Fordham vs Texas State-San Marcos

Texas St. 86, Fordham 76

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Joel Wright had 19 points and 12 rebounds as Texas State defeated Fordham 86-76 Friday night in the season opener for both schools.

Matt Staff and Corey Stern added 17 and 16 points, respectively, for the Bobcats while grabbing nine rebounds apiece.

Chris Gaston led Fordham with 19 points and 14 rebounds. Branden Frazier added 18 points and Bryan Smith had 16.

Texas State closed the first half on a 10-3 run to go up 41-34 at the break, and led 61-44 when Reid Koenen hit a 3-pointer with 11:55 remaining.

The Rams answered with a 16-4 run that included two 3-pointers and a layup from Smith to pull within 65-60 with 6:46 left. That was as close as they got, however, as the Bobcats pulled away and hit 8 of 10 free throws in the final 1:02.

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Scoreboard
Fordham (0-1)344276
Texas State-San Marcos (1-0) «414586
 
Fordham Rams
C. Gaston, F399-201-4142319
T. Leonard, F132-52-24036
B. Frazier, G376-166-861218
J. Myers, G344-70-02149
B. Smith, G325-104-450416
R. Rhoomes252-30-46014
J. Short150-41-20211
M. Thomas20-00-00100
L. Zivkovic21-10-00043
R. Canty10-00-01020
Totals 29-6614-244272476
 43.9%58.3% 
Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
J. Wright, F285-149-13123419
M. Staff, F256-142-291317
R. Koenen, F222-61-22236
W. Davis, G263-72-242110
V. Jones, G233-43-723310
C. Stern225-96-791216
P. Hawkins203-42-20008
B. Brown II130-10-02210
D. Richardson80-20-01010
R. Dorsey70-10-01210
N. Hinton30-20-00100
D. Jones30-00-00000
Totals 27-6425-3544171986
 42.2%71.4% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Saint Louis13-327-7
VCU12-426-9
Geo. Wash.11-524-9
Saint Joes11-524-10
UMass10-624-9
Dayton10-626-11
Richmond8-819-14
La Salle7-915-16
St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
Duquesne5-1113-17
George Mason4-1211-20
Fordham2-1410-21

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23
 
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LEHIGH 77 Final
BAYLOR 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
SALAB 76 Final
FSU 71
MIAOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHIOST 0 Canc.
MARQET 0
GWEBB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRYANT 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KANSAS 74
NTEXAS 51 Final
CREIGH 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SUTAH 65 Final
GONZAG 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
INDST 59 Final
UCLA 86