Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 45

(6-23, 2-14 Southland)

Texas A&M-CC 65

(15-14, 12-4 Southland)

    8:00 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

    1 2 T
    HBU 18 2745
    AMCC 38 2765

    Top Performers

    Houston Baptist: C. Crayton 6 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas A&M-CC: J. Jordan 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Texas A&M-CC overwhelms Houston Baptist 65-45

    Associated Press

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- John Jordan had 22 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi overwhelmed Houston Baptist 65-45 Saturday night.

    A&M-Corpus Christi is now in sole possession of second place in the Southland Conference after Sam Houston State lost to Oral Roberts 80-73 Saturday night. The Islanders (15-14, 12-4) assured themselves a first-round bye in the conference tournament with this win. The tournament begins March 12.

    Jordan, who now has 999 career points for the Islanders, made 7 of 15 field goal attempts. The Islanders shot 42.6 percent from the field while holding Houston Baptist to just 29.6 percent shooting.

    Zane Knowles pulled down 17 rebounds for A&M-Corpus Christi as the Islanders outrebounded HBU 65 to 45.

    Joy Williamson had 11 points and Rashawn Thomas added 10 for A&M-Corpus Christi.

    The Islanders held a commanding 38-18 halftime lead.

    Rob Lewis led HBU (6-23, 1-14) with 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HBU
    AMCC
    Points 45 65
    FG Made-Attempted 16-54 (.296) 23-54 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 3-9 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 16-30 (.533)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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