Gates carries New Orleans past Texas A&M-CC 68-58
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gerrale Gates had 14 points and three blocks as New Orleans beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-58 on Saturday.
Gates made 9 of 10 foul shots.
Troy Green had 13 points for New Orleans (14-10, 9-4 Southland Conference). Jahmel Myers added eight rebounds.
Elijah Schmidt had 11 points for the Islanders (10-15, 5-7). Tony Lewis added 10 points. Tre Gray had 10 points.
Abilene Christian holds off Texas A&M-CC 78-71
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis and Payten Ricks scored 18 points apiece and Abilene Christian nearly blew a 17-point second-half lead but held off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 78-71 on Wednesday night to beat the Islanders for the first time in 10 tries.
B.J. Maxwell scored 16 points and Jaylen Franklin dished six assists for the Wildcats (18-4, 7-2 Southland Conference), who made 12 of 24 3-pointers and scored 25 points off of 19 Inslanders' turnovers.
Texas State holds off Texas A&M-CC from the line, win 61-55
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Tre Nottingham hit six straight free throws in the final minute and Texas State held off a late rally by Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to earn a 61-55 victory on Wednesday night.
The Bobcats came into the game having matched their best start since 1980-81 at 7-1 and now have won 8 of 9.
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.
Smith, Lewis help Texas A&M CC top UT Arlington 73-67
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Myles Smith scored 21 points and Tony Lewis added 18 as Texas A&M Corpus Christi rallied in the final five minutes to defeat UT Arlington 73-67 Friday night, handing Mavericks coach Chris Ogden his first loss.
UT Arlington (2-1) raced to a 39-30 halftime lead, shooting 50 percent from the floor and making five 3-pointers for Ogden, a first-year coach.
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.