CORSICANA, TX -- In a game with eight lead changes, the Navarro College Bulldogs hung on for a victory over the No. 20 Kilgore College men, 73-71.
KC (17-5, 8-4 Region 14) had a last-second chance to tie the game at the buzzer, but had a blocked shot, a rebound and a missed desparate three-point attempt.
Michael Thomas led KC in scoring with 22 points, three assists and two steals.
Cameron Gooden and Rodrigue Andela were also in double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Andela added eight rebounds.
Navarro College's Akol Mawein led all scorers with 26 points.
KC will face Paris Junior College at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in Masters Gymnasium.