Javelina Men Stay Unbeaten With 60-52 Win - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Javelina Men Stay Unbeaten With 60-52 Win

Posted: Updated:

Kingsville (Kiii Sports) - The Texas A&M-Kingsville men's basketball team put on a defensive exhibition Tuesday night in the first half against St. Edward's and held on to pick up its second-straight win 60-52 on Kingsville Hampton Inn Court.


In the first half, Kingsville (2-1) held the visiting Hilltoppers (3-3) to a 12.5% shooting from the floor as St. Edward's hit 4-of-32 shots. The Javelinas led 28-15 at the intermission,

The Hilltoppers warmed up late in the final half to make a late run at the hosts hitting 12-of-31 in the second half. They finished 25.4% from the floor.
Kingsville, which led by as many as 13 in the first half, built an 18-point lead in the second half with eight minutes remaining on a put back by Adam Mughmaw. The Javelinas finished 21-of-45 from the floor.

The Toppers began to chip away moments later as James Stukes netted five-straight points including a three-point basket with 6:35 left to make it 49-36.
Point guard Rashad Basey, who led the Javelinas in scoring for the third time in as many games, picked up an offensive foul with 6:09 left and was forced to the bench.  He returned with 3:12 to go.
In the time Basey was on the bench, the visitors cut their deficit from 13 to seven, 53-46, on a Shimeek Johnson trey.
St. Edward's Tyler Foster drained a three-point basket to make it 54-51 with 2:13 left.
Kingsville would not let the visitors get closer.

After struggling with free throws in the season opening loss to Texas A&M International, Kingsville was 4-of-4 in the final 72 seconds. Mughmaw, who had a season-high 11 points to go with 10 boards for his first double-double, hit two as did Dwight Taylor. The Javelinas finished 16-of-21 from the line in the game. St. Edward's was 13-of-26 from the stripe.
Basey led the Javelinas in scoring with 14 points – all 14 came in the final half. Marshall Bonds matched Mughmaw's 11 points. Bonds had seven of his points in the first half to lead the Hoggies, while Jamahl Brown added six in the first 20 minutes. 

Kingsville dominated the paint in the win outscoring St. Edward's 32-12. The Javelinas finished with a season-high 48 rebounds. Daymon Warren came off the bench to grab 11 boards in just 15 minutes of play. Johnson led the visitors with 15 points.

The Javelinas remain at home this weekend as they host the Holiday Inn Emerald Beach Thanksgiving Classic. The Hoggies are joined in the tournament by Bacone, Cameron and McMurry. Kingsville opens Friday at 4 p.m. against Bacone, while facing McMurry on Saturday at 4 p.m. The women play each day at 1:30.

  • Update: 5 Workers Arrested During Banquete Game Room Bust

    Update: 5 Workers Arrested During Banquete Game Room Bust

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:00:15 GMT
    Another game room bust, this one happening in Banquete late Friday night. The Nueces County Sheriff's Office raided two game rooms and both of them were packed with players. The sheriff's office had under cover officers look into two game rooms, one in Banquete and the other just south of Robstown. Not only is it alleged that the game room paying out money, but the game room in Banquete was also a fire trap since there was only one way in and one way out. The Banquete game room had been ...More >>
    Another game room bust, this one happening in Banquete late Friday night. The Nueces County Sheriff's Office raided two game rooms and both of them were packed with players. The sheriff's office had under cover officers look into two game rooms, one in Banquete and the other just south of Robstown. Not only is it alleged that the game room paying out money, but the game room in Banquete was also a fire trap since there was only one way in and one way out. The Banquete game room had been ...More >>
  • Residents Startled by Gun Fire

    Residents Startled by Gun Fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:45:09 GMT
    Residents woke up to the sound of gun shots in one westside neighborhood Saturday morning. The incident happened just before 2:30 Saturday morning at a home near the intersection of Cortez and Baldwin Boulevard. Police later told 3 News that one man was arrested, but only for public intoxication. Police say the man put up a struggle with officers.More >>
    Residents woke up to the sound of gun shots in one westside neighborhood Saturday morning. The incident happened just before 2:30 Saturday morning at a home near the intersection of Cortez and Baldwin Boulevard. Police later told 3 News that one man was arrested, but only for public intoxication. Police say the man put up a struggle with officers.More >>
  • Car Crashes and Catches Fire

    Car Crashes and Catches Fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:30:09 GMT
    A driver loses control and crashes in between two barriers under the freeway. It happened at the Greenwood turn around and SPID earlier Saturday afternoon. CCPD says that the driver was speeding when he made the turn and lost control, getting stuck between the two barriers. Police say the impact caused the car to catch fire. The driver was not injured. He was given a ticket and the car will be impounded, that's because the driver did not have insurance.More >>
    A driver loses control and crashes in between two barriers under the freeway. It happened at the Greenwood turn around and SPID earlier Saturday afternoon. CCPD says that the driver was speeding when he made the turn and lost control, getting stuck between the two barriers. Police say the impact caused the car to catch fire. The driver was not injured. He was given a ticket and the car will be impounded, that's because the driver did not have insurance.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KIII. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.