2014-15 Islanders Basketball News

August 3, 2015
Top Moment #1: Men’s Basketball Ends Stephen F. Austin’s Streak
A 22-3 run propelled the Islanders to victory

July 29, 2015
Douvier, Martinez Named to NABC Honors Court
First time either player has garnered the recognition.

July 23, 2015
Top Moment #4: Men's Basketball Wins on Homecoming
Islanders knocked off Sam Houston State for the first time since 2002.

July 10, 2015
Top Performance #6: Jordan Lifts Islanders Past UIW
Senior hit clutch jumpers down the stretch to give the home squad a victory.

June 25, 2015
Wilson Agrees to Four-Year Contract Extension
Deal will keep Wilson at helm of the Islanders through 2018-19.

June 24, 2015
Record 87 Islanders Named to Southland Commissioner's Honor Roll
All-time high number of Islanders honored.

June 3, 2015
Islanders Basketball Adds Kyle Brown to Incoming Class
Houston native will join roster for 2015-16 season.

May 28, 2015
Slots Still Available for Summer Basketball Camps
Camp season starts in June - reserve your spot today!

April 7, 2015
Douvier Collects Academic All-Southland Honors
Fourth player in program history to pick up the honor.

April 1, 2015
Reserve Basketball Season Tickets Today During $30 for 30 Days Promotion
Special gifts and drawings available for those reserving season tickets during April.

March 27, 2015
Jordan, Thomas Collect NABC All-District Honors
Second career honor for Jordan, first for Thomas

March 26, 2015
Jordan Named Finalist for Lou Henson Award
Award goes to top mid-major player in Division I.

March 23, 2015
Kent State Rallies Past Men's Basketball, 69-65
John Jordan scores 16 points in his final game for the Islanders.

March 21, 2015
Kent State Visits ABC Monday Night For Second-Round CIT Matchup
First postseason home game in program history.

March 19, 2015
Tickets Now On Sale for Monday Basketball Matchup with Kent State
Tickets start at just $10.

March 18, 2015
Men's Basketball Upends FGCU, 75-69, to Open CIT
John Jordan scores 20 to go with seven assists.

March 17, 2015
Men's Basketball Opens CIT at Florida Gulf Coast
Islanders return to postseason for second straight year.

March 15, 2015
Men's Basketball Earns CIT Bid, Heads to FGCU Wednesday
Second consecutive year in the tournament for the Islanders.

March 13, 2015
Bearkats Rally Past Men's Basketball, 70-67, in Southland Semifinal
John Jordan scores 20 points in a losing effort.

March 12, 2015
Islanders Men Stave Off UNO, 61-58
John Jordan scored 22 points, six rebounds and five steals

March 11, 2015
Islanders Set to Tip Off Southland Tournament Thursday at 7:30
No. 3 seed will face winner of No. 6 Nicholls and No. 7 New Orleans

March 10, 2015
Alumni Association Hosting Countdown to Tip-Off in Katy
Event to be held at Southland Bar & Grill

March 9, 2015
Jordan, Thomas Pick Up All-Southland Honors
Senior point guard earns First Team recognition for second time, sophomore forward garners first all-conference selection

March 7, 2015
Jordan Reaches 1500/500/500 Club as Islanders Shut Down ACU
Fewest points allowed in school history.

March 6, 2015
Islanders Host Abilene Christian Saturday for Senior Day
Final home game in the career of all-time leading scorer John Jordan.

March 5, 2015
Strong Offensive Effort Leads Islanders Men Past HBU
Five players score in double figures for the home squad.

March 3, 2015
Home Stretch Continues Thursday, Islanders Men Host HBU
Second meeting between the teams this year

February 28, 2015
Jordan Lifts Islanders Past SHSU, 61-59, on Homecoming
Senior scores 19 points, eight rebounds, six assists.

February 26, 2015
Bearkats Bound for Homecoming Matchup Against Islanders Saturday
Rematch of Feb. 7 affair in Huntsville.

February 24, 2015
Strong Defense Leads Islanders Men to 67-44 Win Over ACU
Ehab Amin led all scorers with 16 points.

