Houston 83, Texas A&,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
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
Houston ended the game on a 5-0 run.