Lamar vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Lamar 74, Texas A&,M-CC 58

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Mike James scored a season-high 31 points Wednesday night as Lamar downed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 74-58 in a Southland Conference opener.

James, the reigning Southland player of the week, went 12 of 16 from the floor, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range.

Brandon Davis added 11 points as the Cardinals (10-5) won their second in a row.

Chris Hawkins-Mast scored 15 points to pace the Islanders (1-12), who lost their 10th consecutive game. Johnathan Jordan added 13 points, and Myron Dempsey grabbed 10 rebounds.

Trailing 25-24, Lamar went on a 15-2 run for a 39-27 lead just before halftime. James scored the first 10 points of the spurt.

The Islanders closed within seven briefly in the second half, but the Cardinals pushed it back as high as 19.

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Scoreboard
Lamar (10-5) «393574
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-12)292958

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Lamar Cardinals
S. Brown, F231-30-27122
C. Harper, F223-72-23038
M. James, G3812-163-411131
A. Miles, G222-84-85239
D. Lamb, G203-63-55039
V. Nelson220-02-22032
B. Davis204-100-020111
T. Lynch190-40-02310
O. Ebomwonyi70-10-02030
D. Minor51-10-01112
S. Norman20-10-00000
Totals 26-5714-233582174
 45.6%60.9% 
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
M. Dempsey, F383-113-610249
C. Hawkins-Mast, F375-115-661115
J. Jordan, G363-87-1343113
T. Jones, G203-92-21119
J. Smith, G130-10-03000
J. Pope-Didier151-10-02112
H. Ali111-20-01112
N. Maxey114-40-03058
J. Kocher90-20-02020
T. Wang60-10-00000
K. Dvorak40-00-21000
Totals 20-5017-293991658
 40%58.6% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

Independents
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
 
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GTOWN 73
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