Central Arkansas vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Texas A&M-CC defeats Central Arkansas 84-73


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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Hameed Ali had 16 points and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shot 66 percent from the field in an 84-73 victory over Central Arkansas on Thursday night.

Texas A&M-CC (12-14, 9-4 Southland Conference) built a 42-36 advantage at halftime and led the rest of the way. But LaQuentin Miles closed Central Arkansas to within 71-70 on a dunk with 5:09 left.

The Islanders answered with a 14-3 run to close out the victory as they remain alone in third place in the conference.

Zane Knowles and Rashawn Thomas each scored 14 points. Knowles was 7 of 9 from the field and Thomas was 7 of 8. Brandon Pye was 3 of 3 from 3-point range for 13 points and John Jordan added 10 points and eight assists.

Miles scored 25 points - his 11th 20-point effort in the last 15 games - and DuShaun Rice added 13 for Central Arkansas (6-17, 3-9).

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