CONWAY (AP) - John Jordan scored 21 points and Rashawn Thomas added 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds off the bench to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to an 81-66 win over Central Arkansas in a Southland Conference opener.
The Islanders trailed 19-12 with under 12 minutes left in the first half, took the lead with an 11-0 run and closed the half with a 27-8 run to go into intermission with a 39-28 advantage.
The hot-shooting Islanders were 28 of 55 from the field (50.9 percent), but were just 2 of 10 from long-range.
Jake Kocher contributed 13 points and Joy Williamson added another 12 for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-10, 1-0 Southland)
Jalen Jackson scored 21 points to lead the Bears (3-9, 0-1), with LaQuentin Miles adding another 19. Central Arkansas was just 23 of 59 from the field (39 percent).Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.