Texas State vs Lamar Wrap - Texas State Wins 74-61
Joel Wright scored 27 points for Texas State on Saturday, leading them to a 74-61 victory over Lamar at Montagne Center.
Texas State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites.
Texas State got 19 points from Deonte' Jones and another 12 points from Matt Staff. Joel Wright contributed 6 assists, while Matt Staff cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Lamar got 19 points from Amos Wilson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Stan Brown. Donley Minor contributed 5 assists for them, while Stan Brown had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Texas State were victorious, as the score was 39-29 at the break.
Lamar won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-39.