HAMMOND — Rashawn Thomas scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Southeastern Louisiana 70-61 on Monday night.
Thomas hit two free throws with 40 seconds left to extend Texas A&M-CC’s lead to 67-60.
Thomas was 10-of-13 from the free throw line, and his teammates were just 9-of-20.
John Jordan made seven of his 13 shots and had 18 points for Texas A&M-CC (11-8, 6-1 Southland).
Onochie Ochie led Southeastern (5-14, 2-4) with 15 points and eight rebounds. Daniel Grieves had 14 points and Zay Jackson 13. The Lions were 2-of-26 from beyond the arc.
Ochie’s three-point play capped Southeastern’s 9-2 run for a 50-48 lead with 10:01 left, but Jordan answered with one of his own to start a 9-0 run.
UNO 87, Central Arkansas 67: Kevin Brown scored 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting as UNO handled Central Arkansas.
UNO (6-10, 2-5 Southland) shot 60 percent. Brown made 4 3-pointers. Kevin Hill added 18 points and nine boards, Terrance Syon had 13 points and Christavious Gill ended with 10.
UNO scored the first 13 points and led by as many as 19 before heading into halftime with a 50-33 lead.
Jordan Howard led Central Arkansas (0-18, 0-7) with 16 points. The Bears hold the nation’s second-longest losing streak this season.
Northwestern State 80, Nicholls State 51: In Natchitoches, Ta’Jon Welcome scored 18 points, and Northwestern State steadily built on its 16-point halftime lead.
Welcome also had seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks for the Demons (10-9, 5-3 Southland). Nicholls fell to 5-12 and 2-5.