BEAUMONT, Texas -- Kevin Palmer scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to an 89-71 victory over Lamar on Wednesday night.
Palmer was 10-of-13 from the free-throw line and made 6-of-11 field goal attempts. Tim Green scored 17 points off the bench for the Islanders (10-9, 4-0 Southland Conference), while Shamar Coombs scored 11 points and Justin Reynolds added 10.The lead changed four times and was tied four times before the Islanders came out on top.Kenny Dawkins led the Cardinals (10-7, 1-3) with 17 points, including three 3-pointers. Ashton Hall had 13 and Tristan Worrell added 11. Jay Brown had eight points and 12 rebounds.