Sam Houston State vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Sam Houston St. 55, Texas A&,M-CC 51


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - DeMarcus Gatlin had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Sam Houston State rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final six minutes to defeat Texas A&M Corpus Christi 55-51 Saturday.

Gatlin's three-point play with 57 seconds left put the Bearkats (12-9, 5-4 Southland) ahead 51-50 and Darius Gatson hit four straight free throws in the final minute to seal it.

Johnathan Jordan had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Corpus Christi (2-17, 1-8).

Gatlin scored the first seven points of the second half to help Sam Houston State pull within 28-27. The game was tied 31-31 when Corpus Christi pulled back ahead, taking a 44-36 lead on Jordan's 3-pointer with 5:59 remaining.

The victory snapped a three-game losing streak for the Bearkats and gave them a season sweep of the Islanders. In the previous meeting, Sam Houston State also rallied with a late 10-2 run to win 61-57.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
J. Thomas, F273-60-02026
M. Holyfield, F80-10-01010
D. Gatlin, G305-75-8102115
D. Gatson, G302-74-42219
P. Baxter, G270-64-42324
M. McKinney223-70-03028
N. Mason171-55-52017
T. Motley142-50-03034
A. Harwell131-20-01022
J. McKay70-20-02000
W. Bond50-20-01000
Totals 17-5018-213371555
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
W. Nelson, F342-122-24428
D. Francis, F182-20-02034
J. Jordan, G386-125-8114217
J. King, G271-60-01313
H. Ali, G242-30-01145
Z. Knowles223-50-05036
J. Currie170-31-22121
B. Pye111-32-20004
N. Maxey50-10-02040
C. Martinez41-10-00003
Totals 18-4810-1433132151
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C. Arkansas2-162-27349
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