Texas State scores hoops win over Coastal Carolina on final day of 2017

Zac Cuthbertson scored a game-high 19 points in a loss against Texas State. PHOTO CREDIT: ABC 15

The Texas State Bobcats cooled off the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers with a 53-48 win at the HTC Center in Conway on the final day of 2017.

Tyler Blount and Nigal Pearson combined for 29 points to lead the Bobcats.

Zac Cutherbertson came off a scoreless performance against Texas Arlington and tallied a game-high 19 points for the Chanticleers against Texas State.

Coastal shot under 33 percent from the field and hit just 1-of-17 from three point range in the loss.

Coastal falls to 7-8 overall, and 1-1 in the Sun Belt Conference.

CCU will hit the road to face UL Monroe on Jan. 4 at 8 p.m.

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