Scores

Final OT

Houston 78

(6-5, 1-4 away)

Texas A&M-CC 81

(4-6, 3-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 18, 2010

    American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

    1 2 OT T
    HOU 27 45 678
    AMCC 39 33 981

    Top Performers

    Houston: Z. Nixon 10 Pts, 2 Reb, 8 Ast, 4 Stl

    Texas A&M-CC: D. Watt 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Texas A&,M-Corpus Christi 81, Houston 78

    Associated Press

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Demond Watt scored 17 points, including the go-ahead free throw in overtime, to lift Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to an 81-78 victory over Houston Saturday night.

    Terence Jones, who had 16 points and eight assists for the winners, made a pair of free throws with 15 seconds to close out the scoring. Horace Bond and Justin Reynolds added 14 points apiece for the Islanders (4-6). Bond blocked Houston's final shot attempt in overtime.

    Adam Brown led the Cougars (6-5) with 16 points. Houston trailed most of the way and by as many as 14 points, but went on a 10-0 run to take a 68-66 lead with 3:15 to play.

    Neither team could score in regulation after Chris Mast's basket for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi with 1:30 to play made it 72-72.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOU
    AMCC
    Points 78 81
    FG Made-Attempted 31-64 (.484) 28-54 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 20-29 (.690)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

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