CONWAY, Ark. -- Hayden Koval matched his career high scoring 22 points on four 3-pointers and Central Arkansas held on to edge New Orleans 76-71 on Wednesday night.
Thatch Unruh added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Bears (10-10, 5-2 Southland Conference), who are on a four-game win streak. DeAndre Jones had 13 points and Eddy Kayouloud 10 points and six rebounds.
UCA led 38-34 at the break and Khaleem Bennett scored seven points early in the second half, including a pair of dunks, to help push it to 52-45 with 13:55 to play. Koval hit two 3s midway through and Kayouloud added a third for a 67-55 advantage with 8:12 left and the Bears held on for the win.
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The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith says an investigation found no evidence that a head coach discriminated against a black basketball player because of his dreadlocks.
Drake player charged after off-campus shooting
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