Texas St. 101, Texas Lutheran 60

Texas State placed six players in double figures Friday night in

a season-opening 101-60 victory over Division III Texas

Lutheran.

The Bobcats’ Brooks Ybarra led all scorers with 18 points, and

Matt Staff had a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Eddie Rios added 17 points, Travis Jones 13 and John Bowman and

Gordon Ball 10 apiece.

Michael Flores and Brendan Potts scored 13 points each for the

Bulldogs.

Texas State bolted to an 8-0 lead and had scored 38 by the time

Texas Lutheran reached double figures, which happened when Flores

hit two free throws to make it 38-11 with 6:39 left in the first

half. The Bobcats’ lead swelled to 51 midway through the second

half.

Texas State had 54 rebounds to Texas Lutheran’s 31

The game was considered an exhibition for the Bulldogs.