Texas State victorious in 7th-place game

sports@adn.comNovember 24, 2012 

Texas State's Corey Stern and Matt Staff turned in stellar shooting performances Saturday at Sullivan Arena, leading the Bobcats to an 81-69 win over UC Riverside in the seventh-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout.

Stern scored a game-high 17 points on 5 of 7 shooting, and Staff drilled all but one of his seven attempts to finish with 16 points.

The Bobcats (3-3) made 11 of their first 12 shots on their way to a 47-35 halftime lead. Reid Koenen tossed in 12 points for Texas State, and Vonn Jones added 10.

Chris Harriel led UC Riverside (1-6) with 16 points, Dayton Boddie made all seven of his free throws to finish with 12 points, and David Guinn chipped in 10 points and two blocks.

 

UC RIVERSIDE (69) -- Smith 2-4 0-1 4; Harriel 6-17 1-5 16; Devenny 1-1 2-7 4; Quick 0-1 0-0 0; Patton 4-6 1-1 9; Guinn 4-6 0-0 10; Johnson 3-5 0-0 6; Jones 0-1 0-0 0; Owens 0-0 0-0 0; Fox 1-5 6-7 8; Boddie 2-4 7-7- 12; Burke 0-1 0-2 0; Totals 23-51 17-30 69.

TEXAS STATE (81) -- V. Jones 3-5 2-3 10; Koenen 5-9 1-1 12; Stern 5-7 5-10 17; Davis 3-7 1-2 8; Staff 6-7 2-2 16; Hawkins 0-3 0-0 0; Dorsey 1-3 2-3 4; Tanton 0-0 0-0 0; Richardson 0-2 0-0 0; Nwankwo 0-0 0-0 0; Brown 1-3 5-5 7; D. Jones 0-3 0-0 0; Wright 2-3 1-2 5; Hinton 1-2 0-0 2; Totals 27-54 19-28 81.

Uc Riverside 35 34 -- 69

Texas State 47 34 -- 81

3-point goals -- UCR 6-18 (Smith 0-1; Harriel 3-9; Quick 0-1; Guinn 2-3; Johnson 0-1; Jones 0-1; Boddie 1-2); Texas State 8-20 (V. Jones 2-3; Koenen 1-3; Stern 2-4; Davis 1-4; Staff 2-3; Richardson 0-1; Brown 0-1; Jones 0-1). Rebounds -- UCR 41 (Devenny 7); Texas State 26 (Davis 5). Total fouls -- UCR 26; Texas State 24. Fouled out -- Harriel. Assists -- UCR 14 (Harriel 5); Texas State 19 (V. Jones 7). Turnovers -- UCR 22 (Fox 5); Texas State 14 (four players with 2). Blocks -- UCR 5 (Guinn 2); Texas State 5 (Stern 2). Steals -- UCR 8 (Harriel 3); Texas State -- 13 (Davis 4). Officials -- Paz, Spitznagle, Thomson. A -- 4,099 (announced).

 

 

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