Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wednesday's roundup of last night, plus more

Host Texas State handled Texas Tyler 86-66 Tuesday night behind frontcourt cornerstone Matt Staff's 28/11 double-double (10-14 shooting). Newcomer and JC transfer Joel Wright scored 19 points and fellow forward Reid Koenen produced 13 points plus eight boards. Vonn Jones passed for six assists.

The Bobcats outscored their opponent by 10 in each half.

Texas State athletics has the game report.


In a tale of two halves, visiting Houston jumped out to a 44-26 halftime lead but San Jose State University eventually owned the second 20 minutes although ultimately two points less than the Cougars as the final was 77-75.

Spartan sophomore backcourter DJ Brown paced his squad with 24 points. Teammates James Kinney totaled 19 (but shot 7-23) while forward Chris Cunningham added 15 points.

Spartan athletics provides a game report.


Louisiana Tech faces Arkansas Little Rock in Ruston tonight.

Didn't know this: "The Thomas Assembly Center being a home court advantage for the Louisiana Tech men's basketball team is an understatement.Spanning the last five seasons, the Bulldogs have gone an impressive 22-0 in non-conference home games..."

Denver hosts Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

From Denver athletics: "...The Islanders went 6-24 overall and 4-12 in the Southland Conference last season. TAMCC, which won its opener 60-49 over Texas Lutheran on Nov. 10, has no seniors on its roster that averages 20.25 years old. Junior college transfer Will Nelson and Johnathan Jordan each had 13 points in the victory to lead the Islanders. Jordan led the Southland in assists last season. Willis Wilson enters his second season as the head coach of the Islanders..."


InsideRunnerSports lists one expected Texas San Antonio signee and writes that will be it for the first signing period.

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