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.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Northwestern State (19-6) «532982
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-20)323971

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

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
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-010-166
Abil Chr.0-07-4236
Incarn Word0-05-3249
Sam Houston0-06-5264
SE Louisiana0-06-5244
C. Arkansas0-06-6223
Nicholls St.0-05-5165
Hou. Baptist0-04-7300
Nwestern St.0-03-6274
Texas A&M-CC0-03-6344
McNeese St.0-03-7327
New Orleans0-02-7256
Other games
DUQ 49 Final
IND 72 Final
MU 67 Final
VCU 62 Final
STL 76
UVA 50 Final
FLA 60 Final