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Texas State Bobcats (14-17)


Sat. 2/28 Thu. 3/5 Sat. 3/7 Thu. 3/12 Fri. 3/13
vs. ArkSt 
W 70-60
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@ App 
L 64-67
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@ UL-Mon 
L 53-56
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@ Tx-Ar 
W 68-62
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@ Louis 
L 43-53
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Louisiana-Lafayette tops Texas St. 53-43 in Sun Belt tourney

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Kasey Shepherd scored 13 of his 16 in the second half to help fourth-seeded Louisiana-Lafayette beat No. 8 seed Texas State 53-43 on Friday in the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference tournament.

Jonathan Stove added 10 points, Shawn Long grabbed 11 rebounds and Bryce Washington pulled down 10 for Louisiana-Lafayette (20-12), which will take a seven-game win streak into the semifinals against top-seeded Georgia State on Saturday.

Shepherd scored nine points during a 19-2 run which gave the Ragin' Cajuns a 42-35 lead with 7:31 to play.

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Leaders
Points: E. Gant12.7
Rebounds: E. Gant6.9
Assists: D. Brown2.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: E. Gant64.1%
3P%: E. Montalvo31.5%
Steals: W. Davis1.9
Blocks: E. Gant0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Sun Belt Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Georgia State 15-5 25-10
Georgia Southern 14-6 22-9
Louisiana-Monroe 14-6 24-14
Louisiana-Lafayette 13-7 22-14
UT Arlington 10-10 16-15
Appalachian State 9-11 12-17
South Alabama 9-11 12-21
UALR 8-12 13-18
Texas State 7-13 14-17
Arkansas State 6-14 11-18
Troy 5-15 10-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 61.5 (310)
Rebounds: 10.2 (221)
Assists: 11.1 (284)
FG%: 40.4% (307)
FT%: 69.0% (187)
3P%: 31.4% (294)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 59.8 (23)
Rebounds: 22.2 (286)
Assists: 10.7 (46)
FG%: 41.1% (87)
FT%: 71.6% (311)
3P%: 30.1% (14)
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