New Orleans rolls to 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

February 11, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Travin Thibodeaux had 16 points and Bryson Robinson added 15 as New Orleans rolled to a 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night.

Dionta Champion added eight points as 11 Privateers put points on the board.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi took an early lead before Champion drained a 3-pointer to go ahead 15-13 at the 8:35 mark. The Privateers took the lead for good after Robinson nailed a trey for a 23-19 advantage and rolled into the break, leading 29-22.

The Islanders mounted a late threat, closing to 45-41 with 7:13 left following four straight Joseph Kilgore free throws. New Orleans (13-11, 10-3 Southland Conference) answered with an 11-0 run to cruise to its fifth win in the last six games.

Kilgore had 22 points and four assists to lead Texas A&M-CC (8-14, 5-7).

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