Tarleton State is a men's basketball team that represents Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. The team competes in the Lone Star Conference and has a rich history of success. The team's colors are purple and white, and their mascot is the Texan Rider. The team is known for their fast-paced, high-scoring style of play, and their ability to dominate opponents on both ends of the court. The team has produced several notable players over the years, including NBA player John Henson. Tarleton State is a team that is always competitive and has a strong fan base that supports them both at home and on the road.