Texas A&M-CC gets first win, beats UT Rio Grande Valley
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Jashawn Talton-Thomas scored 23 points with nine rebounds and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat UT Rio Grande 63-55 on Sunday at the Islander Invitational.
The Islander won their first game of the season to end a four-game losing streak.
For the third time this season the Islanders led at halftime and this time they made it hold up. They led 32-29 and never trailed in the second half.
Jalen White made 1 of 2 foul shots for a 9-8 Vaqueros lead with 15:49 before halftime. They never led again.
Myles Smith scored 15 points and Elijah Schmidt added 11 for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The Islanders had a 45-25 rebounding advantage over the Vaqueros (1-4).
Jordan Jackson led UT Rio Grande Valley with 13 points.
For more AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Cameron County DA requests new execution date for convicted murderer
Dry conditions likely factor in 3 brush fires in Hidalgo County
Jury hears testimony from survivor in deadly Edinburg crash
Mission 15-year-old wins 2nd place in national braille competition
Advocates question speedy process of new immigration policy along border