Houston 83, Texas A&amp,M-Corpus Christi 76

Aubrey Coleman scored 29 points and Kelvin Lewis added 22 as

Houston defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 83-76 on Sunday.

Coleman and Lewis combined to hit 11 3-pointers for the Cougars

(4-2), who won despite being outshot 50.0 percent-44.1 percent and

outrebounded 44-28.

Houston was 11 for 29 from 3-point range while the Islanders

(4-4) were 8 of 17.

Kevin Palmer paced Corpus Christi with 22 points.

A 3 by Lewis put Houston ahead 58-46 with 11:07 remaining, but

the Corpus Christi quickly responded with a 15-5 run to pull within

63-61. The Islanders got within two points on two other occasions,

including with 1:24 to play, but they couldn’t overcome the

Cougars.

Houston ended the game on a 5-0 run.