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.
Tshiebwe's double-double leads WVU past Pitt 68-53
West Virginia freshman forward Oscar Tshiebwe scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the Mountaineers smothered Pittsburgh in the second half to pull away for a 68-53 victory on Friday night.
Hot start propels Ole Miss past Western Michigan 85-58
Mississippi guards Breein Tyree and Devontae Shuler scored 20 and 16 points, respectively, and combined to spark a decisive 16-0 first-half run Friday as the Rebels defeated Western Michigan 85-58.
Hammonds dominates, Georgia’s breezes past Delaware State
Rayshaun Hammonds had 26 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, Amanze Ngumezi added 16 points and Georgia coasted to a 100-66 victory over Delaware State on Friday night.