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Islanders men open season with win; Women fall to TAMIU

It was a split night for the Islanders Wednesday as both teams tipped off their seasons.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's basketball team scored a win over Division II Texas A&M-International 64-53 in the season opener Wednesday night at the American Bank Center.

The Islanders were lead by Rasheed Brown who had 20 points. Coach Willis Wilson's team will next host Texas State on Saturday.

Credit: KIII

The Islanders women entered the night as the defending Southland Conference champions, but TAMU-CC ended up trailing throughout in an 89-76 loss to the Dust Devils.

Credit: KIII