Sam Houston State edges Texas A&M-CC 70-69 with late FTs
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Kai Mitchell split a pair of free throws with four seconds left as Sam Houston State edged Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 70-69 on Wednesday night for its 13th straight win.
The Bearkats (17-8, 12-0) remain undefeated atop the Southland Conference. The Islanders (10-14, 5-6) have lost four of their last five games including a pair of one-point defeats.
Chad Bowie's 3-pointer with 56 seconds left gave the Bearkats a 69-66 lead with 56 seconds left. Jashawn Talton converted a 3-point play to tie it at 69 with 31 seconds to go before Mitchell won it making the second of two free-throw attempts.
Talton scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Emmanuel Toney had 12 points.
Updated February 13, 2019