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Texas State Drops Heartbreaker in Overtime at Appalachian State, 73-65

BOONE, N.C. – Texas State (7-8, 0-4 SBC) led Appalachian State (4-11, 1-3 SBC) by 14 points at halftime and 10 points after the third quarter, but could not survive a late surge by the hosts and fell in overtime, 73-65, at the Holmes Center on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats moved to 1-1 in overtime games this year and were outscored 16-8 in the period.

Free throws proved to be huge for App State down the stretch as they shot 23 free throws compared to Texas State's 11. The Mountaineers outscored Texas State 22-12 in the fourth period as Texas State struggled from the field (2-for-10).