Scores

Final

Texas A&M-CC 77

(7-11, 4-1 Southland)

McNeese State 61

(5-12, 3-2 Southland)

8:30 PM ET, January 16, 2014

Burton Coliseum, Lake Charles, Louisiana

1 2 T
AMCC 47 3077
MCNS 24 3761

Top Performers

Texas A&M-CC: Z. Knowles 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast

McNeese State: K. Hardy 7 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Texas A&M-CC 77, McNeese State 61

Associated Press

LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Zane Knowles scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to a 77-61 victory over McNeese State on Thursday night.

The Islanders (7-11, 4-1 Southland), who opened the conference season with three victories before losing to Stephen F. Austin on Saturday, rebounded behind a balanced scoring effort that included 12 points from John Jordan and 10 from Joy Williamson.

The Islanders hit 29 of 56 shots for 51.8 percent, including 18 of 28 in the first half for 64.3 percent when they built a 23-point lead. They also enjoyed a 37-25 advantage on the boards and outscored the Cowboys 42-24 in the paint.

The Cowboys (5-12, 3-2), who never threatened in the second half after getting off to staggering start on 25.9 percent shooting in the first half, had only Desharick Guidry in double figures with 11 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMCC
MCNS
Points 77 61
FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 20-50 (.400)
3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 5-24 (.208)
FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 16-20 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 16, 2014 AMCC 77, @MCNS 61Recap
Mar 6, 2014 @AMCC 67, MCNS 51Recap