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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...

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...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 20

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 20

Andrew Zimmel and Sean Anchondo

August 1, 2019

TXST Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel and sports reporter Sean Anchondo break down Texas State’s schedule — specifically the October 26th trip to Jonesboro, Arkansas to face the Red Wolves and Arkansas State. Also, Andrew Zimmel breaks down the Texas State Men’s Basketball Schedule. ‘Cats Got Our...

Texas State falls at home to Warhawks

Texas State falls at home to Warhawks

Cade Andrews

February 22, 2019

Texas State men’s basketball team fell to Lousiana Monroe Warhawks 63-60 Thursday night at Strahan Arena. The loss ended the four-game win streak and moved Texas State (21-6, 10-4) into a 1st place tie with Georgia State. Tre'Larenz Nottingham and Eric Terry led the way for the Bobcats with 41 combined...

Bobcat basketball wins big on Danny Kaspar Night

Bobcat basketball wins big on Danny Kaspar Night

Sean Anchondo

February 12, 2019

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...

Mavericks stun Bobcats in double overtime thriller

Mavericks stun Bobcats in double overtime thriller

Sean Anchondo

February 4, 2019

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...

Men’s basketball second half comeback victory over Cal Poly

Sean Anchondo

November 22, 2018

Nijal Pearson and the Texas State Bobcats dominated the second half against California Polytechnic State University Wednesday night to win 54-42 at the Portland Classic. Texas State trailed Cal Poly by seven points heading into halftime, but with a second half, the late surge was able to bring home...

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