Scores

Final

Northwestern St 81

(5-8, 0-1 Southland)

Texas State 85

(6-8, 1-0 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 4, 2007

    Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

    1 2 T
    NWST 32 4981
    TXST 45 4085

    Top Performers

    Northwestern St: K. Jones 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas State: B. Bush 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas State 85, Northwestern St. 81

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Brandon Bush scored 21 points and Brandon Thomas had 15 to help Texas State beat Northwestern State 85-81 on Thursday night.

    Antwoine Blanchard added 14 points and Matt Fullenwider had 11 for Texas State (6-8, 1-0 Southland Conference), which led by as many as 15.

    Keithan Hancock led Northwestern State (5-8, 0-1) with 19 points in just 17 minutes. Kennan Jones scored 14 points and Luke Rogers had 10.

    The win was Texas State's first in a conference opener in three years and snapped a three-game losing streak to Northwestern State, last season's Southland Conference champion.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NWST
    TXST
    Points 81 85
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 25-60 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-38 (.658) 29-41 (.707)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 29 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

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