Scores

Final

Texas A&M-CC 70

(8-11, 5-1 Southland)

Nicholls State 67

(7-8, 4-2 Southland)

    4:30 PM ET, January 18, 2014

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    AMCC 39 3170
    NICH 39 2867

    Top Performers

    Texas A&M-CC: J. Kocher 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Nicholls State: J. Smith 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

    Texas A&M-CC beats Nicholls State 70-67

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- Brandon Pye hit a critical 3-pointer with 1:56 left to give Texas A&M-Corpus Christi all the points it needed for a comeback win Saturday at Nicholls State 70-65.

    Joy Williamson capped a 10-0 run for the Islanders to take the lead for good at 65-61 with 4:38 remaining. Williamson made two more free throws and Pye's 3-pointer put Texas A&M-CC up 70-65.

    Jeremy Smith made a jumper to bring Nicholls State within three with 54 seconds to go. He also had the chance to send the game to overtime on a last-second 3-point attempt, but the Islanders forced a tough shot that rimmed out.

    Jake Kocher and John Jordan each had 13 points for Texas A&M-CC (8-11, 5-1 Southland Conference) which remains undefeated in its four road conference games so far.

    Jeremy Smith led the Colonels (7-8, 4-2) with 17 points while T.J. Carpenter and Dantrell Thomas each added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMCC
    NICH
    Points 70 67
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 24-53 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 8-24 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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