BEAUMONT, Texas -- Johnathan Jordan scored 15 points and dished out a career-high 11 assists Saturday night, helping Texas A&M-Corpus Christi snap a 12-game losing streak with a 62-56 victory over free-falling Lamar.
The Islanders never trailed but saw Lamar pull within 57-54 on Keilan Blanks' layup with 1:26 left. But Jordan made five free throws in the final 23 seconds to seal the victory.
The Cardinals still lead the all-time series with A&M-Corpus Christi, 15-5.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|