CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Thomas Walkup had 21 points and 10 rebounds as Stephen F. Austin won its 12th- straight game, defeating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 80-70 Saturday night.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (6-11, 3-1 Southland) held an early lead but the Lumberjacks (15-2, 4-0) quickly gained control and led 18-8 at the midway point of the first half and 35-27 at the break.
The Islanders closed to 51-42 at the 12:45 mark of the second half but Deshaunt Walker, who finished with 14 points, made a three-point play and Jacob Parker hit a 3-pointer to stretch the lead to 59-42 with 9:29 remaining.
Joy Williamson hit a 3-pointer with 35 seconds left to close the gap to 72-62.
High school junior Zach Brown, a 7-footer from Miami, has rescinded his commitment to UConn, sources told ESPN.
Reserve center Akolda Manyang has been charged with felony aggravated assault after being accused of punching a man in the face without provocation.
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|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|