February 24, 2015
Southland Tournament Tickets On Sale Now
All-session passes start at just $60.

February 23, 2015
Final Road Trip Looms for Islanders Men at ACU
Islanders will play final three regular-season games at American Bank Center.

February 21, 2015
Incarnate Word Rallies Late Past Islanders Men, 74-68
John Jordan scored a team-high 17 in the loss.

February 20, 2015
Homecoming Game Against SHSU to be Televised by Root Sports SW
Tom Franklin and Neal Raphael will have the call.

February 19, 2015
Islanders Men Head to San Antonio for Clash With UIW
Final matchup of the season between I-37 rivals.

February 17, 2015
March Monthly Luncheon set for March 2 at Bar-B-Q Man
Willis Wilson and Royce Chadwick the featured speakers

February 17, 2015
Amin Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Freshman Ehab Amin has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

February 16, 2015
Thomas' Putback Helps Islanders Men Stave Off Privateers
Sophomore finishes with 16 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks

February 15, 2015
New Orleans Set to Visit Men's Basketball Monday at ABC
Islanders look for season sweep of Privateers

February 14, 2015
Islanders Snap SFA's Streak With 71-63 Victory
SFA had not lost a conference game in 728 days.

February 11, 2015
Men's Basketball Set for Battle With SFA Saturday on ESPN3
Jacks have won 32 straight conference contests.

February 10, 2015
Jordan One of 16 Selected for Dark Horse Dunker Voting Contest
Vote daily at DarkHorseDunker.com

February 9, 2015
Men's Basketball Falls as Jordan Sets Career Scoring Mark
Senior passes Chris Daniels for Islanders points record

February 8, 2015
Men's Basketball Set to Wrap Road Trip at HBU Monday
Islanders look to move record to 8-3.

February 7, 2015
Islanders Late Rally Falls Short At SHSU, 67-59
John Jordan scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds, but the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team was unable to overcome a slow start from the field in a 67-59 loss to Sam Houston State on Saturday. Kaheem Ransom led all scorers with 19 points as the Bearkats maintained their hold on second place in the Southland at 10-1.

February 6, 2015
Battle for Second Place Looms for Islanders Men
Bearkats enter the game 9-1 in Southland play, Islanders sit 7-2.

February 3, 2015
Jordan, Thomas Lead Islanders Men to Comeback Victory
Both players register double-doubles in the win.

February 2, 2015
UIW Visits Men's Basketball for Bring Your A-Game
Area students get a free ticket if they bring assignment or report card with an "A" on it.

January 31, 2015
Lumberjacks Hold Off Men's Basketball, 61-51
Thomas scores 18 in the loss

January 29, 2015
Men's Basketball Heads to SFA For Duel with Lumberjacks
SFA has won 30 straight conference games

January 27, 2015
Rashawn Thomas Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Thomas posted double-doubles in both of the Islanders' victories last week, averaging 14.0 points and 12.0 rebounds. He scored 15 to go along with 12 boards in a win over Northwestern State, adding three blocks.

January 26, 2015
Thomas Leads Islanders to 6-1 SLC Start as Men Top Lions 70-61
Sophomore scores season-high 22 in the win

January 26, 2015
Jordan Collects Southland Player of the Week Honors
Second career weekly honor for the senior.

January 25, 2015
Men's Basketball Looks to Extend Streak to Four at Southeastern
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's 5-1 Southland record places them third in the league.

January 24, 2015
Pair of Double-Doubles Helps Men's Hoop Hold Off UNO
Douvier, Thomas record double-doubles

January 22, 2015
Road Swing for Men's Basketball Opens Saturday at UNO
Islanders will play five of next six on the road

January 20, 2015
Jordan Leads Men's Basketball Past NW State, 88-76
Senior notches fourth career double-double, matches career high with 11 assists.

January 20, 2015
Brandon Pye Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Junior Brandon Pye has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

January 19, 2015
Northwestern State Visits for Military Appreciation Night Tuesday
Only matchup between the teams this year

January 17, 2015
Islanders Men Stave Off Nicholls, 69-66, Improve to 3-1
Brandon Pye scored seven points in the last 1:10

January 15, 2015
Men's Basketball Travels to Thibodaux for Clash With Colonels
Islanders look to improve to 2-0 in Southland road contests

January 14, 2015
Military Appreciation Night Set for Tuesday, Jan. 20
Military members can purchase tickets for themselves as well as their friends and family for $5.

