NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Peyton Smith led a balanced attack with 12 points and Jashawn Talton blocked an attempted layup at the buzzer and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi held on to eat Stephen F. Austin 73-72 on Wednesday night.
Talton's 3-pointer with 1:51 to play put the Islanders (6-10, 2/3 Southland Conference) ahead 73-69. The Lumberjacks got one back on the next possession with a free throw.
The teams traded misses and the Islanders turned the ball over, allowing Roti Ware to make it a one-point game with two free throws with 21 seconds to go.
Harris was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and scored 24 points for the Lumberjacks (13-3, 4-1), whose six-game win streak ended with the loss. Gavin Kensmil added 10 points.
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