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(Podcast) ‘Cats Got Our Tongues, Ep. 30

A graphic of a mouth without a tongue.

Claire Partain, Colton McWilliams, and Cade Andrews

January 31, 2020

Sports Editor Claire Partain and Assistant Sports Editor Colton McWilliams return to discuss Texas State football's offseason recruiting, coaching changes, softball's matchup vs the U.S. Olympic team more. Reporter Cade Andrews stops by to talk men's and women's basketball. Hosted by Claire Par...

Bobcats win big after second-half comeback

Texas State guard  Caleb Asberry, (2), catches the ball after ULM attempted to score Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Strahan Arena.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

January 31, 2020

After falling in a close game to the University of Texas at Arlington last Saturday, Texas State (13-9, 6-5 Sun Belt) managed to get back in the win column as they defeated the University of Louisiana-Monroe 71-51 Thursday night at Strahan Coliseum. Despite a rough first half, the Bobcats put together...

Texas State loses at the buzzer to in-state rival UTA

A Texas State basketball player reacts after missing a potential game-winning shot.

Dedrick Johnson

January 28, 2020

In front of a packed crowd Saturday evening, the Bobcats snapped their four-game win streak against in-state rival the University of Texas at Arlington with a 64-62 loss at the buzzer in Strahan Arena. The team moved to 12-9 on the season and 5-5 in the Sun Belt. Texas State was able to make a...

Bobcats fall in rivalry game despite last-second comeback attempt

Danny Kaspar talks to players in a huddle during a timeout.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2020

Despite the highest attendance of the season and a chance to win the game at the buzzer, the Texas State men’s basketball team (12-9, 5-5 Sun Belt) fell to in-state rival University of Texas at Arlington (9-12, 5-5 Sun Belt) Saturday afternoon at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats got out to a quick start with an...

(Video) From the Prez, Jan. 25, 2020

From the prez.

Andrew Zimmel and Kate Connors

January 25, 2020

There was no way the #TXST Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel was going to leave Bobcat fans hanging this weekend! He's back to give you hot takes for and reminders about the events happening across TXST athletics. Hosted by Andrew Zimmel Filmed by Kate Connors Edited by Kate Connors From the Prez ...

Q&A with all-time scoring leader Nijal Pearson

Senior guard Nijal Pearson scored 23 points against ULM on January 16 to pass Charles Sharp’s (1956-60) record of 1884 career points for the all-time scoring record. Photo by Kate Connors.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2020

Sports reporter Cade Andrews spoke with senior guard Nijal Pearson on reaching the program's all-time scoring record, his senior season and his journey to this point in his career. So walk me through that moment, when did you know that you broke the scoring record? “I knew going into the game...

Texas State to host rematch of last season’s 2OT thriller versus UT Arlington

Eric Terry shoots a free throw after being fouled by a UT Arlington player, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Strahan Coliseum. This game, prior the 2019-20 season and the Bobcats' triple overtime game against UTA, Texas State lost in double overtime.

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2020

For the first time since a double-overtime heartbreaker loss in last season's blackout game, Texas State men's basketball will host in-state rival UT Arlington for a rematch on Saturday at 4 p.m. in Strahan Arena. Last season the Bobcats fell 84-77 in double-overtime in front of 6,581 fans, setting...

Bobcats reach four-game win streak before rivalry game

ophomore guard Mason Harrell shoots from the three-point line during the last seconds of the game vs. UTSA Dec. 7 at Strahan Arena. Harrell posted 12 points Saturday in the win against Louisiana. Photo by Kate Connors.

Cade Andrews

January 20, 2020

The Texas State men's basketball team picked up two crucial victories this weekend, defeating the University of Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday and Louisiana- Lafayette on Saturday to sweep the weekend and continue their four-game winning streak. After starting 1-4 in conference, the Bobcats have managed t...

Bobcats sweep Louisiana road trip with fourth straight win

A Texas State basketball player dribbles past an Appalachian State player.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

January 19, 2020

The Texas State men’s basketball team (12-8, 5-4 Sun Belt) picked up their fourth consecutive win as they defeated Louisiana 68-59 (7-13, 2-7 Sun Belt) Saturday night at the Cajundome. This was the Bobcats' first win in Lafayette as they swept both the Ragin' Cajuns and ULM in their Louisiana road...

Pearson breaks all-time scoring record in comeback win

A Texas State basketball player shoots over defenders.

Cade Andrews

January 17, 2020

Despite trailing for most of the game, the Texas State Bobcats men’s basketball team (11-8, 4-4) defeated ULM 64-63 (6-11, 2-6) in a thriller that saw senior Nijal Pearson break the program's all-time scoring record. The 'Cats have now broken even (4-4) in the Sun Belt after a slow start to conference...

Texas State turns around conference play with two straight wins

A Texas State basketball player goes up for a layup.

Andrew Zimmel and Claire Partain

January 12, 2020

After some tough losses and a slow start in conference, Texas State took it home with two straight wins at Strahan Arena, coming back with a 78-66 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday and pulling off a convincing 82-57 victory over Appalachian State on Saturday. The Bobcats dominated the Mountaineers...

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