CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- John Jordan scored 22 points to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi cruise past Northwestern State 101-87 Thursday night.
The Islanders (6-10, 3-0 Southland Conference) shot 60.3 percent from the field and had six players score in double figures. Brandon Pye scored 15 points, Joy Williamson had 14 and Jeff Beverly chipped in 13.
The Demons started out hot, hitting their first seven field goals of the game to jump out to an early 17-9 lead.
The Islanders stormed back to tie the score at 22 and pulled ahead by nine before Northwestern State's Sabri Thompson hit a last-second 3-pointer to make it 50-44 at halftime. Texas A&M-CC used a 17-5 surge capped by a Williamson three-point play to make it 72-57 with 12:07 remaining.
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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