Scores

Final

Northwestern St 82

(19-6, 13-2 Southland)

Texas A&M-CC 71

(4-20, 3-11 Southland)

    8:30 PM ET, February 19, 2013

    American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

    1 2 T
    NWST 53 2982
    AMCC 32 3971

    Top Performers

    Northwestern St: J. West 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas A&M-CC: N. Maxey 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern St. 82, Texas A&,M-CC 71

    Associated Press

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- 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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NWST
    AMCC
    Points 82 71
    FG Made-Attempted 26-55 (.473) 27-57 (.474)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-29 (.759) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 2

    2012-13 Season

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