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Men's Basketball

Trojan Horse topples Bobcats

Senior forward Eric Terry reaching for the ball.

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

January 7, 2020

In a game that felt predictable after the Bobcats' slow start to the season, the Texas State men's basketball team fell 71-63 to the Troy Trojans in their conference home opener on Monday night. The 'Cats' struggled to get a foothold at the start of the game, trailing for most of the first half until...

High-scoring first half not enough for Bobcat basketball

Two basketball players jump for the ball.

Sean Allen, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2020

Despite leading by as many as 15 points in the first half, Texas State men's basketball suffered their third straight loss in the Sun Belt Conference with a 72-68 loss against the Little Rock Trojans in Little Rock on Thursday night. The Bobcats dropped to  0-3 in conference play and are now 7-7...

Bobcats wrap up road nonconference schedule with Big 12 loss

forward Da-Nasia Hood goes in for a layup.

Sean Allen, Sports Reporter

December 22, 2019

Texas State women's basketball took on a Big 12 test for their final road nonconference match, falling 79-52 at Texas Christian University (9-1) on Sunday afternoon. The Bobcats fell on the bad side of a 17-0 run to start the match until senior Bailey Holle broke the streak at the 4:35 mark in the...

Texas State loses rematch against defending conference champions

Two basketball players face off.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 21, 2019

In their first rematch since losing in the Sun Belt Tournament semifinals last season, Texas State fell to defending conference champions Georgia State 81-69 Saturday afternoon at the GSU Sports Arena. The 'Cats move to 0-2 in conference and 7-6 overall after the two-game road trip. The Bobcats...

Bobcats fall just short in first conference battle

A Texas State basketball player attempts a layup.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 20, 2019

In their first Sun Belt Conference challenge, Texas State fell just short in a 67-64 battle at Georgia Southern on Thursday night. Despite kicking off the game with a 16-1 lead, the Bobcats trailed the Eagles 29-28 at the half. The second half was a back-and-forth battle as the Bobcats came back,...

Men’s basketball, Pearson hit season-highs with home win

A Texas State basketball player attempts a layup.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 16, 2019

For their last home game of the year, Texas State men's basketball dominated Bethany College with a season-high 117-65 victory over Bethany College on Sunday at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats will head into Sun Belt Conference play with a 7-4 season record. The Bobcats were led by senior guard Nijal...

Basketball ups win streak to finish Southwestern Showdown

Quentin Scott dribbles around Jackson State players.

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2019

Texas State men's basketball finished the Southwestern Showdown undefeated and moved to a four-game win streak with a 69-55 victory over Hartford on Saturday at Strahan Arena. The win puts the Bobcats at 6-2 on the season. Senior guard Nijal Pearson led the team with 15 points, followed by sophomore...

Texas State moves to 3-0 in Southwestern Showdown

Quentin Scott dribbles around Jackson State players.

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

Texas State prevailed in a back-and-forth effort over 2018 NCAA qualifier Abilene Christian University on Monday, moving to 3-0 in the Southwestern Showdown and 4-2 on the season. After trailing 36-30 in the first half, the Bobcat defense held the team down to clinch the win and remain undefeated...

(Video) From the Prez, Nov. 22, 2019

Texas State sports prez Andrew Zimmel.

Andrew Zimmel

November 22, 2019

Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is here to give you reminders about all of the things he's thankful for...including all of the events happening across #TXST athletics this weekend and early next week.  ...

Kaspar earns 100th win as basketball splits week

Deshawn Davidson prepares to pass the ball to Quentin Scott.

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

Nijal Pearson throws a free-throw.

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

Nijal Pearson throws a free-throw.

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....

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