CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Payten Ricks scored 17 points and Coryon Mason added 14 as Abilene Christian defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 78-64 on Saturday.
Joe Pleasant added 11 points for Abilene Christian (15-10, 10-4 Southland Conference). Abilene Christian remains in third place, behind Stephen F. Austin (13-1) and Nicholls (11-4).
Jordan Hairston had 13 points for the Islanders (10-16, 6-9). Myles Smith had 10 points and six rebounds. Elijah Schmidt also scored 10 points.
The Wildcats improve to 2-0 against the Islanders on the season. Abilene Christian defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-56 on Jan. 11.
Abilene Christian plays at Houston Baptist on Wednesday. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi plays at Lamar on Saturday.
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