HOUSTON -- Zane Knowles had 10 points and 11 rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi held on for a 66-61 victory over Houston Baptist Saturday night.
Texas A&M-CC had a 29-21 halftime lead and stretched that to 45-31 with 14:37 remaining. Houston Baptist kept coming back and went on a 15-2 run to close to 49-48 with 8:45 left. Ricmonds Vilde dunked to tie the score at 54 with 4:43 remaining.
After an 8-0 Texas-A&M-CC run, Houston Baptist closed within three with 21 seconds remaining following a 3-pointer by Caleb Crayton. John Jordan made a free throw and Rashawn Thomas followed with another to seal the victory for the Islanders.