CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- TaShawn Thomas scored 23 points Sunday and Houston held on to beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 77-75.
Joseph Young's basket with 1:47 to play gave Houston a 75-73 lead and he scored again with 31 seconds as the Cougars won.
Will Nelson led all scorers with 28 points for the Islanders (1-3). Joy Williamson added 13 points and Nate Maxey had 10 points and nine blocked shots for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Johnathan Jordan had eight points, nine rebounds and seven assists for the Islanders.
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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|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|