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Ragin’ Cajuns rage quelled by Bobcats on senior night

Ragin’ Cajuns rage quelled by Bobcats on senior night

Sean Anchondo

February 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With a just over a minute left in the game, Nijal Pearson did what he has done all year, came through in the clutch. Pearson hit the game winning go-ahead three-pointer that ended the 64-62 game on senior night against the University of Louisiana Ragin' Canjuns. "I'm not scared of nothing," Pearson...

Preview: Bobcats to host Ragin’ Cajuns on Saturday

Preview: Bobcats to host Ragin’ Cajuns on Saturday

Jordan Drake

February 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The University of Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns travel to San Marcos Feb. 23 to take on the Bobcats, who are currently in a tie for first place with the Georgia State Panthers in conference play. The loss to the University of Louisiana Monroe Warhawks (63-60) ended the Bobcat's four-game win...

Women’s basketball wins three in a row

Women’s basketball wins three in a row

Dedrick Johnson

February 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Texas State Women’s basketball team was able to pull out a tough victory against the University of Louisiana Monroe Warhawks with a final score of 62-51. With this win on the road, the team has now won three consecutive games after previously losing four straight. Despite a close first half, the...

Texas State upsets Little Rock in an emotional win

Texas State upsets Little Rock in an emotional win

Colton McWilliams

February 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite facing the best team in the Sun Belt Conference, a late 7-0 run leads the 'Cats to an emotional win for the Breast Cancer Awareness game. Texas State upset the conference-leading Little Rock Trojans in massive 50-48 thriller victory. The Bobcats have now won two consecutive games for the first...

Bobcats come away from road trip with a four-game win streak

Bobcats come away from road trip with a four-game win streak

Cade Andrews

February 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Uncategorized

The Texas State men’s basketball team defeated Arkansas-Little Rock Saturday afternoon at the Jack Stephens Center by a score of 67-60. Nijal Pearson led the way for the Bobcats with 23 points. Eric Terry scored 12 points on a perfect six-of-six from the field and Jaylen Shead added 11 as Texas...

Texas State snaps losing streak against Arkansas

Texas State snaps losing streak against Arkansas

Colton McWilliams

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Texas State women's basketball was able to snap a five-game losing streak defeating the Arkansas State Red Wolves 68-54. The team's last win was also against Arkansas State at Jonesboro winning 85-62 sweeping the series. Head Coach Zenarae Antoine said that winning "mini-battles" throughout the course...

Men’s basketball looks toward tournament season

Men’s basketball looks toward tournament season

Jacob Sommers

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

*Updated Feb. 18 to better reflect current Sun Belt Conference standings  The Texas State Men's Basketball team is seeing the most successful regular season since the university joined the Sunbelt Conference before the 2013-14 season. With a regular season record of 21-5, the Bobcats posses t...

Bobcat basketball wins big on Danny Kaspar Night

Bobcat basketball wins big on Danny Kaspar Night

Sean Anchondo

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Texas State Bobcats played championship-worthy basketball Saturday night against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the first half. The second half was a different story. The Bobcats beat the Chanticleers with a final score of 65-57. The team improved to 19-5 total and 8-3 in confer...

Danny Kaspar Jacket night: Bobcats host must-win home game

Danny Kaspar Jacket night: Bobcats host must-win home game

Jakob Rodriguez

February 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Texas State heads into a must-win game Saturday as the Bobcats dive deeper into conference play and face the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers. Following a double overtime loss to the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks in front of a record-setting crowd; an issue that needed to be addressed...

Women’s basketball loses fourth straight game

Women’s basketball loses fourth straight game

Dedrick Johnson

February 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State’s Women’s basketball team fell to Appalachian State by 21 points on the road. Both teams didn’t waste any time and got out to a very fast start as Texas State was only down 23-20 at the end of the first quarter. Appalachian State took over this game in the 2nd quarter outscoring...

Beyond #22: Beaumont-built Nijal Pearson takes Bobcats to new heights

Beyond #22: Beaumont-built Nijal Pearson takes Bobcats to new heights

Sean Anchondo

February 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports - featured

Equalizing the 1952-53 team with a 10-1 record start, Bobcat basketball has adopted a new mantra. As the #Takers moved into conference play, the success can largely be traced back to junior guard Nijal Pearson. Pearson rose to Texas State's top 10 lists in scoring, steals and 3-pointers made. Reflecting...

Mavericks stun Bobcats in double overtime thriller

Mavericks stun Bobcats in double overtime thriller

Sean Anchondo

February 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Bobcat basketball fell Feb. 2 to the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks in double overtime. In front of a record crowd at Strahan arena, the Mavericks were able to pull away with a final score of 84-77. With a crowd of 6,581, Strahan was electric. UTA was dealt with the hostile away-game environment...

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