Texas State-San Marcos vs Idaho

Texas St. 78, Idaho 73

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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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Scoreboard
Texas State-San Marcos (6-14) «304878
Idaho (7-11)343973
 
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
 46.7%65.2% 
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
 48%83.3% 
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

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Utah Valley12-319-12
New Mex. St.12-426-10
Grand Canyon10-615-15
Chicago St.8-813-19
Idaho7-916-18
UMKC7-910-20
Cal-Baker.5-1013-18
Seattle5-1113-17
UT-Pan Am5-119-23
 
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PURDUE 53 Final
MICH 68
TENN 56 Final
MISS 62
VCU 74 Final
RICH 86
UCLA 84 Final
ARIZ 73
BYU 63 Final
GONZAG 83