Seattle vs Texas State-San Marcos

Texas St. 68, Seattle 56

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Joel Wright scored 26 points to lead Texas State to a 68-56 win over Seattle in the first round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament Tuesday night.

Wright was 7 of 12 from the field for the game and had a team-high nine rebounds.

Matt Staff scored 13 points for the seventh-seeded Bobcats (11-21).

Texas State led 36-28 at halftime. The score was tied only once and Texas State never trailed. The Bobcats shot 50 percent from the field for the game, while Seattle shot 33.9 percent. Seattle outrebounded Texas State 35-29 but had 19 turnovers, six more than the Bobcats.

Deshaun Sunderhaus led Seattle (8-22) with 15 points. Prince Obasi had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Chad Rasmussen added 11 points for the No. 10 seed.

Texas State moves on to play No. 2 seed Denver in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Seattle Redhawks
C. Rasmussen, F303-92-220211
D. Sunderhaus, F273-119-1021415
C. Trent, F193-60-16036
L. Green, C90-20-01010
P. Obasi, G325-72-3102213
D. Pickett Jr.230-30-04110
J. Crook212-70-03014
J. Flora192-70-02105
A. Tate121-40-02042
L. Bidart70-00-01020
D. Trimble10-00-00020
Totals 19-5613-163552256
 33.9%81.3% 
Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
R. Koenen, F363-52-22019
J. Wright, F347-1212-1490226
M. Staff, F336-130-031313
P. Hawkins, G322-55-63239
D. Jones, G262-50-02324
C. Stern121-11-22113
W. Davis111-10-00022
V. Jones70-00-01110
R. Dorsey50-00-01100
B. Brown40-22-22002
Totals 22-4422-262991568
 50%84.6% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297