CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Jashawn Talton-Thomas scored 23 points with nine rebounds and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat UT Rio Grande 63-55 on Sunday at the Islander Invitational.
The Islander won their first game of the season to end a four-game losing streak.
For the third time this season the Islanders led at halftime and this time they made it hold up. They led 32-29 and never trailed in the second half.
Jalen White made 1 of 2 foul shots for a 9-8 Vaqueros lead with 15:49 before halftime. They never led again.
Jordan Jackson led UT Rio Grande Valley with 13 points.
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