CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Kwame Vaughn scored all 18 of his points in the second half, helping Cal State Fullerton pull away for a 63-57 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday in a BracketBusters game.
Vaughn was 0 for 4 from the field in the first half, but hit 6 of 11 shots and 5 of 8 free throws in the second half.
Jelanie Curry, who entered the day with seven points total on the season, led Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-20) with 13 points off the bench. Hameed Ali added 11. Leading scorer Will Nelson, who entered averaging almost 13 points per game, was held to eight points on 3-of-11 shooting, but grabbed 12 rebounds.
Fullerton broke a 40-40 tie with seven straight points and extended the run to 12-3 to take its biggest lead at 52-43 with 7:11 remaining.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
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.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|