Kennesaw State 69, Texas A&M-CC 65

Spencer Dixon scored 16 points, including seven from the

free-throw line during the final 3:40, to help Kennesaw State

defeat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 69-65 in the Las Vegas Classic

on Friday.

Kennesaw State (3-9) trailed by 14 at halftime but went ahead

55-53 on Brandon Dawson’s three-point play with 5:52 left. The Owls

scored 12 of their last 14 points from the free-throw line. Dixon

made two with 9 seconds left to give the Owls a 68-63 lead.

Delbert Love, who made four free throws in the final 27 seconds,

led the Owls with 17 points. Aaron Anderson had 13 points, 17

rebounds and two steals for Kennesaw State.

Myron Dempsey led the Islanders (1-10) with 20 points on 10 of

11 field-goal shooting and 10 rebounds. Chris Hawkins-Mast scored

11 points and Hameed Ali and Terrence Jones both had 10 points for

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.