Nicholls St. 46, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 71

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP)—Demond Watt scored 17 points as Texas A&M-CC defeated Nicholls State, 71-46, in Southland Conference play on Saturday night.

The Islanders (12-10, 6-2) were leading 16-13 in the first and went on a 17-0 run to take a 31-13 lead. Over the 6:46 minute stretch that the Colonels (7-15, 3-6) were held scoreless they turned the ball over four times and went 0 for 5 from the floor.

The Islanders made 23 of 37 (62.2 percent) from the floor. Watt made 6 of 7 from the floor. Terrance Jones had 13 points and made 3 of 6 from 3. Marcus Hammonds added 11 points and made 3 of 4 from beyond the arc. As a team the Islanders made 8 of 13 (61.5 percent) from 3-point range.

Anatoly Bose lead the Colonels with 11 points. He was coming off a 38-point performance on Wednesday against Stephen F. Austin, where he made 6 of 12 from 3. Tonight he was 0 for 5 from long range.

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