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Sports Minute: Texas A&M-CC beats Houston Baptist, gets tourney berth

1 month 2 days 20 hours ago Saturday, March 07 2020 Mar 7, 2020 March 07, 2020 5:13 PM March 07, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Tony Lewis scored 12 points and a go-ahead jumper with 1:17 to play and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi clinched a Southland Conference Tournament berth with an 84-78 win over Houston Baptist in the regular-season finale for both teams. Jordan Hairston scored 20 points and Myles Smith had 18 with five assists for the Islanders (14-17, 10-10), whose tournament seeding remains to be determined. Elijah Schmidt scored 12 points. Jalon Gates hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and scored 20 points for the Huskies (4-25, 4-16), who made a season high 13 of 20 3s (65%). Ian DuBose added 17 points to move into eighth on the program's all-time scoring list with 1,446 career points. Murphy finished with 14 points and five rebounds.

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