CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Myles Smith had 19 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped McNeese State 69-62 on Wednesday night.
Javae Lampkins had 15 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (10-14, 6-7 Southland Conference). Perry Francois added 11 points. Irshaad Hunte had three blocks for the Islanders. Smith shot 9 for 10 from the free-throw line.
The Islanders led by double digits the final four minutes until Sam Baker hit a 3-pointer to draw McNeese State within 67-58 with 1:35 remaining. The Cowboys forced a couple of turnovers in the final minute but drew no closer than seven points.
McNeese State plays Central Arkansas at home on Saturday. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi plays Stephen F. Austin at home next Wednesday.
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