Central Arkansas beats Texas A&M-CC 73-53
KATY, Texas (AP) — Thatch Unruh had 21 points as Central Arkansas easily beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-53 in the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament on Wednesday...
Central Ark., Texas A&M-CC meet in Southland tourney
No. 7 seed Central Arkansas (13-18, 8-10) vs. No. 6 seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (14-17, 9-9)
Southland Conference Tourney First Round, Leonard E. Merrell Center, Katy, Texas; Wednesday,...
South carries Texas A&M-CC past Houston Baptist 76-69
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had 21 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Houston Baptist 76-69 on Saturday. Emmanuel Toney added 20 points for the Islanders. Toney also had six...
HBU looks to sweep Texas A&M-CC
Houston Baptist (12-16, 8-9) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (13-17, 8-9)
American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
South carries Texas A&M-CC past McNeese St. 59-50
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Kareem South registered 17 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated McNeese State 59-50 on Wednesday night.
Jake Babic had 12 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...
Texas A&M-CC looks to extend streak vs McNeese St.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (12-17, 7-9) vs. McNeese State (9-20, 5-11)
H&HP Complex, Lake Charles, Louisiana; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
Incarnate Word looks to end streak vs Texas A&M-CC
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11-17, 6-9) vs. Incarnate Word (6-22, 1-14)
Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center, San Antonio; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
Abilene Christian defeats Texas A&M-CC 73-64
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis and Jaylen Franklin scored 16 points apiece as Abilene Christian defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-64 on Wednesday night. Hayden Farquhar added 12...
Texas A&M-CC seeks revenge on ACU
Abilene Christian (21-6, 10-4) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11-16, 6-8)
American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
Garth scores 21 to lift Lamar over Texas A&M-CC 63-58
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Nick Garth had 21 points as Lamar edged past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 63-58 on Saturday.
Davion Buster had 17 points for Lamar (16-12, 9-6 Southland Conference),...
South carries Texas A&M-CC over Stephen F. Austin 65-55
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had a career-high 29 points plus 12 rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Stephen F. Austin 65-55 on Wednesday night.
South scores 25 to lift Texas A&M-CC past UIW 70-61
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had a career-high 25 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Incarnate Word 70-61 on Saturday night.
Jashawn Talton had 13 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (10-13, 5-5 Southland Conference). Elijah Schmidt added 10 points and three blocks. Emmanuel Toney had 10 points for the hosts.
Christian Peevy had 22 points for the Cardinals (6-17, 1-9), whose losing streak reached eight games. Charles Brown III added 13 points.
Veal hits 7 3-pointers in SE Louisiana win over Texas A&M-CC
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Marlain Veal hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Southeastern Louisiana beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 64-58 on Wednesday night, handing the Islanders their third straight loss.
Moses Greenwood added 17 points and Keith Charleston had 11 for the Lions (10-13, 6-4 Southland Conference), who were outrebounded 33-24 but made eight 3-pointers to the Islanders' three.
O’Suji’s late FTs helps Houston Bapt. hold off Texas A&M-CC
HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen O'Suji, who finished with 18 points, made three free throws in the final seconds to help Houston Baptist win consecutive games for just the second time this season as the Huskies slipped past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-72 on Saturday night.
Kareem South, who posted a career-high with 24 points, drilled a 3 in the last second to move Texas A&M-Corpus Christi within one.
South scores 17, Islanders beat New Orleans 76-61
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Tre Gray added 15 with three 3s, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi pulled away in the second half to beat New Orleans 76-61 on Saturday night, ending the Privateers' four-game win streak.
Irshaad Hunte scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting and blocked two shots and Jashawn Talton added 12 for the Islanders (8-10, 3-2 Southland Conference), who shot 54 percent and forced 21 turnovers.
South’s free throw lifts Texas A&M-CC over Northwestern St.
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Kareem South scored 19 points, including the game-winning free throw, Elijah Schmidt blocked a potential game-tying shot at the buzzer, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Northwestern State 62-61 on Wednesday night.
