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.

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