Houston vs Texas State-San Marcos

Texas St. 81, Houston 78


SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Wesley Davis scored 18 points and Matt Staff had 16 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday night to help Texas State defeat Houston 81-78.

Brooks Ybarra made four free throws in the last 17 seconds for the Bobcats (6-2).

Jonathon Simmons had 26 points on 8-for-11 shooting and TaShawn Thomas had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Houston (4-4). Alandise Harris and J.J. Thompson also had 11 points for the Cougars, who trailed 50-34 at halftime and by 23 points three minutes into the second half, but rallied to get within 74-72 with just over a minute to play.

Davis made one of two free throws with 6 seconds left, putting Texas State's lead at three points, but Thompson missed a 3-pointer that would have tied it. Texas State was 10 for 21 at the free-throw line while Houston was 22 for 31.

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Houston Cougars
A. Harris, F314-143-690411
T. Thomas, F254-123-6130211
J. Simmons, G328-118-1091326
J. Young, G321-74-55046
D. Thibodeaux, G291-54-45226
J. Thompson245-80-003111
L. Barnes112-30-05015
K. Van Slyke111-20-02112
L. Gibson50-10-01110
Totals 26-6322-315081978
Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
M. Staff, F258-160-1111216
B. Ybarra, F242-54-44139
R. Koenen, G252-80-22136
E. Rios, G253-91-22419
J. Bowman, G212-50-22055
W. Davis216-74-711118
T. Jones171-70-04203
V. Jones173-70-10238
L. Mergerson101-31-26003
G. Ball61-20-01012
N. Hinton61-40-02042
D. Bachus30-00-02000
B. Brown00-00-00000
Totals 30-7310-2140122381
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E. Carolina6-1215-18214
So. Florida1-177-23316

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Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
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Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315
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