Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts 56, Texas A&,M-CC 51

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Warren Niles opened the game with three straight 3-pointers and finished with 25 points as Oral Roberts defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 56-51 Saturday night.

Damen Bell-Holter added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (16-10, 11-3 Southland), and D.J. Jackson had 10 points.

Johnathan Jordan led Corpus Christi (4-19, 3-10) with 20 points and seven assists. Hameed Ali added 11 points.

Oral Roberts shot just 39 percent but held a significant advantage at the free-throw line, hitting 16 of 23 foul shots while the Islanders went 4 for 4.

The Golden Eagles scored the first eight points of the second half to go ahead 39-25 but later went 11:14 without a field goal as the Islanders pulled within 43-42 at the 4:32 mark. A basket by Niles ended the drought and started a 10-4 run to push the lead to 53-46 with 14 seconds left.

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
Z. Knowles, F202-61-13015
D. Francis, F61-10-00042
J. Jordan, G398-153-327320
H. Ali, G354-120-020411
J. King, G50-00-00000
J. Williamson331-50-06022
W. Nelson222-90-05044
N. Maxey191-30-06022
B. Pye182-60-00205
C. Martinez30-10-00000
Totals 21-584-43092051
 36.2%100% 
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
D. Bell-Holter, F363-95-8101311
S. Roundtree, F232-70-04024
W. Niles, G407-176-640025
K. Billbury, G362-60-05234
D. Jackson, G353-53-423110
M. Manghum180-02-31222
B. Conley120-00-22020
Totals 17-4416-233681356
 38.6%69.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
SF Austin18-032-3
Texas A&M-CC14-418-16
Sam Houston13-524-11
Nwestern St.12-617-14
Incarn Word9-521-6
Oral Roberts11-817-16
Nicholls St.11-814-15
McNeese St.9-1011-20
New Orleans8-1011-15
SE Louisiana7-1212-18
C. Arkansas5-138-21
Lamar3-154-26
Abilene Christian2-1211-20
Hou. Baptist2-166-25
 
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