Texas A&M-CC rallies for 4th straight win, beating UIW 56-51
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joseph Kilgore scored nine of his 11 points in the second half as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi got off to a slow start before rallying in the second period for a 56-51 win over Incarnate Word on Saturday afternoon for its fourth straight victory.
Trailing 32-24 at the break, the Islanders tracked Incarnate Word until Kareem South, who finished with 11 points and nine rebounds, hit a jumper for a 45-44 lead with 7:06 remaining. It was their first lead since midway of the first half. Sean Rhea made four free throws and Myles Smith added one in the final 34 seconds to seal the win.
Kilgore now has 1,001 points in his career.
A&M-CC (8-12, 5-5) had lost six of its last seven games before winning four straight in Southland Conference play.
Incarnate Word (5-15, 0-10), which has lost 12 in a row, was led by Shawn Johnson and Charles Brown III with 14 points apiece.