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
Arkansas St.10-419-880
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11123
Coast. Car.9-614-14141
Texas St.8-615-11209
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
S. Alabama6-813-14218
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-128-18263

Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota12-317-8166
Weber St.11-316-9190
E. Wash.10-418-9129
Montana St.9-614-14253
Sac. State7-710-15290
Portland St.5-912-13267
N. Colo.5-109-17300
N. Arizona4-107-20341
Idaho St.3-116-21335
So. Utah3-115-22344
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PUR 53 Final
TENN 56 Final
VCU 74 Final
UCLA 84 Final
BYU 63 Final