Benson Texas State past Northwestern St., 98-65

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP)—Brent Benson had 27 points and seven rebounds to lead Texas State past Northwestern State 98-65 Saturday.

Benson made 10 of 12 from the floor, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range. John Rybak added 22 points for the Bobcats (13-14, 6-8 Southland). John Bowman had 12 points, and Ryan White scored 11.

Brandon Bush and Ty Gough had 10 rebounds apiece for Texas State.

Michael McConathy led Northwestern State with 16 points. Darius Richardson had 13 and Charles Clark 10. William Mosley pulled down 10 rebounds.

Northwestern State (11-18, 3-11) was plagued by 29 turnovers.

The Demons shot just 32 percent from the field in the first half, falling behind 49-30 at the break.

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 Top Performers
 Northwestern St.
Michael McConathy Michael McConathy
4-8,  16 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Texas St.
Brent Benson Brent Benson
10-12,  27 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists

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