Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between South Alabama and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Texas State 35-18.

South Alabama came into the matchup with some extra motivation after the defeat they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Texas State Bobcats @ South Alabama Jaguars

Current Records: Texas State 11-14, South Alabama 12-13

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What to Know

Texas State has enjoyed a four-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the South Alabama Jaguars will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday at Mitchell Center. Both teams come into the matchup bolstered by wins in their previous matches.

Last Saturday, the Bobcats earned a 68-60 win over the Cardinals.

Meanwhile, winning is just a little bit easier when your three-point shooting is a whole 21.2% better than the opposition, a fact South Alabama proved on Saturday. They came out on top against the Huskies by a score of 75-66. The win made it back-to-back wins for South Alabama.

The Bobcats' victory was their fourth straight at home, which pushed their record up to 11-14. As for the Jaguars, their win bumped their record up to 12-13.

Thursday's contest is shaping up to be a scrappy match: Texas State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 36.4 rebounds per game. It's a different story for South Alabama, though, as they've been averaging only 33.3 rebounds per game. Given Texas State's sizable advantage in that area, the Jaguars will need to find a way to close that gap.

Texas State is hoping to beat the odds on Thursday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last four times they've played.


South Alabama is a slight 2-point favorite against Texas State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Jaguars as a 1.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 137.5 points.

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Series History

Texas State has won 6 out of their last 10 games against South Alabama.

  • Feb 01, 2024 - Texas State 74 vs. South Alabama 66
  • Feb 22, 2023 - South Alabama 76 vs. Texas State 67
  • Jan 07, 2023 - Texas State 64 vs. South Alabama 58
  • Feb 23, 2022 - Texas State 55 vs. South Alabama 52
  • Mar 03, 2020 - South Alabama 58 vs. Texas State 54
  • Mar 15, 2019 - Texas State 79 vs. South Alabama 67
  • Mar 02, 2019 - South Alabama 77 vs. Texas State 63
  • Jan 04, 2018 - Texas State 72 vs. South Alabama 69
  • Feb 27, 2017 - Texas State 90 vs. South Alabama 64
  • Jan 14, 2017 - South Alabama 72 vs. Texas State 67