Pearson lifts Texas St. over Coastal Carolina 100-63

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 20 points as Texas State romped past Coastal Carolina 100-63 on Thursday night.

Alonzo Sule had 15 points and seven rebounds for Texas State (15-9, 8-5 Sun Belt Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive road victory. Eric Terry added 14 points. Quentin Scott had 13 points.

Texas State is undefeated (3-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.

Texas State posted a season-high 24 assists.

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DeVante’ Jones had 15 points for the Chanticleers (12-12, 5-8). Malik LeGania added 11 points. Tommy Burton had 10 points and eight rebounds.

The Bobcats improve to 2-0 against the Chanticleers for the season. Texas State defeated Coastal Carolina 78-66 on Jan. 9. Texas State faces Appalachian State on the road on Saturday. Coastal Carolina plays Texas-Arlington at home on Saturday.

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