Criverside 35 34 69
Texasst 47 34 81
Date of game: 11/24/2012

Recap: Texas State vs. UC Riverside

Anchorage, AK (Sports Network) - Corey Stern scored 17 points to lead the Texas State Bobcats to an 81-69 decision over the UC Riverside Highlanders in the consolation round of the Great Alaska Shootout at Sullivan Arena.

Matt Staff added 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting for Texas State (3-3), while Reid Koenen netted 12 points. Vonn Jones contributed 10 points and a game-high seven assists to help the Bobcats end their three-game losing slide.

Chris Harriel paced UC Riverside (1-6) with 16 points, but he went just 6- of-17 from the field. Dayton Boddie came off the bench to make 7-of-7 at the charity stripe on his way to 12 points and Davin Guinn netted 10 points. Lucas Devenny pulled down a game-high seven rebounds as the Highlanders lost their third in a row.

This one was never in doubt as the Bobcats jumped out to a 20-2 lead just over five minutes after tip-off. Although the Highlanders shot 43.3 percent from the floor in the opening period, they went into the intermission trailing 47-35 after Texas State made 60 percent of its first half field goal attempts, including 6-of-12 from beyond the arc.

UC Riverside cut the deficit to five points less than two minutes into the second half, but the Bobcats scored the next five points to push their advantage back up to a comfortable double-digit margin. Although Texas State shot just 37.5 percent from the field in the second half, it managed to stay in control by converting 14-of-19 attempts at the charity stripe.

Despite the loss, the Highlanders held a dominant 41-26 advantage in the rebounding battle.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.