Savannah St. 63, Texas A&amp,M-Corpus Christi 57

BY foxsports • February 7, 2011

Preston Blackmon and Stephen Wilson scored 16 points apiece and Savannah State defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 63-57 in overtime on Monday night.

Blackmon's basket with 6 seconds left in regulation tied the game at 54. Hollis Hill made a 3-pointer in the first minute of overtime for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, but the Islanders didn't score again. Savannah State went ahead for good 58-57 on Jovonni Shuler's 3-pointer with 2:52 left in the extra period. Joshua Montgomery added a 3-pointer and Wilson made two free throws for the final margin - the Tigers' largest of the game.

Shuler scored 12 points for Savannah State (6-17), which has won four in a row.

Justin Reynolds had 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Islanders (8-16), who saw a 12-point second-half lead slip away. Demond Watt had 18 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots for the hosts.


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