Texas State-San Marcos vs Lamar

Texas St. 74, Lamar 61


BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Joel Wright scored 27 points, Deonte Jones added 19 and Texas State snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday with a 74-61 victory over BracketBusters foe Lamar.

Matt Staff had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Bobcats (8-19), who never trailed after the opening minutes. Texas State led 39-29 at halftime and by as many as 20 in the second half before a late Lamar rally.

Amos Wilson scored 19 points, and Stan Brown had 16 points and 14 rebounds, for the Cardinals (3-24), who lost their fourth in a row. Lamar shot 36 percent from the field, shot only three 3-pointers and missed them all, and was outscored 38-22 in the paint.

The teams are formal rivals in the Lone Star Conference, from 1951 to 1963, and the Southland Conference, from 1998 through last season. Lamar still leads the all-time series between the schools, 29-26.

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Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
J. Wright, F3212-232-276327
M. Staff, F305-111-2111412
R. Koenen, F221-60-03032
P. Hawkins, G343-61-17607
D. Jones, G316-111-231219
C. Stern161-40-05022
V. Jones141-50-02213
W. Davis130-12-21122
B. Brown50-00-00000
R. Dorsey30-10-20000
Totals 29-687-1139171774
Lamar Cardinals
R. Mitchell, F374-120-04228
A. Wilson, F346-177-772219
S. Brown, F286-124-5140416
D. Minor, G372-84-43528
D. Minton, G362-61-24215
H. Webb102-20-02114
M. Hancock80-00-00100
N. Acosta70-20-01100
S. Norman30-21-20001
Totals 22-6117-2040141261
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300

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New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315
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CSU 82
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KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
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