2017–18 Texas State Bobcats women's basketball team

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2017–18 Texas State Bobcats women's basketball
Texas State Athletics wordmark.svg
WNIT, First Round
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2017–18 record 23–10 (14–4 Sun Belt)
Head coach Zenarae Antoine (6th season)
Assistant coach Chandra Dorsey
Assistant coach Nate Teymer
Home arena Strahan Coliseum
Seasons
2017–18 Sun Belt Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Little Rock 17 1   .944     23 10   .697
Texas State 14 4   .778     23 10   .697
Texas–Arlington 12 6   .667     18 12   .600
Troy 12 6   .667     18 13   .581
South Alabama 11 7   .611     21 13   .618
Coastal Carolina 10 8   .556     17 14   .548
Louisiana 10 8   .556     17 16   .515
Arkansas State 10 8   .556     15 15   .500
Appalachian State 5 13   .278     8 23   .258
Georgia State 4 14   .222     8 22   .267
Georgia Southern 2 16   .111     5 25   .167
Louisiana–Monroe 1 17   .056     4 26   .133
2018 Sun Belt Tournament winner
As of March 19, 2018; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017–18 Texas State Bobcats women's basketball team represents Texas State University in the 2017–18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Bobcats, led by sixth year head coach Zenarae Antoine, play their home games at Strahan Coliseum and were members of the Sun Belt Conference.[1][2][3] They finished the season 23–10, 14–4 in Sun Belt play to finish in second place. They advanced to the championship game of the Sun Belt Women's Tournament where they lost to Little Rock. They received an at-large bid to the WNIT where they lost to Rice in the first round.

Previous season[edit]

They finished the season 16–15, 11–7 in Sun Belt play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Women's Tournament to Louisiana–Lafayette. They were invited to the WBI where they lost to Eastern Washington in the first round.

Roster[edit]

2017–18 Texas State Bobcats women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
F 0 Jayla Johnson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Lincoln HS Dallas, TX
G 1 Avionne Alexander 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Sunnyvale HS Sunnyvale, TX
G 2 Toshua Leavitt 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) Jr Nixa HS Nixa, MO
G 3 Chania Wright 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr DeSoto HS DeSoto, TX
G 12 Dabrasia Baty 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Jr Bryan Adams HS
South Plains
Dallas, TX
F 13 Zandra Emanuel 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr C.E. King HS
Coastal Bend College
Houston, TX
G/F 15 Ericka May 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Allen HS Allen, TX
F 22 Ti'Aira Pitts 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Sr Cedar Ridge HS Austin, TX
G 23 Taeler Deer 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Sr Channelview HS Houston, TX
G 24 Brooke Holle 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) So Westlake HS Austin, TX
G 33 Bailey Holle 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) So Westlake HS Austin, TX
G/F 50 Zelor Massaquoi 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr Reservoir HS
Grand Canyon
Monrovia, Liberia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: January 13, 2018

Schedule[edit]