Emmanuel Toney added 15 points for the Islanders (7-9, 2-1 Southland Conference), who made 12 of 19 free throws.
Atwood helps Lamar get untracked for 61-55 win over A&M-CC
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — T.J. Atwood scored 22 points and Lamar had a big second half to defeat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 61-55 on Saturday.
The Cardinals (8-7, 1-1 Southland Conference) entered the game averaging almost 82 points but trailed 22-18 at halftime as both teams shot less than 30 percent.
The second half was a big turnaround as Lamar shot 57 percent (12 of 21) and went 16 of 24 from the foul line against the league's best defensive team that allows 66 points a game.
South with 22, Texas A&M-CC beats Central Arkansas 87-75
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Central Arkansas 87-75 in a Southland Conference opener on Wednesday night.
South was 7 of 15 from the field and made all six of his free throws for the Islanders (6-8). Emmanuel Toney added 13 points and six assists, Jashawn Talton had 12 points and eight rebounds and Elijah Schmidt had 11 points and led the Islanders with 13 rebounds.
Oklahoma State pushes the tempo to beat Texas A&M-CC, 69-59
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After a cautious start, Oklahoma State pushed the tempo and let the 3-point darts fly in a 69-59 victory Saturday over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Cameron McGriff had 15 points and 11 rebounds while Thomas Dziagwa made four 3- pointers, three in the second half, for 12 points as OSU concluded its nonconference slate at 6-6. Transfer Curtis Jones, playing his second home game, added 12 points.
Jackson sparks UTSA past Texas A&M-CC 64-50
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson totaled 22 points, eight rebounds and two steals to propel Texas San Antonio to a 64-50 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday night.
South has 21 points, leads Texas A&M-CC to 81-63 victory
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had 21 points and Myles Smith nailed five from distance for 17 points while dishing out eight assists as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ran out to an early lead and coasted to an 81-63 win over NAIA's Huston-Tillotson on Tuesday night.
Emmanuel Toney was 3 of 5 from long range to total 10 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5-5), which halted a three-game skid.
South hits key 3, Texas A&M CC tops St. Mary’s (Texas) 61-58
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South led Texas A&M Corpus Christi with 15 points and his 3-pointer deep into the second half lifted the Islanders into the lead for good en route to a 61-58 win over Division II St. Mary's on Wednesday night.
South shot 5 of 9 from the field and made both his attempts from behind the 3-point arc. His trey with 8:24 left in the game boosted Texas A&M CC (4-2) into a 50-48 lead. The Islanders had trailed for more than 20 minutes spanning both halves.
Varner’s 21 points help UTRGV beat TAMU-CC 76-69
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Lesley Varner II scored nine of his 21 points in the final 2:09 to help UT-Rio Grande Valley beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 76-69 on Monday night.
Terry Winn III added 18 points and nine rebounds, Tyson Smith scored 12 and Javon Levi had a career-high 10 assists for UTRGV (2-1).
Toney leads Texas A&M-CC onslaught in 113-83 win
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Emmanuel Toney scored 16 points with three 3-pointers to lead six Islanders in double-digit scoring as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat NAIA member Our Lady of the Lake 113-83 on Friday night.
Irshaad Hunte and Jalon Clark scored 14 points piece, Kareem South and Jashawn Talton added 13 each and Elijah Schmidt had 11 for the Islanders (2-0), who never trailed and led by as many as 33 points.
Texas A&M-CC routs Howard Payne in season opener, 81-34
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Tre Gray scored 15 points and Irshaad Hunte added 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi routed Division III Howard Payne, 81-34 in its season opener Wednesday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Joseph Kilgore, who finished with a career-high 36 points, slammed home a dunk and added three free throws in the final seconds to secure the victory as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rallied to beat Houston Baptist 92-87 on Saturday night to get the final seed for the Southland Conference Tournament.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Joseph Kilgore scored 23 points, Kareem South added 18 with three 3-pointers, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat McNeese 82-70 on Wednesday night to knock the Cowboys from Southland Conference Tournament contention.
