ABILENE, Texas -- Joseph Kilgore scored 24 points and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Abilene Christian 76-67 on Thursday night.
The game was originally to be played Wednesday but was postponed because of icy road conditions.
The Islanders (9-16, 6-9 Southland) rank last in the nation in attempted 3-pointers and missed all nine of their attempts against the Wildcats (15-13, 7-8), but shot 50 percent overall and made 18 of 22 free throws in snapping a four-game losing streak. The Islanders scored 29 points off 16 turnovers that included 10 steals.
The Wildcats were within four with 1:07 left in the game but turned the ball over twice while Kilgore had a jumper, a dunk and two free throws.
The Islanders outscored the Wildcats 22-7 over the final 8:43 of the first half for a 43-32 lead.
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