[4]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/12/2017*
2:00 PM
at Texas Tech W 87–70  1–0
United Supermarkets Arena (3,611)
Lubbock, TX
11/15/2017*
6:00 PM
at Incarnate Word W 74–33  2–0
McDermott Center (1,000)
San Antonio, TX
11/18/2017*
2:00 PM
at TCU L 58–82  2–1
Schollmaier Arena (1,766)
Fort Worth, TX
11/21/2017*
6:00 PM
at Texas Southern W 70–56  3–1
H&PE Arena (622)
Houston, TX
11/25/2017*
2:00 PM
Fresno State W 76–59  4–1
Strahan Coliseum (1,047)
San Marcos, TX
11/28/2017*
7:00 PM
Houston L 67–72  4–2
Strahan Coliseum (1,192)
San Marcos, TX
12/02/2017*
7:00 PM
Prairie View A&M W 84–57  5–2
Strahan Coliseum (1,287)
San Marcos, TX
12/05/2017*
7:00 PM
UTSA
I-35 Rivalry
W 91–38  6–2
Strahan Coliseum (1,085)
San Marcos, TX
12/17/2017*
3:00 PM
at Sam Houston State W 73–41  7–2
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (567)
Huntsville, TX
12/20/2017*
2:00 PM
vs. Bethune–Cookman
Hatter Classic
L 56–62  7–3
Edmunds Center (353)
DeLand, FL
12/21/2017*
1:00 PM, ESPN3
at Stetson
Hatter Classic
L 54–61  7–4
Edmunds Center (279)
DeLand, FL
Sun Belt regular season
12/29/2017
4:00 PM
at Appalachian State W 69–54  8–4
(1–0)
Holmes Center (654)
Boone, NC
12/31/2017
12:00 PM
at Coastal Carolina L 64–65  8–5
(1–1)
HTC Center (250)
Conway, SC
01/04/2018
5:30 PM
South Alabama W 78–63  9–5
(2–1)
Strahan Coliseum (1,407)
San Marcos, TX
01/06/2018
2:00 PM, ESPN3
Troy W 83–75  10–5
(3–1)
Strahan Coliseum (1,560)
San Marcos, TX
01/11/2018
5:00 PM
at Arkansas State W 67–55  11–5
(4–1)
First National Bank Arena (1,275)
Jonesboro, AR
01/13/2018
3:00 PM
at Arkansas State L 48–63  10–6
(4–2)
Jack Stephens Center (2,165)
Little Rock, AR
01/18/2018
5:30 PM
Louisiana–Monroe W 86–52  11–6
(5–2)
Strahan Coliseum (2,233)
San Marcos, TX
01/20/2018
2:00 PM
Louisiana L 58–65  11–7
(5–3)
Strahan Coliseum (3,222)
San Marcos, TX
01/25/2018
4:00 PM
at Georgia Southern W 81–56  12–7
(6–3)
Hanner Fieldhouse (147)
Statesboro, GA
01/27/2018
11:00 AM, ESPN3
at Georgia State W 83–63  13–7
(7–3)
GSU Sports Arena (332)
Atlanta, GA
02/01/2018
5:00 PM
Coastal Carolina W 78–69  14–7
(8–3)
Strahan Coliseum (2,278)
San Marcos, TX
02/03/2018
2:00 PM
Appalachian State W 92–50  15–7
(9–3)
Strahan Coliseum (1,744)
San Marcos, TX
02/10/2018
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at Texas–Arlington L 59–61 OT 15–8
(9–4)
College Park Center (2,602)
Arlington, TX
02/15/2018
5:00 PM
at Louisiana W 56–53  17–8
(10–4)
Cajundome (936)
Lafayette, LA
02/17/2018
12:00 PM
at Louisiana–Monroe W 81–45  18–8
(11–4)
Fant–Ewing Coliseum (1,810)
Monroe, LA
02/22/2018
12:00 PM
Georgia State W 82–40  19–8
(12–4)
Strahan Coliseum (4,225)
San Marcos, TX
02/24/2018
2:00 PM, ESPN3
Georgia Southern W 60–51  20–8
(13–4)
Strahan Coliseum (1,934)
San Marcos, TX
03/03/2018
2:00 PM
Texas–Arlington W 75–58  21–8
(14–4)
Strahan Coliseum (1,699)
San Marcos, TX
Sun Belt Women's Tournament
03/08/2018
5:00 PM, ESPN3
(2) vs. (7) Coastal Carolina
Quarterfinals
W 78–69  22–8
Lakefront Arena 
New Orleans, LA
03/10/2018
5:00 PM, ESPN3
(2) vs. (6) Louisiana
Semifinals
W 62–56  23–8
Lakefront Arena (898)
New Orleans, LA
03/11/2018
6:00 PM, ESPN3
(2) vs. (1) Little Rock
Championship Game
L 53–54  23–9
Lakefront Arena (1,214)
New Orleans, LA
WNIT
03/15/2018*
7:00 PM
at Rice
First Round
L 60–71  23–10
Tudor Fieldhouse (320)
Houston, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas State Athletics - Texas State WBB Quick Facts 2017 18" (PDF). Txstatebobcats.com. 2017-10-30. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  2. ^ Richard Johnson. "Texas State Bobcats Women's Basketball - Bobcats News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More". ESPN. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  3. ^ Texas State Bobcats. "Texas State Bobcats on Yahoo! Sports - News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  4. ^ "Texas State Athletics - 2017-2018 Women's Basketball Schedule". Txstatebobcats.com. Retrieved 2018-01-13.