Northwestern State vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Northwestern St. 82, Texas A&,M-CC 71


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Jalen West scored 17 points off the bench, dished out five assists and Northwestern State beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 82-71 on Tuesday night for sole possession of first place in the Southland Conference.

Northwestern State (19-6, 13-2 Southland), which sits a half-game ahead of Stephen F. Austin in the conference, has won nine straight contests and used a big first half to put the Islanders away early, shooting 51.5 percent from the field while hitting seven 3-pointers and taking a 53-32 lead at halftime. The Demons used a 20-4 run in the first five minutes of the game.

James Hulbin and DeQuan Hicks each scored 11 for the Demons which scored 20 points off 17 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-20, 3-11) turnovers.

Nate Maxey led the Islanders with 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting and pulled six rebounds. Joy Williamson had 14 points and six rebounds while Will Nelson had 12 points, four rebounds and three assists.

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Northwestern State Demons
P. Robinson, F180-01-22201
G. Stewart, F171-40-02113
M. Frazier, F154-40-04029
O. Evans, C222-33-53007
S. Davis, G200-32-20332
J. West264-76-625117
B. White223-62-41028
J. Hulbin213-84-431011
G. Roberson174-71-221310
D. Hicks164-93-441311
D. Harris51-30-00013
M. Killian10-10-00000
Totals 26-5522-2929141682
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
Z. Knowles, F193-71-24037
D. Francis, F110-00-01020
J. Jordan, G405-110-065211
H. Ali, G293-51-15338
J. King, G60-22-20002
W. Nelson314-103-643312
J. Williamson295-83-561414
N. Maxey187-101-260315
B. Pye120-22-21002
C. Martinez60-20-01000
Totals 27-5713-2037122071
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