BEAUMONT, Tex. (AP) T.J. Atwood scored 22 points and Lamar used a huge advantage at the free-throw line to knock off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-62 on Saturday.
Atwood sank 4 of 10 shots from the floor and made 14 of 15 foul shots for the Cardinals (15-13, 9-8 Southland Conference). Davion Buster hit four 3-pointers and scored 17, while V.J. Holmes finished with 16 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals. Avery Sullivan contributed 14 points and 10 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season.
Jordan Hairston hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 to pace the Islanders (10-17, 6-10). Myles Smith added 10 points, six assists and four rebounds.