Texas A&M-CC gets first win, beats UT Rio Grande Valley
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Jashawn Talton-Thomas scored 23 points with nine rebounds and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat UT Rio Grande 63-55 on Sunday at the Islander Invitational.
The Islander won their first game of the season to end a four-game losing streak.
For the third time this season the Islanders led at halftime and this time they made it hold up. They led 32-29 and never trailed in the second half.
Jalen White made 1 of 2 foul shots for a 9-8 Vaqueros lead with 15:49 before halftime. They never led again.
Myles Smith scored 15 points and Elijah Schmidt added 11 for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The Islanders had a 45-25 rebounding advantage over the Vaqueros (1-4).
Jordan Jackson led UT Rio Grande Valley with 13 points.
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|Ast. Per Game|
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|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|