Hairston leads Texas A&M-Corpus Christi over Lamar 64-58

January 18, 2020

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jordan Hairston had 23 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Lamar 64-58 on Saturday.

Myles Smith had 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (7-12, 3-5 Southland Conference). Tony Lewis added nine rebounds.

Jashawn Talton-Thomas, who was second on the Islanders in scoring coming into the contest with 11 points per game, shot only 17 percent for the game (1 of 6).

Anderson Kopp had 15 points for the Cardinals (9-10, 3-5). T.J. Atwood added 14 points. V.J. Holmes had 12 points.

Davion Buster, the Cardinals' second leading scorer entering the matchup at 14.0 points per game, was held to only five points. He shot 14 percent from behind the arc (1 of 7).

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi plays New Orleans at home on Wednesday. Lamar matches up against Incarnate Word on the road on Wednesday.