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 (8-22)282856
Texas State-San Marcos (11-21) «363268

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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
New Mex. St.0-08-2102
Grand Canyon0-07-3213
Utah Valley0-06-469
Seattle0-07-5235
Cal-Baker.0-06-666
UT-Rio Grande Valley0-06-6273
UMKC0-03-8174
Chicago St.0-02-11313

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-235
Louisiana0-08-2127
Georgia St.0-07-3227
UT-Arlington0-07-367
Coast. Car.0-05-5184
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5334
Troy0-05-5293
App. St.0-05-6272
UL-Monroe0-04-5246
Arkansas St.0-03-7343
Little Rock0-02-8299