Northwestern State defeats Texas A&M-CC 82-68
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Louis Ellis scored 17 points, making 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and Northwestern State defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 82-68 on Saturday.
The Demons (14-9, 7-2 Southland Conference) shot 47.6 percent from long range (10 of 21), in winning their fifth straight.
Northwestern State led 42-35 late in the first half, before scoring 11 straight in a stretch that spanned intermission. Gary Roberson capped the spurt with five straight points for a 53-35 advantage with 16:51 to play.
William Mosley, who finished with four blocks, moved into 12th place on the NCAA all-time list with 430. He passed Calvin Booth (Penn State, 1999), who had 428 career blocks.
The Islanders (4-18, 3-7) were led by Terrence Jones and Chris Hawkins-Mast with 21 points each.
Updated February 4, 2012