Southeastern Louisiana vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Texas A&,M-CC 78, SE Louisiana 64

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Will Nelson had 23 points and nine rebounds to lead hot-shooting Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to a 78-64 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday night.

Johnathan Jordan added 21 points for the Islanders (5-21, 4-10 Southland), who shot 60 percent from the floor and snapped a three-game losing streak. Jordan's six assists gave him a tie for his school's single-season assists record, which he set last year as a freshman.

Roosevelt Johnson led the Lions (10-16, 8-7) with 15 points and nine rebounds. Dre Evans chipped in 14 points, and Jeffery Ricard had 13.

A back-and-forth first half ended with the Islanders taking a 35-30 lead into halftime. A&M never trailed thereafter and led by as many as 17 in the closing minutes.

The Islanders improved to 6-3 in the all-time series against the Lions and avenged a 67-53 loss in Hammond, La., earlier this season.

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Scoreboard
Southeastern Louisiana (10-16)303464
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5-21) «354378

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Johnson, F354-97-1290315
R. Woods, F140-21-22121
B. Fortenberry, G362-62-31237
D. Evans, G335-90-003214
J. Ricard, G254-63-412313
T. Nelson213-70-01039
A. Benton200-02-20102
O. Ochie101-20-00133
J. Campbell40-00-00000
J. James20-00-00020
Totals 19-4115-2315102164
 46.3%65.2% 
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
J. Williamson, F261-20-01113
Z. Knowles, F166-70-040312
D. Francis, F91-40-01022
J. Jordan, G388-93-316021
H. Ali, G251-80-04132
W. Nelson325-712-1492123
J. Currie172-21-44137
B. Pye171-30-00022
N. Maxey151-11-22123
C. Martinez50-03-30003
Totals 26-4320-2630121778
 60.5%76.9% 
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
 
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