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Men's Basketball

Texas State doubles up on McMurry in 100-50 decision

Men's basketball player Marlin Davis leading the ball

Melea Polk

December 7, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team scored 100 points for the first time since Dec. 2011 in a 100-50 win over McMurry at Strahan Coliseum on Dec. 6. The Bobcats improved to 5-4 for the season as they await Sun Belt Conference play on Dec. 29 against Appalachian State. McMurry took their only...

Men’s basketball defeated on the road by Houston Baptist

Bobcats get the game going against the Roadrunners with the tip-off

Brooke Phillips

December 4, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team fell short 71-52 to the Houston Baptist University Huskies in an away game Dec. 2 in Houston, Texas. The Bobcats went into the game coming off a win last week against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, however, the Bobcats could not finish what would have been the...

Texas State rolls past TAMUCC 66-53

Melea Polk

November 30, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team rolled past the Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi Islanders 66-53 at Strahan Coliseum Nov. 29. The Bobcats are now on a two-game win streak after beating Pacific on the road Nov. 25. For the season, the Bobcats now hold a record of 4-3. The Islanders...

Head coach looking forward to the new season with his young team

Orlando Williams

November 29, 2017

The men's basketball head coach Danny Kaspar has a resume that speaks for itself. Kaspar is ranked in the top 25 winningest active Division I coaches with an overall record of 308-214. This is Kaspar’s 27th year as a head coach. After starting his career as an assistant coach for Lamar University,...

Men’s basketball goes 2-1 at Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase

Bobcats get the game going against the Roadrunners with the tip-off

Brooke Phillips

November 27, 2017

The Thanksgiving break brought the Texas State men’s basketball team to Stockton, California to compete in the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase Nov. 22-25. The Bobcats were scheduled games Nov. 22-25, playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Canisius and Pacific—beating both Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Pacific. In...

Men’s basketball defeats UTRGV in first win of season

Bobcats get the game going against the Roadrunners with the tip-off

Brooke Phillips

November 20, 2017

After coming out of a loss from UTSA, the Texas State men’s basketball team defeated the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley 75-58 in its third game of the season. The Bobcats competed against UTRGV Nov. 18 at home in Strahan Coliseum, and improved their overall game since playing against the...

Senior looks forward for new season goals

Melea Polk

November 17, 2017

With the season just getting started, one senior weighs in on last year’s success and his expectations for the new season. Immanuel King, senior forward,joined the men’s basketball team in 2016 after transferring from Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama. In his first season,...

Men’s basketball drops close game against the Roadrunners

Bobcats get the game going against the Roadrunners with the tip-off

Brooke Phillips

November 16, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team played its first home game of a season and took a close 79-78 loss against the University of Texas-San Antonio Nov. 15. The Bobcats trailed the Roadrunners 34-32 by the end of the first half, but the second half, the Bobcats took the lead. It was with one...

Men’s basketball drops season opener 65-57 to Air Force

Deris Duncan, senior guard, jumps up to make a shot

Melea Polk

November 13, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team lost their season opener 65-57 to the Air Force at Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado Nov. 12. With both teams participating in their first game The Bobcats are 0-1 for the season, while the Falcons started their season 1-0. The first points of the...

Men’s basketball wins both exhibition matches of the season

Deris Duncan, senior guard, jumps up to make a shot

Brooke Phillips

November 6, 2017

The Texas State men’s basketball team hosted two exhibition games Nov. 2 and Nov. 4 and won both games 76-64 and 77-48. Thursday’s game saw all proceeds go to the Jefferson County United Way as the Bobcats competed against St. Edwards. Along with raising money for a cause, Texas State won its...

Kaspar hosts youth basketball camp this summer

<em>Star File Photo</em>

Melea Polk

June 12, 2017

Texas State men’s basketball head coach Danny Kaspar is scheduled to host more than five different youth basketball camps this summer at Strahan Coliseum. The camps will be run throughout the month of June and August. Each camp is directed towards a specific grade level, 2nd – 12th, and teaches the funda...

Bobby Conley and Ojai Black: a senior spill

<em>Star File Photo</em>

Melea Polk

April 16, 2017

Basketball season is officially over, and Ojai Black, senior guard, and Bobby Conley, senior guard,  have a lot to say about their teammates, coaches and time spent at Texas State. The two leaders worked together on the court, and built a relationship off the court. During an interview they could not...

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