Scores

Final

Sam Houston 55

(12-9, 5-4 Southland)

Texas A&M-CC 51

(2-17, 1-8 Southland)

2:00 PM ET, February 2, 2013

American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

1 2 T
SHSU 20 3555
AMCC 28 2351

Top Performers

Sam Houston State: D. Gatlin 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Texas A&M-CC: J. Jordan 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Sam Houston St. 55, Texas A&,M-CC 51

Associated Press

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- DeMarcus Gatlin had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Sam Houston State rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final six minutes to defeat Texas A&M Corpus Christi 55-51 Saturday.

Gatlin's three-point play with 57 seconds left put the Bearkats (12-9, 5-4 Southland) ahead 51-50 and Darius Gatson hit four straight free throws in the final minute to seal it.

Johnathan Jordan had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Corpus Christi (2-17, 1-8).

Gatlin scored the first seven points of the second half to help Sam Houston State pull within 28-27. The game was tied 31-31 when Corpus Christi pulled back ahead, taking a 44-36 lead on Jordan's 3-pointer with 5:59 remaining.

The victory snapped a three-game losing streak for the Bearkats and gave them a season sweep of the Islanders. In the previous meeting, Sam Houston State also rallied with a late 10-2 run to win 61-57.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHSU
AMCC
Points 55 51
FG Made-Attempted 17-50 (.340) 18-48 (.375)
3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 5-17 (.294)
FT Made-Attempted 18-21 (.857) 10-14 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 10

2012-13 Season

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