Texas State beats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-61

The Associated Press

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Matt Staff had 23 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday night and Texas State defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-61.

Three other Bobcats scored in double figures. Travis Jones had 17 points, Brooks Ybarra scored 13 and Wesley Davis had 12 points for Texas State (10-15, 3-9 Southland).

The Bobcats never trailed in the game and opened up a 46-19 halftime lead. Staff had 12 points and Ybarra 11 before intermission.

Chris Hawkins-Mast led the Islanders (4-21, 3-9) with 13 points and 12 rebounds - all but two points and two rebounds came after halftime. Myron Dempsey contributed 12 points and nine rebounds, and Jason Smith scored 10 points, all in the second half, for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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