Fordham vs Texas State-San Marcos

Texas St. 86, Fordham 76

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Joel Wright had 19 points and 12 rebounds as Texas State defeated Fordham 86-76 Friday night in the season opener for both schools.

Matt Staff and Corey Stern added 17 and 16 points, respectively, for the Bobcats while grabbing nine rebounds apiece.

Chris Gaston led Fordham with 19 points and 14 rebounds. Branden Frazier added 18 points and Bryan Smith had 16.

Texas State closed the first half on a 10-3 run to go up 41-34 at the break, and led 61-44 when Reid Koenen hit a 3-pointer with 11:55 remaining.

The Rams answered with a 16-4 run that included two 3-pointers and a layup from Smith to pull within 65-60 with 6:46 left. That was as close as they got, however, as the Bobcats pulled away and hit 8 of 10 free throws in the final 1:02.

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Fordham (0-1)344276
Texas State-San Marcos (1-0) «414586

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Fordham Rams
C. Gaston, F399-201-4142319
T. Leonard, F132-52-24036
B. Frazier, G376-166-861218
J. Myers, G344-70-02149
B. Smith, G325-104-450416
R. Rhoomes252-30-46014
J. Short150-41-20211
M. Thomas20-00-00100
L. Zivkovic21-10-00043
R. Canty10-00-01020
Totals 29-6614-244272476
 43.9%58.3% 
Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
J. Wright, F285-149-13123419
M. Staff, F256-142-291317
R. Koenen, F222-61-22236
W. Davis, G263-72-242110
V. Jones, G233-43-723310
C. Stern225-96-791216
P. Hawkins203-42-20008
B. Brown II130-10-02210
D. Richardson80-20-01010
R. Dorsey70-10-01210
N. Hinton30-20-00100
D. Jones30-00-00000
Totals 27-6425-3544171986
 42.2%71.4% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-07-276
Duquesne0-05-3311
Rhode Island0-05-323
Davidson0-04-3159
Geo. Wash.0-05-5160
Saint Louis0-05-5181
UMass0-05-5185
VCU0-05-5131
George Mason0-05-6223
La Salle0-05-677
Dayton0-04-586
Saint Josephs0-04-5217
Fordham0-04-6282
Richmond0-02-8262

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-247
Louisiana0-08-2178
Georgia St.0-07-3228
UT-Arlington0-07-369
Coast. Car.0-05-5186
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5336
Troy0-05-5292
App. St.0-05-6273
UL-Monroe0-04-5240
Arkansas St.0-03-6343
Little Rock0-02-7308
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86