On Thursday, Texas State lost by just two points on the road against UT Arlington, one of the Sun Belt's top teams. That loss ended a three-game winning streak for the Bobcats, who've really blossomed lately thanks to the strong play of Da'Nasia Hood.
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While Thursday's win ended the losing streak for the Bobcats, it doesn't necessarily signal that Texas State has fixed the issues that led to the losing streak.
We're a week into basketball action now, with a lot of interesting things happening around the state, like Baylor not looking quite like Baylor and Texas A&M winning with a new-look frontcourt.
Let's do some small sample size overreactions to these first games. Every week, there will be a Stock Up, Stock Down column that surveys the landscape of Division I basketball around Texas. For this first one, we're looking at Tuesday night's basketball games.
The third of eight season preview episodes where the guys breakdown MBB and WBB teams. They'll be dividing episodes up by region, next up is the San Antonio area, plus Texas State!
The guys chat with Zenarae Antoine about the psyche of the student-athlete, her tenure spanning now 10 years at Texas State and the development of her coaching philosophies over time.
Texas 24 Podcast: Zaay Green to UAPB, Kennedy Taylor on mental health and Summer League thoughts so far
Kennedy Taylor pens a powerful column about mental health and what we're loving about Jericho Sims and Davion Mitchell so far in Summer League.
Texas 24 Podcast: Kendric Davis returns to SMU, Terrence Shannon returns Tech and Isiah Small back at Texas State, plus NBA Draft Stock updates
Is SMU a contender in the AAC now with Kendric Davis coming back? Plus, some key NBA Draft withdrawals and stock updates post-combine.
On Friday, the Sun Belt Conference Tournament begins in Pensacola with four first-round games. Texas State will open the tournament against Georgia Southern, while UT Arlington will play their first game on Saturday, facing the winner of the App State/ULM game.