Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Sam Houston State

Sam Houston St. 61, Texas A&,M-CC 57

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Darius Gatson scored 18 points to help Sam Houston State beat Texas A&M-CC 61-57 Friday in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.

Gatson was 4 of 7 from the field.

Paul Baxter scored 13 points. DeMarcus Gatlin had 12 points, and Nathaniel Mason added 10. Terrance Motley had nine rebounds and eight points for the Bearkats (8-5).

The Bearkats led 27-21 at halftime. Both teams had 15 turnovers, but Sam Houston State was able to get 19 points off those committed by the Islanders. The Bearkats shot 40.9 percent from the field for the game, while the Islanders shot 39 percent.

Johnathan Jordan led the Islanders with 13 points and five assists. Joy Williamson had nine rebounds for the Islanders (1-11).

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
W. Nelson, F153-52-26049
J. Williamson, G384-120-09248
H. Ali, G372-104-43139
J. Jordan, G295-63-355413
B. Pye, G152-60-01026
D. Francis271-50-02032
J. King191-31-21123
C. Martinez122-41-11016
J. Currie50-01-21001
N. Maxey30-00-00000
Totals 20-5112-143192357
 39.2%85.7% 
Sam Houston State Bearkats
J. Thomas, F240-00-24010
N. Mason, F233-74-530310
P. Baxter, G355-91-243013
D. Gatson, G274-78-1041218
D. Gatlin, G263-76-812112
T. Motley181-30-08032
A. Harwell141-10-01113
W. Bond131-60-01043
J. McKay110-40-01100
M. Holyfield90-00-01020
Totals 18-4419-273081761
 40.9%70.4% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans11-316-9160
SF Austin10-415-11210
Texas A&M-CC9-516-9172
Sam Houston9-618-10169
Hou. Baptist8-613-12205
Lamar7-715-12244
SE Louisiana7-814-14258
C. Arkansas7-88-20282
Abil Chr.6-812-13292
Incarn Word6-911-15304
Nicholls St.5-912-15266
Nwestern St.4-1010-15324
McNeese St.4-107-18302