Amin, Martinez hit late FTs as Texas A&M-CC beats Texas St.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Ehab Amin and Cole Martinez made 10 straight free throws down the stretch to secure Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's 73-69 win over Texas State on Monday night.
Trailing 69-63, Texas State's Ojai Black hit a 3-point jumper to close to 69-66 with 19 seconds remaining. Martinez responded with four straight free throws in the final seconds to clinch the victory.
Martinez made all eight free throw attempts for 18 points and Rashawn Thomas added 15 for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3-0). Amin, who finished with 12 points, had four steals and two blocked shots.
Texas State (2-2) outshot the Islanders, hitting 44 percent from the floor to 38 percent for Texas A&M-CC. The Islanders won it at the free throw line, making 25 of 28. The Bobcats hit 12 of 19 free throw attempts.
Kavin Gilder-Tilbury and Bobby Conley led Texas State, scoring 20 and 19 points, respectively.