Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tops Texas State 68-59

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP)—Kevin Palmer scored 15 points, 12 of them at the free-throw line, as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Texas State 68-59 Wednesday night.

Justin Reynolds scored 14 points for the Islanders (7-8, 2-0 Southland), Terence Jones had 11 and Demond Watt had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Cameron Johnson led Texas State (7-9, 1-1) with 13 points and nine rebounds. Ryan White had 12 points.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi led 34-22 at halftime, with half of the Islanders’ points coming off 16 Bobcat turnovers. Texas State finished with 21 turnovers.

The Islanders had a 45-27 lead with 14 1/2 minutes to play, but Texas State went on an 11-0 run. The Bobcats trailed 58-55 with under two minutes remaining before Texas A&M-Corpus Christi sealed the victory, making five free throws in the final minute.

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 Top Performers
 TAMU Corpus Christi
Justin Reynolds Justin Reynolds
5-9,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Texas St.
Cameron Johnson Cameron Johnson
5-13,  13 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

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