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Sun Belt Tournament - Appalachian State vs Texas State Final: 76-73 - Recap

Justin Forrest went off for 28 points and added 6 rebounds leading Appalachian State over Texas State, 76-73, on Saturday at Pensacola Bay Center.

Bettors who backed Appalachian State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +4.5 at sportsbooks.

Michael Almonacy had 23 points for Appalachian State and Adrian Delph chipped in with 16 points. Donovan Gregory had 5 assists for them, while Donovan Gregory was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Texas State got 20 points from Mason Harrell in a losing cause and another 17 points from Caleb Asberry. Shelby Adams contributed 4 assists for them, while Caleb Asberry had 10 rebounds.

Appalachian State was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Appalachian State had a 37-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.