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Texas State Bobcats @ Southern Miss Golden Eagles

Current Records: Texas State 14-17, Southern Miss 16-15

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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the Texas State Bobcats are set to clash at 6:00 p.m. ET on Thursday at Pensacola Bay Center in a Sun Belt postseason contest. Southern Miss is no doubt hoping to put an end to a five-game streak of away losses.

Last Friday, the Golden Eagles lost to the Ragin Cajuns on the road by a decisive 77-61 margin.

Meanwhile, Texas State came tearing into Tuesday's matchup with three straight wins (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 10 points) and they left with even more momentum. They came out on top against the Monarchs by a score of 92-83. The final score was a far cry from the score of their previous head-to-head, which saw the teams combine for 101 points.

Texas State can attribute much of their success to Coleton Benson, who scored 28 points. The team also got some help courtesy of Jordan Mason, who scored 19 points along with seven assists and seven rebounds.

The Golden Eagles have been struggling recently as they've lost three of their last four matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 16-15 record this season. As for the Bobcats, their victory bumped their record up to 15-17.

Southern Miss is hoping to beat the odds on Thursday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss.

Southern Miss didn't have too much breathing room in their game against Texas State when the teams last played back in February, but they still walked away with a 78-74 victory. The rematch might be a little tougher for Southern Miss since the squad won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


Southern Miss is a slight 1-point favorite against Texas State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line on this game has moved a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Bobcats as a 1.5-point favorite.

The over/under is 135 points.

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Series History

Southern Miss has won 3 out of their last 4 games against Texas State.

  • Feb 17, 2024 - Southern Miss 78 vs. Texas State 74
  • Feb 03, 2024 - Texas State 60 vs. Southern Miss 55
  • Feb 24, 2023 - Southern Miss 79 vs. Texas State 69
  • Jan 28, 2023 - Southern Miss 67 vs. Texas State 58