Pearson scores 27 as Texas State beats Arkansas State 69-64
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 27 points as Texas State defeated Arkansas State 69-64 on Saturday.
Arkansas State scored 13 points in the first half and trailed 31-13 at halftime. Fifty-one points in the second half were not enough to overcome the Bobcats.
Texas State is tied with Georgia Southern for third place behind Little Rock (12-4) and Georgia State (11-5).
The Bobcats improve to 2-0 against the Red Wolves this season. Texas State defeated Arkansas State 70-67 on Jan. 4.
Arkansas State returns home to play Louisiana-Monroe on Wednesday. Texas State hosts Georgia Southern on Thursday.