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Islander men wrap up homecoming sweep

Posted at 10:00 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-29 23:02:25-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders men's basketball team defeated Incarnate Word 78-70 to close out the Saturday sweep on homecoming.

With the win the Islanders move to 12-17 overall and 8-10 in conference play.

The Islanders are now back in the conference tournament picture sitting at 8th place in the standings. Only the top eight teams in the Southland Conference make the tournament.

Tony Lewis led all scorers with 19 points. He also had 12 rebounds notching his fourth career double-double.

The Islanders have just two games remaining in the regular season. They will host Sam Houston State on Wednesday at the American Bank Center then host Houston Baptist at the American Bank Center on Saturday.