CONWAY, Ark. -- John Jordan scored 21 points and Rashawn Thomas added 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds off the bench to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to an 81-66 win over Central Arkansas in a Southland Conference opener.
The Islanders trailed 19-12 with under 12 minutes left in the first half, took the lead with an 11-0 run and closed the half with a 27-8 run to go into intermission with a 39-28 advantage.
The hot-shooting Islanders were 28 of 55 from the field (50.9 percent), but were just 2 of 10 from long-range.
College basketball coaches across the country will hit the recruiting trail hard in July to target the Class of 2017's top prospects. Which players are the nation's top programs targeting?
Kansas freshman Josh Jackson hasn't played a minute at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, but the Jayhawks are already recruiting reinforcements for his departure.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams is taking a page out of Willie Nelson's book. Kentucky's unapologetic program channeling Beyoncé? There's a song out there for every top 25 team.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|