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SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Texas State women's basketball team (8-8, 3-1 Sun Belt) struggled in a physical game, falling to the Appalachian State Mountaineers (8-7, 2-2 Sun Belt) by a score of 62-49 on Saturday afternoon inside Strahan Arena.

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team dropped a tight Conference Carolinas contest to visiting Emmanuel (Ga.) on Saturday (Jan. 12) by a score of 65-62.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State added North Carolina native Charlie Harbison, a veteran defensive coach with experience in the NFL, SEC, ACC and Sun Belt, to the Mountaineers' staff Saturday.

BOONE, N.C. – Both Tre'Larenz Nottingham and Nijal Pearson scored 16 points apiece as the Texas State men's basketball team held on for a 70-69 against Appalachian State Saturday afternoon in the Holmes Center. With the win, it is the second time in three years that TXST has sweep the Carolina road trip.

Cronic Named AFCA National Coach of the Year

HICKORY, N.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne Football Coach Drew Cronic has been named the NCAA Division II American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) National Coach of the Year as announced tonight. In his first season at the helm, Cronic turned the Bears from a 3-win team in 2017 to a 12-win program this year, the largest turnaround in Division II.