Diamond Ford dribbles through the East Texas Baptist defense in a 65-35 Texas State win last Friday night at Strahan Coliseum. Ford led the Bobcats with 17 points. Texas State sports information photo.
The Texas State men’s and women’s basketball teams opened their seasons with victories at Strahan Coliseum last Friday night.
The men’s team defeated Sul Ross, 89-62. The Bobcats outrebounded Sul Ross, 51-30, as four Texas State players reached double figures in scoring. J.B. Conley led the way with 17 points and eight rebounds, Tony Bishop had 14 points and 10 rebounds, A.J. Stewart had 14 points and five rebounds, and Cameron Johnson scored 11 points with nine rebounds.
Jimmy Martinez led Sul Ross with 17 points.
The Bobcats will play Tuesday against Long Island at Strahan Coliseum (7 p.m.).
The Texas State women’s basketball team opened its season with a 65-35 win against East Texas Baptist.
Diamond Ford led the Bobcats with 17 points as she made 11 of 12 free throws.
The Bobcats return to the court Monday night, when they play Texas-Tyler at Strahan Coliseum (7 p.m.).