Garth comes up clutch for Lamar over Texas A&M-CC 77-72

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Colton Weisbrod scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Josh Nzeakor scored 17 with 11 rebounds and Lamar beat Texas A&M Corpus Christi 77-72 on Saturday night.

Nick Garth pushed Lamar past the Islanders for good with back-to-back 3s in a 50-second span for a 74-72 lead with 1:14 left while the Islanders missed their last seven shots from the field. Garth added 19 points for Lamar (10-5, 2-0 Southland).

The Cardinals led 35-29 at intermission and both squads spent the second half battling back-and-forth for the lead.

Lamar finished shooting 27 of 55 (49 percent) from the field but missed 12 of 26 free throws and the Islanders owned a 44-36 rebounding advantage.

Joseph Kilgore led Texas A&M Corpus Christi (3-9, 0-2) with 23 points and 10 rebounds and Sean Rhea scored 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting and collected seven boards.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast