Scores

Final

Texas A&M-CC 71

(5-10, 2-0 Southland)

Oral Roberts 64

(7-8, 1-1 Southland)

7:00 PM ET, January 4, 2014

Mabee Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
AMCC 37 3471
ORU 31 3364

Top Performers

Texas A&M-CC: R. Thomas 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Oral Roberts: S. Glover 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Texas A&M-CC beats Oral Roberts 71-64

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Rashawn Thomas scored 15 points Saturday and Zane Knowles added 14 and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi held off Oral Roberts 71-64.

Knowles grabbed 10 rebounds, Brandon Pye added 13 points and the Islanders (5-10, 2-0 Southland Conference) outshot the Golden Eagles (7-8, 1-1) from the field 48.1 percent to 42.6 percent.

The lead changed hands five times before Thomas hit a layup at 9:59 and Hameed Ali followed with a jumper to put the Islanders up 20-16 and they kept Oral Roberts at arm's length for a 37-31 halftime advantage.

The Islanders opened second half with a 10-3 run and a 44-34 lead in which Pye made a layup and back-to-back 3-pointers. Oral Roberts stayed close and cut the lead to six points on a Shawn Glover layup with 3:14 to go, but got no closer.

Glover paced Oral Roberts with 21 points and Korey Billbury added 18.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMCC
ORU
Points 71 64
FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 23-54 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 16-28 (.571) 14-23 (.609)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 4, 2014 AMCC 71, @ORU 64Recap
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