Irshaad Hunte scored 12 and the Islanders (11-17, 7-10 Southland Conference) shot 32 of 54 (59.3%) including 11 of 19 (57.9%) from beyond the 3-point arc. Texas A&M Corpus Christi distributed 20 assists and managed to overcome 18 turnovers. 3/8
Smith's three-point play with 11:27 remaining gave the Islanders a 54-53 lead they were up the rest of the way. His play ignited a 20-7 run. Hunte's 3 with 5:36 left made it 71-60. New Orleans never got closer than five from there.
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