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Texas St holds of Georgia Southern 73-70 to open league play

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Tre'Larenz Nottingham scored 24 points, Eric Terry added 14 and Texas State beat Georgia Southern 73-70 in a Sun Belt Conference opener Thursday night.

Georgia Southern's Calvin Wishart, Quan Jackson and Tookie Brown each missed 3-point shots in the final seconds for the chance to tie. Nottingham's layup with 3:03 left gave the Bobcats (12-2) a 72-63 lead before the Georgia Southern (8-6) made a late run. Texas State led 43-37 at halftime and extended the lead with a 10-4 run out of the break.

Alex Peacock scored 11 points with 10 rebounds and Nijal Pearson grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds for Texas State.

Simeon Carter led the Eagles with 20 points, Isaiah Crawley scored 16 and Brown and Jackson each scored 13. Georgia South shot 3 of 19 from beyond the 3-point arc.

Texas State has a 4-2 record in conference openers since joining the Sun Belt in 2013-14.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Ga. Southern 8-6 373370
home team logo Texas St. 12-2 433073
Team Stats
away team logo Ga. Southern 8-6 82.6 PPG 38.9 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Texas St. 12-2 72.6 PPG 41.7 RPG 14.5 APG
Key Players
4
T. Brown 17.3 PPG 4.2 RPG 4.7 APG 49.6 FG%
22
N. Pearson 16.4 PPG 5.1 RPG 1.4 APG 42.1 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB