Tenntech 31 31 62
Txamcc 32 28 60
Date of game: 11/16/2013

Recap: TX A&M-CC vs. Tenn Tech

Corpus Christi, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dwan Caldwell tallied 12 points and seven rebounds as the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles held off the Texas A&M- Corpus Christi Islanders, 62-60, as part of the Islanders Basketball Tournament at the American Bank Center.

Javon McKay and Josiah Moore netted 10 points apiece for TTU (1-2), which avenged a last-second loss to Texas-Pan American in the opening night of the tournament on Friday.

For TXA&M-CC (2-1), both Jeff Beverly and John Jordan poured in 18 points, with Jordan also adding nine rebounds. Hameed Ali chipped in 12 points for the tournament hosts.

A tightly-contested first half ended with TXA&M-CC leading, 32-31, after it shot 52 percent from the field in the opening stanza.

TTU took control of the game midway through the second half by ripping off a 12-3 run to take an 11-point lead with under nine minutes to play. The Islanders kept the game close, and an Ali 3-pointer with 15 seconds left brought them to within two. Dennis Ogbe missed a pair of free throws for TTU, giving TXA&M-CC one last shot, but Ali's last-second jumper did not fall.

The Golden Eagles received 27 points from their bench in the win, while the Islanders' reserves scored just five points.

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