74-66 Thursday night at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats got out to a quick start with a demanding 31-9 lead, but the Trojans...

Bobcats upset Little Rock in historic win

Bobcats upset Little Rock in historic win

Caleb Howell, Sports Reporter

February 13, 2020

For the the first time in program history, the Texas State women’s basketball team defeated Little Rock on the road Thursday afternoon. The 50-47 win over the Trojans snapped a two-game losing streak and put the Bobcats at 2-10 in conference and 9-14 overall. Despite losing in turnovers, blocks...

(Podcast) The Block: Interview with Nijal Pearson

(Podcast) The Block: Interview with Nijal Pearson

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

February 13, 2020

After ESPN's SportsCenter anchor Elle Duncan shared a personal anecdote on-air about an encounter she once had with the late Kobe Bryant, Twitter flooded with millions of photos of fathers and their daughters using the hashtag #GirlDad. Weeks later, Texas State men's basketball's all-time leading scorer Nijal Pearson flooded the Twitter world with a tweet of his own— a tweet that carried ...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 32

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 32

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

February 12, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain and assistant sports editor Colton McWilliams return to discuss Texas State softball recent tournament in Florida, the return of Texas State baseball and more. Cade Andrews joins the crew for an update on men's and women's basketball. Hosted by Claire Partain and Colton McWilliams Edited by Andrew Zimmel Graphic by Valkyrie M...

Texas State splits East Coast road trip

Texas State splits East Coast road trip

Aidan Bea

February 11, 2020

Texas State (15-10, 8-6 in Sun Belt) split a road trip out east this week, winning against Coastal Carolina in a dominating fashion on Thursday but falling short against Appalachian State (14-11, 8-6 Sun Belt) in a 60-57 heartbreaker on Saturday.The Bobcats were without their leading scorer, senior gu...

(Video) From the Prez: Upcoming golf invitational, Texas State baseball return and more

(Video) From the Prez: Upcoming golf invitational, Texas State baseball return and more

Andrew Zimmel and Jaden Edison

February 8, 2020

Basketball today. Softball vs. Team USA tomorrow. Baseball next week. #TXST Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is back to give you his hot takes on all of the events happening across athletics. Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Video by Jaden Edison Edited by Jaden Edison Photos by Kate Connors and Jakob R...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 31

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 31

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

February 7, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain, assistant sports editor Colton McWilliams and reporter Cade Andrews return to discuss the latest developments in Texas State athletics. The crew discusses basketball's Nijal Pearson's recent struggles, women's basketball ending their eight-game losing strea...

Fourth quarter surge leads to first conference win

Fourth quarter surge leads to first conference win

Dedrick Johnson

February 4, 2020

The Bobcats snapped an eight-game losing streak and picked up their first conference win of the season for their annual Pink Game with a 72-55 home victory over the University of Texas at Arlington on Saturday.The win brings the team 8-12 in the season and 1-8 in conference play. The Bobcats righted ...

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