PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) Jordan Mason scored 25 points and 11th-seed Texas State won it's third straight game in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament beating Troy 74-68 on Saturday night.

The Bobcats advance to play in the semifinals on Sunday against the winner between No. 2 James Madison and No. 10 Marshall.

Mason had five rebounds for the Bobcats (17-17). Davion Sykes shot 5 of 11 from the field and 3 for 3 from the line to add 13 points. Josh O'Garro finished 4 of 5 from the field to finish with 11 points.

Tayton Conerway led the way for the third-seeded Trojans (20-12) with 16 points, five assists and two steals. Troy - which earned a double-bye into the tournament - also got 14 points and two steals from Aamer Muhammad. Christyon Eugene also had 10 points and two steals.


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