BEAUMONT, Texas -- Shaquille Hines scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and two assists to lead Texas-Pan American to a 66-61 victory over Lamar on Wednesday night.
Javorn Farrell went 8 of 14 from the field and 5 of 9 from the line for a game-high 22 points and seven rebounds. Jamal Dantzler came off the bench to score 10 points and grab five rebounds for the Broncs (4-4).
Texas-Pan American started slowly and trailed by two at the break. But the Broncs pulled ahead early in the second period -- and maintained the lead -- on the shooting accuracy of Hines and Farrell. Shaquille Boga sank two free throws for the Broncs with 13 seconds remaining in play to end the Cardinals' hopes.
Texas-Pan American hit 46.3 percent from the field and 51.7 percent from the line.
Amos Wilson led the Cardinals (1-6) with 15 points, eight rebounds and three blocks.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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