Islanders beat Abilene Christian in game postponed a day
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Joseph Kilgore scored 24 points and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Abilene Christian 76-67 on Thursday night.
The game was originally to be played Wednesday but was postponed because of icy road conditions.
Myles Smith added 13 points, Kareem South 12 and Elijah Schmidt had 11 points with nine rebounds.
Garth scores 22, Lamar beats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-76
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Nick Garth scored 22 points and Colton Weisbrod had 14 points and eight rebounds to help Lamar beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-76 on Saturday.
Joey Frenchwood had 12 points and a season-high tying nine assists for Lamar (17-11, 9-6 Southland Conference). The Cardinals have won four of their last five games.
Galbreath helps Sam Houston State beat Texas A&M-CC 66-64
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Christopher Galbreath Jr. had 16 points and 11 rebounds and made 6 of 8 free throws in the final five minutes to help Sam Houston State beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 66-64 on Wednesday night.
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.
South scores 21, Texas A&M-CC downs SE Louisiana 67-54
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Kareem South scored 21 points with four 3-pointers, Sean Rhea added 11 points, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Southeastern Louisiana 67-54 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Joseph Kilgore scored 10 points with three assists for the Islanders (7-12, 4-5 Southland Conference), who made all 14 of their free throws and held the Lions to 34.5 percent shooting from the floor.
Kilgore has Texas A&M-CC’s 1st triple double in OT victory
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Joseph Kilgore finished with the first triple double in school history as he scored eight of his 24 points in overtime to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Houston Baptist 79-69 on Saturday night.
Kilgore was 10 of 12 from the line with 12 rebounds and 11 assists. He was just three assists shy of a triple double when the Islanders beat Abilene Christian on Wednesday night, finishing with 13 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.
Saddler leads Nicholls to 91-61 win over Texas A&M-CC
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Tevon Saddler scored 23 points as Nicholls dominated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 91-61 for its fourth straight Southland Conference win on Tuesday night.
Saddler shot 8 of 10 from the field, dished out five assists and had one steal. Jahvaughn Powell, Kevin Johnson and Lafayette Rutledge added 14 points apiece for Nicholls (12-8, 6-1), which has won six of the last seven games. Powell had five assists and four steals. Roddy Peters added 11 points with six assists.
Texas A&M-CC turns back D-II St. Mary’s (Texas) 71-55
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Joseph Kilgore totaled 11 points, seven rebounds and four steals and Perry Francois scored a career-high 11 points off the bench to propel Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to a 71-55 win over Division II member St. Mary's (Texas) on Friday night.
Sean Rhea added 10 points and five rebounds for the Islanders (3-6), who were coming off a nine-day break for finals.
UTSA uses big start to turn back A&M-CC 72-58
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace scored 14 points, George Willborn II had 12 and Texas-San Antonio defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 72-58 on Friday night.
Kendell Ramlal added 11 points and Nick Allen 10 for the Roadrunners (4-2), who used a strong start to turn back the Islanders (1-4).
Georgia holds off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for 68-65 win
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Yante Maten scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Georgia to a 68-65 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sunday afternoon.
Georgia (3-0) scored the first 11 points of the game and led by as much as 19 points, but Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rallied in the second half. The Islanders never led, but tied the game three times, the last at 53-all with 5:25 to go after a pair of free throws by Kareem South.
Smith hits last second jumper, Texas A&M-CC gets 69-68 win
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Myles Smith hit a jump shot as time expired to give Texas A&M-Corpus Christi a 69-68 victory over NAIA Our Lady of the Lake on Friday night.
Courtney Julien nailed a 3-pointer with :04 remaining to give the Saints a 68-67 lead. The Islanders called timeout and set up Smith's winning jumper.
