FIU beats Texas St. 87-81 in CollegeInsider.com tourney
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. and Devon Andrews scored 29 points apiece as Florida International beat Texas State 87-81 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason...
S. Alabama, Texas State meet in Sun Belt semis
South Alabama (17-16, 10-10) vs. No. 4 seed Texas State (23-8, 12-6)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Semifinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Friday, 5 p.m. EDT
Texas State seeks revenge on UTA
Texas State (23-7, 12-5) vs. Texas-Arlington (15-15, 11-6)
College Park Center, Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas-Arlington goes for the season sweep over Texas...
Nottingham, Pearson lift Texas St. over Louisiana-Lafayette
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre Nottingham scored 17 points and Nijal Pearson hit the winning 3-pointer with 1:21 to play and Texas State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 64-62 after blowing an 18-point...
La.-Lafeyette looks to extend streak vs Texas State
Louisiana-Lafayette (16-10, 7-6) vs. Texas State (21-6, 10-4)
Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: La.-Lafeyette looks for its sixth straight win in...
Ertel, Munnings lead Louisiana-Monroe over Texas St. 63-60
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Michael Ertel and Travis Munnings scored 13 points apiece and Louisiana-Monroe held off Texas State's late rally for a 63-60 victory on Thursday...
Pearson scores 23 to lift Texas St. over UALR 67-60
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 23 points as Texas State beat Arkansas-Little Rock 67-60 on Saturday.
Eric Terry had 12 points for Texas State (21-5, 10-3 Sun Belt Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Tre'Larenz Nottingham added 11 points and six rebounds.
Rayjon Tucker had 20 points and six rebounds for the Trojans (10-16, 5-8). Nikola Maric added 17 points.
Texas St. rallies into share of Sun Belt lead with 74-71 win
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to cap a 9-0 run in the last five minutes as Texas State broke away from Appalachian State 74-71 Thursday night to regain a piece of the Sun Belt Conference lead and sweep the season series with the Mountaineers.
The win puts the Bobcats (18-5) in a three-way tie with Georgia State and Texas Arlington, all at 7-3.
Nottingham scores 5 3-pointers, Texas State rallies 80-62
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre Nottingham scored 24 points and Nijal Pearson added 19 as Texas State roared past Little Rock 80-62 with a scorching second half Thursday night.
Trailing by a point at the break, Texas State (15-3, 4-1 Sun Belt) scored 50 points in the second half, shooting 64 percent from the floor (16 of 25) and 58 percent from distance (7 of 12). With the win, Texas State matched its win total from all of last season.
Texas State holds off Coastal Carolina 65-61
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Alex Peacock scored 13 points and Texas State held off a late rally to beat Coastal Carolina 65-61 on Thursday night.
Eric Terry, who finished with 10 points, hit a jumper to give Texas State a 64-61 lead with 11 seconds left and Tre'larenz Nottingham split a pair of free throws with two seconds left to cap the scoring.
Texas St holds of Georgia Southern 73-70 to open league play
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre'Larenz Nottingham scored 24 points, Eric Terry added 14 and Texas State beat Georgia Southern 73-70 in a Sun Belt Conference opener Thursday night.
Sule has career-best 23 points, Texas State gets 90-80 win
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Alonzo Sule nailed 10 of 11 shots from the floor for a career-high 23 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to help Texas State overcome a Houston Baptist rally for its seventh straight victory, 90-80 on Saturday.
Texas State (9-1) is off to its best start since 1952-53. The Bobcats' only loss was to Drake, 75-69, in the third game of the season.
Pearson scores 25 points, leads Texas State past Rice 74-60
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson made five 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help Texas State roll to a 74-60 victory over Rice on Wednesday night.
Pearson was 9 of 16 from the floor. Eric Terry added 11 points and Tre'Larenz Nottingham had 10 for Texas State (6-1), which has won four in a row.
Chris Mullins scored 12 points and Quentin Millora-Brown had 10 for Rice (3-5). The freshmen duo combined for 8-of-13 shooting from the field while the rest of the team shot 11 of 40 (27.5 percent).
Terry leads Texas State to 97-52 romp over Hardin-Simmons
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Eric Terry led six players in double figures with 17 points and Texas State rolled to a 97-52 victory over Division III-member Hardin-Simmons on Tuesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Reserve Eric Terry scored a career-high 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting and ninth-seeded Texas State ended a nine-game losing streak on Wednesday with a 73-66 win over eighth-seeded Coastal Carolina in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
Nijal Pearson led the Bobcats (15-17), who play top-seeded Louisiana on Friday, with 20 points. Tyler Blount added 14 points and Tre Nottingham 10.
Peacock’s putback sends Texas St. past Troy 57-56
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Alex Peacock's lay-in off an offensive rebound with four seconds to play lifted Texas State to a 57-56 win against Troy on Saturday.
After Troy called timeout, B.J. Miller drove a wide-open lane but missed his layup at the buzzer.