SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Nijal Pearson had 27 points as Texas State defeated Arkansas State 69-64 on Saturday.
Eric Terry had 10 points for Texas State (17-10, 10-6 Sun Belt Conference), which has won four straight at home. Isiah Small added eight rebounds.
Arkansas State scored 13 points in the first half and trailed 31-13 at halftime. Fifty-one points in the second half were not enough to overcome the Bobcats.