CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Will Nelson and Johnathan Jordan scored 13 points each to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to a 60-49 victory in its season opener against Texas Lutheran on Saturday night.
Nelson had nine rebounds for the Islanders.
The Bulldogs trailed just 39-37 with 10:27 remaining, but Cole Martinez hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 13-1 run that gave the Islanders control. Jordan had six points during the surge.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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