January 12, 2015
Lamar Edges Men's Basketball, 66-64
Brandon Pye scored a career-high 21 in the loss.

January 11, 2015
Islanders Men Look For 3-0 Start Vs. Lamar Monday at 6:00
Islanders look for second straight 3-0 Southland start

January 10, 2015
Thomas and Jordan Lead Islanders Past McNeese State, 71-61
Thomas with fifth double-double, Jordan with fourth 20-point game

January 8, 2015
McNeese State Looms Saturday for Men's Basketball
Only matchup between the teams this year.

January 6, 2015
Islanders Men Hold Off Hard-Charging UCA in Conference Opener
John Jordan scored 23 points in the victory

January 4, 2015
Men's Basketball Faces Conference Opener at UCA

January 3, 2015
Douvier's Overseas Experience Shapes 2014-15 Season
Redshirt junior traveled to China and Mongolia this summer.

January 2, 2015
Lamar Game Time Moved to 6 p.m.
Game will start one hour earlier than previously scheduled.

December 30, 2014
All-Around Effort Sees Men's Basketball Cruise Past Jarvis Christian
Four players scored in double figures.

December 26, 2014
Men's Basketball Returns Home for Jarvis Christian Tuesday
First matchup between the two schools

December 23, 2014
Currie Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Jelani Currie has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

December 22, 2014
Titans Fend Off Men's Basketball, 82-77
Jordan led Islanders with 22 points.

December 21, 2014
Men's Basketball Set to Wrap Road Swing at Fullerton
Final game of three-game road swing.

December 20, 2014
Currie's Career Night Leads Islanders Past CSUN, 75-68
The junior had a career-best 27 points.

December 19, 2014
Men's Basketball Continues Road Swing at Cal State Northridge
First of two games in California

December 17, 2014
Islanders Second-Half Rally Falls Short
Rashawn Thomas with 18 points, 12 rebounds in the defeat.

December 16, 2014
Men's Hoop Opens Road Swing with Rematch at Denver
Second matchup between the teams this season.

December 16, 2014
Pye Seeks Greater Heights in Junior Campaign
The junior was the third-best outside shooter in the country last year.

December 15, 2014
Hot-Shooting Roadrunners Surge Past Men's Basketball, 73-60
John Jordan scored 21 points in a losing effort

December 11, 2014
Men's Basketball Hosts UTSA Monday at American Bank Center
Game sponsored by KRIS 6 News.

December 10, 2014
Islanders Insider Episode 10 Airs Thursday at 5:30
Catch it locally on Root Sports Southwest.

December 6, 2014
Hot Shooting Pioneers Sink Men's Basketball, 64-48
Rashawn Thomas posted a double-double in the loss.

December 5, 2014
Toney Making Most of Scholarship Opportunity
Former walk-on from Maryland is in his second year at the Island University.

December 4, 2014
Men's Basketball Hosts Denver For Saturday Matinee
First of two meetings between the teams this season.

December 3, 2014
Martinez Nominated for Allstate NABC Good Works Team
The junior guard was recognized for his community service.

November 29, 2014
Radford Knocks Off Men's Basketball, 57-46
Ehab Amin scored a career-high 11 points

November 28, 2014
Islanders Men Down MVSU in Coastal Challenge
Rashawn Thomas had a double-double and John Jordan became the all-time assist leader.

November 27, 2014
Men's Basketball Back in Coastal Bend for CCCC
Islanders will face MVSU and Radford/NC A&T

November 25, 2014
Men's Basketball Stumbles at Bradley, 52-38
John Jordan scored 14 points in the loss

November 25, 2014
Jordan Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
John Jordan has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

November 24, 2014
Men's Basketball Continues Road Swing at Bradley
Islanders look to make it two in a row on Tuesday

November 23, 2014
Islanders Men Drop St. Louis, 62-56
The Islanders knocked off the Billikens in the opening round of the Corpus Christi Coastal Challenge

November 22, 2014
NCAA Grants Juricek Immediate Eligibility Waiver
Junior will have two years of eligibility at the Island University.

