Great Alaska Shootout - Recap - Texas State Defeats UC Riverside 81-69

Texas State grabbed an 81-69 win over UC Riverside on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Corey Stern at Sullivan Arena.

Texas State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites.

Texas State got 16 points from Matt Staff and another 12 points from Reid Koenen. Vonn Jones contributed 7 assists, while Wesley Davis cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

UC Riverside got 16 points from Chris Harriel in a losing cause and another 12 points from Dayton Boddie. Chris Harriel contributed 5 assists for them, while Lucas Devenny had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Texas State were victorious, as the score was 47-35 at the break.

The rebound battle favored UC Riverside as they grabbed 41 boards, while Texas State only had 26.