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...
Benlevi leads Georgia State into Sun Belt final, 59-46
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Malik Benlevi tallied 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Georgia State to a 59-46 win over Texas State in the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on...
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
Warren lifts Texas-Arlington past Texas St. 81-73
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Warren had 24 points as Texas-Arlington defeated Texas State 81-73 on Saturday.
Edric Dennis had 15 points for Texas-Arlington (16-15, 12-6 Sun Belt...
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...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi had 20 points as South Alabama topped Texas State 77-63 on Saturday night.
Rodrick Sikes had 18 points for South Alabama (14-15, 7-9 Sun Belt Conference). Herb...
Harrell scores 14 to lift Texas St. over Troy 58-44
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Mason Harrell registered 14 points as Texas State defeated Troy 58-44 on Thursday night.
Nijal Pearson had 15 points and six rebounds for Texas State (23-6, 12-4 Sun Belt...
Texas State, Troy meet in conference play
Texas State (22-6, 11-4) vs. Troy (11-15, 4-10)
Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Troy hosts Texas State in a Sun Belt matchup. Both teams last played on...
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.
Pearson leads Texas St. over Arkansas St. 84-74
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 21 points as Texas State beat Arkansas State 84-74 on Thursday night.
Alonzo Sule had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Texas State (20-5, 9-3 Sun Belt Conference). Jaylen Shead added 17 points. Alex Peacock had nine rebounds for the visiting team.
Tre'Larenz Nottingham, who was second on the Bobcats in scoring heading into the matchup with 14 points per game, scored 7 points on 1-of-12 shooting.
Pearson with 17, Texas St. beats Coastal Carolina 65-57
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 17 points and Texas State beat Coastal Carolina 65-57 on Saturday.
Alex Peacock added 14 points, eight rebounds and four steals for the Bobcats (19-5, 8-3 Sun Belt). Tre'Larenz Nottingham also had 14 points.
Texas State shot 46 percent from the field compared to 35 percent for Coastal Carolina and had a 37-27 rebounding advantage.
The Bobcats scored first and led all the way, building to a 38-23 advantage at the break.
Brown leads balanced Georgia Southern past Texas State 74-58
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 17 points, Elijah McCadden 15 and Montae Glenn 13 as Georgia Southern broke away in the second half to defeat Sun Belt Conference leader Texas State 74-58 on Saturday.
Texas State (17-4, 6-2) closed out the first half with a shot block and a Tre'Larenz Nottingham 3-pointer to pull within five, 33-28 at intermission.
Texas State uses big run to beat Arkansas State 77-64
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 29 points and 11 rebounds and Texas State used a 30-0 run to beat Arkansas State 77-64 on Saturday.
Tre'Larenz Nottingham added 13 points and eight rebounds and Alex Peacock scored 10 points for Texas State. The Bobcats (16-3, 5-1 Sun Belt), who have won four in a row and 14 of their last 16, moved into a tie with Georgia State atop the conference standings.
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.
Texas State wins 11th game by routing Howard Payne, 105-29
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre'Larenz Nottingham's layup with just under five minutes left in the first half proved to be the winning bucket as Texas State shredded Division III Howard Payne 105-29 in the Bobcats' final nonconference game of the season Saturday.
Texas State opens Sun Belt Conference play Thursday when it plays host to Georgia State.
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).
Smith scores 25, Georgia Southern beats Texas State 81-77
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Ike Smith scored 25 points with five 3-pointers, Tookie Brown scored all of his 16 points in the second half, and third-place Georgia Southern beat Texas State 81-77 on Saturday to split the season series.
Mike Hughes scored 19 points for the Eagles (18-11, 9-7 Sun Belt Conference), who hit 10 3s and shot 54.9 percent from the field.
Georgia State uses 28-2 run, beats Texas State 77-50
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 19 points and Georgia State cruised to a 77-50 victory over Texas State on Thursday night.
Georgia State (20-8, 11-4 Sun Belt Conference) rebounded from consecutive losses and is three games back of conference leader Louisiana (14-1) with three games remaining. Texas State (14-15, 7-9) has lost seven straight.
Texas State survives late 3-point attempt in 62-61 win
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 22 points, Tre'Larenz Nottingham sank the winning free throw with 3.7 seconds showing on the clock and Texas State survived a desperation shot at the buzzer to defeat Georgia Southern 62-61 Thursday night, breaking the Eagles' six-game win streak at home.
Louisiana throttles Texas St. 80-55 behind barrage of 3s
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Malik Marquetti scored 19 points, Frank Bartley IV and Justin Miller each scored 14, and Louisiana strengthened its grip atop the Sun Belt Conference with an 80-55 win against Texas State on Saturday.
Louisiana (17-3, 7-0) sits 1½ games ahead of second place Texas State (13-8, 6-2) and has won seven straight and 14 of its last 15. The loss snapped the Bobcats' six-game win streak.
Texas St holds off UL Monroe 55-52
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 17 points, Tre'Larenz Nottingham hit five 3s and scored 16 points, and Texas State held off Louisiana Monroe 55-52 on Thursday night to win its sixth straight.
Peacock’s only basket wins it for Texas State 72-70
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Alex Peacock made his only field goal count, hitting a long, buzzer-beating jumper to lift Texas State to a 72-70 victory over Little Rock on Saturday night.
Peacock's winner came after Little Rock (5-14, 2-4 Sun Belt) tied the game after scoring on Andre Jones' 3-pointer with 14 seconds left and, after a Bobcats turnover, an Oliver Black dunk with five seconds remaining.
Texas State holds on to beat Arkansas State 73-67
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Tre'Larenz Nottingham had 17 points and Nijal Pearson added 13 with 10 rebounds as Texas State held on for a 73-67 Sun Belt Conference win over Arkansas State on Thursday night.
Nottingham hit 3 of 7 from distance while dishing out five assists with two steals. Pearson, who had his second double-double this season, also had two steals. Immanuel King was 5 of 8 from the floor for 13 points with six rebounds for Texas State (11-7, 4-1), which has won four straight.