Our Lady of the Lake led 29-28 at the break, but the Islanders took the second half 41-39 for the win.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rashawn Thomas scored 23 points, becoming the first player in Texas A&M-Corpus Christi history to surpass 2,000, and the Islanders dominated the second half to defeat UMBC 79-61 on Wednesday night in the finals of the CIT.
Kareem South added 20 points for the Islanders (24-11), who play at home on Friday in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament championship game against Saint Peter's. Ehab Amin added 16 points and Joseph Kilgore had 14.
Amin scores career-high 31, Texas A&M-CC wins 9th straight
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Ehab Amin scored a career-high 31 points and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi won its ninth straight game 81-70 over McNeese State on Saturday.
The Islanders (18-9, 11-5) have charged up the Southland Conference standings in recent weeks, and now sit 1.5 games behind New Orleans with two games to play.
McNeese State (7-20, 4-12), loser of six straight and 9 of 10, has gone in the opposite direction, falling into the conference basement.
Texas A&M-CC beats Abilene Christian 56-44
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and four steals, Kareem South had 14 points, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi used a big second-half run to beat Abilene Christian 56-44 on Wednesday night to win its eighth straight.
Joseph Kilgore scored 13 for the Islanders (17-9, 10-5 Southland), who entered the game third in the conference standings. Ehab Amin had two steals for his 88th of the season, tying former teammate Hameed Ali's single-season record.
Thomas lead Texas A&M-CC past Lamar 70-63
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas scored 29 points and six of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's last 11 points and the Islanders withstood Lamar 70-63 on Saturday for their seventh straight win.
Thomas' layup, and jumper with 1:52 to play, gave Texas A&M-Corpus Christi a 63-59 lead and blunted Lamar's comeback attempt. Joseph Kilgore added a pair of free throws to make the lead six. Thomas added a pair of free throws with eight seconds to go.
Thomas has 28 points, Texas A&M-CC beats McNeese St. 73-66
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Rashawn Thomas had 28 points and 13 rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi held off a late charge to beat McNeese State 73-66 on Saturday.
The victory keeps the Islanders (14-9, 7-5) in fifth place in the Southland Conference standings.
Thomas hit 11 of 21 field goal attempts. Ehab Amin added 15 points and 11 rebounds and Kareem South chipped in 10 for the Islanders, who have won five straight.
Texas A&M-CC withstands SE Louisiana 80-75 behind Thomas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas scored 19 points, grabbed six rebounds, and passed out five assists to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi fight off Southeastern Louisiana 80-75 Wednesday night.
Thomas' 3-point play with 1:24 left put the Islanders up by eight. Marlain Veal had a pair of free throws to cut the deficit to 73-67, and Davon Hayes made a layup 13 seconds later.
Texas A&M-CC beats Houston Baptist 90-79
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas grabbed 12 rebounds and scored eight of his career-high 34 points in the final 2:22, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Houston Baptist 90-79 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Kareem South scored a career-best 22 points with four 3-pointers, Ehab Amin added 14 points with seven assists, and Jake Kocher had 13 with six assists for the Islanders (12-9, 5-5 Southland).
Stephen F. Austin beats Texas A&M-CC 61-58
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Ivan Canete scored 16 points and had six steals and Ty Charles had 13 points to lead Stephen F. Austin past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 61-58 Thursday night for its first road win of the season.
Kareem South hit a 3, giving the Islanders a 51-50 lead with 4:20 left. Charles' countered with a 3-pointer 20 seconds later and Stephen F. Austin (9-9, 4-2 Southland Conference) never trailed again.
Texas A&M-CC gets 1st league win, dominates Northwestern St.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas and Ehab Amin combined for 57 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi stopped a four-game losing skid by drubbing Northwestern State 99-82 on Saturday night.
Thomas, who pulled down 11 rebounds, hit 10 of 17 shots and made 9 of 10 free throws for 29 points. Amin tied his career-best with four from distance, hitting 10 of 20 from the floor to total 28 points. Amin also had five steals while dishing out six assists.