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COVID-19 outbreak halts seniors’ historic seasons

COVID-19 outbreak halts seniors’ historic seasons

Claire Partain and Cade Andrews

March 22, 2020

When seniors Nijal Pearson and Eric Terry took on Appalachian State in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Championship Tournament March 11, they thought it would be their final game in Strahan Arena. They didn’t know it would be the last game of their collegiate careers. As the Bobcats were clinching...

(Video) From the Prez: Women’s and men’s basketballs’ final performances and coronavirus advice

(Video) From the Prez: Women’s and men’s basketballs’ final performances and coronavirus advice

Andrew Zimmel and Kate Connors

March 13, 2020

In the midst of cancellations across the sports world, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel discusses men's basketball's matchup this past Wednesday and his hope for a (highly unlikely) future matchup in New Orleans, advice for coronavirus and more: Video by Kate Connors Photos by Kate Connors From ...

Sun Belt Tournament canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Sun Belt Tournament canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Andrew Zimmel and Claire Partain

March 12, 2020

UPDATE-The Sun Belt Conference announced early Thursday afternoon that the semifinal and final rounds of the men's and women's Sun Belt Conference Championship, held Saturday-Sunday, will be canceled due to a growing coronavirus concern. The cancellation comes after multiple professional leagues have...

Texas State advances to semifinals with final home win

Texas State advances to semifinals with final home win

Dedrick Johnson, Sports Reporter

March 12, 2020

In front of the second-largest crowd in Strahan Arena history, the No.3 Bobcats took care of business with an important 85-68 victory over Appalachian State in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Championship Tournament on Wednesday. The Bobcats' efficient offense and scrappy defense led them to an ...

Texas State to play in conference quarterfinal

Texas State to play in conference quarterfinal

Aidan Bea

March 11, 2020

Texas State men’s basketball will host their first-ever Sun Belt Conference Tournament game at 7 p.m. on Wednesday as they face No. 6 Appalachian State to fight for a spot to New Orleans for the semifinals. After winning eight out of the last 10 games and rising to the No. 3 seed in the tournament,...

(Video) From the Prez: Basketball’s White Out Wednesday, Holle scores 1000th point and baseball vs. Bethune

(Video) From the Prez: Basketball’s White Out Wednesday, Holle scores 1000th point and baseball vs. Bethune

Andrew Zimmel and Katelyn Lester

March 8, 2020

Ahead of Texas State men's basketball's matchup on Wednesday, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel gives you his takes for the game and reminders about everything else happening across athletics: Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Video by Katelyn Lester Music by www.bensound.com For more content, visit our ...

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 35

(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 35

Claire Partain, Colton Mcwilliams, and Cade Andrews

March 7, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain, Assistant Sports Editor Colton McWilliams and sports reporter Cade Andrews have a roundtable discussion about men’s basketball’s triple-overtime thriller against UTA, women’s basketball’s weekend sweep, softball heading into Sun Belt play and baseball’...

(Video) Star Rundown: Elected women of Hays County, inclusive coloring books and basketball on ESPN2

(Video) Star Rundown: Elected women of Hays County, inclusive coloring books and basketball on ESPN2

Laura Figi, Laura Nunez, Claire Partain, and Haley Brand

March 5, 2020

In the first #StarRundown of Women's History Month, Laura Figi, Laura Nunez and Claire Partain take control of the show to give you a peek into the top stories of the week! Hosted by Laura Figi, Laura Nunez and Claire Partain Video by Haley Brand For more content, visit our website at www.univ...

Texas State takes third seed going into Championship Tournament

Texas State takes third seed going into Championship Tournament

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

Texas State (20-11, 13-7) took a loss to close the regular season as they fell to South Alabama (20-11, 13-7) 58-54 Tuesday night at the Mitchell Center. With the loss, the Bobcats are now in third place in the Sun Belt Conference, while South Alabama is the second seed going into the Sun Belt Championship...

Texas State knocks off rival UTA in historic triple-overtime win

Texas State knocks off rival UTA in historic triple-overtime win

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

March 1, 2020

Texas State (20-10, 13-6 Sun Belt) won their fifth game in a row Friday night at UT Arlington (13-17, 9-10 Sun Belt), defeating the Mavericks 85-83 in a triple-overtime thriller. The Bobcats had previously lost nine away games in a row versus UTA dating back to 2010. With the win, Texas State remains game ahe...

(Video) From the Prez: Men’s basketball on ESPN2, Holle twins finale, baseball in Houston and more

(Video) From the Prez: Men’s basketball on ESPN2, Holle twins finale, baseball in Houston and more

Kate Connors and Katelyn Lester

February 29, 2020

With big games happening across Texas State athletics this weekend, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is back to give you reminders, hot takes and everything else you love about sports! Video by Kate Connors and Katelyn Lester From the Prez Intro by Jaden Edison For more content, follow us on so...

Bobcats claim sole possession of second place in final home games

Bobcats claim sole possession of second place in final home games

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2020

The Texas State men’s basketball team (19-10, 12-6 Sun Belt) rose to second place in the Sun Belt as they defeated Georgia Southern 70-55 on Thursday and Georgia State 86-76 on Saturday for their last regular-season home games at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats' win against Georgia State broke the tie...

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