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Sun Belt Tournament - Texas State vs Appalachian State Final: 85-68 - Recap

Texas State grabbed a 85-68 win over Appalachian State on Wednesday, behind a 23-point effort from Nijal Pearson at Strahan Coliseum.

Texas State was a favorite by -7.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Isiah Small had 23 points for Texas State and Eric Terry chipped in with 12 points. Marlin Davis had 6 assists for them, while Isiah Small was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Appalachian State got a 21-point performance from Justin Forrest, who was supported by 13 points from Kendall Lewis. Justin Forrest had 2 assists in a losing cause for Appalachian State, while Isaac Johnson grabbed 7 rebounds.

Texas State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Texas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-23.