Texas St. 74, NW Oklahoma St. 72

Brooks Ybarra and Matt Staff scored 13 points each and Texas

State held on to beat Northwestern Oklahoma State 74-72 Sunday


Vonn Jones made a pair of free throws with 1:36 left to break a

67-67 tie and put the Bobcats (4-2) ahead to stay against their

NAIA rivals. Reid Koenen had 11 points for Texas State and Staff

had a team-high eight rebounds.

Jonathan Freemyer led the Rangers with 17 points and 10

rebounds. Daryl Glover had 14 points and Marshall Bell scored 13

for Northwestern Oklahoma State, which led 33-30 at halftime and

led by as many as 14 points in the first half.