Texas State-San Marcos vs Idaho

Texas St. 78, Idaho 73


MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Joel Wright scored 37 points Thursday night to lead Texas State to a 78-73 win over Idaho.

Wright, whose previous season high was 28 against SMU on Nov. 17, was 12 of 20 from the field and 12 of 15 from the free-throw line for the Bobcats (6-14, 2-6 WAC), who have won two in a row after losing nine straight.

The 6-foot-7 forward, in his first season at Texas State after transferring from Duquesne and Blinn Junior College, also had six rebounds, five assists and five steals.

Phil Hawkins scored 16 points and Reid Koenen scored 10 for the Bobcats, who overcame a 17-point deficit in the first half.

Idaho lost despite the efforts of Kyle Barone, who had 27 points and 16 rebounds. Stephen Madison scored 14 points and Mike McChristian scored 13 for the Vandals (7-11, 3-5).

Texas State trimmed the 17-point lead to 34-30 at halftime.

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Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
C. Stern, F192-41-24045
M. Staff, F141-50-07043
P. Hawkins, G376-101-201016
W. Davis, G283-70-25026
V. Jones, G180-31-20321
J. Wright3412-2012-1565337
R. Koenen334-80-040310
D. Jones80-20-00010
R. Dorsey40-00-01000
N. Hinton30-00-00010
B. Brown20-10-00000
Totals 28-6015-232892078
Idaho Vandals
K. Barone, C378-1011-12162427
C. Hill, G302-100-05116
M. McChristian, G295-70-081013
R. Harris Jr., G281-52-22254
S. Madison, G275-94-532414
M. Habeeb191-41-21233
J. Kammerer100-00-00000
M. Borton90-10-00100
W. Faines82-40-10004
D. Douglas30-02-20012
Totals 24-5020-2437111873
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259

Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Weber St.15-326-9108
Idaho St.11-716-15256
E. Wash.10-818-16232
North Dakota10-817-16218
Montana St.9-914-17260
Portland St.8-1013-18282
N. Colo.7-1110-21304
Sac. State6-1214-17273
So. Utah3-156-24335
N. Arizona3-155-25333
Other games
PUR 53 Final
TENN 56 Final
VCU 74 Final
UCLA 84 Final
BYU 63 Final