November 21, 2014
Men's Basketball Treks to St. Louis to Open CCCC

November 19, 2014
Islanders Basketball Inks Kareem South to NLI

November 18, 2014
Big Second Half Lifts Hoyas Past Islanders
Bryce Douvier, John Jordan and Rashawn Thomas all finish in double figures.

November 18, 2014
Douvier Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Redshirt junior Bryce Douvier has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

November 16, 2014
Men's Basketball Starts Road Swing at Georgetown
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team opens a three-game road swing with a game at Georgetown on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Verizon Center.

November 14, 2014
Men's Basketball Rolls Past OLLU, 73-58
John Jordan and Bryce Douvier each scored 18 points as the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team defeated Our Lady of the Lake 73-58 in the season opener for both teams.

November 12, 2014
Men's Hoop Set for Season Opener Friday Night
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team tips off its 2014-15 season on Friday, Nov. 14, on Stripes Court at the American Bank Center against NAIA foe Our Lady of the Lake.

November 3, 2014
Basketball Single-Game Tickets On Sale Now

October 30, 2014
Islanders Invasion Kicks Off 2014-15 Basketball Season

October 29, 2014
Men's Basketball Tabbed 3rd/4th in Southland Preseason Polls
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team has been picked to finish fourth in the Southland Conference by the league’s coaches and tied for third by the league’s sports information directors, it was announced today.

October 28, 2014
Jordan, Thomas Named Preseason All-Southland
Senior guard John Jordan and sophomore forward Rashawn Thomas have been named Preseason All-Southland Conference, the league announced today.

October 27, 2014
Travel with Islanders Basketball to The Big Easy
Fans of the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi basketball teams have the opportunity to travel with the Islanders to New Orleans and catch the doubleheader against UNO on Saturday, Jan. 24. A deposit is required by Nov. 14 to guarantee your spot!

October 27, 2014
Q&A: Men's Basketball's Hameed Ali
GoIslanders.com's Christina Boothe chats with Islanders Men's Basketball senior Hameed Ali.

October 23, 2014
Basketball Tipoff Luncheon Slated for Tuesday, Nov. 4
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the 2014 Tipoff Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina from 11:30-1:30.

October 21, 2014
Islanders Invasion, Presented by Domino's Pizza, Set for Oct. 30
The 2014 edition of Islanders Invasion will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Dugan Wellness Center at 8 p.m. The annual introduction of both teams, sponsored once again by Domino’s Pizza, is free for all to attend.

October 6, 2014
Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now
Season tickets are now available for the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's basketball teams. As a special gift this year, all season ticket purchasers will receive an Izzy bobblehead as a thank you for their commitment to Islanders Basketball.

October 3, 2014
Men's Basketball Opens Preseason With First Official Practice
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team opened its 2014-15 preseason on Friday with the first official practice of the year.

September 2, 2014
Men's Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team will play 15 games in Corpus Christi as part of the team’s 2014-15 schedule, it was announced today. The Islanders will face five teams that advanced to the postseason a year ago, including traditional powerhouse Georgetown and top-25 foe St. Louis.

August 22, 2014
Islanders Add Terry Johnson to Basketball Staff
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team has added Terry Johnson to its staff as the program’s Assistant to the Head Coach.

August 13, 2014
Amin Invited to Take Part in Nike Global Challenge
Incoming freshman Ihab Amin (Alexandria, Egypt/St. John’s Military Academy) has been selected to take part in the Nike Global Challenge as part of the Pan African team.

August 1, 2014
Men’s Basketball Takes Part in Marine-Style Workout at NAS-Corpus Christi
For the second consecutive year the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi men’s basketball team took part in a special workout at the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi.

July 23, 2014
Men's Basketball Takes to Beach for Morning Workout
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team took part in a special strength and conditioning session on Wednesday morning, as the Islanders and a group of Marines from Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi met up for a competition on the campus beach.