The final three games of the conference season offer the Redhawks the chance to exact a little revenge.
In this case, it’s for the three home games they really should have won. Texas State, in particular, is an example.
Against the Bobcats earlier this year, Seattle led by as many as 12 in the second half but ended up falling 86-83. The Redhawks allowed 51 second-half points to Texas State, and that’s simply not acceptable against any team.
It’s time to see how the Redhawks have improved since then, particularly in late-game situations. They’ve had two weeks to practice and study game tape. They have the bitter taste of a last-second home loss to UT-Arlington still on their minds. Motivation should not be lacking.
If there’s any extra motivation, it might be in the WAC tournament seeding. Neither team will want to potentially face undefeated-in-conference Louisiana Tech in the quarterfinals.
They shouldn’t need that motivation. Beating a Texas State team they could have beaten the first time around – and on paper, should have beaten – ought to be enough.