Punter’s 16 points lead Troy past Texas State, 55-52

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Kieffer Punter scored 16 points as Troy beat Texas State 55-52 on Saturday night.

Punter was 5 of 9 shooting, including 2 for 6 from distance, and went 4 for 5 from the line for the Trojans (9-6, 1-1 Sun Belt, 0-2). Zay Williams scored 11 points and added five rebounds. Christyon Eugene recorded 10 points and shot 5 of 9 from the field.

The Bobcats (7-8, 0-2) were led by Mason Harrell, who recorded 16 points and two steals. Tyler Morgan added 10 points and nine rebounds for Texas State. In addition, Jordan Mason had eight points and two steals.


Both teams next play Thursday. Troy hosts Old Dominion while Texas State visits James Madison.


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