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2/10 ENMU/Tarleton State basketball capsules


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Tarleton State (17-5, 5-2 Lone Star Conference South) at ENMU (8-13, 3-4), 8 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena.

Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9.

Last outing: Both teams lost on Saturday — ENMU at West Texas A&M 67-49 and Tarleton at No. 7 Midwestern State 72-69.

Of note: Tarleton was off to a 5-0 South start before losing twice last week to Midwestern during the LSC’s “Rivalry Week.” The Texans nearly pulled the upset at Wichita Falls, though, after getting thumped at home 66-49. … TSU beat the Greyhounds 76-36 on Jan. 20 at Stephenville, Texas — its second 40-point drubbing of ENMU at home in three seasons. The Texans have won the last five meeting and 23 of the last 24. … Four players average in double figures for Tarleton State, led by 6-4 junior G Devon Hills (12.8 ppg). … The Hounds have gone 5-6 at home this season.


Tarleton State (18-4, 5-2 Lone Star Conference South) at ENMU (6-16, 1-6), 6 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena.

Radio: KSEL-AM 1450.

Last outing: ENMU lost at West Texas A&M 84-45 on Saturday, while the TexAnns posted a 56-54 win at Midwestern State.

Of note: All of Tarleton’s losses have come on the road (5-4) — by a total of 13 points. The TexAnns are 11-0 at home, but had some trouble with the Zias last month — ENMU led 21-16 at the break before falling 55-43. …


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