Texas A&M-CC 68

(4-6, 0-6 away)

Texas 73

(8-3, 8-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 21, 2006

    1 2 T
    AMCC 24 4468
    TEX 29 4473

    Texas 73, TX A&M Corp Chris 68

    AUSTIN (AP) -- Tiffany Jackson scored a career-high 33 points and had a season-best 14 rebounds as Texas beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-68 on Thursday night.

    Jackson's dominating performance helped Texas (8-3) hold off the pesky Islanders and break a two-game losing streak.

    Texas led 29-24 at halftime. But Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-6) kept the game close in the second half behind leading scorer Nicole Duncan's 19 points. Duncan hit 3-of-6 3-pointers for the game, and contributed seven points in the last two minutes.

    Jackson hit 12-of-22 field goals and 9-of-11 free throws. Erika Arriaran added 12 for Texas, including 2-of-3 3-pointers.

    The Islanders' Elisa Beagle scored 17, including 8-of-9 field goal shooting, and had 13 rebounds. Kirbria Lewis added 15 points and Jillianne Duffey added 10.

    Texas shot 40 percent from the field to 39 percent for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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