Kayouloud scores 18, Central Arkansas defeats Incarnate Word
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eddy Kayouloud scored 18 points, Central Arkansas built a 24-point second-half lead and the Bears defeated Incarnate Word 77-60 on Wednesday night.
Central Arkansas led 51-46 with 12:39 left in the game before going on a 20-1 run over the next eight-plus minutes to lead 71-47. The run was highlighted by a three-possession stretch in which Matthew Mondesir had a 3-pointer and a 3-point play followed by a 3-pointer by Kayouloud.
Central Arkansas starts strong, beats NW State 95-78
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Jordan Howard scored 21 of his 29 points in the first half as Central Arkansas sprinted to an early lead and coasted to a 95-78 win over Northwestern State in Southland Conference play on Saturday.
Howard had a career-best 43 points when Central Arkansas knocked off Stephen F. Austin 100-92 on Wednesday night.
Central Arkansas beats New Orleans 81-57
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jordan Howard scored 24 points, Mathieu Kamba added 23 points with three steals, and Central Arkansas pulled away early from New Orleans to win 81-57 on Wednesday night.
Howard scored 10 amid a 12-2 run and Central Arkansas led 40-23 at halftime on Kamba's dunk. Howard had 14 points in the half and the Bears held New Orleans to 24.2 percent shooting from the floor.
Kamba scored five points during an 11-2 run and the Bears led 70-45 with 7:26 to play.
Nicholls goes to 5-1 with 86-79 win over Central Arkansas
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Tevon Saddler hit 9 of 10 from the free throw line in the final five minutes to help Nicholls hold off Central Arkansas for an 86-79 win over Central Arkansas in a Southland Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
Nicholls is off to its best start in Southland Conference play since 2014 with five wins in six starts.
Howard leads Cent. Arkansas to 92-76 win over Incarnate Word
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Jordan Howard scored a career-best 41 points with eight rebounds to lead Central Arkansas to a 92-76 win over Incarnate Word on Wednesday night.
Howard was 11 of 22 from the field and 15 of 17 from the line. Hayden Koval added 15 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots for the Bears (9-9, 3-2 Southland Conference). Thatch Unruh chipped in 11 points.
Jones shoots Central Arkansas past Lamar in 2OT, 100-91
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Deandre Jones converted a three-point play, hit a 3-pointer and assisted on another in a second overtime period as Central Arkansas rallied to beat Lamar, 100-91 on Saturday.
Jones finished with a triple double, scoring 13 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and dishing 11 assists.
Central Arkansas holds off Morehead State 82-78
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Mathieu Kamba had 20 points and eight rebounds, Deandre Jones hit a key 3-pointer with 55 seconds left and Central Arkansas beat Morehead State 82-78 on Monday night.
Central Arkansas dominates University of the Ozarks 100-51
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Jordan Howard scored 24 points with 10-for-13 shooting to lead Central Arkansas to a 100-51 win over University of the Ozarks on Sunday.
Hayden Koval added 12 points for Central Arkansas (1-1). Mathieu Kamba and Deandre Jones added 10 each as the Bears shook off Friday's season-opening loss at Baylor by hitting 56 percent of their 68 shots from the field and controlling the boards 44-31.